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Extending Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations Cookbook

By : Simon Buxton
Book Image

Extending Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations Cookbook

By: Simon Buxton

Overview of this book

Dynamics 365 for Operations is the ERP element of Microsoft’s new Dynamics 365 Enterprise Edition. Operations delivers the infrastructure to allow businesses to achieve growth and make better decisions using scalable and contemporary ERP system tools. This book provides a collection of “recipes” to instruct you on how to create—and extend—a real-world solution using Operations. All key aspects of the new release are covered, and insights into the development language, structure, and tools are discussed in detail. New concepts and patterns that are pivotal to elegant solution designs are introduced and explained, and readers will learn how to extend various aspects of the system to enhance both the usability and capabilities of Operations. Together, this gives the reader important context regarding the new concepts and the confidence to reuse in their own solution designs. This “cookbook” provides the ingredients and methods needed to maximize the efficiency of your business management using the latest in ERP software—Dynamics 365 for Operations.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)

Creating setup forms

This follows a similar pattern to the Parameter form. Using the table in Chapter 2, Data Structures, we know we should use Simple list or Simple list and Details - List Grid patterns. Our table has two fields, so we will use the Simple list form design pattern. This follows the pattern of creating a table of type Group.

How to do it...

  1. Choose to add a new item to the project.
  2. Select User Interface from the left-hand pane and Form from the right-hand pane.
  3. Name the form as per the table's name; in this case, ConWHSVehicleGroup.
  4. Drag the ConWHSVehicleGroup table from the project onto the Data Sources node of the form designer.
  5. Use the same label as the table for the Caption property of the Design node.
  6. Set the Title Data Source and Data Sources...