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Exploring Microsoft Forms

Introduction: In this blog, I will be attempting to explore Microsoft Forms completely.
Pre-requisites: Microsoft Office 365
Microsoft Forms
Demonstration: 1. Navigating to Microsoft Forms Pro:

2. Template:

Templates are a ready-made format for the forms. You can make additions or deletions as per your requirement.

3. Creation of New Form:
Creation of Forms includes making a form with the respective title, description, theme, and a logo.

Adding questions to Microsoft Forms:
Adding questions can be of different types. It can also include all the validations, making questions mandatory and set-up a subtitle for the question in case more information is needed on it. Also, each question can have an image to convey the overall gist of the question.






4. Sharing Link:
Sharing a form can be a very easy task. A form can be shared through an Email, Microsoft Flow, Link Sharing and QR Code generation.

How Item Substitution In NAV / Business Central Can Ease Your Pain.

Introduction: Most of the businesses have the requirements of Item Substitution. What this means in business terms is that, if the item to be sold is not available then you can sell a different or substitute item instead of that item.
There are few conditions based upon which we can decide whether we can do item substitution or not.

Let us see and learn Item substitution in detail.
Pre-requisites: Microsoft Dynamics NAV / Business Central
Demonstration:
The use case for Item Substitution would be that a Customer wants to have a conference room Chairs & Table Set within 3 days.
The Customer likes the Product and selects it. But, generally, manufacturing & assembly takes over a week and we do not keep the Stock. We produce the set as an when needed.
Goto Items > Select Tall Tiles as the Layout.

We will be substituting Items as shown in the screenshot.

1. Setting Up Item substitution:

Goto Items > Select Item which will be substituted by some other Item
Goto Item Card > Nav…

Visual Studio Online is here!

Introduction: With Visual Studio Online getting some traction, it is something that is not stable but at-least it is a pathway to something great in the history of computing.
Pre-requisites: Microsoft Office/Live Account
Microsoft Azure Subscription
Demonstration:1. Signing Up with VS Online:
Goto https://online.visualstudio.com, you will see an introduction page.
After you have signed in, you will see a screen with no Azure Plans selected and no environments
Here, you can select the environments, create plans based on your Azure Subscription, Create new environments.

2. Creating Plans:
From the VS Online homepage, you are need to create a plan first. For this you will need an Active Azure Subscription. Your VS Online is then hosted as per your Azure Subscription and the location where you want to host.

After you select your subscription, you can view it in your VS Online Plans.

3.Creating Environments:
With the help of your VS Online Plan, you are allowed to create an environment with Stan…