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New way of Developing Promoted Action Categories in Business Central

Introduction:  We know about the PromotedActionCategories and how Promoted action looks and feels in Business Central. In this blog, I will explain the new action bar-related changes in Business Central AL Development and how to create new promoted action categories. Pre-requisites:  Basic Understanding of  Promoted Action Categories Books & References: Demonstration:  Currently, there are two ways to have Promoted Action Categories Microsoft has introduced a new action area feature in Business Central which makes adding Promoted Actions easy on the Action bar. Earlier, we used to create the Promoted Action Categories by defining them in Page Property and using the PromotedCategories in action. Refer link in References This will be allowed but moving forward, we will need to use the new way. 1. Create Action: You will create the actions as usual with the area as processing or creation page 50100 Test {     PageType = Card;     ApplicationArea = All;    

Business Central Copilot Edition Developer Insights

Introduction:  In this blog, let's explore the Business Central Co-Pilot Edition in Business Central. This blog is regarding the Business Central integration with Open AI(ChatGPT) from Microsoft. Pre-requisites:  Business Central v22(Copilot Preview) Books & References: Demonstration:  1. Setup Business Central Co-pilot Edition: Before the release of Business Central v22, a co-pilot preview was released. This edition provided the AI tools used by Business Central to do the basic marketing texts and reporting. You could earlier create a preview for Copilot. But with BC v22, you will get it included. Below is the Business Central version with a co-pilot edition 2. How to use: Open the Item Card, and you will see the Marketing Text. This will generate the Marketing Text based upon the attributes present in Item Card. Agree

Resolution to Cloud Migration Error - Enable Change Tracking in DB

Introduction: While I was trying to upgrade BC14 On-Premise to BC22 Saas, I noticed the following error in Cloud Migration Setup. Business Central Cloud Migration Error " Change tracking must be enabled in the source database with a recommended retention period of at least three days" This blog provides a step-by-step guide on how to resolve this issue. To know how to setup Cloud Migration follow the link -  Cloud Migration Setup Pre-requisites: Understanding of Cloud Migration Business Central v14 On-Premise Business Central Saas Subscription Books & References: Demonstration:  1. Error scenario: While setting up the Cloud migration with BC On-premise to BC Saas, I got the error  Change tracking must be enabled in the source database with a recommended retention perio

Business Central Office Hours Calls - On Demand Recordings

What is Business Central Office Hours call? The Business Central office hours call is your opportunity to learn more and connect with the Business Central engineering team. At each call, Microsoft presents a current topic related to the development. The presentation is followed by a Q&A session, where you can get answers to general questions related to the topic. How to register for a Business Central Office Hours call? Click on the link below and register for the sessions listed. Where are the recordings for Business Central Office Hours Call? You can access the recordings by clicking on the link below. For simplicity, I have listed them below. Date Topic Link 16-05-2023 Business Central administration overview DKWC045 Business Central administration overview | Watch Now

Copy Data from Companies Using Configuration Worksheet.

Introduction: In the earlier version of Business Central, the only way to copy data between companies was either to copy the company or upload the data through Configuration Packages or Rapid Start. Microsoft introduced Copy Data from Companies to copy data from specific tables in companies to your respective table in your company. In this blog, I will be sharing my experience in copying data from other companies into my current working company. Pre- requisites : Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central(On-premise / SaaS) Demonstration: 1. Setup Configuration Worksheet: Configuration Worksheet is a page through which you can copy the data from other companies to your working company. You can search on Tell Me to search for Configuration  Worksheet. You can go ahead and add the table for which data you want to copy. For CRONUS, the default Configuration Worksheet looks as per the screenshot below. 2. Run Copy Data from the Company: In the actions, you will have the ability to click on th

Data Search in Business Central

Introduction:  In this blog, I will be sharing my insights on Business Central. The Data Search extension is created by Microsoft to search for Data in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. Pre-requisites:  Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Data Search Extension Books & References: Demonstration:  1. Understanding the Feature: Microsoft has recently introduced a feature(through extension) known as Data search. The overall flow of  Data Search is that you can do a Tell Me Search > Data Search > Input your Search String and you will get where the Data is present. You can navigate to a specific record by clicking on the result. You can also make the job easier by selecting which tables you want this search job to look for the string. In Actions, you can see all the tables you want to include in Data Search. 2. Exploring the code: The Data Se

Resolving Error: Exception of type 'Microsoft.Dynamics.Nav.Types.Exceptions.Encryption.NavEncryptionKeyNotFoundException' was thrown

Introduction:  In this blog, I will be sharing my experience with the error  Exception of type 'Microsoft.Dynamics.Nav.Types.Exceptions.Encryption.NavEncryptionKeyNotFoundException' was thrown. Exception of type 'Microsoft.Dynamics.Nav.Types.Exceptions.Encryption.NavEncryptionKeyNotFoundException' was thrown. Page Customers has to close. Pre-requisites:  Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Basic Understanding of BC- CDS(Dataverse)Integration Books & References: Demonstration:  When I would open Customers, Vendors, or Contacts, on the list page I would get the error message Exception of type 'Microsoft.Dynamics.Nav.Types.Exceptions.Encryption.NavEncryptionKeyNotFoundException' was thrown. On any other pages if we open they would normally. After checking the Event Log it was clear that this was possibly caused by CDS Updated the CDS Connection setup ( Dataverse Connection Setup) usi

Annoucement: Business Central v22 Preview Release is out

ANNOUNCEMENT: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central v22(Wave 1 2023) preview is out.  For more details check the announcement from Microsoft below -    Microsoft Announcements Emma Bak Nielsson (Adecco A/S)  - Announcing: Public preview for 2023 release wave is... Emma Bak Nielsson (Adecco A/S)   –   12 hours ago   –  Edited   Announcement: Announcing: Public preview for 2023 release wave is available! Read more about what is new and planned for Business Central 2023 release wave 1 and learn what's new in the Business Central Launch Event! Register now: Try it out today! We are pleased to announce global roll-out of the preview environments for Business Central 2023 release wave 1 (April).   Help us! We want more partners to try it out. Let us know about your experiences with the new version. You can provide feedback on Microsoft Collaborate (learn how here: ) - or give us feedback and ask questions it in the Yammer grou