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Automatically adding dimensions from Shortcut Dimension from Excel Import in Microsoft Dynamics NAV / Business Central

Problem Statement : I have a requirement where the contents of the General Journals are to export to Excel and also can create new entries by importing the same Excel file as well. A major troublemaker is the dimensions as only Dimensions 1&2 ate stored in tables and can be validated easily but 3-8 are set at run-time through variables on the page. In this blog, I'll be attempting to resolve how to automatically apply dimensions from 3-8 using the code. Pre-requisites: VS Code AL Language Extension Functional knowledge of  Dimensions Microsoft Dynamics NAV /  Business Central Solution: 1. Understanding how dimensions work technically: Any dimensions that are inserted in an entry in the system are validated to be stored in the Dimension Set Entries table. Dimension Set Entries table of which Dimension Set ID is set on the Table. This Dimension Set Entry ID is stored on the entries to be used as a reference. For instance, if we want to Apply Dimensions