How to check financial journals in background in business central

With the release of Business Central Wave 1 2020  new feature added to check validation in background for financial journals

As of now this feature is need to enabled from Feature management

This features will helpful to financial users to check the issue before posting. Before this feature we have Test Report and Preview Posting to check the issues before posting. Advantage of this feature is that this feature is can be enabled for specific batch .

To enable this feature on batch go to General Journal batch and enabled this feature for required batch.

Once this will enabled on batch this will show journal check on journal screen as follows

Enter the transaction in journal and if entry is erroneous then it will show the error as below

For more details of the error you can click Issues total to see the details of issues

Even this factbox shows the the lines which shows which lines are correct and incorrect.

Hoe this will help you to deal with financial journals validation.

Apart from this you can check financial features Copy journal lines to posted.

Stay tuned for more.

How to add XML comments in AL Code :- Business Central

With the release of Business Central Wave 1 2020 XML comments is available in AL code.

If you would like to add documentation to your code then you can use XML documentation .The documentation comment must immediately before the object such as codeunit,table,functions etc.

The syntax for adding XML comments in your code is triple slashes /// followed by one of the supported XML tags. There is IntelliSense support for writing documentation comments. Most importantly providing a template documentation comment when writing the third slash in the triple slash.

These documentation comments are visible when hovering over source symbols.

Advantage :

  1. XML document comment will improve readability ,add useful information about the code implementation and help others take over your code .
  2. With XML comments it also enable intellisense in AL objects that you add in your code as a help to other developers who is going extend your code.

Let sees an example how we can add the xml comments.

Created one simple code unit where we can add documentation comments.

Please note that If you have the showMyCode setting in the app.json file set to false and download an app package; the app package will not contain any XML comments.

Hope this will help you.

How to Delete extension data in business central

With the release of Business Central Wave 1 2020 new feature added to delete the extension data from production or sandbox. Prior to that we can uninstall the extension but data still there for the extension.

This feature will be useful when

1) Application is not in use.

2) Customer have desire to reinstall the extension data from scratch.

Let see how to uninstall and delete the extension data.

1) Launch the business central and search for extension management.

2) Select the required extension for uninstall. In this you can see new option added for delete extension data .

3) After selecting the option then you will get following warning message.

4) After click ‘YES’ then you can see ‘Delete Extension Data’ will get enable as follows

5) After that you can click on Uninstall then system will again warn before starting deleting data from extension.

6) If you are sure then click ‘YES’ and it will start processing to delete the data. This can not be undone.

Hope this will help and stay tuned for more.

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Use of implicit ‘with’ will be removed in the future :-Business Central

Though above warning was informed by MS long time back but it has introduced in latest version of AL.

With the update of new version of AL extension this warning is populated in AL code.

Once you update above AL language version then you will find below warning

Now this warning will become error in near future that means we need to correct it anyhow . If your app contain more than 100 pages then it will be too much efforts to make it manually and tedious task.

To make it superfast work we have one extension available in marketplace which will help you to resolve it within seconds.

Once you install the extension then Press ‘F1’ and run following command

‘Fix Implicit with usages’

Just have look at the following file

Now run above command and relax as it will fix the warning in all pages.

Result of the file after running command

It will fix the all warning in all the files.

Hope this will help you

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Business Central Wave 2 2020 Released

With the new dawn of 1st October Microsoft released Business Central Wave 2 2020.

This version is available for following

  1. W1 Version
  2. 21 Localized version
  3. India localization in Preview

The product DVD will be downloaded from following URL

Business Central Wave 2 2020

Few features of Business Central you can visit this link

Business Central Wave 2 2020 Features

Stay tuned for more detail

Cumulative Update for Business Central September 2020

Cumulative Update includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

MS Dynamics Business Central 2020 Wave 1 (BC16) :- CU 16.5

MS Dynamics 365 Business Central 2019 Release Wave 2(15.10) :- CU 15.10

Business Central Spring Release (BC16) :- CU16

Warning

Before you install a cumulative update in a production environment, take the following precautions:

  1. Test the cumulative update in a non-production environment.
  2. Make a backup of the system or computer where the cumulative update is to be installed.

Stay tuned for more updates…

Cumulative Update for Business Central August 2020

Cumulative Update includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

MS Dynamics Business Central 2020 Wave 1 (BC16) :- CU 16.4

MS Dynamics 365 Business Central 2019 Release Wave 2(15.9) :- CU 15.9

Business Central Spring Release (BC14) :- CU15

Warning

Before you install a cumulative update in a production environment, take the following precautions:

  1. Test the cumulative update in a non-production environment.
  2. Make a backup of the system or computer where the cumulative update is to be installed.

Stay tuned for more updates…

How to Create Custom Event in Business Central

Looking at the subject there are lot of blogs available but I am writing this based on one of the request from my colleague.

Everybody aware of that whenever you developed an app it need to be extensible and if anybody would like to add or modify any field or additional routing we need to have events which can extend the base functionality.

Step 1 :- Simple Quick action to add event in Business Central

Next step will be we can subscribe the event and add you own code.

It is so simple to add custom event in AL and allow other to extend your functionality.

Hope this will help you.

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How to create Custom Notification in Business Central

This blog post I am writing based on request of one of the follower.

Even though notification is not new business central world but today we will see how we will write custom notification and get notified for certain validations.

To create notifications I added following simple scenario that when my page get opened it should show some notification.

Lets see how we can do this.

To generate this notification I have used customer list page and subscribe on OnOpenPageEvent to execute my notification.

In this notification whenever page will get open it will show notification and whenever user click on Contact Us it will redirect to my blog.

Once this piece of code is published and as soon as customer list page opens you will see the result of notification as below

Hope this will help you.

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Cumulative Update for Business Central July 2020

Cumulative Update includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

MS Dynamics Business Central 2020 Wave 1 (BC16) :- CU 16.3

MS Dynamics 365 Business Central 2019 Release Wave 2(15.8) :- CU 15.8

Business Central Spring Release (BC14) :- CU14

Warning

Before you install a cumulative update in a production environment, take the following precautions:

  1. Test the cumulative update in a non-production environment.
  2. Make a backup of the system or computer where the cumulative update is to be installed.

Stay tuned for more updates…