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Extending and customizing the Help in Dynamics 365 Business Central 

As part of getting your Dynamics 365 Business Central app validated for AppSource, you are expected to deliver content that helps users understand how to use the functionality that your app provides. Think of this as Help or docs, and you’re off to a good start. But there is more to it than that, and...

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Reusing classic object-based Help on your Dynamics 365 Business Central Help Server 

If you are upgrading customers from Dynamics NAV 2017 or earlier versions to the latest version of Dynamics 365 Business Central, then you probably have an existing Help solution for the customized functionality in their old Dynamics NAV solution. However, Business Central does not support the field-based approach to context-sensitive Help that Dynamics NAV 2017...

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Where did my Dynamics 365 Business Central Document View in Outlook go? 

With the newest version of Outlook clients, the Outlook team has changed the way add-in manifest files specify their contextual rules for matching text within the body of the email. This change rolled out in requirement set version 1.5, which is used by the latest version of the Outlook 2016 desktop client as well as...

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Breaking the monolith: Introducing the Business Central System Application 

The landscape in which ERP solutions operate is undergoing major changes. Those changes are also being referred to as the digital transformation or the industrial evolution 4.0. For Dynamics NAV to stay relevant, the product had to join that transformation and become a cloud solution, operating in the heart of the intelligent cloud. It had...

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Configuration Package tips from Business Central support. 

Creating Configuration Packages is a great way to import/export table data in Business Central.  In this blog, we will go over some tips in creating these packages. Building the Configuration Package: In Configuration Packages, we give you the option to remove/add columns to the pages you are trying to integrate. It is recommended to make...

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New Business Central apps in July 2019 

Last month, our partners published 22 new Dynamics 365 Business Central apps to enrich and extent its functionality. These were new last month: Advanced Sales Promotion by AP Commerce Keep track and offer sales promotions such as buy one get one free PSA365 Starter for Dynamics 365 Business Central by GAC Business Solutions Enables project...

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You should stop using the very old Business Central online URLs 

Last year we announced a single URL that will get you to your Business Central online. From that date a year ago the shorter, simpler URL to access all your business data has always been https://businesscentral.dynamics.com and we have been redirecting you silently even if you would happen to use the old ones (*.financials). Right...

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Dynamics NAV mobile apps updated 

This week we have released updated versions of the Dynamics NAV mobile apps for Windows, iOS and Android. Those apps are companion mobile applications that let you connect to your Dynamics NAV environment and work with data while on the go. Today’s update is simply a technical one allowing us to keep Dynamics NAV customers...

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Business Central entitlements explained 

Were you ever surprised to see “You dont have permissions…” message for a specific Business Central object, while you were sure you had permission to run it (“I even get it if I assign SUPER permission!!”? Then please read further to learn about the underlying authorization logic we employ in the Business Central online service...

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Power BI apps for Dynamics 365 Business Central and Dynamics NAV 

The following changes apply to the Power BI content packs that were available for install from powerbi.com and have no impact on any existing Power BI reports that you have installed or published on your own. Starting September 1, 2019, content packs are no longer supported on Power BI online. At this point, updates to...

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New Business Central apps in June 2019 

In the past month, partners and Microsoft published 33 new Dynamics 365 Business Central apps to AppSource. The following apps are new: Send remittance advice by email by Microsoft Email and resend remittance advice from the payment journal and vendor ledger entries Cap Vignes by Cap Vision All-in-one business software for winemakers, traders, and wineries...

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Docs for the Russian local functionality for Dynamics 365 Business Central 

You can get Dynamics 365 Business Central in many countries and regions across the world, including Russia. This includes access to context-sensitive Help articles for the base app. But the Learn more links on tooltips for those pages and fields that are part of the local functionality in the Russian version have not been working....

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