Dynamics 365 Business Central: How to use “Allow Posting From” and “Allow Posting To” in General Journal Templates – The third way to specify posting periods

As you might know, we can use posting periods to specify when users can post to the general ledger. On the General Ledger Setup page, define the period by entering dates in the Allow Posting From and Allow Posting To fields.

Source : Dynamics 365 Lab
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How To Create Items with Different No. Series Using the Item Template in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

If you are using Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Version 18 or older, you cannot see item, customer, or vendor templates, making the job of creating a new record more manual. In later versions, after Version 18 however, you can simply search for “Item Template”, “Customer Template”, or “Vendor Template” to find any of those templates

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Using the “Template method pattern” in AL

This time I write about a simple pattern which could make the readability of your code much better. I’m talking about the “Template method pattern”. The pattern defines the skeleton of a process without implenting it. The real implemenation is handelt in another codeunit.

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Source : Patrick Schiefer

An update to the ARM templates

It’s been a while since I last blogged about the ARM templates. Mostly because they just live a life of their own and just works. An average of 20 times a day, some partner somewhere in the work is using https://aka.ms/getbc to create an Azure VM with Business Central running in a container (or one of the other ARM templates) directly from a browser. On top of this are all the partners who are automating the process of creating Azure VMs with a PowerShell script. A few things are changing, but functionality stays the same.

Source : Freddys blog
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Dynamic viewing HTML content on Word Template reports.

We all know that Visual Studio and the RDLC report format partially support the dynamic rendering of HTML content from the control. But only partially, many tags are simply ignored. And if we have a word template, what can we do in this case? Today I will share the result of my analysis and provide a working example code for word template reports. We will also learn how to convert docx to html and vice versa

Source : Volodymyr Dvernytskyi
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Word Templates and Word merge in Business Central

You can use the mail merge functionality in Word to use data from Business Central to add a personal touch to bulk communications.

When you want to send a document to a lot of recipients (for example, to your customers and contacts as part of a sales campaign), you can use Word’s mail merge capability to personalize each document by pulling data about the recipients from Business Central.

Source : Roberto Stefanetti Blog
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Dynamics 365 Business Central: Using Word Templates (Enablement of Word merge)

As you might know, in customer engagement apps (Dynamics 365 Sales, Dynamics 365 Customer Service, Dynamics 365 Field Service, Dynamics 365 Marketing, and Dynamics 365 Project Service Automation), the Word Templates feature has been available since previous versions. With one click users can generate standardized documents automatically populated with data.

Source : Dynamics 365 Lab
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