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: SetLoadFields performances with reference passing or value passing parameters

The partial records capability is one of the latest and more important feature available in Dynamics 365 Business Central for writing performant code. Using Record.SetLoadFields can help you on improving your performances, expecially when looping through records. In this way you can avoid joins with table extensions and you can load only the needed fields for your computation.

Source : Stefano Demiliani
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Document Attachment on Custom Functionality in Business Central

While working on one of my projects I got a requirement to add Document Attachment base functionality to extension pages.

Let us understand this in detail. The customer was having an extended functionality in Business Central 14, Document Attachment was required to be added in custom Functionality so that the user could store attachments on Custom Functionality.

Source : Divyesh Chitte
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Restoring data from a broken Business Central Docker Container

What if I made the mistake of storing some “worthwhile” data in a Business Central Docker container over the course of several months? Perhaps it was test data or data imports that I didn’t think I would ever need–but then 3 months later I realized that the accumulated data was valuable.

Source : Steve Endow
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Exporting Application Insights logs with Continuous Export or Diagnostic Settings

I’m continuously emphasizing that for monitoring cloud applications (like Dynamics 365 Business Central) and cloud services, using Azure Application Insights is a must.

For analyzing telemetry data, I‘ve talked in the past about how to use Log Analytics and the features available in the Azure Portal, how to use Powershell, how to use Power BI and more. But what to do if you want to extract the Application Insights telemetry data and use these data in an external application for different kind of tasks?

Source : Stefano Demiliani
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