Have you ever wondered why there are two different media field types in AL, but only one UI? I have, and in this video, I’m looking into it:
This new feature is not mentioned in the 2023 wave1 release plan, but it is in Business Central Launch Event (2023 release wave 1) and AL Language extension changelog version 11.0.
Media.FindOrphans & MediaSet.FindOrphans: New methods for finding media and media sets that are no longer referenced, and can be deleted.
In Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central we can use Media and MediaSet Data Types to store images, or other types of documents. In this post, you will learn how to use them, and how to create a process to import and export images. Also, you will learn the differences between them and blob types.
Media, such as images are frequently used in Dynamics 365 Business Central. To work with media files, you need to learn about file handling. This blog post introduces Media, Mediaset data types, and how to upload and download images using MediaSet in Dynamics Business Central 365.
Mediaset is a new data type introduced with Dynamics NAV 2017. Read the documentation here: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics-nav/mediaset-data-type.
When working with the Mediaset data type you might want to copy its content from one table to another table but not the same reference.