I’ve been working with Business Central Telemetry a lot the last coulple of months, having to deal with deadlocks and such. And while doing so, quite some new ideas came to mind that I’d like to investigate by means of Telemetry.
Tag Archives: Record
The Copy method on temporary records
If you ever needed to copy temporary record variables, you probably already stumbled across ToRecord.Copy(FromRecord, true), with the second parameter true being used. But be careful: it works differently than you might think!
Imagine two temporary record variables, both pointing to the same base table:
Creating Power BI Reports for Displaying List Data in Dynamics 365 Business Central (Filter the Power BI report based on the selected record)
Dynamics 365 Business Central includes a Power BI FactBox control element on many key list pages. The purpose of this FactBox is to display Power BI reports that are related to records in the lists, providing extra insight into the data. The idea is that as you move between rows in the list, the report updates for the selected entry.
Move Record Link Notes from NAV/BC to BC SaaS
Did you know that Record Link is a system table is not included in the data migration process from NAV/BC OnPrem to BC SaaS/Online?
“During the data migration process, Business Central does not migrate most system tables, users, and permissions.”
Trigger a Power Automate Flow from Business Central for a Selected Record
This is my first stop on the Power Platform learning train. As I mentioned in the first post, this seems like a significant moment to me. Over the last few versions users have had more control over the web client. Between the Personalise and Design options you can tweak a lot of the elements on a page.
Can I query half a record in AL?
For decades, we have always retrieved full records from the database. Now we got an option to only query the fields we need. Check out this video:
Using partial records in Business Central (SetLoadFields)
Business Central allows us to set or select the fields that will be initially loaded when the record is retrieved from its data source, improving the performance of objects such as OData pages and reports, and particularly beneficial when using table extensions in the application.