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Using OdataKeyFields for fetching records in Business Central Web Services

Introduction: Business Central provides us with Web Services which we can use for CRUD operations on specific tables. However it also provides us with different methods of accessing specific records for CRUD operations. Pre-requisites: Business Central On-Premise or OnCloud. References: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/business-central/dev-itpro/developer/properties/devenv-odatakeyfields-property Usage: In Business Central, if we do not specify the ODataKeyFields as a property … Continue reading Using OdataKeyFields for fetching records in Business Central Web Services

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Adding Edit in Excel for List Parts or Custom Pages

Introduction: Business Central provides us an easy method of modifying our data from within Excel using Web Services commonly found in the Edit in Excel action. This can be seen in the commonly used List Pages for example Payment Terms. However this functionality can be missing for certain pages or you might want to have … Continue reading Adding Edit in Excel for List Parts or Custom Pages

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Enabling Change Log in Business Central

Introduction: Business Central provides us with Change Log which helps us in keeping track of the changes made to a particular field in a particular table. References: Auditing changes – Business Central | Microsoft Docs Configuration: Search for Change Log in Business Central.  Select the tables you want to enable the change log for.  You … Continue reading Enabling Change Log in Business Central

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Recurring Sales in Business Central

Introduction: In this blog, we’ll be looking at how to reduce manual work in creating Sales Line in Business Central. For this, we’ll be using the Out of the Box feature of “Recurring Sales Lines” References: Standard Recurring Sales and Purchase Lines – Business Central | Microsoft Docs Configuration: Search for Recurring Sales Lines in … Continue reading Recurring Sales in Business Central

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How Caching Works in Business Central

References: Data Access – Business Central | Microsoft Docs Database.SelectLatestVersion Method – Business Central | Microsoft Docs Explanation: Caching is one of the methods which systems use to improve performance and respond to requests rapidly. In a Business Central system, caching is done at two levels: Business Central Server Instance Data Cache SQL Server Data … Continue reading How Caching Works in Business Central

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Using Partial Records in Business Central

Introduction: Business Central allows us to load records partially, i.e. only certain fields from a table which can be defined by the User. As this requires less data to be pulled out from SQL and similarly less data to be sent over the network, using partial records provides a significant performance gain. Even more so … Continue reading Using Partial Records in Business Central

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Using Security Filters in Business Central

Introduction Business Central allows various levels of security that can be used to restrict User access to different features or objects. We can use Permission Sets to prevent User access to specific objects like reports or pages. For more refined, row-level authorization we can use Security Filters to restrict access to individual record based on … Continue reading Using Security Filters in Business Central

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ScanPayGo by LS Retail

The current Retail process supported by LS Central is simply for the customers to collect the items and bring them to the POS for completing the transaction. LS Retail aims to change this process with the introduction of their new product ScanPayGo. Using this app customers will be able to select the items to be … Continue reading ScanPayGo by LS Retail

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Configuring Barcodes on POS Receipts

Introduction: Refunding a transaction is an everyday occurrence in Retail. LS Central provides us with the functionality to initiate the refund of a transaction by simply scanning one barcode! In this blog, we will be looking at how to configure this feature. References: https://help.lsnav100.lsretail.com/Content/LS%20Retail/POS/Hardware/Printing%20Receipt%20Barcodes.htm Pre-requisites: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central LS Central Configuration: From Business … Continue reading Configuring Barcodes on POS Receipts

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Using Web Content on POS

Introduction LS Central allows us to use HTML content on the POS which includes both Text and Images. Users can add extra information related to the Items here which can assist in the POS Users to make the sales much more efficiently. In this blog, I’ll be demonstrating how to configure the same. References https://help.lscentral.lsretail.com/Content/Fields/T_10001411.htm … Continue reading Using Web Content on POS

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