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Month: January, 2017

Creating a lookup to AOT objects

31 January, 2017 (15:16) | Dynamics 365 for operations | By: Howard Webb

In the past we could use the table¬†UtilElements to get a list of AOT objects. In 365 for Operations that is no longer possible as the table contains no data. Microsoft have provided us with a way of accessing the metadata of the AOT though. There are a number of methods under the class¬†Microsoft.Dynamics.Ax.Xpp.MetadataSupport which […]

Create a lookup using an extension

31 January, 2017 (15:05) | Dynamics 365 for operations | By: Howard Webb

Form lookups ¬†are nothing new in AX, and the patterns are the same in Dynamics 365. However sometimes we need to use a form extension which does not allow us to add a method directly on the form object. Instead we need to create an event against the form control to change the lookup. This […]