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New document count indicator in platform update 11

It’s been a while since I posted a blog post. I have been extremely busy and had barely time to sit down and finish some posts. During my work I collected some experiences and made some drafts, so I will be publishing some more blog posts, for sure. One of the things that took some […]

Don’t forget the enhanced worker information

When using Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations you can create new security roles or even customize existing ones. When you do so, you have to be careful if everything is working like intended. This blog post will tell you about the enhanced worker information and how to grant access to this.

Dynamics 365 LCS Tricks – Barcodes, Document Routing, FollowMe printing

This blog assists those who are struggling to set up some aspect of printing in D365 for Operations due to the limited documentation in circulation. We had 2 scenarios at our customer site: –        Barcode printing. –        FollowMe printing. Barcode printing Barcode printing is not meant to be complex, but when printing to screen or […]

Dynamics 365 LCS Tricks – install Knowledge Base (KB) article

LCS is the place for getting all the information from Microsoft related to your Dynamics 365 for Operations projects. This Web portal also allows you to get your MS fixes to your environment and knows which Knowledge Base (KB) articles have been applied. In the next image, for instance, we can see that there are […]

How to: Read uncommitted records using Dynamics 365 for Operations

Recently we had a challenge to read uncommitted data from the Dynamics 365 for Operations database. Usually this is not required as you may retrieve dirty data. When using a business application, you should rely on correct and committed data as otherwise reporting might provide you incorrect data. However, if you find a very good […]

Manage personalizations in Dynamics 365 for multiple users

In the past, I had written two blog posts about personalizations in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations (at that time still called Dynamics AX). Some features are already enhanced and expanded in the past year. With the release of Platform update 5, Microsoft added the option to centrally upload a saved personalization file to multiple […]

Dynamics 365 LCS tricks – platform update 4 experience

As we all know Dynamics 365 has technically speaking 3 patch groups. We know the x++ updates and the binary updates. We have seen those in older version of Dynamics 365. The third group is called platform updates.

Dynamics 365 LCS Tricks – mass install packages

Deploying packages is a time-consuming thing. MS has improved the speed, but we partner can also help. This helping is by merging the packages. Good merged combinations are Binary updates and x++ updates, but your own code can also be combined with your customizations on your Retail (SDK) part. Till now I was not able […]

Dynamics 365 LCS tricks – force LCS to update

LCS is your friend in Dynamics 365 as long it is up-to-date. And I have seen it is not always the case. So I will share some tricks to force it. There are some things you should know LCS is only updating 1 time a day and that is 10 o clock in the evening.  […]

Dynamics 365 LCS tricks – A day in the life of LCS

We all must use LCS when working with Dynamics 365 these days, sometimes it feels good and sometimes it is frustrating. The next real live image of LCS shows how I feel about the experience. We are speeding up but at the same time we have to wait.    The pitfalls one might encounter […]