Configure SharePoint Online integration in D365FO OneBox

In this article we will discuss why Microsoft SharePoint Online integration in D365FO does not work in a local development environment (OneBox) and how to fix the issue. Definition of terms Term Definition OneBox instance A development environment deployed on a local machine. Azure instance A development environment deployed in the cloud. Configure SharePoint storage […]

Comparison: Configurable Business Documents vs. Docentric

First we created an overview of Configurable Business Documents and analyzed them in great depth, from how they work to their advantages and disadvantages. Read the analysis >> Afterwards, we discussed the most critical drawbacks of Configurable Business Documents and explained how they can be eliminated by bringing Docentric into play. Our strategy is to […]

Are Configurable Business Documents a game changer in D365FO reporting?

Configurable Business Documents were announced on Microsoft Business Application Summit in Jun 2019 with great excitement. Many partners have been asking us ever since what they are and whether they somehow interfere with Docentric. They wanted to know, if it is true that after Microsoft releases them in October 2019, end-users will be empowered enough […]

Turn on new features such as System network printers via Flighting in D365FO

Flighting is a new concept introduced by Microsoft from D365FO version 10.0 that allows turning on new features, which are delivered but not activated by default. Some of these “hidden” new functionalities are: Client alert notifications by email Manage access to network printers across legal entities Business events The list of the features you can […]

Add a new parameter to SSRS reports in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Before we explain how to add a new parameter to an SSRS report, let just remind ourselves first that there are two types of report data sets and therefore two types of SSRS reports in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations: Query based reports DP (Data Provider) based reports The procedure of adding new parameters […]

Why is Container contents report always printed to Screen in D365FO

This article explains why Container contents report is always printed to Screen no matter which print destination you select on the Print destination settings form opened from its report dialog form. The WHS Bill of lading report shows the same misbehavior, so everything explained here is applicable to this report too. The Bug: Report is […]

Locate all customers with no primary email set in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

The quickest way to locate those customers or vendors, which don’t have Primary email address set, is to personalize the Customers or Vendors forms by adding the Email address column from the related party, i.e. the corresponding field of the related record from the Global address book table. Usually we want to locate such customers […]