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Extending Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 Cookbook by Alexander Drogin

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Presenting related data in FactBoxes

FactBoxes are subpages presenting information related to the main page, but considered less important than the main content. This is an auxiliary page that can be minimized or completely removed from the view when it is not needed.

How to do it...

This recipe creates a FactBox to present information about item certificates in sales orders.

  1. Create a new page in page designer.
  2. Select the table 50010 Item Certificate as a source for the page. Choose Create a page using a wizard option and select the page type CardPart.
  3. Add fields to the page:
    • No.
    • Certification Authority
    • Issued Date

  4. The FactBox page must display the certificate expiration date the same way as it is shown in the Item Certificate Card page. In the next recipe ...

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