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Extending Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 Cookbook by Alexander Drogin

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Role-Tailored client and role centers

Role center is a special type of page created through the page designer. Usually role centers include a number of subpages.

Typical role center is not a single page, but a container with a number of subbpages presenting different dataset under various angles. Therefore, creating and configuring a role center may be a complicated task that requires creating many auxiliary tables and pages.

How to do it...

In this recipe, we will develop a role center for our custom solution to present the most important information in one screen.

  1. Create a table with the following fields:

    Field No.

    Field Name

    Data Type

    Length

    Field Class

    1

    Primary Key

    Code

    10

    Normal

    2

    Certificates - Total

    Integer

    FlowField ...

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