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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Development Cookbook by Mindaugas Pocius

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Chapter 2. Working with Forms

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Creating dialogs
  • Handling dialog events
  • Creating dynamic menu buttons
  • Building dynamic form
  • Adding form splitters
  • Creating modal form
  • Changing common form appearance
  • Storing last form values
  • Using tree controls
  • Building checklists
  • Adding a "Go to the Main Table Form" link
  • Modifying the User setup form
  • Modifying application version

Introduction

Forms in Dynamics AX represent the user interface and are mainly used for entering or modifying data. They are also used for running reports, executing user commands, validating data, and so on.

Normally, forms are created using AOT by creating a form object and adding form controls like tabs, tab pages, grids, groups, data fields, images, and other. Form behavior ...

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