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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Development Cookbook by Mindaugas Pocius

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Chapter 4. Building Lookups

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Creating an automatic lookup
  • Creating a lookup dynamically
  • Using a form for lookup building
  • Building a tree lookup
  • Displaying a list of custom options
  • Another way of displaying custom options
  • Building a lookup based on record description
  • Browsing for folders
  • Selecting a file
  • Picking a color
  • Choosing a font

Introduction

Lookups are the standard way to display a list of possible selection values to the user while editing or creating database records. Normally, standard lookups are created automatically by the system and are based on extended data types and table setup. It is also possible to override standard functionality by creating your own lookups from code or using Dynamics AX forms.

In this chapter, ...

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