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91'st #bcopendiscussion - Automated Test in SaaS & Add Additional Layout in Business central.

Hi Readers,

During Last Week in #bcopendiscussion we discussed about few questions about Business Central.

If you don't know answer to following questions then refer to the session recording #youtube.

#bcopendiscussion, #automatedtest, #reportlayout

Question 160 - How Do I use automated test in Business Central SaaS Sandbox?

In summary I was not sure about is it even possible, as my understanding was Automated Test are supposed to be used in Docker Environment to test customization before Per Tenant Extension are deployed in customer environment.

But to my surprise microsoft now allow to run automated Test in Business Central SaaS Sandbox.

Reference Article from Freddy - Running tests in Business Central Online Sandbox environments.

Question 161 - How to Add Additional Layout in Business Central for a Base Microsoft Report?

  • Business Central allows you to add additional layout using custom report layout starting Business Central 13 onwards.
  • In latest release of Business Central (20), Microsoft added a new section for report and report extension called rendering. 
  • Using Rendering Section you can add multiple layouts to a report in business central. 
  • Then using Report Layouts page use can set layout as default layout for all the companies or use Report Layout Selection for one or multiple companies.
Later on we discussed about planned activities for next week. If time permits we will discuss about Interfaces.

Hope you will be able to utilize this information. Let me know your views as comment to this article.

Saurav Dhyani


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