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Startup Pages technical

A few weeks ago, I shared a small solution to be able to configure additional workspaces as the default startup page. I got some feedback already which is now updated in a new version of the solution. In this post, you can read the technical details of how the new startup pages are added and visible on the form.

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Startup Pages

Just recently, I shared a teaser on LinkedIn about a project I was working on. As a user of Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O, you are limited to 6 different startup pages to be set up, where there is often a question for adding your own or other workspaces. A few weeks ago, I came across a question on the Dynamics Community where it was asked to add new options as initial page. I did look at the details, and provided a workaround. I didn’t stop thinking for another solution. With this post, I will share an utility for Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O where it would be possible to add new workspaces in the list of options for users to be more flexible. Read the details and download the feature for free.

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Usually, when you add a menu item to a privilege and set the correct permissions, the user will be able to open the form linked to the menu item. However, it is not a guarantee that you would be able to open the form as there is another prerequisite in the security framework in Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations. In this post, I will elaborate on the additional requirement and provide some thoughts using an example.

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Vertically scrolling workspaces

On April 1, 2022, there will be a major release of Dynamics 365 F&O. This is the start of the Dynamics 365: 2022 release wave 1 plan. One of the announced features is a new form pattern for vertically scrolling workspaces. What is the difference between the old and the new form patterns and how can you align your custom workspaces with the new vertically scrolling patterns? Continue to read this post to get the answers.

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