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From the Microsoft Dynamics AX/Dynamics 365 for Operations Blogs: Excel applet; Business Processes feature; Product variants; Reason table errors

by Linda Rosencrance
Contributing Writer, MSDW

From this week's the Microsoft Dynamics AX/Dynamics 365 for Operations blogs:

  • Excel Applet Not Loading When Working with D365 Office Add-in
  • New Business Processes Feature
  • Create Product Variants Specific to Product Dimension Values Using X++ (D365 for Operations)
  • Error - "You entered a reason that already exists in the reason table and is not valid for one or more account types. Enter a different reason."

Excel Applet Not Loading When Working with D365 Office Add-in

On his Yet Another Dynamics AX Blog, Tommy Skaue wrote that if you use the Microsoft Dynamics Office add-in to try to connect Excel to an existing environment, you might just see the text "Load applets" after you sign in. That might be because the applets need to be initiated from within the environment, he wrote.

However, by clicking the little flag at the bottom right (you can see the screenshot here) you can open the messages and see the error "No applet registrations found."

Skaue wrote that the solution to this error is simple. You can find out what it is here.

New Business Processes Feature

On the Dynamics AX Tips Blog by AxFredrik, Fredrik Saetre wrote that the latest release of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition, includes a new "business processes solution" from the HR product team with some extra features. The solution even has three work centers, which are unnecessary and could be solved with only one with a filter function, he wrote.

Although the business processes solution is aimed at the payroll ...

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About Linda Rosencrance

Linda Rosencrance is a freelance writer/editor in the Boston area. Rosencrance has over 25 years experience as an reporter/investigative reporter, writing for many newspapers in the metropolitan Boston area. Rosencrance has been writing about information technology for the past 16 years.

She has covered a variety of IT subjects, including Microsoft Dynamics, mobile security issues such as data loss prevention, network management, secure mobile app development, privacy, cloud computing, BI, big data, analytics, HR, CRM, ERP, and enterprise IT.

Rosencrance is the author of six true crime books for Kensington Publishing Corp.