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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Development Cookbook by Mindaugas Pocius

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Creating Dialogs

Dialogs are a way to present users with a simple input form. They are commonly used for small user tasks like filling in report values, running batch jobs, presenting only the most important fields to the user when creating a new record, etc. Dialogs are normally created from X++ code without storing actual layout in AOT.

The application class Dialog is used to build dialogs. Other application classes like DialogField, DialogGroup, DialogTabPage, and so on, are used to create dialog controls. One of the common ways is to use dialogs within RunBase framework classes that need user input.

In this example, we will see how to build a dialog from code using the RunBase framework class. The dialog will contain customer table fields ...

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