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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Development Cookbook by Mindaugas Pocius

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Handling dialog events

Sometimes, the user interface requires us to change the status of a field, depending on the status of another field. For example, if the user marks the Show filter checkbox, another field, Filter, appears or becomes enabled. In standard Dynamics AX forms, this can be done using input control event modified(). But sometimes such features are required on dialogs where handling events is not that straightforward.

Very often, I find myself in a situation where existing dialogs need to be adjusted to support events. The easiest way of doing that is of course to build a form in AOT, which will replace the original dialog. But in cases when the existing dialog is complex enough, probably a more cost effective solution would be ...

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