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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Development Cookbook by Mindaugas Pocius

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Storing last form values

Dynamics AX has a very useful feature, which allows saving the latest user choices per user per form. This feature is implemented across a number of standard reports, periodic jobs, and other objects, which require user input.

When developing a new functionality for Dynamics AX, I always try to keep that practice. One of the frequently used areas is custom filters for grid-based forms. Although, Dynamics AX allows users to use standard filtering for any grid, in practice sometimes it is not very useful, especially when the user requires something specific.

In this recipe, we will see how to store the latest user filter selections. To make it as simple as possible, we will use existing filters on the General journal form, ...

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