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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Development Cookbook by Mindaugas Pocius

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Creating a dialog

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

The application class Dialog is used to build dialogs. Other application classes, such as DialogField , DialogGroup , DialogTabPage , and others, are used to create dialog controls. A common way of using dialogs is within the RunBase framework classes, where user input is required.

In this example, we will demonstrate how to build a dialog from the code using the RunBase framework class. The dialog ...

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