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Field level help

  • 1.  Field level help

    Posted 7 days ago
    What is the quickest way to find field level help?

    For example:
    • On the Release Products screen in the Sell fast tab are two date fields (Sell Start Date, Sell End Date) in the Sell Dates section.
    • From this screen there is no easy way to find details on these two fields, and the business logic attached to them. 
    • Note...I know how the sell dates work so just using this as an example.

    Brad Adler
    Independent Consultant Dyn365
    Norva Technologies

  • 2.  RE: Field level help

    Posted 7 days ago
    There is no straight forward method. there is some Microsoft help available when you press F1 but that's not always clear and/or comprehensive.
    In many cases I start researching by simply googling "Dynamics 365 <field name>"

    Zvika Rimalt
    Functional Consultant
    Vancouver BC

  • 3.  RE: Field level help

    Posted 5 days ago
    ​Zvika is correct, it does not have a single clear path, I usually start with the help available in the system, then do a google search and look at the different data that I get there. there are many blogs, and the dynamics community is also a great source of information as well. Like everything else there is not a magic answer, but a little research can almost 100% find an answer and don't forget to post in the forums, there are a lot of really sharp people that are willing to help answer your questions.

    Paul Martin
    Production Program Manager
    Elite Comfort Solutions, LLC
    Rutherfordton NC