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Microsoft Dynamics Solutions - Which One Do You Have?

As described in a recent article, Microsoft Dynamics has been going through major changes in the past year, there are now many different products that all bear the 'Microsoft Dynamics' brand, including older legacy tools such as Dynamics AX, NAV, GP, SL and CRM and the new Dynamics 365 platform which has different modules (Sales, Operations, etc.).  This article helps you know which tool you have when you need help from our Rapise support team.

RPA - importing data into Dynamics AX

If anything can be automated - it will be automated. You can use Rapise to automate day-to-day processes within a company to free your employees for more creative and productive job. Imagine you have data from third-party system in Excel file and you want to import it into Dynamics AX instance. You have a choice either to develop a software program that does the import via Dynamics AX API or you can create an automation script in Rapise.

Tips & Tricks for Rapise and Dynamics 365 for Sales

Essential information to get started with testing Dynamics 365 for Sales.

How to deal with dynamic window titles

Desktop applications may use window titles to show important information to a user. In some cases the title contains subject of a displayed entity or time.  Since Rapise uses window title while searching for an object during playback - the search may fail. This complication may be resolved if you replace recorded windows title with a regular expression.

How to master a dynamic locator with RVL

There are situations when object location attribute  depends on the object data and it is not possible to record/learn all such objects in advance.  In this case it may be convenient to calculate object location at playback time using `FormatString` and `SetLocatorOpts` actions of the RVL global object.

How to start Dynamics NAV client

Check that Dynamics NAV client is installed on a machine and launch it if it is not started yet with this simple function.

How to ensure that a Fast Tab is expanded and scrolled into view in Dynamics AX

Many views in Dynamics AX have several collapsible panes: General, Addresses, Contact information, etc. They are also known as Fast Tabs.  Learn how to ensure that a Fast Tab is expanded and scrolled into view before entering data into the fields in this tab.

Requires Rapise 5.7+

If recording of actions in Dynamics AX or Dynamics NAV does not work

More and more computers are equipped with High DPI displays. Though high resolution looks beautiful it may bring some issues. One of them is broken recording in Rapise.

Creating a Purchase Order in Dynamics AX

Learn how to break down a long scenario into manageable pieces in RVL. Creating a purchase order in Dynamics AX takes many steps: start PO process, enter basic details, fill order lines, approve, receive, invoice. In RVL you can create separate sheets to implement stages of a complex test.

RPA - importing data into Dynamics NAV

If anything can be automated - it will be automated. You can use Rapise to automate day-to-day processes within a company to free your employees for more creative and productive job. Imagine you have data from third-party system in Excel file and you want to import it into Dynamics NAV instance. You have a choice either to develop a software program that does the import via Dynamics NAV API or you can create an automation script in Rapise.

How to scroll Dynamics NAV table vertically and horizontally

Rapise 5.7+ performs scrolling automatically before clicking on a cell. Also there is DoScroll action that does explicit scrolling.

In Rapise 5.6 and below use this simple function to scroll your Dynamics NAV table left, right, up, bottom.

Dynamics NAV Support in Rapise

In this guide we describe how to master tests for Dynamics NAV application using Rapise.

  • Rapise provides a complete automated testing solution that can handle all of your technologies in one environment. With support for web, mobile and desktop applications and a wide variety of third-party component libraries.

  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software suite for midsize organizations. The system offers specialized functionality for manufacturing, distribution, government, retail, and other industries.

How to ensure that a Fast Tab is expanded and scrolled into view in Dynamics NAV

Many views in Dynamics NAV have several collapsible panes: General, Lines, Invoice Details, etc. They are also known as Fast Tabs.  Learn how to ensure that a Fast Tab is expanded and scrolled into view before entering data into the fields in this tab.

Requires Rapise 5.7+

How to automate testing of Unified Service Desk for Microsoft Dynamics 365

Unified Service Desk (USD) is a hybrid application. It is a windows desktop application with embedded browser components. Follow this guide to setup a test automation framework for USD.

Recording tips for Dynamics NAV 2017 Web Client and Dynamics 365 Business Central

Dynamics 365 Business Central is a successor of Dynamics NAV 2017 Web Client. Both solutions were built by Microsoft using same technology though they have a few differences. Rapise includes a library DomDynamicsNAV which makes test recording and playback of Dynamics NAV web clients a pleasant thing. From this post you will learn basics of recording a reliable test for these solutions as well as test playback troubleshooting methods. We'll use Dynamics 365 Business Central as system under test.

How to record entering of data into Dynamics NAV tables

Follow these simple rules to record entering of data into Dynamics NAV grids. For example, entering of new order lines into a Sales Order.

Rapise Tips, Tricks & Workarounds when Testing Dynamics AX 2012

During the evaluation of Rapise 5.2 for Microsoft Dynamics AX testing, a customer collected the following tips and tricks from our support team (thanks Maxime!).

Using Dynamic Linked Library (DLLs) in Test Scripts
Sometimes you need to call code libraries from your Rapise tests, for example when the built-in JavaScript scripting engine does not provide the necessary functionality. This guide explains how to call an external DLL from your Rapise test script.
Accessing the Computed Style Properties of an HTML DOM Object
A common question from our users is, is there a way to get object's style properties that are in effect at a certain point in time. (for example, it could have been inherited from higher level of hierarchy, or modified via JavaScript running on the page)? This article describes how to do this.
Working with HTML Tables containing Dynamic Data
Many web sites use HTML tables to display lists of tabular data. When testing such applications you will often need to dynamically search for items in the table to verify that the application under test performed correctly. This guide outlines best practices for accessing data held in HTML tables.
Recording Web Menus
Many web sites have dynamic site menus. This guide outlines the best practices for recording events associated with such dynamic site menus.
Using DoDOMChildrenCount and DoDOMQueryXPath to inspect child HTML elements
Often you want to be able to query for the child elements on a web page that are dynamically created and therefore not good candidates for LEARNing individually. This article explains how you can use the dynamic XPATH methods of Rapise to accomplish this task.