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WEBCON BPS

Related workflows

7 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.3.29

This is an overview of my approach to work with related workflows.

Delete complex workflows

2 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.3.29

This is a short overview, of the easiest way to delete a complex application I found.

Adding a help page

9 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.3.29

How would I add a help page to a process”. This post answers the question with a reusable approach.

Space horizontal fields in groups evenly

2 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.2.99

By default the horizontal fields are spaced depending on the content. This may result in not ideal styling.

Setting target fields with a drop down

2 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.2.99

Use case depending alternative for setting target columns in an item list via a drop down. This can drastically improve performance.

Copy a database

6 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.2.44

A checklist on how to copy/restore a WEBCON process database. The process database was formerly known as content database.

Adding grid to form tables

3 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.2.44, 2022.1.4.155

Adding a grid to item list / data table can improve readability.

Revised changing left/right layout

2 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.2.44, 2022.1.4.155

This is an easier and more flexible approach to change the form layout.

Where’s my log

7 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.2.44

This post provides information where you can find which log information.

UX form rules revised / 2023 R2 compatible

7 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.2.44

This post describes the changes necessary for BPS 2023 R2 while reflecting the gained inside in the ‘Bandwidth usage’ post.

Bandwidth usage

4 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.2.44, 2022.1.4.155

This post attempts to raise the awareness of how you can reduce the bandwidth consumption.

Password field

7 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.2.44, 2022.1.4.155

I’ve created a plugin for using a single line of text field as a password field. The value is encrypted on the server before it’s stored in the database. The...

Complete fields with errors

7 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.1.89

You forgot to fill out two required fields in some groups/tabs? Simply tab through them.

Has field value changed rule

1 minute read BPS Version: 2022.1.4.127

Do something, if the value of a field has actually been changed.

Updating to BPS 2023

9 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.1.56

This post is a summary of all the changes we had to implement after updating to WEBCON BPS 2023.

Migrating field values

5 minute read BPS Version: 2022.1.4.155

This post may help you, if you need to migrate a field value from one type to another. Or if you need to copy a ‘local’ field to a global field.

Comments to data table and PDF

3 minute read BPS Version: 2022.1.4.155

An example on how to display comments of multiple workflows in one place and printing them to a PDF report.

Freeze item list column

2 minute read BPS Version: 2022.1.3.65

This is a short post about how to freeze an item list column when scrolling right.

Revised uniform path button styling

7 minute read BPS Version: 2022.1.3.65

This is a revised, simplified version to create a unified path styling across all applications.

Modal dialog v3

10 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.3.29

Third approach to for a modal dialog to start workflows, use wizard steps and creating new picker field entries.

Delete selected workflows

4 minute read BPS Version: 2022.1.1.41+

With this template you can define workflows which should be deleted. Each child is retrieved, can be reviewed and than everything will be deleted after confi...

Debug a web service data source alternative

5 minute read BPS Version: 2022.1.2.31

This post shows an alternative option to inspect web service communication from WEBCON BPS with other system. It will also work with WEBCONAPPS.

Debug a web service data source

4 minute read BPS Version: 2022.1.2.31

How to view web service communication from WEBCON BPS with other systems. Business Central is used as a data source with filter mode ‘web service’.

Remove item list rows

2 minute read BPS Version: 2022.1.2.31

Description of the custom SDK action to remove specified rows from an item list.

Testing WEBCON BPS updates

4 minute read BPS Version: 2021.1.4.84

An approach on how to test the most basic functionalities after installing a new WEBCON BPS version.

Update log4j using a PowerShell script

1 minute read BPS Version: 2021.1.3.205

A short explanation of a PS script which can be used to automate the update of log4j files used by SOLR.

Unified save experience

9 minute read

A how to about always displaying a save button in the top toolbar as well as a a save button in the ‘Available paths’ area.

JavaScript form rule execution on page load

6 minute read BPS Version: 2021.1.3.205

This posts describe an approach to hide standard elements on page load which can not be hidden with the provided form rules.

Deploying assemblies to GAC

7 minute read BPS Version: 2021.1.3.205

This post describes an approach to deploy assemblies to the GAC.

Deploying database scripts

7 minute read BPS Version: 2021.1.2.136

This post describes an approach to transfer database artifacts, which are not part of the application package.

Subscribing to reports

6 minute read BPS Version: 2021.1.2.136

Receive a report on a schedule by mail.

OBSOLETE - Bring erroneous fields to the front

5 minute read BPS Version: 2021.1.2.136

Default behavior in later WEBCON BPS versions. Options are explained to display fields that have triggered an error to the user. Even if they are located on ...

Reusable feedback mail

2 minute read BPS Version: 2021.1.2.101

An example on how to create a feedback button which opens a mail and can be reused across all applications.

Uniform path button styling

7 minute read BPS Version: 2021.1.2.101

This post describes a way to define path button style in way that it can be reused across all applications.

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Related workflows

7 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.3.29

This is an overview of my approach to work with related workflows.

Delete complex workflows

2 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.3.29

This is a short overview, of the easiest way to delete a complex application I found.

Adding a help page

9 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.3.29

How would I add a help page to a process”. This post answers the question with a reusable approach.

Space horizontal fields in groups evenly

2 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.2.99

By default the horizontal fields are spaced depending on the content. This may result in not ideal styling.

Copy a database

6 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.2.44

A checklist on how to copy/restore a WEBCON process database. The process database was formerly known as content database.

Adding grid to form tables

3 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.2.44, 2022.1.4.155

Adding a grid to item list / data table can improve readability.

Revised changing left/right layout

2 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.2.44, 2022.1.4.155

This is an easier and more flexible approach to change the form layout.

Where’s my log

7 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.2.44

This post provides information where you can find which log information.

UX form rules revised / 2023 R2 compatible

7 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.2.44

This post describes the changes necessary for BPS 2023 R2 while reflecting the gained inside in the ‘Bandwidth usage’ post.

Bandwidth usage

4 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.2.44, 2022.1.4.155

This post attempts to raise the awareness of how you can reduce the bandwidth consumption.

Password field

7 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.2.44, 2022.1.4.155

I’ve created a plugin for using a single line of text field as a password field. The value is encrypted on the server before it’s stored in the database. The...

Complete fields with errors

7 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.1.89

You forgot to fill out two required fields in some groups/tabs? Simply tab through them.

Updating to BPS 2023

9 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.1.56

This post is a summary of all the changes we had to implement after updating to WEBCON BPS 2023.

Freeze item list column

2 minute read BPS Version: 2022.1.3.65

This is a short post about how to freeze an item list column when scrolling right.

Revised uniform path button styling

7 minute read BPS Version: 2022.1.3.65

This is a revised, simplified version to create a unified path styling across all applications.

Debug a web service data source alternative

5 minute read BPS Version: 2022.1.2.31

This post shows an alternative option to inspect web service communication from WEBCON BPS with other system. It will also work with WEBCONAPPS.

Debug a web service data source

4 minute read BPS Version: 2022.1.2.31

How to view web service communication from WEBCON BPS with other systems. Business Central is used as a data source with filter mode ‘web service’.

Deploying assemblies to GAC

7 minute read BPS Version: 2021.1.3.205

This post describes an approach to deploy assemblies to the GAC.

Deploying database scripts

7 minute read BPS Version: 2021.1.2.136

This post describes an approach to transfer database artifacts, which are not part of the application package.

Subscribing to reports

6 minute read BPS Version: 2021.1.2.136

Receive a report on a schedule by mail.

OBSOLETE - Bring erroneous fields to the front

5 minute read BPS Version: 2021.1.2.136

Default behavior in later WEBCON BPS versions. Options are explained to display fields that have triggered an error to the user. Even if they are located on ...

Reusable feedback mail

2 minute read BPS Version: 2021.1.2.101

An example on how to create a feedback button which opens a mail and can be reused across all applications.

Uniform path button styling

7 minute read BPS Version: 2021.1.2.101

This post describes a way to define path button style in way that it can be reused across all applications.

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Setting target fields with a drop down

2 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.2.99

Use case depending alternative for setting target columns in an item list via a drop down. This can drastically improve performance.

Has field value changed rule

1 minute read BPS Version: 2022.1.4.127

Do something, if the value of a field has actually been changed.

Migrating field values

5 minute read BPS Version: 2022.1.4.155

This post may help you, if you need to migrate a field value from one type to another. Or if you need to copy a ‘local’ field to a global field.

Comments to data table and PDF

3 minute read BPS Version: 2022.1.4.155

An example on how to display comments of multiple workflows in one place and printing them to a PDF report.

Modal dialog v3

10 minute read BPS Version: 2023.1.3.29

Third approach to for a modal dialog to start workflows, use wizard steps and creating new picker field entries.

Delete selected workflows

4 minute read BPS Version: 2022.1.1.41+

With this template you can define workflows which should be deleted. Each child is retrieved, can be reviewed and than everything will be deleted after confi...

Testing WEBCON BPS updates

4 minute read BPS Version: 2021.1.4.84

An approach on how to test the most basic functionalities after installing a new WEBCON BPS version.

Unified save experience

9 minute read

A how to about always displaying a save button in the top toolbar as well as a a save button in the ‘Available paths’ area.

JavaScript form rule execution on page load

6 minute read BPS Version: 2021.1.3.205

This posts describe an approach to hide standard elements on page load which can not be hidden with the provided form rules.

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GitHub Project

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Cosmo Consult

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Business Central

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