Update employee defaultDimensions

Updates the default dimensions of the employee in Dynamics 365 Business Central.

HTTP request

Replace the URL prefix for Dynamics 365 Business Central depending on environment following the guideline.

PATCH businesscentralPrefix/companies({companyId})/employees({employeeId})/defaultDimensions({employeeId},{dimensionId})

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-Type application/json

Request body

In the request body, supply the values for relevant fields that should be updated. Existing properties that are not included in the request body will maintain their previous values or be recalculated based on changes to other property values. For best performance you shouldn't include existing values that haven't changed.

Note

You cannot modify parentId, dimensionId or dimensionCode fields, because these are key fields, and rename is not allowed in Default Dimension record.

Response

If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and an updated default dimensions for the employee in the response body.

Example

Request

Here is an example of the request.

PATCH https://{businesscentralPrefix}/api/v1.0/companies({companyId})/employees({employeeId})/defaultDimensions({employeeId},{dimensionId})

Request body

{
  "dimensionValueId":"1045a902-070a-4d31-b2b1-b9431e9e5b26",
  "postingValidation":"Same Code"
}

Response

Here is an example of the response.

Note

The response object shown here may be truncated for brevity. All of the properties will be returned from an actual call.

{
    "@odata.context":"https://api.businesscentral.dynamics.com/v1.0/api/v1.0/$metadata#companies(5106c77d-af37-4e2d-bb88-45d87aba1033)/employees(b3fbe87a-61b8-4a6c-85de-0555f1627a67)/defaultDimensions",
    "value":
    [
        {
            "@odata.etag":"W/\"JzQ0OzNPaHFuS0ZQdk5oc3ZkSW9KdzVkdXk2LytjcmNqeHJJOU05SjZ1aFBYVjQ9MTswMDsn\"",
            "parentId":"b3fbe87a-61b8-4a6c-85de-0555f1627a67",
            "dimensionId":"d5fc81ea-8687-4e9d-9c49-7fde28ccdb1a",
            "dimensionCode":"DEPARTMENT",
            "dimensionValueId":"1045a902-070a-4d31-b2b1-b9431e9e5b26",
            "dimensionValueCode":"PROD",
            "postingValidation":"Same Code"
        }
    ]
}

See also

Tips for working with the APIs

Employees
Create employee defaultDimensions
Get employee defaultDimensions
Delete employee defaultDimensions