Sharing links to records

Enabled for Public preview General availability
End users, automatically This feature is released. Feb 1, 2020 This feature is released. Apr 1, 2020

Business value

Business users often need to share direct links to business data with their colleagues over email, in Microsoft Teams channels, or in Office 365 documents. In this release, we've strengthened the ability to share links to records and list views.

Feature details

Business Central will now automatically update the URL in your browser more frequently as you explore and navigate your data. As a result, the web client URL includes more hints about your current context whenever you need to share it or add it to your favorites. This is beneficial in numerous scenarios:

  • When you have set focus to a record in a list, copied and shared the URL, or add it to your favorites, this URL will navigate to the list page and highlight that record.

  • When you have navigated to a card or document page or used the Next record or Previous record buttons, copied and shared the URL (or added it to your favorites), this URL will now navigate to the details page for that record.

  • When you have navigated to a list view or saved a view, copied and shared the URL, or added it to your favorites, this URL will navigate to that specific view.

  • When working with lists, you were disconnected or reloaded the browser web page. Business Central will help you pick up where you left off by trying to return to the last view you visited.

Try it now

Have a go at adding links to different Item views or Items as browser Favorites, by signing in to your online environment at https://businesscentral.dynamics.com/?page=31.

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See also

Working with Business Central (docs)