UsageCategory Property

AL provides navigational support for pages and reports in the client. You enable a page or report to be discoverable through Tell me in Dynamics 365 Business Central by using the UsageCategory property. For more information, see Adding Pages and Reports to Tell Me.

Property Values

The values for the UsageCategory property are listed below. The UsageCategory property makes the page or report searchable and further sub categorizes it in the list of search results when the user has used the Tell me functionality.

Value Description
None The page or report is not included in a search.
Lists The page or report is listed as Lists under the Pages and Tasks category.
Tasks The page or report is listed as Tasks under the Pages and Tasks category.
ReportsAndAnalysis The page or report is listed as Reports and Analysis under the Reports and Analysis category.
Documents The page or report is listed as Documents under the Reports and Analysis category.
History The page or report is listed as Archive under the Reports and Analysis category.
Administration The page or report is listed as Administration under the Pages and Tasks category.

Remarks

If the UsageCategory is set to None, or if you do not specify UsageCategory, the page or report will not show up when you use the search functionality.

Syntax

UsageCategory = ReportsAndAnalysis;  

Dependent Properties

The AccessByPermission property and ApplicationArea Property are optional properties, which can be applied to set restrictions on an object accessibility, when you add the UsageCategory property.

See Also

Adding Pages and Reports to Tell me
Properties
Page Object
Report Object