Main Class Design Pattern
Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
Use the main class design pattern whenever a class is called from a menu item.
Do not call the main method explicitly from the code; call it implicitly it from a menu item.
The following list describes how to implement the main class design pattern:
Instantiate the class by calling the static construct method.
Call the prompt method to create a dialog box.
If the user clicks OK in the dialog box, call the run method.
Most classes that have a main method are candidates to be implemented by the RunBase framework.
A code editor script can be used to create the main method. In code editor, press Alt + M to open the editor scripts menu, and then select template > method > main.
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