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Posting shortcutDimension1Code via API v2 to purchaseOrder header

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Hello,
 
I'm rather new to BC developent and I try to connect an application via API v2 to BC. The application creates a puchase order which generally works fine. What does not work is to post  the codes for shortcutDimension1Code and shortcutDimension2Code.
 
I prototype with Postman.
The JSON I use to post is as follows:
 
{
   /orderDate/: /2024-5-16/,
   /vendorNumber/: /600354/,
   /shortcutDimension1Code/: /some value/,
   /shortcutDimension2Code/: /another value/
}
 
Status response is 201.
 
The body of the response is:
 
{
    /@odata.context/: ...
    
    /number/: /BE02-000035/,
    /orderDate/: /2024-05-16/,
    /postingDate/: /2024-05-16/,
    /vendorId/: /8d3fc854-e338-ed11-97e8-0022485d2640/,
    /vendorNumber/: /600354/,
...
    /shortcutDimension1Code/: //,
    /shortcutDimension2Code/: //,
...
}
 
In BC the dimensions are empty.
 
Does anyone know how to post dimension values to BC using the API?
 
Thanks and kind regards,
Thomas
 
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  • Aaron Bauldree Profile Picture
    Aaron Bauldree 21 on at
    Posting shortcutDimension1Code via API v2 to purchaseOrder header
    Do you have Global Dimensions set up? If so (especially when declaring Shortcut Dimension 1), the Global Dimension 1 "overrides" the Shortcut Dimension 1, so this could be causing your issue.
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    Saurav.Dhyani Profile Picture
    Saurav.Dhyani 12,769 User Group Leader on at
    Posting shortcutDimension1Code via API v2 to purchaseOrder header
    Hi,
     
    You can pass dimension the API allows you to enter shortcutDimension1Code & shortcutDimension2Code. These fields are available in standard API V2. 
     
    If you would like to insert additional dimensions other than 1 and 2 then you can use part - dimensionSetLines.
     
    To use parts in API you can use $expand. If you don't know then refer this video https://youtu.be/i0luLg2vfgk
     
    Regards,
    Saurav Dhyani
  • gdrenteria Profile Picture
    gdrenteria 4,046 Super User on at
    Posting shortcutDimension1Code via API v2 to purchaseOrder header

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