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Filtering Lookup for String x++

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I had lookup fields (type:int64, Extended from RefRecId) and I had written lookup filtering code for them but I had to convert them into strings ( I had added relations to make them lookup fields) But since they are "String" instead of "reference group" my code doesn't work. How can I filter them when they are 'string'. Here is my code for filtering for reference groups: 

[FormControlEventHandler(formControlStr(InventSite, InventSite_MyField), FormControlEventType::Lookup)]
    public static void InventSite_MAndEDay_OnLookup(FormControl sender, FormControlEventArgs e)

        SysReferenceTableLookup tableLookup = SysReferenceTableLookup::newParameters(tableNum(ReferenceTables), sender);
        Query query = new Query();
        InventSite inventSite;

        QueryBuildDataSource qbds = query.addDataSource(tableNum(ReferenceTables));

        qbds.addRange(fieldNum(ReferenceTables,ReferenceTablesType )).value(queryValue(ReferenceTablesTypeBaseEnum::MyField));

        tableLookup.addLookupField(fieldNum(ReferenceTables, Name ));
        tableLookup.addLookupField(fieldNum(ReferenceTables, Description ));


        FormControlCancelableSuperEventArgs ce = e as FormControlCancelableSuperEventArgs;


Can you help me with this, please?

Thanks and regards...

  • Martin Dráb Profile Picture
    Martin Dráb 225,588 Super User on at
    RE: Filtering Lookup for String x++

    Your code looks all right to me for an RefRecId field; I suspect that the probem lies somewhere else.

    What do you mean by "I had to convert them into strings ( I had added relations to make them lookup fields)". It sounds strange - and it's probably wrong.

    Can you please confirm the type of InventSite_MyField? Your code expects that is a reference group and it'll fail if not.

    By the way, please ask questions about D365FO in D365FO forums (such as Dynamics 365 Finance Forum), not in the Dynamics AX forum.

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