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How to change the parent group of a GroupField object in a UI Builder Class?

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When building an SSRS report in Dynamics AX 2012 R3, we can assign dialog field parameters in the Contract class, where we can specify their groups and order within the group using tags on the parameter's method declaration. When I later get into my UI builder class that this contract uses, is it possible to conditionally move the parameter to a different group? I know for instance that I can find the DialogField object for the parameter, using something like:

myDialogField = this.bindInfo().getDialogField(this.dataContractObject(), methodstr(MyContract, parmMyParameter));

If I debug through this, I can see that the DialogField object has a child "buildControl" object, that has a HierarchyParent property, that corresponds to it's DialogGroup. Is it possible to for instance remove the field from this group and add it to another group at this point?

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    nmaenpaa 101,148 on at
    RE: How to change the parent group of a GroupField object in a UI Builder Class?

    Not sure, but you could define two different fields (in different groups) and show only one of them.

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