How to use BlkPut to save data into Sage 300 using Advantage API in C#

In this blog, we will be looking on saving the data into Sage 300 with BlkPut function using Advantage API in C# .Net. Sage 300 has different ways to save the records using code recorded by macro where all the values are assigned to the fields individually using Field Name or Field Index, record saving is also done using BlkPut method.

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The BlkPut method is effective over the conventional way using the Field Name or Field Index as developer has to only specify the values that needs to be saved. Specifying “.Process” becomes irrelevant as it is taken care by the BlkPut itself.

When we write a dynamic import program, the fields may increase or decrease depending on the changes in the business requirement over the period of time. In this case, it becomes very difficult to code it in such a way when the field is assigned and the program needs “.Process” after that line of code. The Indexes and the values can be read from the configuration and the import file respectively.

We will be looking into the steps to create a program of the same with a sample code of OE Order.

Step 1: Include the Sage 300 Advantage API in the project.

Step 2: Once the Advantage API DLL is included, create the object of the Session and initialize it.

Step 3: Create, Open and Compose Sage 300 Views.

Step 4: Saving the data using the conventional way (Creating new Sales Order with 2 line items in our example).

  • Init(), RecordCreate() or RecordGenerate() the view.
  • Assign the values to the respective Fields individually and Call “.Process()” wherever required.
  • Insert or Update the record.

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Step 5: Saving the data using BlkPut (Creating new Sales Order with 2 line items in our example).

  • Init(), RecordCreate() or RecordGenerate() the view.
  • Assign the Field Index in integer Array and values in an Array object together either by specifying the Array object separately and using it or using a new Array object directly in the Parameter of the BlkPut.
  • Insert or Update the record.

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First parameter of BlkPut is for accepting the field index (integer array) whose values is to be saved.

Second parameter of BlkPut is an Array object with the values at the same position as that of an Index Array object.

Third parameter is to specify if the verification is required or not.

Developer can include any number of field index in an integer Array object that are required for performing a particular task. BlkPut helps the developer to design the program in such a way that no code changes are required if any field is added or removed.

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