Maximize a form in Ax

Change the properties width = ‘column width’ and height = ‘column height’ on the form. Add the following code in the run-method of the form: #WinApi ; super(); WinApi::showWindow(this.hWnd(), #SW_SHOWMAXIMIZED);#WinApi ; super(); WinApi::showWindow(this.hWnd(), #SW_SHOWMAXIMIZED);

Ax2009 Event Processing Error

I have a customer that gets a error every time the EventJobCUD-batch (Change Based Events) runs. They got the following error: After some reseach I found out that when 2 fields are changed at the same time, you go several times through the listChangedFieldsEnumerator (location ClassesEventProcessorCUDprocessUpdate) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 […]

Ax 2012 Editor improvements

In Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, a new X++ Editor is introduced which replaces the current legacy editor. The new X++ Editor is based on hosting a Visual Studio 2010 Editor Framework control. Here are a few Tips & Tricks: Type ‘main’ + TAB: The editor generates a standard Main-method. Note: This trick works with all […]

Change the language at runtime

Normally when you change your language you go to your user options, change your current language and the restart the client. This week I got the question if it was possible to do so in runtime. You can do so by just calling the infolog.language(str 7 _languageCode). All labels that you load after calling this […]

Amount in words

This week one of my customers asked me to place the amount in words on a invoice. I couldn’t believe that sush function wasn’t availible in standard Ax. After some research I found that the Global-class contains the following methods: static TempStr numeralsToTxt(real _num) static TempStr numeralsToTxt_EN(real _num) static TempStr numeralsToTxt_ES(real _num) static TempStr numeralsToTxt_FR(real […]

Portal development

While surfing the web, I came across a blog from 2 friends (Youri De Brabandere and Christof Decraene) about Enterprise Portal development. For the moment they have only a few posts, but I’m sure their will be more soon. Have fun with the http://www.axepclipboard.com.

Ax Security got lost

At one of the customers I’m currently working they took the decision to take a look at the spaghetti of security keys. We made a plan of how the new basic security-structure should look like and implemented it. After releasing this new more logical security structure we started to get the message ‘%2 %1 not […]

Loop all tables

There is a simple trick to loop all tables that are available in Ax. Just use the Dictionary-class that contains all information about tables. Small example to list all tablenames + their corresponding Id. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 static void JeDoe_listTables(Args _args) { Dictionary dictionary = new Dictionary(); int […]

How to make methods on fields disappear (aka a bug)

Me and some of my colleagues are currently working with a customer on a Ax 2009 SP1 RU4. The other day we came to the¬†conclusion that the modified methods on fields in a form suddenly disappeared. I know, you should write as less as possible code on a form, but sometimes there is no way […]