Ax 2012 Editor improvements

  • December 2, 2011
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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

  • November 30, 2011
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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

  • November 28, 2011
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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 […]

How to run a Microsoft Ax 2012 Hyper-V on VirtualBox (Enterpris Portal Problem)

  • November 26, 2011
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In my previous post I described how to run the standard Microsoft Ax 2012 Hyper-V VPC on your regular Windows Client with VirtualBox. There was one thing I forgot to mention, when you want to use the Enterprise Portal (and you probably will) you need to adjust the windows hosts-file on the VPC. How: Just […]

How to run a Microsoft Ax 2012 Hyper-V on VirtualBox

  • November 25, 2011
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For the moment Microsoft provides us with with demo-VPC’s for Windows Server Hyper-V. In this post I will describe step-by-step how you can run the same vhd with VirtualBox on your Windows Client.

Technical Conference 2011 (Nice)

  • November 17, 2011
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Just got back from the Microsoft Technical Conference 2011 in Nice and attended a lot of Sessions with three of my colleagues. Here are already some interesting things to remember, I’ll try to add more later.   Microsoft Announced Information Source (beta). All users that have access to CustomerSource or PartnerSource can use their login […]

Monitoring Table Size Growth in SQL Server

  • March 31, 2011
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During my vacation I came across a older, but interesting article that shows you how you can monitor table size growth in SQL-server. With a bit of creativity you can create interesting report based on this information or you can just use the examples on the second page.

Portal development

  • January 31, 2011
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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

  • October 7, 2010
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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 […]

Edit Top 200 Rows

  • October 4, 2010
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When you select/edit records in Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (right click on a table), by default you can only edit the top 200 / select the top 1000 rows. You can easily change this parameter by going to Tools -> Options -> SQL Server Object Explorer and modifying the value of the appropriate property […]