Setting propperties on a FormControl without AutoDeclaration

  • March 19, 2010
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When you want to set a property of a control on a form without setting the property AutoDeclaration = yes. You can address the control trough the following code, knowing that element is a FormRun-object: element.design().controlName("btnOk").visible(false);element.design().controlName("btnOk").visible(false);

Create class from code

  • March 11, 2010
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Did you know that you can build/modify classes from code? It is actually not so hard, just use the ClassBuild-class. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 static void JeDoe_testClassBuild(Args _args) { ClassBuild classBuild; ClassNode classNode; Str myCode; ; myCode […]

Catching a key-press

  • March 10, 2010
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When you want to catch a key-stroke on a form, you can override the method task() The default method will look like this: public int task(int _taskId) { int ret; ret = super(_taskId); // write you’re code here return ret; }public int task(int _taskId) { int ret; ret = super(_taskId); // write you’re code here […]

Counting the number of records in a QueryRun

  • March 9, 2010
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When you want to count the number of records that are currently displayed on a form, and you have only one data source, just call the static method countTotal() from the SysQuery-class. public void executeQuery() { ; super(); info(int2str(SysQuery::countTotal(EmplTable_ds.queryRun()))); }public void executeQuery() { ; super(); info(int2str(SysQuery::countTotal(EmplTable_ds.queryRun()))); } But when you want to do the same […]

strrep vs. strreplace

  • March 7, 2010
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In Ax the name of Methods are sometimes (by my opinion) not so clear chosen. For example, when I try to replace a string in ax by typing strrep(..) instead of strreplace(..). strrep –> repeat a certain string for X times. strreplace –> replace a certain string. So please chose clear names for your methods…

About classes

  • March 6, 2010
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In this post I will talk about classes and what you can do with them. Abstract class When you create a abstract class, you want to ensure that this class can not be instantiated. You wil have to create a sub-class that wil actually use the functionality. Example: abstract class MyClass { }abstract class MyClass […]

List of mandatory fields on a table

  • February 22, 2010
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When you want a list of all the mandatory field on table X, yould check all the properties on the table fields, or you could be lazy and write a small job that does the trick for you. Just replace TableId with your tablenum. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 […]

Code Editor – shortcuts

  • February 20, 2010
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Underneed you find the list of shortcuts I use most in Microsoft Dynamics Ax while developing. General (shortcuts I also use outside AX) CTRL + S : Save. CTRL + C : Copy text to clipboard. CTRL + X : Cut text to clipboard. CTRL + V : Past text from clipboard. CTRL + A : […]

Working with numbersequences – On forms

  • February 18, 2010
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When you want to implement NumberSequences in a Ax form (new numbersequence when you create a record etc.) you can just implement the ‘numberSeqFormHandler’. Step-by-step:

Working with numbersequences – New Module

  • February 16, 2010
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In a previous post I explained how to create a new Number Sequence in a existing module (Working with numbersequences – new NumberSequence). In this post I will explain how you can create a new Number Sequence-module. I will create a new module called TEST (lack of inspiration). Step-By-Step: