Entries Tagged as 'X++'

No Rows Message & Parameters

Development , Dynamics AX , ERP , Reporting , X++ No Comments »

When developing a report in Visual Studio 2010 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 I wanted to include the parameters quoted in the “No Rows Message.”  This message is simply the text that is inserted into the report when no data is found.


Changing font size on SSRS reports in AX 2012

Development , Dynamics AX , SSRS , X++ 1 Comment »

Recently, one of our clients requested that the default font size be increased on some of their reports to make them more readable for the users.  This change was to be used for a few out-of-the-box reports, custom reports, and AutoReports generated from forms as well.


AxBuild Log

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Chances are that you have heard about the new AxBuild tool which can reduce the compile time from hours to minutes (This particular compile took forty minutes).  The program can achieve such speed by performing a parallel compile.  It is worth taking the time to explore and use this new apparatus...


Let My Project Go!

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Have you ever opened a project in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 to find that the window is actually underneath the top toolbar?  Did you attempt to move it by resizing, maximizing and minimizing the window like I did? Despite my numerous and various attempts to break the project window away from the toolbar I met with no success.  I have since, however, found three different ways of dealing with this situation.


How Does X++ Stack Up Against Other Programming Languages?

Development , Dynamics AX , SSRS , X++ No Comments »

I have been developing software, from web applications, to iPhone apps and Windows programs, for as long as I can remember. I have used HTML, ASP, C++, C#, PHP, Objective-C, and the list goes on. Recently I joined a Microsoft Dynamics AX development team, and that meant a brand new language I’d never seen before: X++. This is a taste of what I’ve learned and a quick comparison to other languages I’ve encountered in my career.


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