Application Explorer filtering

Application Explorer in AX 7 allows easy filtering, which is extremely useful, because trying to locate something in AOT is what we do all the time (I really missed this feature for many years). It looks simple, but it’s very powerful, if you know how to use it. First of all, you can simply put …

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Fonts and colors in Visual Studio

Moving Dynamics AX development to Visual Studio gave us a state-of-art IDE with many features and configuration options. For instance, you can modify fonts, font sizes and color to match your preference and to help to overcome certain visual impairments. These options are available from Options > Environment > Fonts and Colors. You can configure many …

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Custom code snippets in AX 7

I already explained how to use code snippets and a problem you might run into, but what if you want some additional snippets? The good news is that you can easily build new snippets by yourself. Let’s use a concrete example. Let’s say that you often write queries with the query framework and execute them …

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Code snippets in AX 7 – The Problem

In the previous blog post, I demonstrated how to use several code snippets in Visual Studio. I also mentioned that there is a problem – here I’m going to look at it more closely. Let me introduce yet another snippet, just to make it a little bit more interesting. propfull is modeled on a snippet …

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Code snippets in AX 7 – Introduction

Code snippets, in general, are small pieces of code that often can’t be used separately, but they’re rather intended to be integrated in a larger solution. Visual Studio offers several features for working with snippets, and because Dynamics AX development is now done completely in Visual Studio, X++ developers can use them too. Let’s start …

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