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AL Navigator – Visual Studio Code Extension

AL Navigator – Visual Studio Code Extension

Features My AL Navigator extension for Visual Studio Code enables you to automatically create variables in AL and navigate through .al files with awesome shortcuts. AL Navigator – Create Variables AL Navigator provides a CodeAction for the AL compiler error 118 “The name does not exist in the current context“. This CodeAction enables you to automatically create a local or global variable by using the names of standard objects as well as names of your local workspace files. The extension…

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How To Add Long Text On Last Page Of Custom Word Report in Business Central

How To Add Long Text On Last Page Of Custom Word Report in Business Central

Today we look at how to print a long text on the last page of a custom Word Report. Some customers have the requirement to print terms and conditions on the last page of their sales quotes. This is exactly what we will do in this tutorial. Prerequisites I assume that you have a working environment for Business Central in a Visual Studio Code Project. My examples are done using a Docker Container with Business Central 16. Have a look…

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Record Deletion Tool

Record Deletion Tool

Recently I was faced with the challenge of deleting a lot of data from different tables in NAV. I thought I was not the only person who had faced such a challenge and so I went searching. On Olof Simren’s blog I quickly found what I was looking for. His Record Deletion Tool allows to delete transactional data from tables. Unfortunately he programmed this functionality for NAV 2015 and I needed it for Business Central as an extension. For this…

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Zero Values in Word Reports

Zero Values in Word Reports

Today we look at how to hide zero values in Word Reports. Sometimes it makes sense not to print the value 0 in reports to protect the user from a flood of information. With the help of two small procedures we can achieve this behavior in Word Reports. If you are familiar with RDLC reports, you will know the function BlankZero. In this post, we are going to implement something similiar. BlankZero in RDLC Reports With RDLC Reports, we have…

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Resize Columns in Word Layouts

Resize Columns in Word Layouts

Have you ever bothered with column widths in Microsoft Word when you wanted to edit a Business Central Report? You resize columns and thereby automatically reduce the size of the following column. What a bummer! You don’t know what I mean? Let me show you. In the GIF down here, I’m enlarging the first column “ItemNo_Line_Lbl”. As a result, the second column “Description_Line_Lbl” is automatically reduced in size. But I do not want that at all. Instead, I just want…

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