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VS Code November Release – Most Important New Changes for AL Developers

VS Code November Release – Most Important New Changes for AL Developers

Last week the new November release of Visual Studio Code was published. There are a lot of changes in this release. In this post here I want to show a few changes that caught my attention. This post is not meant to document all changes, but only the most interesting ones for me. You can find a complete overview following this link. A little spoiler: There is an awesome snippet deactivation feature in this release! Preview Editor Improvements There have…

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13 VS Code Settings to Save You Time in AL

13 VS Code Settings to Save You Time in AL

Slowly but surely, even the last dinosaur will venture out of the cosy safety of C/SIDE and C/AL to plunge death-defyingly onto the battlefield of the new programming language AL. Not everyone has the time to deal with all the VS Code Settings. It’s enough if a dumb guy like me has nothing better to do and writes it down for the others. That’s why I’ve summarized some important settings here that can save you a lot of time. Easy…

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9 Tips For Developing Reports in AL

9 Tips For Developing Reports in AL

Damn it. I gave everything to write 10 tips together, but in the end there were only 9. Reports can drive you to despair in AL. While extensions have been available for tables and pages for a long time, we have to be patient with reports until the following screenshot of a report extension becomes reality. To make your life as easy as possible until then, I’d like to share a few tips for developing reports in AL. For some…

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How To Translate Copied Reports

How To Translate Copied Reports

There are already some tutorials that are dedicated to the topic of translations. But I haven’t found one yet that is specifically for reports. That’s why I will take on this task today. For reports, we currently have the special case that we do not create “empty” objects, but often copy standard reports and customize them for customers. At least this is the case now, maybe this will change in 2021 with the announced report extensions. Unfortunately, the copied reports…

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How to Get Translation Files From Base App

How to Get Translation Files From Base App

Actually I just wanted to write a post about how to translate copied standard reports. To do this you need to use the Base App translation files. Unfortunately, I didn’t find a good up2date post that describes all possible ways to get the translation files. That’s why I’m writing this one myself. Many roads lead to Rome, the same is true for the translation files. There are three ways to get the Base App Translation Files as of today. Option…

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