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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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VS Code October Release – New IntelliSense Features

VS Code October Release – New IntelliSense Features

In October a new release for Visual Studio Code has been released. This release includes two features that are also nice for Business Central developers. Resizable Suggestions Until now it was not possible to change the window for IntelliSense Suggestions. The window always had a fixed size. So you could sometimes not read the description for the suggestions if they were long. In the following screenshot you can see what the suggestion window looked like so far. On the right…

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Snippet Suggestions in Visual Studio Code

Snippet Suggestions in Visual Studio Code

This is one of the shortest posts ever. Five minutes ago I was annoyed by Visual Studio Code’s default behavior when it comes to IntelliSense in combination with snippets. Picture tell more than words, so I will show you an example. I have an OnAfterValidateTrigger and want to see the suggestions inside the brackets. When I hit Ctrl + Space to activate IntelliSense, the first suggestions are all snippets that do not make sense in this situation. The first suggestion…

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3 Ways To Delete Records From a Table

3 Ways To Delete Records From a Table

Select record -> Delete -> Yes…really delete. Next record. Rinse and repeat. 100 times. Have you ever found yourself in a situation like this where you had to delete 100 records or more in Business Central? Often the reason is that Rapid Start packages have been used to insert masses of incorrect data into the system. The nasty, nasty Rapidstart! Now how to you delete records in Business Central? In good old C/SIDE we would have simply executed the table…

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Profile Switcher for Visual Studio Code – Switch to Presentation Profile in a Second

Profile Switcher for Visual Studio Code – Switch to Presentation Profile in a Second

Do you sometimes present things in Visual Studio code to other people? If so, you may have found yourself in a situation where you want to quickly switch between a “work mode” and a “presentation mode”. In work mode, you want to have all your extensions and a dark background, but in presentation mode, you want a light background and a light environment. Pictures speak more than a thousand words, so I’ll just show you what I mean. Note the…

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