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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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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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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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Manage Your VS Code Projects Easily With Project Dashboard

Manage Your VS Code Projects Easily With Project Dashboard

Getting frustrated when scrolling through your recently opened projects list in Visual Studio Code will be history after you have read this post. The Visual Studio Code Extension Project Dashboard comes to rescue you from time wasting and headaches in the future. A few weeks ago Krzysztof Bialowas mentioned this extension in one of his Business Central Beerinars. I was surprised that I could not find any other Business Central related person writing about it, so I decided to write…

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