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Report Overview – How To Run All Your Reports

Report Overview – How To Run All Your Reports

Are you also getting tired of navigating through Business Central to run your reports?Do you want to know which custom reports you created in your extensions and run them easily? Then the Report Overview I created is the cure for your problem. What Is The Report Overview? I created the Report Overview for two reasons: Firstly, I wanted an easy way to run and test reports. Secondly, I wanted to open the pages related to my reports so I can…

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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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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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ID Assigning – Boost Your Productivity with AL/BC

ID Assigning – Boost Your Productivity with AL/BC

This post is part of the blog post series “Boost Your Productivity with AL and Business Central”. If you want to know more about what this series is about and why I created it, you can checkout this post. What This Post Is About Today I deliberately keep the post short. It is about the automatic assignment of an ID for .al objects. Some of you may already know this trick. For others, who do not know it yet, it…

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