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Drill through on SSRS reports.

28 February, 2014 (15:48) | Dynamics AX, SSRS | By: Howard Webb

Drill through links in SSRS are controlled by C# code which produces a URL that can be processed to call AX which can open a form with the appropriate record. There is a common class (DrillThroughCommonHelper) that will need to be either referenced or modified if you would like to use a lookup in Your […]

Navigation links within a SSRS report

27 February, 2014 (16:38) | Dynamics AX, SSRS | By: Howard Webb

If you are developing a larger auto-design report which groups data together it might be worth adding document navigation to the query to allow the end user to jump between sections of the report:     To do this you will need to set up grouping on your table to allow the jumping. The label […]

Google maps mini-map for customers

10 October, 2013 (14:04) | Dynamics AX, Uncategorized | By: Howard Webb

I wanted to move some of the google maps work I did in AX 2009. One of the bits I did originally was to produce a mini map in the customer screen:   I decided to fit better with 2012 I have moved it to a factbox. To create a fact box first you have […]

Navigating XML with X++

29 September, 2013 (13:30) | Dynamics AX | By: Howard Webb

About a year ago I had the luxury of some self learning time at work. I set about a task to intergrate a mapping utility with route planning. I chose Google maps as it returned an XML file that was easy to read. I wanted to pick up the total distance and time for my […]

Adding to a container with += vs. ConIns()

29 September, 2013 (01:25) | Dynamics AX | By: Howard Webb

While adding data to the end of a container there can be large savings by using += rather than ConIns. Try the code below and compare the results:   static void Containertest(Args _args) { int                            ticks; Container                con; Random                  random = new Random(); int                            myrandom; int                            i; ;   //Start on […]

Using a query with SysLookupMultiSelectCtrl

29 September, 2013 (01:21) | Dynamics AX | By: Howard Webb

If you wish to use the new SysLookupMultiSelectCtrl class there are a few construct methods out there that you can use. If you need to build one using a dynamic query object you can use this construct method, however the problem with this is that the lookup will contain all the fields in your table. […]