"What is available for this item?" is a simple question. Dangerously simple! Why? Because the definition of "Available" varies significantly.
Using the open source Poedit tool, you can rapidly work on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central XLIFF / XLF translation files.
Small helpful thing, wanted to share. I often have my Windows 10 Explorer Preview Pane on, and it'd be nice to preview AL Code in it as text. So, here's how to enable that.
If you're just joining us, please make sure to check the Table of Contents in the first post here: Post 1 - Angular inside Dynamics 365 Business Central. Send Our Data Between Embedded Angular and Dynamics 365 Business Central One of the challenges to doing development work with Add-ins when you're used to working C/AL … Continue reading Post 4: Angular inside Dynamics 365 Business Central – Data Transfer
At our shop, we were doing a real big upgrade – Classic NAV (no SQL) all the way up to 2018. We hit a weird error message about the Locked and Locked By fields missing when trying to modify any records: Since our upgrade lead hadn't seen "Invalid column name 'Locked'" before, and neither had … Continue reading Object Table – Locked Missing
Basic Newsletter AL Extension I'm not going to rewrite the guide for setting up your VS Code environment for Extension development, but we'll go through the basic steps of creating your extension assuming you have a functional NAV/BC environment to work with. In our VS Code window, Alt-A then Alt-L will trigger the AL Project … Continue reading Post 3: Angular inside Dynamics 365 Business Central
Angular Startup We've got a lot to do here, so a quick map: Create the Angular Project Add library modules Test project is working Installation of libraries Create a build routine Creating the Angular Project Drop to your command prompt and head into your working folder. Type ng new HTMLEditControl to create the folder/project, … Continue reading Post 2: Angular inside Dynamics 365 Business Central
Ah, the NAV Web Client of forever unhelpful error messages: It's not too hard to get things set up with it correctly once you've done it a few times. I ran into an interesting challenge this week, however. I needed to setup different build versions of the WebClient on the same box. A customer was … Continue reading Multiple NAV Builds of Web Clients
AUTHOR NOTE: 2021-02-10 - There is a Dynamics 365 Business Central Repo showing how to handle this in Business Central. https://github.com/SpareBrainedIdeas/Demo-BigText I'll try to update the blog with a new post walking through it, but it's very functionally the same as below: Generally speaking, enabling huge text fields in NAV is bad design because it … Continue reading Using Memo BLOB to Enable Huge Text