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Producvity tip: Don’t scroll use Ctrl + G in your Editor – Dynamics Ax

September 27, 2013 Leave a comment

The other day as i was reviewing a code modification to a long method from my team mate he had to walk me up and down through the code scrolling.

Just then the Ctrl + G flashed in me. Yes It takes a lot less effort to type in the line number then scrolling up and down. Even if you are not sure of the line number make it a guess then it is always a few lines up or down.

Go_to_line

If you are newbie here is how you can find the line number

On AX 2009 

You can identify the line number in the status bar.

2009_LineNum

On AX 2012

Activate the toggle line number in the tool bar or identify the line number from the status bar

Ax2012_LineNum_001

Best practice

Ideally keeping best practices in mind you must right methods that have limited number of lines and break them and keep it modular.

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Demo of the New X++ Editor for Dynamics Ax 2011/6.0

May 27, 2010 3 comments

Look in to the video for an exciting demo on the features of X++ Editor in coming up Dynamics Ax version.

Also look here for the post related to it ….

http://blog.amer-ax.com/?p=406

Awaiting to get hands on 🙂

Lookup appears for a commented line in X++ Editor

May 13, 2010 Leave a comment

An interesting observation in Ax…
When you have a commented line and use the static operator inside it, the X++ editor displays the lookup.
Look at the video to understand better.

Vertical Selection in X++ Editor in Dynamics Ax

May 6, 2010 2 comments

Generally in use X++ editor we use line selection or complete block selection to modify the text. In Ax
you can also use vertical block selection to remove spaces or delete text. Here is a small demonstration of vertical block selection along with the way to do it.