Short Circuit Logic

Short Circuit Logic

This year, I came across code like the following several times – in different projects, written by different developers (yellow indicates the piece of code I’m wondering about). I’m not sure why they do it – maybe they come from a programming language that doesn’t know about short circuit logic.

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Currency Value Fields: „AmountCur“

Currency Value Fields: „AmountCur“

If an AX table field directly uses the Extended Data Type (EDT) AmountCur or an EDT that derives from AmountCur, the field’s property sheet shows several additional entries, when compared to other fields of type real.

I couldn’t find any documentation on this in the Internet or the AX2012 development book, so I thought I’d try and find out from AX where these properties are used and what they are used for.

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Dynamics AX SSRS Reports: Page total and carry over

Dynamics AX SSRS Reports: Page total and carry over

An AX consultant told me that their developer colleagues say that it’s not possible in an AX2012 SSRS printout to

  • create a page total in the page footer
  • and carry over that total to the top of the subsequent page.

I thought I’d accept the challenge and give it a try … This post will Show one possible solution, using the collection letter as an example. Maybe it can help somebody else, too.

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