Oct 21

Reading from and writing to the Clipboard

Have you ever tried putting something in the clipboard? Well, aside from literally copying or pasting? If you have ever tried something like this in .NET, you might remember, you need to call the functionality in a thread with STA … Continue reading

Jun 26

Resize Image using DotNet

We have a function to export items and their images to an Excel file using an RDLC report. However, the user was always forced to export in smaller parts, because the dataset was growing too big. After some checking, it … Continue reading

Mar 12

DotNet: Dispose happening too soon?

A while ago, I ran into a problem while using DotNet variables. Whenever I executed the code in our development environment, the code executed without problems, however, on the client side, we received errors when reading the information out of … Continue reading

Nov 17

.NET to DotNet: How do I do it?

You might already have noticed, that I am a supporter of using DotNet variables within C/AL. They allow us to achieve great things with little effort (most of the time). If we would need to achieve the same thing with … Continue reading

Nov 13

Using DotNet to put a file on an FTP server

By using DotNet variables, you can achieve great things, which would otherwise take you a lot of effort / hassle. Putting a file on an FTP server with C/AL would make you create batch files, specifically a file telling the … Continue reading

Feb 07

Bootcamp Notes: DotNet, Streams & .NET

The title looks like talking about .NET twice, but actually, the first is using DotNet variables in code, the second is using .NET as an add-in. Personally, I found this subject the most interesting, just because of all the great … Continue reading

Jan 10

Reading Notes through code

If you ever had to read the notes blob in the Record Link table, you might have noticed that it contains some strange characters. This makes it hard to use anywhere without some handling. This is because NAV uses .NET … Continue reading