Need to Document your Keyboard Shortcuts? This Visio template may help.

I needed to document some shortcut keys recently and naturally turned to Visio. Below you can download a Visio drawing file from my SkyDrive that you can use in documenting shortcut keys for your own purposes. URL to VSD File: http://cid-1ff099edb1c7ebfa.office.live.com/self.aspx/Public/Visio/Templates/Sample-Keyboard-Layout.vsd

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More AX SSRS Screencasts and Instructions on Getting an AX Enum into a Report

  We are up to 25 screencasts as of last night. You can find the full list here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/dynamicsaxbi/archive/2010/12/01/ax-ssrs-reporting-screencast-list.aspx In particular I want to call attention to Screencast 25: Getting the Values of an AX Enum into a Report I’ve pasted the code used to retrieve the Enum data into a DataTable public static System.Data.DataTable…

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Lots of new Dynamics AX SSRS Screencasts available

  I’ve been very busy this week working with the engineering team to record a lot of screencasts for Dynamics AX developers trying to learn about SSRS,. The full list of screencasts available – 16 so far – is available here. (and here is a link directly to the youtube channel) We hope the new…

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Dynamics AX Business Intelligence: Restarting the Screencast series (and other updates)

My previous set of screencasts was focused on providing a “sandbox” environment to make it easy for AX developers to start exploring SSRS. I received a lot of useful feedback on the screencasts and the blog posts and it was a great learning experience. And now as the year draws to a close I start…

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Stopping those Pen Ring Animations on Windows 7

Based on feedback on my original blog post I have created an “ultimate guide” for fixing this problem. What’s new here is that first and most importantly I think I have a solution for Windows Home Premium users and also I cover all the techniques you can apply to address this issue.

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Stopping the Amazon Kindle for PC Application from Crashing on Windows 7

  Before I continue, let me be clear that I love my Kindle – I own two – but the Kindle for PC application has been frustrating me on my Windows 7 machines. On three separate Windows 7 machines I always get the “Amazon Kindle For PC Application has stopped working” message either installing or…

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Step-by-Step guide to Using DreamPie with IronPython

DreamPie is an excellent interactive Python shell! One of the great things about DreamPie is that you can use it with IronPython. In this post, I’ll show you step-by-step how to make this work. First, I’ll assume you have already install IronPython. Installing DreamPie Download DreamPie (I used DreamPie 1.1.1) and install it.    …

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Scripting shortcuts to IronPython consoles with Tab-Completion and Colors

  If you use IronPython, you may already know that you can enable Tab completion and the use of colors in the console by starting ipy.exe with some special options ipy.exe -X:TabCompletion -X:ColorfulConsole Unfortunately these options are not used by the default shortcuts created when installing IronPython   Of course, it isn’t hard to manually…

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