Tag Archives: CLRInterop

Language Specific Number Formatting

I recently encountered a situation in AX where I needed to convert a number into a string that was specific to the current user’s language setting. AX provides a method called num2str for converting a real number into a formatted … Continue reading

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Calculating a File Hash

Some time ago a colleague presented me the task of computing a SHA256 hash for an output file. This hash would be stored in a table in a hexadecimal string format, along with the file info, to ensure that the … Continue reading

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Parsing Date Strings

Dynamics AX provides functions for parsing date strings into a date object but they are limited at best. The following static method uses the .Net date parsing functionality to create a X++ date object from any valid date string without … Continue reading

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CLR Array to AX List

If you use any amount of CLRInterop programming in Dynamics AX you have probably at some point or another needed to use X++ code to interact with an array object passed back from a bit of CLR code. I created … Continue reading

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