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Dynamics AX product-related topics for project-based businesses such as consulting, accounting, advertising, and construction.

September, 2005

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I'm the Group Program Manager for the Microsoft Dynamics AX engineering team covering Service Industries (including markets such as professional services, construction, architecture and advertising). I've been at Microsoft for over 17 years and was previously a Senior Product Manager for Microsoft Amalga Hospital Information System (HIS), part of Microsoft's Health Solution Group. I also spent 8 years as the Group Program Manager for Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, where my team created and delivered the Microsoft business intelligence and reporting platform for IT Pros, end users and developers as part of SQL Server and Visual Studio. I joined Microsoft after a role as software architect for a4 Health Systems, a hospital software company in my home town of Raleigh, North Carolina.

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    For If You Cannot Fly (Updating Linked Report Page Settings)

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    I previously showed how you can programmatically set the page size properties (used by the print control) for a specific report on the server. I created an updated version of this sample that will set the page properties for all linked reports on your...
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    The Red Line (PDC Wrap Up)

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    It was a presenter's worst nightmare. I was in the middle of my PDC Power Hour demo and my laptop froze. The CPU was at 99% and the mouse was hanging. I found out later that I had experienced some sort of hardware malfunction that only appears after 10...
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    Everclear (Setting Published Report Print Properties)

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    In a previous post , I described some of the rules around report pagination. I mentioned that you can change the page settings of a published report using the SetProperties web service method. This is especially useful in that we neglect to propagate...
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    Playing with Fire (PDC Begins)

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    PDC 2005 has begun. I arrived here in Los Angeles yesterday from Seattle. As you might have heard, the entire city of LA lost power yesterday which meant I had to wait around for an extra hour in the lobby of my hotel. It was very surreal seeing a bunch...
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