Controlling the size of a Control Add-In

In the previous blog post about a PDF viewer for Business Central, I promised to come back with some tips. Here is tip #1: how to get full control over the size of a control add-in.

Final code of this example can be found on GitHub.

Control add-in example

Let’s first look at a very simple example with no size settings at all and then gradually take over control over it’s length and width.

Bron : Kauffmann @ Dynamics 365 Business Central
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PDF Viewer in Business Central

Recently a question was raised by one of the MVP’s if somebody has an example of a PDF viewer in Business Central. That reminded me that I actually had an example, created almost one year ago. Should have published it way earlier! Anyway, I thought it still makes sense to polish that thing and share it.

Bron : Kauffmann @ Dynamics 365 Business Central
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Decompile your .app file

The other day we found out that some part of one of our extensions was not uploaded to our source code repository and no local version was available anymore. But we did have the .app file. I knew from extensions version 1.0 that the extension file, the .navx, was a zipped set of files. The x in .navx is pointing at this as with all office file extensions now a days.

Bron : Van Vugt’s dynamiXs
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Excel.Workbook() And The delayTypes Option In Power Query/Power BI

A while ago I found myself wondering – as I often do about this kind of thing – about what the undocumented third parameter of the Excel.Workbook() M function (called delayTypes) actually does. I found a forums post from Guy Hunkin of the Excel Power Query team in 2017 here, which gives the following summary:

Bron : Chris Webb’s BI Blog
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