Friday, October 30, 2009

Alternative method to open a webpage from Ax

When you want to show your users a webpage from within Ax, you can use the ShellExecute command. Like this


You can use this format to open/show a specific XML file from disk as well. Like this:


This will fire up your XML editor/viewer (possibly MS Internet Explorer) and display the specified file.
As an alternative, you can use the infolog for this as well. Like this:




This alternative method does not require extended security measures, like required when you use the WinAPI functions.

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