Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Reporting Design Guidelines

Reports join different views of data in one place. You design reports in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 using the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment and Microsoft Reporting Services. For Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, we have created report design guidelines to help you take advantage of the power of Microsoft Reporting Services. Design Concepts The basis…


Report Refactoring in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

Back when we released Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 and transformed all our classic reports to RDLC reports, dataset field names were auto-generated and were also used in the RDLC definition of the report object. This solution did a great job ofmaking the reports work with RDLC, but the auto-generated names were not meaningful. For Microsoft…


Configurations of Profiles in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

In NAV 2013, the out-of-the-box experience shows how RoleTailoring makes a difference. All 21 pre-defined user profiles have been updated to include configuration of individual pages to fit the work of each user profile. This affects the list places in the navigation pane, all associated ribbons, and the majority of list places in the departmentpage….


Reports Enhanced in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

Reports join different views of data in one place. In Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, reports are delivered in RDLC 2008 format, supported by Visual Studio 2010. The RDLC 2008 format and Visual Studio 2010 offers Microsoft Dynamics NAV reports much more richness, so that the reports can be compelling, more readable, and more easily understood….


Timeline Visualization in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 ships with a fully integrated Timeline Visualization tool. It provides the user with a visual projection of future supply and enables the user to make modifications on the fly. The Timeline helps you understand and optimize your inventory profile with its visual projection of future supply, demand, and planning data. Who…


Supply Planning Changes in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

The Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 release includes a set of new supply planning options, aimed at the following goals: Optimize supply handling cost by minimizing order changes. Provide a more precise setup for optimizing the inventory profile. Reduce the time spent on processing and changing the planning result. So, now you might start to wonder:…


How to start any object in Role Tailored Client

Sometimes we need to run some specific object (page, report, codeunit or xmlport) on Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Role Tailored Client. Let say we want to test report received from customer on our Cronus demo db. The easiest way is of course to run report directly from Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Development Environment Object Designer….


How to have few Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 services on the same server

Sometimes we need to have few Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 services connected to different SQL databases but running on the same server. Let us say few developers are working on different databases and want to see how RTC works with their customizations. Or maybe we want to compare how different RTC versions/builds work and want…


Using ClickOnce to Deploy the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 RoleTailored Client for Windows

In Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009, the RoleTailored client could only be deployed using a standard Windows Installer (.msi). While this is a common scenario, .msi-based deployment requires the partner to do customer visits, do remote logons, or educate the customer’s IT administration to install the Windows client and any additional add-ins, change any client-side settings,…


G/L Entry Table Locking Redesign in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

Do you or your customers have peak hours when all the sales orders and invoices need to be posted at the same time? Or do you have large numbers of postings that need to be run without blocking other users? I bet the answer is yes. If so, then you may also have experienced your…