Managing network files in RTC

In Dynamics NAV 2009 in RTC client if you are accessing files located on network machines, these files can be accessed when each service is running on single machine, when SQL and NST are on same machine (2 tier) or each service is running on separate machine (3 tier). However when accessing such network files in (2… Read more

Mainstream Support for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0 Ends April 2012

Mainstream support for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0, including 5.0 SP1, ends April 2012 per the Microsoft Support Lifecycle Policy. Customers who are current on a service plan can continue to access the following benefits through CustomerSource: Previously released Upgrades, Updates, Service Packs, Fixes and Regulatory/Tax Updates  Self-Help Support through Knowledge Base articles and online content … Read more

Microsoft Dynamics Diagnostics

The Microsoft Dynamics business is using Diagnostics to help automate Data Collection and Data Analysis when troubleshooting support incidents. Diagnostics allow our support teams to capture certain pieces of data about an environment to more efficiently resolve a customer case.  Diagnostics can do basic data collection to gather information about product version, system configurations and… Read more

How to Add Shortcuts Menu in the RoleTailored Client

In the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2 RoleTailored client environment the Shortcuts Menu feature, which was present in earlier versions of Dynamics NAV for Classic client, has not been added. In Classic client it is actually possible to Create and Open Shortcut from this Menu. I have then tried, in this blog, to mimic what… Read more

Few tips about filters usage in latest Dynamics NAV RTC builds

I want to describe few tips about filters usage in Dynamics NAV RTC. This can be useful for users who worked with classic client and came to RTC. In Dynamics NAV Classic Client we can construct filters in filters window using following operators: ..   Range &   And |   Or <   Less than <=   Less than… Read more

Manage Max No. of XML Records to Send Option from RoleTailored Client (with .NET Interop)

With NAV 2009 R2 it is now possible to set how many XML records to send to RoleTailored Client (RTC), bypassing the previous hardcoded limitation of 5000 records. This could be done by installing platform hotfix KB 2492490 Build no. 32146 or higher.$EN-US$2492490&wa=wsignin1.0   I just would like to explain how this Hotfix works… Read more

Directions EMEA Registration Now Open – Follow News from Microsoft on the Event Blog!

Visit the new Microsoft Blog on the Directions EMEA web site. Hear the latest Microsoft Dynamics NAV news, comments, and opinions from Dan Brown and Paul White – together “The Beige Blog”; The registration for Directions EMEA is open now at The conference takes place April 25-27 in Rome and is the largest… Read more

Introducing…. Metadata version in NAV 2009 SP1/R2 hotfixes

As a follow up to my previous post, we are happy to announce that, from build 32942, the hotfix releases will detect if objects need to be recompiled and prompt you to recompile accordingly. This will happen when importing incompatible fobs files or when applying new platform hotfixes. If you try to import fob files… Read more

Order modifiers are not being considered with planning exceptions or emergencies

This is related with How to work with “Warning icons” in Planning Worksheet Here, we have an scenario where NAV does not respect order modifiers (maximum/multiple/minimum order quantity) when there are exceptions. As we mentioned in earlier post, exceptions are … exceptions!!! Yeah, I know you might have an issue but, isn’t this a situation that should occur exceptionally… Read more

Hotfix released for "Create PDF" functionality in the Role Tailored Client

The new Create PDF functionality is available as an option on the Print button on any report request page that prints through the Role Tailored Client once the associated hotfix (KB 2628466) has been installed.  Since this feature was added at the executable level, there is no code that needs to be added to each report to get this new functionality…. Read more