Memory usage in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 print preview

Periodically we receive requests where customers asking us about RTC print preview consumes all available memory and computers hangs. Repro scenarios are more/less similar: run report, click preview, go per pages up/down, close report. Run another report, click preview, go per pages up down and… RTC hangs. If we look to memory usage, NAV is using all…


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….


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….


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,…


Deploying the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Windows Client to Azure Blob Storage with ClickOnce (Part 5 of 5)

Deploying the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Windows client with ClickOnce makes it easy for end users to install, upgrade, and uninstall the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Windows client. They can do this with a few clicks, without the help from super users or IT administrators. This video shows how a partner or IT administrator can host a…


Deploying the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Windows Client to a Web Server with ClickOnce (Part 4 of 5)

Deploying the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Windows client with ClickOnce makes it easy for end users to install, upgrade, and uninstall the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Windows client. They can do this with a few clicks, without the help from super users or IT administrators. This video shows how a partner or IT administrator can host a…