Custom bi-directional Microsoft Dynamics 365 Integration for Lookup Tables: a practical example.

It could be considered quite a typical request to integrate a custom supplemental table (Dynamics 365 for Sales Lookup table) in Dynamics NAV when dealing with integration projects. The scope of this blog post is to provide a general guidance at high-level which are the tasks to accomplish to be successful in achieve this goal….

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Extending the Outlook Add-in Experience in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and Microsoft Dynamics NAV

One of the showcase features of Dynamics 365 Business Central is the ability to use the product within Microsoft Outlook clients using Outlook add-ins. There are two add-ins that come out of the box with Dynamics 365 Business Central: The Contact Insights add-in and the Document View add-in. From an email within Outlook, Contact Insights…

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Developer Preview – March Update

We’re pleased to announce the March update of the Developer Preview. We have been working hard on improving the capabilities of the toolset as well as fixing incoming issues reported by you. Below you can see the changes that we’re announcing for this update. The preview is already available if you sign up for the Ready to Go…

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Import Symbols in New or Upgrade Databases with Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018

What does upgrading databases have in common with creating new databases in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018? They do not contain symbols. More precisely, when upgrading a database from an older version to Dynamics NAV 2018, or creating a new database for the same version, it does not have any symbols automatically created or imported. If…

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Generate Symbols in a Modern Development environment with Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018

With the general availability of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 in the first week of December 2017, the new and Modern development environment experience becomes more and more used by developers; side by side with the C/SIDE development environment. Working with a standard CRONUS database is pretty easy, while every developer would like to give it…

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RDLC Export to Excel: Some hints

When you build RDLC reports in Dynamics NAV, you can choose between 5 different output types, also known as rendering extensions: Preview (HTML-like, Soft Page-Break) Print (Hard Page-Break) PDF (Hard Page-Break) Word (Soft Page-Break) Excel (Soft Page-Break) Each rendering extension is independent and generated by its own engine, also known as the renderer. In the…

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NAV Development Preview – November Update

  Welcome to yet another update for the Developer Preview, we’re now introducing the November update. As usual, we’ve fixed a lot of issues reported by you, for more information view the list of fixed issues, In addition to that we’re announcing the following changes as you can see listed below. To jump directly to an updated image…

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Working with Mediaset References in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017

Mediaset is a new data type introduced with Dynamics NAV 2017. Read the documentation here: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics-nav/mediaset-data-type. When working with the Mediaset data type you might want to copy its content from one table to another table but not the same reference. If the same reference is copied through an assignment statement, any action is and will…

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QR Code with Microsoft Dynamics NAV App

An interesting extension of the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Phone app has to do with the ability to retrieve pictures using the device camera, where available. This feature is duly described in MSDN: How to: Implement the Camera in C/AL If you would like, then, to scan QR codes and Data Matrix in order to have…

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NAV Development Tools Preview – April Update

Welcome to the April update for the Developer Preview. Again this month we’ve been working on a lot of exciting stuff. Check out the list of what’s new below. – Query and XmlPort objects have been added to the compiler. – This update contains a conversion tool that allows you to take existing Dynamics NAV…

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