Working with WordWaiter class with Microsoft Dynamics NAV

SinceDynamics NAV 2017 Cumulative Update 13 – and also in Dynamics NAV 2018 – the Office Integration experience has been enriched by a new interop assembly to handle non-modal calls to Microsoft Word and retrieve document close events. The .NET Type added to Microsoft.Dynamics.Nav.Integration.Office DLL are the following: Microsoft.Dynamics.Nav.Integration.Office.Word.WordDocumentWaiter Microsoft.Dynamics.Nav.Integration.Office.Word.WordDocumentWaiter+DocumentCloseHandlerEventArgs A typical example where this…

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How to generate the ‘hotfix directories’ from Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Some of you have missed the so-called “hotfix directories” that have not be part of the monthly updates since Cumulative Update 1 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 removed. So in November 2014, we wrote here on the blog how to use a Windows PowerShell script that gives you the same folder structure. It’s a best…

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Service Principal Names (SPN) for Dynamics NAV Web Services

We, the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Support Team in the Customer Service and Support (CSS) department, see from time to time cases asking for the Service Principal Names (SPN) that are required for Dynamics NAV Web Services (WS) to run properly on a three-tier environment with Kerberos enabled. Let’s start with a little bit of history…

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Cumulative Update 15 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 has been released

Cumulative Update 15 includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017. The cumulative update is intended mainly for solutions that are experiencing the problems described in the Knowledge Base article linked to below. However, you are advised to always keep your solution updated with the latest cumulative update….

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Style Sheet Export to Excel vs IndentationControls

The IndentationControls property is widely used to generate indented Tree View pages, and you can learn about it here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics-nav/indentationcontrols-property. In some scenarios, where you need more flexibility and dynamically populate the tree view, you would set the page property ShowAsTree to FALSE and disable the Excel Add-In to fall back to the original Style Sheet…

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Office 365 integration in a Dynamics NAV hosting environment

We from the Microsoft Dynamics NAV support team (Microsoft CSS) see an increasing number of support cases coming in related to Office 365 integration in a hosting environment. This range from the relatively new Edit in Excel feature or the relatively new Outlook Business Inbox to the more familiar Office 365 Single Sign On functionality….

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Connecting to Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales Version 9.0

Dynamics NAV 2016 and later versions use a native integration with Dynamics 365 for Sales for a smooth experience. But our friends in the Dynamics 365 for Sales team have announced a new customer-driven update that will be come with version 9.0. The target of this update was to be available before the end of…

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Cumulative Update 14 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 has been released

Cumulative Update 14 includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017. The cumulative update is intended mainly for solutions that are experiencing the problems described in the Knowledge Base article linked to below. However, you are advised to always keep your solution updated with the latest cumulative update….

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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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Make your Dynamics NAV solution GDPR compliant

Microsoft is dedicated to helping our partners and customers meet the requirements of the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that applies to all EU citizens and businesses. By May 2018, all supported versions of Dynamics NAV will be updated for GDPR compliance. We are also working on a whitepaper that will help you make…

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