Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Power BI – Schedule Report Refresh

Have you tried Microsoft Power BI? If not go ahead and sign-up for a free trial now. You can watch the Getting Started video that will help you complete the required process and start using Power BI. For further information please visit the Overview and Learning section. In this blog, I would like to show how the…

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 – Simplified

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 is much more simpler and easier for the end users to work more effectively. In this blog, I’m going to list some of the features/functionalities added in NAV 2015 which makes it easier to use. Enhanced Cues: The cues on the role center page can now have an indicator that changes…

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 is Here!

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 is a landmark release and it has been made available for download on the PartnerSource! Download the new Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 here New customers: Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 can be ordered online using Order Central from October, 1st 2014. Customers will be able to deploy Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2, if…

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Securing the NAV Web Client Connection with SSL

With a Virtual machine on Azure as a NAV Server and with an endpoint created in Azure management portal, we will be able to access NAV Web Client from anywhere through the internet! More details here In this blog, I will be writing about securing this web client connection. [HTTP to HTTPS]   Microsoft recommends…

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Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 on Azure – Doing it Manually (step by step)

If at all you do not have an MSDN subscription and you think using PowerShell scripts to host NAV on Azure  is cumbersome, there is a third way: Doing it manually! In this blog, I’m going to explain how to host NAV on Azure manually step by step. Step 1 : Sign-up for Windows Azure Subscription…

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Dynamics NAV Report – Go To URL

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Reports are Interactive. along with features like Interactive sorting, Toggle visibility, it is also possible for end users to open hyperlinks and drill down into details by opening pages and reports from a report preview! In the below picture, the main report is a customer list report and it is outlined with a red border. This…

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Manage companies in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

In Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 managing (Create new, delete, rename and Copy) companies is done in a different way. In previous versions of NAV, we would manage companies in the classic client (which is now development environment). In NAV 2013 R2 development environment, when we click on File, we do not see any option to…

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Toggle Visibility in Microsoft Dynamics NAV Reports

This blog-post will show how to add toggle visibility feature to your reports. To start with, I have a simple Customer list report dataset as shown below:   In my report object, I defined 2 global variables: CountryRec is a Record variable pointing to Country/Region table and CountryName variable of type text(100). CountryName is calculated…

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Interactive Sorting in Dynamics NAV 2013 Reports

Visual studio report designer enables reports to be interactive with its end users. We can let the end users sort data on the report and print it as per their choice. In this post, I would like to explain how to add interactive sorting capability to your reports in Dynamics NAV. I created a simple…

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Check mark in Microsoft Dynamics NAV Reports

Recently, one of the partners asked me if it is possible to display Boolean fields as check marks in NAV reports. I tried it out and it is pretty simple. I created a new and simple report on Item table with the following dataset:   In the layout design, I used a table control to display the…

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