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  • Blog Post: PAGE.RUNMODAL actions change in Dynamics NAV 2013

    In Dynamics NAV 2009 page.RUNMODAL can have actions OK, Cancel, LoookupOk, LookupCancel, Yes, No, Close, FormHelp, RunObject, RunSystem. Like it is described at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd355151.aspx you can create code like: IF Page.RUNMODAL(21, MyRecord, ...) = Action::Close THEN...;...
  • Blog Post: The “Record ID” in the Integration Record table in Microsoft NAV 2013 shows as “<Binary Data>”

      If you install the CRM Connector for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 you will find that you cannot read the “Record ID” value directly in the Integration Record table as you used to in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2. If you try to look at the contents of this table you will see the following:  ...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: Replacing Field Values in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

    Have you ever had the need to replace some values from a list of values? For example, you need to change the Postal/Zip Code for a number of your customers. Most of the time you would need to write a codeunit or report to accomplish that or even have the customer update each entry by hand. What if you...
  • Blog Post: RTC debugging

    Create a page Activate debugging Debug Other useful information when debugging For this example we will be using Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2 and Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional. Create a page To use as an example for debugging, let's create an empty page (for example 50000 RTCDebugTest...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: NAV 2009 Tips and Tricks: Send lists and cards to Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

    It's easy to share Microsoft Dynamics NAV information with colleagues who do not have access to the application. You can export the information from Microsoft Dynamics NAV to Word, Excel, or Outlook, and share the document. The information you export retains the formatting of the Microsoft Dynamics NAV...
  • Blog Post: NAV 2009 Tips and Tricks: Navigate between Pages

    When you are in your Role Center, you can use navigation buttons, forward and back, to help you navigate between pages. The navigation buttons are at the top of your Role Center, in the left-hand corner. Next to them is the Address bar , which displays the location of the current page within the navigation...
  • Blog Post: NAV 2009 Tips and Tricks: Link documents and URLs to task pages

    You can use links on your task pages to guide users to additional information. The links can be the URL addresses of web sites or links to documents on a computer. In the following example, you can see how to add a link to a customer card task page. The link is then viewable both from the customer...
  • Blog Post: NAV 2009 Tips and Tricks: Promote Fields from a FastTab

    You can expand and collapse FastTabs on a page. When a FastTab is collapsed, not all fields in the FastTab are displayed in the header of the FastTab. You can customize any FastTab so that the most important fields are shown on the header when the FastTab is collapsed. This will provide you with a summary...
  • Blog Post: NAV 2009 Tips and Tricks: Create Notifications from Task Pages

    You can create notifications from task pages such as customer cards or sales orders. You can use notifications as reminders, or as a way to send information to other NAV users in your company. A notification is displayed on the recipient's Role Center. By clicking the notification, the recipeint opens...
  • Blog Post: NAV 2009 Tips and Tricks: Save Filtered Lists

    When you work with lists, you often need to filter them and work with a subset, like customers from Germany or items in Blue location. After you create filters on a list, you can save the filtered list. This is especially useful if you have several filter parameters and you don't want to create the filters...
  • Blog Post: NAV 2009 Tips and Tricks: Customize your Action Pane

    You can make many customizations to the RoleTailored client Action Pane: You can create your own grouping of key tasks. You can add the actions and tasks you use most to your pages. You can combine those tasks in groups. And, you can change the size of icons so that the most important ones pop out! ...
  • Blog Post: NAV 2009 Tips and Tricks: Customize the Navigation Pane

    You can add and delete buttons and lists in the Navigation Pane. 1. In the top right corner of the Role Center, click Customize button. 2. Click Customize Navigation Pane . 3. In the Customize Navigation Pane window, click New to create a new button . 4. Type a name for the new button...
  • Blog Post: NAV 2009 Tips and Tricks: Change the default filter in fields that take input

    In fields that take input, such as Sell-to-Customer No., Location Code, or Address, as you start entering characters, a drop-down list shows possible field values that match the characters you have typed. Typcally, Microsoft Dynamics NAV sets the default filter to the number value in number fields such...
  • Blog Post: NAV 2009 Tips and Tricks: Search for pages, reports and views from the Role Center

    You can find any page, report, or Departments view in your installation by using the Search box to the right of the Address box. In this way you reduce the amount of time you spend searching. When you start typing characters in the Search box, a drop-down list shows page and report names containing...
  • Blog Post: How to Transform a ListPlus Page Into a FactBox

    In several places in NAV 2009 SP1, it has been used ListPlus pages in order to display two-dimension matrix. Those ListPlus Pages may be customized in order to be arranged as FactBoxes directly inside a main page (Document, Worksheet, etc.). The main concept of those kind of two-dimensional matrix pages...
  • Blog Post: Transformation Tool : FontBold on Controls

    FontBold property sets a value that indicates whether to display text in boldface. This property applies to form controls. In standard application this property is normally used to display accounts that are not posting accounts in boldface (form16 - Chart of Accounts). For a page field control, Style...
  • Blog Post: How to run 2 RTC on the same pc and connect it to different db (how to run pages/reports from diff db)

    Multiple RTC: We know that Dynamics NAV classic client has very nice feature: we can start it with option ID=<zup file name>. In that way we can have many NAV shortcuts which open different db/companies. However Role Tailored Client looks like only one shortcut in menu and always starts the same...
  • Blog Post: Transformation Tool under the Covers: Enable on Controls

    When coding for Forms it is a common pattern to enable (or disable) controls based on values elsewhere on the Form. For example, a design may require that the ‘SEND' button is disabled until all fields are filled in and contain valid data. In this post, I examine a simple Form and the Page output...
  • Blog Post: Problems in transformation forms to pages using TransformationTools

    After Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 SP1 released, more and more developers started using it and trying to adopt existing solutions for new 3tier environment. Most workload comes from trying to adopt current forms to new object - pages. Particularly transformation could be done by using TransformationTools...
  • Blog Post: How to make Sub Groups in a Page

    In the new RoleTailored client in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 you do not have the possibility to place a field exactly where you want on a page. You can control in which order they should be shown, but where the field will be placed, is up to the RoleTailored client. This is quite different compared...
  • Blog Post: NAV 2009 - Simple way to view a page

    This is probably the tip which has saved me the most amount of time recently. When you just want to run a page in the new client, then you don't have to modify other pages to include it, or to make links to this page. Just click Start -> Run, and run this: DynamicsNAV:////runpage?page=90055 ...
  • Blog Post: NAV 2009 - How to - Simple Form Transformation

    This post describes the simplest possible way to transform a form into a page in NAV 2009. Both Pages and Transformation is documented in more details elsewhere . Here, I just want to make the simples possible example, just to get a simple form transformed into a simple page. Prerequisites: You...
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