Apr 07

XMLPort Generator

Recently, I need to import some flat text files into NAV into completely new tables. So first, I created a table containing all the fields in the correct order. Next I had to create an XMLPort to import the values. … Continue reading

Apr 01

Different behaviour in the Format functions since NAV2013

I never knew you could sort of use the Format C/AL function as a PADSTR function. Did you? Apparently, you can do FORMAT(SomeString,SomeLength). I usually put the length to 0 if I need to apply a format expression. But if … Continue reading

Mar 27

2 shortcuts for developers I didn’t know about

Well, This is going to be a short post. I recently found 2 shortcuts that can help a developer who uses a lot of shortcuts.

Mar 12

DotNet: Dispose happening too soon?

A while ago, I ran into a problem while using DotNet variables. Whenever I executed the code in our development environment, the code executed without problems, however, on the client side, we received errors when reading the information out of … Continue reading

Feb 27

Weekly exchange rate update (using DotNet)

A while ago, I posted a blog post to download the exchange rates from ECB. Someone replied that the code is using automations, which do not longer work as of NAV 2013. In this post, I will just do the … Continue reading

Feb 20

Editing a non-editable field in a table

This is one I didn’t know before, but after searching the internet I already found a few blogs about it. Since I did not know and a few of my colleagues neither I’m going to post this here as well. … Continue reading

Feb 17

Hidden Feature: Comments in ML Properties

Today I stumbled across a hidden feature on MultiLanguage properties. You can add comments on these…

Dec 15

Customize Ribbon – Beware

It often happens that customers change their ribbon. Mostly to remove the clutter of actions and only keep the actions they care about. Today we got a customer change request saying, that if they have an error (the yellow bar … Continue reading

Oct 07

Update Parent Page From Subpage

I guest we all have had a situation where we needed to update the parent page from a SubPage. Without some funky workaround, this was simply not possible. Well, good news in NAV2015…

Aug 08

Import 2013 R2 report into 2013 R1: Invalid target namespace

Today, I had to copy a report of our product to a customers database. Our product database is currently NAV2013 R2, while the customer databases is a NAV2013 environment. I noticed that there are some difficulties into doing this.