Oct 05

Dynamics NAV 2016 Released

Well, It’s official. NAV 2016 is released. (You can find it here by the way) Here’s a quick run through of the “What’s new”, from a technical view (taken from the NAV 2016 Development Environment help). Mind you, I won’t … Continue reading

Sep 17

Load NAV Service DLL for a specific Server Instance

Sometimes, you have multiple NAV Instances installed. When you have multiple installations, with different builds, you cannot use the PowerShell functions for each instance. You could try loading the NavAdminTool.PS1 in the correct NST folder. However, this will probably not … Continue reading

Sep 07

Checking filters through record reference

In some of the “tools” we create, we have a variable way of setting up records which need to be “processed” by our tool. For instance: The tool needs to run for sales orders which are released. For this, we … Continue reading

Aug 26

Creating users with Powershell

We all had our fair share of database we were locked out of, because a user added himself and no other users to a database. In that case, we have 3 options to gain access to the database. One of … Continue reading

Jul 01

Microsoft Connect: Job Queue

I have just posted 2 suggestions on Microsoft Connect about the Job Queue. Extra votes, if you agree, will certainly help getting the attention for it.

Jun 26

Resize Image using DotNet

We have a function to export items and their images to an Excel file using an RDLC report. However, the user was always forced to export in smaller parts, because the dataset was growing too big. After some checking, it … Continue reading

Jun 26

Writing to a blob: heads up

Recently I was creating a function to resize an image. The function itself was resizing the image perfectly, however, my file size was always at least the same size… I think I tried about 8 different pieces of DotNet code, … Continue reading

Jun 25

Printing PDF Reports in Classic without external components

Ever had a customer who asked to email his invoice in PDF, when they do not have / use RTC and work in the Classic Client? The answer is probably yes! How did you solve this? Most probably you used … Continue reading

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