Monthly Archives: October 2013

NAV 2013 R2 | The Incident with removing FBK features is under investigation by the stewards


Since NAV 2013 R2 was released there has been a lot to do about removing the backup feature (fbk) from the classic client. Especially the part that allowed people to backup and restore a specific company. Honestly I cannot recall … Continue reading

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NAV 2013 R2 | Keys, Keygroups and SetCurrentKey


With NAV 2013, the Classic Client and the Native Navision database were discontinued. One of the possibilities that arised was improving the SQL story in NAV. This was done first by implementing SETAUTOCALCFIELDS and the possibility to do CALCSUMS and … Continue reading

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NAV 2013 | No more Indexhinting


By Mark Brummel, founder of NAV-Skills UPDATE: I’ve heard this was fixed in 2016. Dit not test this myself. Well, that sounds cool right? Like, never index hinting in NAV anymore after all the discussions in the past. http://mibuso.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=13154&hilit=hinting http://www.mibuso.com/dlinfo.asp?FileID=896Continue reading

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NAV 2013 | SETAUTOCALCFIELDS


NAV 2013 | SETAUTOCALCFIELDS In NAV 2013 we have a new command SETAUTOCALCFIELDS. What does this command do. It is used in C/AL like this: Cust.SETAUTOCALCFIELDS(Balance) IF Cust.FINDSET THEN REPEAT Some Code UNTIL Cust.NEXT = 0; This leads to this … Continue reading

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NAV 2013 R2 | 25 new How Do I Videos


For everyone who wants to know more about Multi Tenancy, Cash Management, Reporting, KPI’s and other improvements in NAV 2013 R2, Microsoft has released 25 new How Do I video’s on YouTube. Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/user/msdyncomm/videos Enjoy!

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NAV 2013 R2 | Companies and Backups


I should have had this one seen coming but forgot all about it. During the development of NAV 2013 R2 the “native” backup feature was removed. There has been much to do about this the last few days. Some even … Continue reading

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NAV 2013 R2 | Are you “IN and ON” or “OUT and OFF”


Back home from Directions USA for a few days now. Normally this is where I write a wrapup of some kind like I did in Vienna or like Alex Chow did. But honestly I think it is time to write … Continue reading

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Directions USA 2013 | Web Services and .NET Interoperability (Capabilities & Set-up)


Ok, now here is a confusing title of a session. The session is presented by Vjeko Babic, a friend and fellow member of Partner Ready Software. Truth is, no-one knows where the title came from and Vjeko was certainly not … Continue reading

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Directions USA 2013 | Cash Management Features


Cash Management Features One of the big new things in NAV 2013 R2 is cash management. Heidi Andreasen is doing a presentation on this. Cash Management is a continue of the Cash flow features introduced in 2013. Cash Management contains … Continue reading

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Directions USA 2013 | Real World Upgrades


Real world upgrades For those of you who don’t know him, Tom Wickstrom is THE upgrade specialist. He has done over 600 upgrades since 1999. I’ve personally worked with Tom on more than 30 projects. Estimating Tom recommends quoting upgrades … Continue reading

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