Category Archives: General

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NAV2016CU2 | Obsolete Commands Cleaned Up!

When CU2 was released, I totaly forgot to test something I should have. Based on my “what the BEEP” post my friends at Microsoft decided that it was time to “clean up” and gave me a heads up. If you … Continue reading

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NAV2016CU2 | Symbol Menu & More

NAV 2016 Cumulative Update 2 is released. I have to admit, normally I don’t pay that much attention to updates, but the last ones are on my radar because of some promisses. Symbol Menu Nobody could be happier with the … Continue reading

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How I upgraded to NAV2016, without upgrade toolkit

Back home from NAVTechDays. It’s a rainy saturday, nothing much to do in the garden. Kids are playing or doing their saturday activities with sports and scouting. I figured it was time for me to catch up with bookkeeping and … Continue reading

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NAV2016 | Code Editor Undocumented Features

There have been some blogs already about the new code editor that we have in NAV2016. In these blogs I miss two “features” that are not highligted. The first one is really about highlighting:

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Learning Dynamics NAV Patterns | The book has shipped!

Today I was a happy man when I got home. I unboxed the first 25 copies of my new book Learning Dynamics NAV Patterns. Just in time for Directions EMEA next week. I will take 25 copies with me next … Continue reading

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Microsoft How Do I Video Series | Behind the scenes

Microsoft produces How Do I videos for many of their products. They can be found on MSDN where they are grouped by product. For Microsoft Dynamcis NAV we have recorded over 100 videos for NAV2013, NAV2013R2 and NAV2015. The … Continue reading

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Dynamics NAV 2013 | Dimensions (I)

This blog post is brought forward from my old blog to be linked into my new book. Ok, let’s go back to what matters. The cool stuff about NAV 2013. At NavTechDays Antwerp I did a deep dive into … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING: New Book | Learning Dynamics NAV Patterns

Since Packt Publishing put it on their website, I might as well reveal a secret project I’ve been working on for the last couple of months, almost a year. My new book Learning Dynamics NAV Patterns is about to be … Continue reading

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NAV 2015 | Import FOB, back to MS-DOS?

Although I understand the investments in Multi-Tenancy from a Microsoft perspective it does not always make our live easier. Today during the import of a Fob at a customer I am upgrading to NAV2015 I got this message. I don’t … Continue reading

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NAV2015 | Performance Tuning

This post also applies to NAV2013, any version since we moved to the new SQL client and dropped classic client. I am currently in progress of upgrading two of my oldest customers. One with 10 and one with 15 years … Continue reading

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