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Use Connected Field Service to remotely monitor and service customer equipment 

Applies to: Dynamics 365 for Field Service   Connected Field Service, introduced in the Fall 2016 release of Dynamics 365, combines monitoring with the Internet of Things to replace your costly break-fix service model with a more proactive “never fail” model. With monitoring in Connected Field Service, you always know your customers’ equipment is running...

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How to export a Dynamics NAV database on SQL Server 2016 

If you use SQL Server 2016 for your Dynamics NAV database, and you need to export a database to the .bacpac format, then please make sure that you are running the latest update (August 2016 update or later) of the Microsoft SQL Server Data-Tier Application Framework (DacFx) or SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). If you...

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Excel Add-in adding dimensions to a template 

Importing values with dimensions and/or adding financial dimensions to ANY excel template (GL, budgeting, etc). Make sure all financial dimensions have been added to Dynamics 365 for Operations and activated. There is a status on each financial dimension that tells you if it is Active of Inactive. If any are showing Inactive after a refresh...

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More Information About the Developer Preview for Dynamics NAV 

In September, we announced that we would release a preview of the developer tools that will let a new generation of developers start building extensions for Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 for Financials. In this blog post we’ll talk a bit more about what’s coming and how you can use it. Tell me more! Later...

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Relevance Search is now available in Dynamics 365 (online)! 

Applies to: December 2016 Update for Microsoft Dynamics 365 (online) Dynamics 365 (online) users have a great new way to find what they are looking for. Relevance Search brings a more Bing-like, global search experience to your mission critical business applications powered by Azure Search! You’ll get comprehensive search results quickly in a single list,...

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Dynamics 365 App for Outlook Support Matrix 

The Fall 2016 release of Dynamics 365 App for Outlook includes many significant changes. This blog post describes supported clients for different app features in the context of Office Add-ins. The first major improvement is hybrid support. Starting with the December 2016 update of Dynamics 365, you will be able to use the app if...

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Anti-Patterns in NAV Upgrade 

See how (not) to  mess up your Dynamics NAV upgrade, on-premises or in the cloud. With real-life examples – incidents we helped fix in PaaS. Warning: NAV partners, don’t do this at home (nor at work).   Context: when NAV is upgraded, developers have the chance to write upgrade code to move data across changing...

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Cumulative Update 01 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 has been released 

Cumulative Update 01 includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017. The cumulative update is intended mainly for solutions that are experiencing the problems described in the Knowledge Base article linked to below. However, you are advised to always keep your solution updated with the latest cumulative...

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