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Outlook Synchronization: Synchronization conflicts resolution 

Resolving conflicts can be configured in the Outlook Add-In. There are four ways of doing this: 1. Replace Outlook items with Microsoft Dynamics NAV records 2. Replace Microsoft Dynamics NAV records with Outlook items 3. Replace older entities with newer ones 4. Replace conflicts manually In this scenario, the end user will have to decide...Read more

Costing Error Detection and Data Correction White Paper for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 

A new Costing Error and Data Correction white paper and a Costing Error Detection report have been released on PartnerSource and CustomerSource. The Costing Error Detection and Data Correction white paper discusses common inventory costing issues and how you can correct erroneous data after inventory costing issues have been identified. The white paper focuses on...Read more

Mainstream Support for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0 Ends April 2012 

Mainstream support for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0, including 5.0 SP1, ends April 2012 per the Microsoft Support Lifecycle Policy. Customers who are current on a service plan can continue to access the following benefits through CustomerSource: Previously released Upgrades, Updates, Service Packs, Fixes and Regulatory/Tax Updates  Self-Help Support through Knowledge Base articles and online content ...Read more

Microsoft Dynamics Diagnostics 

The Microsoft Dynamics business is using Diagnostics to help automate Data Collection and Data Analysis when troubleshooting support incidents. Diagnostics allow our support teams to capture certain pieces of data about an environment to more efficiently resolve a customer case.  Diagnostics can do basic data collection to gather information about product version, system configurations and...Read more

Printers list in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 

Periodically we receive support requests with questions about available printers list in NAV. Especially about situations when this printers list includes or not includes some printers unexpectedly and issues especially comes when there is used Microsoft Terminal Servers or Citrix. Situation changed when NAV developing team replaced previous used GetProfileString to winspool function EnumPrinters. This...Read more

New White Paper Available: Prepayments 

For those of you considering implementing the prepayments functionality in Microsoft Dynamics NAV, a whitepaper has been released to help you sort through the scenarios the feature is designed to address. Prepayments enable you to create and post invoices for advance payments (prepayments) that your company may require before it opens a sales or purchase...Read more

Use of multiple Units of Measure on non-managed Locations 

This is the first in a regular series of blog entries covering different areas of SCM functionality in NAV and is intended to make you aware of related issues, when applying solutions, as well as additional resources which are available. In this entry, we will discuss a common query which is reported, concerning the use...Read more

Commerce Gateway and BizTalk Server 2010 

Microsoft’s new release of BizTalk Server 2010 provides a solution that allows organizations to more easily connect disparate systems. Including over 25 multi-platform adapters and a robust messaging infrastructure, BizTalk Server provides connectivity between core systems both inside and outside your organization. In addition to integration functionality, BizTalk also provides strong durable messaging, a rules engine, EDI...Read more

New VAT Registration Number in Switzerland 

From 1.1.2011, Switzerland will enforce a new Tax Number called UID (Unternehmens-Identifikationsnummer). Authorities will assign new tax numbers to all new tax persons instead of old 6-digit VAT Registration Number. Existing tax persons will be informed of their new tax number in the first semester of 2011. During the period from 2011 – 2013 both...Read more

Microsoft Dynamics NAV : Online Maps 

Online map functionality that we’ve had in Dynamics NAV for some time now has changed for most of countries, after Maps were moved to Bing. As maps were moved and collections changed, the code needs to be changed to align with this. This is scheduled for change in standard application. Meanwhile, it is fairly simple to...Read more

New SEPA Whitepaper on PartnerSource and CustomerSource 

I am happy to announce that due to popular demand, we have recently posted a whitepaper covering SEPA on PartnerSource and CustomerSource.   To give you a little bit of background, in 2002, key European banks decided to create a standardized payment strategy called the Single Euro Payments Area or (SEPA) to allow payments to easily...Read more

Microsoft Dynamics NAV/SQL Server Configuration Recommendations 

Michael De Voe, a Senior Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft, has compiled a set of recommendations for SQL Server configuration to improve performance when running Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0 and later versions with one of the following versions of SQL Server: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 SP3 x64 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP1 x64 Microsoft SQL...Read more