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Memory usage in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 print preview 

Periodically we receive requests where customers asking us about RTC print preview consumes all available memory and computers hangs. Repro scenarios are more/less similar: run report, click preview, go per pages up/down, close report. Run another report, click preview, go per pages up down and… RTC hangs. If we look to memory usage, NAV is using all...

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Report Refactoring in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 

Back when we released Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 and transformed all our classic reports to RDLC reports, dataset field names were auto-generated and were also used in the RDLC definition of the report object. This solution did a great job ofmaking the reports work with RDLC, but the auto-generated names were not meaningful. For Microsoft...

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Configurations of Profiles in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 

In NAV 2013, the out-of-the-box experience shows how RoleTailoring makes a difference. All 21 pre-defined user profiles have been updated to include configuration of individual pages to fit the work of each user profile. This affects the list places in the navigation pane, all associated ribbons, and the majority of list places in the departmentpage....

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Reports Enhanced in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 

Reports join different views of data in one place. In Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, reports are delivered in RDLC 2008 format, supported by Visual Studio 2010. The RDLC 2008 format and Visual Studio 2010 offers Microsoft Dynamics NAV reports much more richness, so that the reports can be compelling, more readable, and more easily understood....

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How to start any object in Role Tailored Client 

Sometimes we need to run some specific object (page, report, codeunit or xmlport) on Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Role Tailored Client. Let say we want to test report received from customer on our Cronus demo db. The easiest way is of course to run report directly from Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Development Environment Object Designer....

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Using ClickOnce to Deploy the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 RoleTailored Client for Windows 

In Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009, the RoleTailored client could only be deployed using a standard Windows Installer (.msi). While this is a common scenario, .msi-based deployment requires the partner to do customer visits, do remote logons, or educate the customer’s IT administration to install the Windows client and any additional add-ins, change any client-side settings,...

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Replacing Field Values in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 

Have you ever had the need to replace some values from a list of values?  For example, you need to change the Postal/Zip Code for a number of your customers.  Most of the time you would need to write a codeunit or report to accomplish that or even have the customer update each entry by...

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