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Running an older databases in NAV 2009 runtime 

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It’s quite normal to upgrade the runtime (executables) to newer versions while leaving the database (application) as it is. This will enable the new runtime features such as Web Services. Recently we have seen a number of questions about whether you can upgrade older databases to NAV 2009. As such, NAV 2009 is just another…Read more

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Problems during importing a new license file into Dynamics AX 4.0 

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Recently we were confronted with the following situation during importing a new license file into Dynamics AX 4.0. During the import of the license file the Dynamics AX Client crashes. After a restart of the Dynamics AX Client no dialog can be opened. A permission error message is shown instead. This is because the original…Read more

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Beware the SQL Index property on NAV 5.0 SP1 

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The discussion of the changes starting with Microsoft Dynamics NAV version 5 regarding the use of Dynamic cursors has already been addressed in the article titled “Cursor Types” on the SE Blog – http://blogs.msdn.com/microsoft_dynamics_nav_sustained_engineering/<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” /> However, we are seeing more and more cases where the use of the SQL Index property…Read more

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Upgrading Application Objects – Tips 

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Some partners use the Merge tool in the NAV Developer Toolkit to attempt to merge the FULL set of objects from the old and new versions. This is not necessary and often will cause more problems than it is worth. For the purpose of discussion, let’s say that you are upgrading a database from version 3.70 to 5.0…Read more

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Quality Management in Dynamics AX 2009 – Upgrade essentials 

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Quick abstract As many of you may know, with the latest release of Dynamics Ax 2009, the new Quality Management System (QMS) module is available within the Inventory Management Area, formerly the Fullscope TQM (Total Quality Management) solution, which was acquired and evolves in the new module. As some of you may know, the upgrade…Read more

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Error – Cannot create more than one clustered index on table 

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This post describes one scenario in which this error occurs. There may be others. In the late 4.0 versions of the NAV executables, all tables in NAV had a clustered index created on SQL for the primary key (Index 0).However, the table objects in 4.0 versions did not have the Clustered property set on any…Read more

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NAV 2009 – How to – Simple Form Transformation 

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This post describes the simplest possible way to transform a form into a page in NAV 2009. Both Pages and Transformation is documented in more details elsewhere. Here, I just want to make the simples possible example, just to get a simple form transformed into a simple page. Prerequisites: You need to have at least…Read more

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Release of Upgrade Toolkit for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0 SP1 

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I am pleased to announce the release of Upgrade toolkit for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0 SP1. This update is now available for the first countries and it’s ready for you to download from Partner Source. Login credentials are required. https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/downloads/releases/MicrosoftDynamicsNAV50SP1.htm The Upgrade toolkit update rollup corrects the issues that are described in KB article number…Read more

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Upgrade Toolkit for Dynamics NAV 5.0 Ready and Waiting for You 

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It’s time to upgrade!  The upgrade toolkit for NAV 5.0 is available on PartnerSource.  The main goal of the upgrade tool itself is to convert your existing data with the old version table and field structure so it can function with the new table and field structure in the new version.  It modifies the table…Read more

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