Business Central is a great system, but there are some quirks. AL as a language reflects that with a very odd duality.
Looking for a basic, easy-to-understand guide to licensing Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, either Cloud/SaaS or On Premise? This post explains key concepts.
In Microsoft Dynamics NAV, every Date has a corresponding "Closing Date". What are they and what are they used for? Let's take a look. You may see entries in your system like this: Notice the peculiar Posting Date? C12/31/2009? That's a Closing Date. NAV handles them as a special date that is after 12/31/2009 but … Continue reading NAV Concept: Closing Date vs Normal Date
One of the biggest changes in day-to-day system use is the FastTab. In this post, we'll go over how to control Field Importance to help you make Microsoft Dynamics NAV Role Tailored Client more helpful every day. In our post, The Anatomy of a FastTab, we outlined how fields can be different Importance. To recap: … Continue reading Quick Tip: Efficiency Through Importance
Microsoft Dynamics NAV Role Tailored Client changed the Tab Landscape. In the Classic client, we had the more traditional Tabs: When you click on a Tab, one set of fields and captions disappeared, and another group of fields and captions took their place. In the RTC, we have the FastTab headers: Other than the obvious … Continue reading The Anatomy of a FastTab
Microsoft wants your feedback on how to improve Microsoft Dynamics NAV, if you didn't know. There's a couple little hoops to jump, but then you can send product suggestions to the NAV team directly. When you head over to https://connect.microsoft.com/dynamicssuggestions, this is what you'll see: Click on Microsoft Dynamics NAV. You'll need to login with … Continue reading Send Feedback to Microsoft
Microsoft Dynamics NAV has always had some interesting mechanics around entering dates, and I've found that education about them is spotty. Depending on what you know already, this article could save you thousands of keystrokes per year. The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Role Tailored Client has the great new date chooser: However, as with many … Continue reading Easy Dates
Today's quick tip is an easy one to learn about and forget about, but it's such an amazing tool, we felt we needed to highlight it. When you filter any list in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Role Tailored Client, you can save your filter settings for easy re-use. For our first example, we'll save a … Continue reading Quick Tip: Save Filters
Microsoft Dynamics NAV does a lot of legwork for your organization if you set it up the way you need. One of the most extensively used features of NAV is the No. Series engine. It provides new document numbers, new customer numbers, new journal document numbers, and all manner of other information. However, many customers … Continue reading NAV Tour: No. Series