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Dynamics NAV: To upgrade or not to upgrade?

I will admit to being a proper 80’s child.  I can relate to most of those “Blast from the Past” posts on social media and I still have an old VHS copy of Labyrinth.  Those of you who have seen

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Posted in NAV 2013, NAV Upgrades, Navision

Dimensions – Dimension Combinations

I have already covered the other areas of Dimensions in my previous blogs and I hope you have found them helpful.  The last thing I want to cover in the entering of Dimensions in Microsoft Dynamics NAV is Dimension Combinations.

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Posted in Dimension Combinations, Dimensions, NAV 2013, Navision

NAV Dimensions – Default Dimension Priorities

In my last post for Dimensions we looked and how to set up Default Dimensions and the warnings about the use of Same Code on Balance Sheet G/L Accounts.  If you worked along and did the exercise in the last

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NAV Tips: Changing Column Header Height

When you first open Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, you will notice that all the column headers are on a single line and unless you widen the column, some of the Headers are too big to fit and will be cut

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NAV Tips: Applying Flow Filters in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

A little while back I was asked if I would do a very quick blog on applying Flow Filters in NAV2013.  If you have already attempted to do this, you would have discovered by now (as the requestor of the

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Posted in Filtering in NAV, NAV 2013, NAV Filters, NAV Tips, Navision

Default Dimensions

Welcome to the third part of the Dimensions Blogs.  If you have not already done so, please check out Dimensions – The Theory and Global vs. Shortcut Dimensions. Today I am going to review Default Dimensions Before I start on these

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NAV Shortcuts and Cheat Sheet

To go along with the NAV Terminology post, I have created a Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 RTC Cheat Sheet.  Feel free to use this as and when you need it.  I have found that all users will record notes during training differently

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NAV Terminology

*Note:  Terminology I have included in this list will not be explained in Microsoft technical terms but in my own way, proven to be understood by many clients and reused when users explain things to each other later.  I’m happy

Posted in NAV 2013, Navision, Terminology

NAV Dimensions – Global vs. Shortcut Dimensions

Now that we have covered off the basic theory behind NAV Dimensions and you understand the concept of tagging entries with particular attributes, let’s now look at the two types of Dimensions that exist in the system.  These are Global

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Posted in Dimensions, Global Dimensions, NAV 2013, Navision, Shortcut Dimensions

NAV Dimensions – The Theory

Whenever I am doing a presales demonstration or training for Microsoft Dynamics NAV, I ask the question to participants, “What is a Dimension?”. Sometimes people will answer with “A cube.” or “A reporting category.” but more often than not most

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