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NAV Presales – The Rules of Engagement

I’ve been around NAV for a few years and I’ve been involved on the presales side of things too.  The following is a list of some of the things I deem most important when doing Presales Demonstrations for Microsoft Dynamics

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NAV Tips: Quick Entry on Pages

If you are old enough (like me) to remember the days of DOS based systems that had you pressing Enter and various F-keys and Y and N on the keyboard in lightning fast succession and almost mindless boredom, then you

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NAV Tips: The difference between Locations, Zones and Bins

Often I discuss Warehouse Setups with Warehouse Managers during Design Phase for implementations of Microsoft Dynamics NAV and there seems to be a disconnect in terminology. Some Warehouse Managers will refer to a particular warehouse that stock is stored in

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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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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 – Something to remember…

We know that Default Dimensions can indeed make our life easier and save the users a considerable amount of time when entereing new information into the system, but there is something very important to remember when setting up Default Dimensions

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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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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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