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Intelligent word wrapping (soft hyphens)

ForNAV now supports intelligent word wrapping (soft hyphens) of captions and date recognition Most of the standard Microsoft Dynamics NAV reports are developed using English captions that generally contain a short single word, which means that there is often a problem with word wrapping captions in other languages, such as German, where the words are

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Comparing two version of a ForNAV report

The ForNAV cmdlet (http://www.fornav.com/knowledge-base/powershell-cmdlet/) has been extended to support Diff and Patch of the ForNAV report layout To support this, the cmdlet has been extended with three new parameters: Diff – Path to the destination for the diff json file. Patch – Path to a json file containing the diffs that will be applied to

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HTML and Rich Text Format in Dynamics NAV Reports

Using Reports ForNAV, you can add HTML and Rich Text Format (RTF) content to your reports. This means that you can write HTML and RTF directly in the Designer, or you can use content stored in your NAV database.   Editing HTML in the Designer You can add HTML to your reports by using the

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ForNAV and GDPR

ForNAV stores data about customers and contacts to be able to invoice and provide support to customers. This information is stored in Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Dynamics NAV in a Microsoft Azure environment. ForNAV employees only have access to this information as required to perform their daily tasks. Customers can, at any time, request

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What happens if a customer decides not to renew their yearly enhancement of ForNAV?

If the customer has a ForNAV perpetual license, they will no longer be eligible for any new versions of ForNAV, or support on their existing version. They can continue to use the current ForNAV version they have; however, we no longer guarantee that their current solution will run on future versions or updates of Microsoft

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Installing the Service Tier Add-in

To run the ForNAV reports, you need the ForNAV DLL on your NAV service tier. The service tier is the machine that runs the NAV server process which users connect to. On a service tier machine, the NAV service is typically installed in your program files folder. The add-in folder is a subdirectory to service

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Working with ForNAV reports in the Custom Report Layouts window

To take full advantage of the ForNAV Converter and the ForNAV Designer, you must have a Microsoft Dynamics NAV developer license – either the “Application Builder” or the “Solution Developer”. This is due to restrictions in Microsoft licensing policy, because we use the .txt-file export/import.   With a standard customer Dynamics NAV license (that is,

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Adding different watermarks to each page

Sometimes you want to have different watermarks in the report output. To do this, you use the ReportForNav.Watermark.Image.Load(fromStream) function.   It is important that you call the function before the report runtime starts printing a new page (because the watermark will be printed before that). If you call the function on a section trigger on

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Windows 10 build 1709 Fall Creators Update

When Microsoft released the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update in late 2017, the ForNAV Designer began to freeze occasionally when using the property window. The freeze typically happened when using properties with a drop-down value selector. A fix for this problem was introduced in Reports ForNAV version 3.0.0.1335. Keywords: fornav designer, freeze, hangs, crash  

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Add a Chart to a Report

To add a chart to a report: Add columns to the data table on the data item that you want to feed data to the chart control with. For example: Create a footer section for the data item. When you drag and drop a chart control for a footer section, the Chart Wizard appears. Select

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