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New functions on Dataitem tables

string GetCaption() – returns the caption of the table int GetOptionValue(string ExternalFieldName) – returns the value of an option as integer string GetFilter(string ExternalFieldName) – returns a field filter string GetFilters() – returns the table filter CalcFields(ExternalFieldName1[,ExternalFieldName2,..]) – calculates the value of calc fields on a record SetAutoCalcFields(ExternalFieldName1[,ExternalFieldName2,..]) – autocals the value of calc fields

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Prepending and appending PDF files to a ForNAV report

Today, ForNAV already has the capability to merge a report with one or more PDFs when using the Bullzip PDF printer:  http://www.fornav.com/knowledge-base/how-to-add-a-pdf-document-to-a-sales-invoice/ However, this method is limited to creating PDFs and not printing directly to a printer. In addition, the PDFs can only be inserted before or after an entire report and not before or

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Installing objects in ForNAV ISV granule area

When installing the ForNAV objects in the ForNAV ISV granule (6188500 Reports ForNAV) area, you are not able to import a txt-file unless you already have the objects in your database. Below you will find “blank” ForNAV objects for NAV 2016 and NAV 2017. You need to import these into your NAV database before you

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Upgrading to a new ForNAV version

This will show you how to upgrade your existing ForNAV reports to run on a newer ForNAV version. If you receive a new version for ForNAV, you often want your existing ForNAV reports to run on the new version. This can be done in two different ways depending on how many of your reports you

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Installing standard reports in ForNAV

Installing standard reports in ForNAV To install standard reports in ForNAV: In the Reports ForNAV Designer, click New, and in the Gallery select the ForNAV Report Pack. Alternatively, you can visit this website: http://bit.ly/ForNAVReportPack. NOTE The Gallery works on ForNAV 3.0.0.1279 and higher, and on Dynamics NAV 2016 and higher. Define the following four parameters:

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Errors and Solutions

This page will list errors seen in past versions and hints on how to fix or work around these problems. Designer reports: Error starting the design session. Object reference not set to an instance of an object. Reason: Unknown. The error has been reported once for version 3.0.0.1294. Solution: A reboot fixed the problem. Designer reports: Error saving

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Which version of ForNAV am I using?

Since version 2 of Reports ForNAV, you can have multiple versions of the product installed and in use at the same time. This means that your reports can use different versions of the ForNAV add-in. If you want to know which version you are using for a specific report, you can look in a couple

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Printer troubleshooting

Working with printers is known to cause headaches. Both connection and performance can be difficult to get right. The mix of printers, printer ports, spooler services, print servers, security, and drivers sometimes makes it difficult to locate the problem. Here are some general hints and guide lines to help you if you experience problems: Make sure that

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Introduction to JavaScript

With ForNAV, we have introduced the option of using JavaScript as a supplement to writing C/AL code in reports. As JavaScript is new to most Dynamics NAV developers and consultants, we have provided some inspiration to get you started: Our webinar on YouTube, which focuses on the possibilities with JavaScript in the ForNAV Designer. You

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NAV License Requirements

To take advantage of the entire feature set in ForNAV, and design report objects with the ForNAV Designer, you must have access in the Dynamics NAV license to export and import text objects. If you use the Open Designer option on the request page, you must have export/import permissions in the NAV license that is

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