Author: Jan Sillemann

Update to Microsoft Dynamics Business Central 20.2 Cloud

When Microsoft updates your Cloud environment to Business Central 20.2, you must update the ForNAV app from AppSource. This is because Microsoft has, by mistake, disabled the event we are using for rendering. You can simply go to Microsoft AppSource and install ForNAV 6.3.0.5 or any later version. The downside of this is that print

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Printing a ForNAV report to a receipt/continuous/infinite page size printer

When printing a ForNAV report to a receipt/continuous/infinite page size printer, the printer normally receives a FF (Form feed) command at the end of the print job and, since the printer typically prints “backwards” compared to a normal printer, a blank section is printed at the beginning to print out exactly one page. To avoid

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Upgrading ForNAV reports and layouts from OnPrem to Universal Code

To upgrade ForNAV reports and layouts from OnPrem to Universal Code: Download the ForNAV Report Pack (Universal Code) for OnPrem – ForNAV and install it using PowerShell.   Open the ForNAV Designer and click Extensions, Upgrade reports and layouts to universal code.   If Business Central contains any ForNAV OnPrem reports or layouts, you see

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Merging a new ForNAV report into an existing extension

When creating a new ForNAV report, it is very convenient to be able to upload the report in an extension directly from the Designer, instead of having to create Visual Studio Code extension, save the report, and upload the extension using Visual Studio Code. However, having a lot of extensions containing a single report is

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License Validation Cloud

This article is relevant for ForNAV installations when running Business Central Cloud/SaaS. If you are running ForNAV for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central OnPrem or private cloud, please read this article: https://www.fornav.com/knowledge-base/license-validation/. To check your ForNAV license when running Business Central Cloud/SaaS: Run any ForNAV report. On the Request page, click Send to, and then

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ForNAV Email Body Layouts

You can use ForNAV reports to generate email body text. However, you might not always get what you expect. In this article, we will look at some of the challenges and try to explain the underlying reason for the occasional strange or unpredictable behavior. Business Central requires the email body to be HTML formatted text.

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ForNAV Direct Print – Polling Strategy

The Direct Print service monitors the print queue in Business Central to detect new print jobs waiting to be printed. It does this by polling the print queue directly and using a signaling hub. When polling the print queue directly, the Direct Print services uses an API on the Business Central server. It identifies itself

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Troubleshooting blank output and formatting dates and numbers after upgrading to BC20 Cloud

After upgrading to Business Central 20 Cloud, you might encounter the following issues: By mistake, Microsoft has enabled a new feature in Business Central that defaults to a new Word rendering engine and the result is that ForNAV reports produce blank output. Due to a locale issue in Business Central 20 Cloud, the formatting of

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ForNAV prints blank output after upgrading to Business Central 20 Cloud

Please read this article: Troubleshooting blank output and formatting dates and numbers after upgrading to BC20 Cloud

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Incorrect formatting of dates and decimal numbers on Business Central 20 Cloud

Please read this article: Troubleshooting blank output and formatting dates and numbers after upgrading to BC20 Cloud

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