Author: Jan Sillemann

License update in ForNAV Direct Print

When you are running ForNAV Direct Print and your ForNAV license is changed (for example, the period is extended or additional users are added), the license information is automatically updated – this happens once every day. If you need to update the license information any sooner than that (typically, if you see the Trial… watermark

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Add item tracking lines to any Business Central report

With the release of ForNAV 6.3.0.8, it is now possible to add item tracking lines (serial and lot numbers) to several standard ForNAV reports. You can add item tracking lines to the following tables: Sales Line Purchase Line Sales Invoice Line Purch. Inv. Line Sales Shipment Line Purch. Rcpt. Line Transfer Shipment Line Transfer Receipt

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Design button removed from the request page

We have removed the Design button from the request page on ForNAV reports because it was confusing to many end-users. To design a report, click the relevant report list (Standard Reports, My Reports, or App Reports:   In the report list, click Report, and then click Design:

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Image types supported by ForNAV

ForNAV reports support the following types of images OnPrem and in the SaaS cloud solution: PDF (vectorized images) Bitmap (BMP, DIB, RLE) Jpeg (JPG, JPEG) Gif (GIF) Tiff (TIF, TIFF) Png (PNG) Image resolution should be as low as possible but enough to ensure a good quality output. If the resolution is too high, the

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Adding editable fields, checkboxes, and signatures to a PDF

Adding editable fields and checkboxes to a PDF In some scenarios, you might want to create PDFs with fields, so that the receiver of the PDF can insert a value and return the PDF to the sender.     To do this in ForNAV, you must set the Pdf field property in the textbox control

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How to add a different watermark for follow-up pages

In ForNAV, you can add a different watermark per page using JavaScript. The syntax for this is: CurrReport.AddWatermark(<pageno>,<blobfield>) where pageno is interpreted as 0 = all, or 1… = page number. The following steps describe how to add different watermarks to follow-up pages: Add the watermark files to the ForNAV File Storage table. Add the

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Export/Import backup of ForNAV Setup, Layouts, Language, and File Storage

A customer ForNAV report project is often developed using a sandbox and when the reports are ready the result must be deployed to a production system.   To make this as easy as possible, the ForNAV Setup page has an Export/Import feature.   To export, in the ForNAV Setup page, click Backup, Export:   The

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Using ForNAV to print ZPL to a Zebra printer

This article is only relevant if you are running ForNAV Customizable Report Pack version 6.3.0.7 or later – or ForNAV 6.3.0.2289 or later. When printing to a Zebra label or receipt printer, it is often advantageous to use the ZPL language to print instead of using the normal Windows driver. The benefits include faster printing,

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Importing ForNAV backup, layouts and language files using PowerShell

When you use a built pipeline to deploy a new Business Central installation, you must also be able to install ForNAV layouts and language files without manual intervention   To do this, you must upload the ForNAV layout and language files to Azure blob storage:   And you must set the access to the folder

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Getting payment service information on ForNAV document reports

In Business Central you can choose a payment service for your documents (Order, Invoice, and so on)   To leverage this in ForNAV, you must define a JavaScript record on the Sales, Purchase, or Service template in the ForNAV Designer. Set the Table name to Payment Reporting Argument, the Link Refence to Header, and Temporary

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