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Big black boxes show up on ForNAV reports

UPDATED October 16, 2021 – 00:10 CET   This article is relevant for OnPrem and Private Cloud customers only Please read this entire article before making a decision about which approach to follow. Currently, we have no indication as to when and how Microsoft will fix this issue. If you have any questions, please direct

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Support for Embed Apps on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

With the Customizable Report Pack 6.1.0.1 on Microsoft AppSource, ForNAV now supports Embed Apps on Business Central Cloud (To-Increase and others). Embed Apps is an environment for ISVs who are not 100% compatible with the standard Business Central application. However, ForNAV can run on any Business Central 18 (or newer versions) Embed App as long

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Creating email body text with ForNAV report layouts

When running a ForNAV layout stored in a Docx layout (currently only on Cloud), you can use it to create your email body content. Formatting options are limited but there are still a lot of features to choose from. This means that when you use Business Central to send emails, you can use a single

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ForNAV Customizable Report Pack for OnPrem

The ForNAV Customizable Report Pack is available on Microsoft AppSource for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Cloud.   Until now there has been a clear separation between ForNAV running OnPrem and on Cloud: OnPrem: Uses a dll to render reports and piggybacks on RDLC layouts Cloud: Uses a service to render reports and piggybacks on

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Format using report language

For decades, NAV and Business Central have let you switch language on-the-fly when printing out document reports, by setting the CurrReport.Language field in a report. From the start, the ForNAV report pack has leveraged this feature. However, this has not been the case with formatting, which always followed the global language of the installation. This

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Permission sets in ForNAV 6.1

In earlier versions of the ForNAV report pack, non-superusers needed permission sets to be able to use ForNAV. With the introduction of entitlement in Business Central, these are no longer required. For the ForNAV customizable report pack, the permission sets have been replaced by permission extensions. This means that users with “D365 BUS PREMIUM” or

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Swiss QR Code for Business Central

ForNAV supports the Swiss QR code for invoicing, based on the standards SPS 2022 and ISO 20022. The following is an example of what the QR image looks like: The image above was created in a ForNAV report using the barcode control. The following are some of the barcode settings that produce the required QR

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Adding a dataitem to a Business Central report

When you want to add a dataitem to a Business Central report, there are advantages to using the ForNAV Designer compared to doing it in RDLC. This article describes the different processes.   In ForNAV, to add a dataitem to a Business Central report: Open the layout in the ForNAV Designer. From the toolbox, drag

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Adding a barcode to a Business Central report

There are different ways to work with barcodes in Business Central. This article compares adding a barcode to a Business Central report, using the ForNAV Designer and without.   With ForNAV, it is very easy to add a barcode to a Business Central report: Open the layout using the ForNAV Designer. Drag in a field

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Setting up local print in Business Central

In Business Central 18, Microsoft has introduced a number of great new features, for example, Universal Print. Some of our partners have questioned how to position this specific feature against what ForNAV can do. Read on to compare the different ways of setting up local print in Business Central, with ForNAV and without.   In

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