Category: Knowledge Base

Get line discounts on the Pro Forma Invoice

By default, the line discounts are not displayed on the ForNAV Pro Forma Invoice. This is by design; the underlying code clears the values and recalculates the line amounts. If you want to use the original lines, you can create a new JavaScript record to read them from Business Central:   Keywords: ProForma

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Move, modify, insert, and remove data items, sections, and controls in the Report Explorer

Under the Field List in the left pane of the Designer, you can find the Report Explorer:   You use the Report Explorer to edit a report using a tree view, in the following ways: You can move around data items, sections, and controls using drag-and-drop functionality. For example, you can: Move a data item

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Set up VAT clauses for your ForNAV reports

The VAT clauses in ForNAV work just like for any Business Central report. To set up VAT clauses, you must first create a new VAT clause. If necessary, you can set up translations for the VAT clauses as well. After you have created the VAT clause, you can add it to the VAT Posting Setup:

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Microsoft Excel reports in the ForNAV Report Pack

The ForNAV Report Pack 7.0 contains a set of out-of-the-box Excel reports to enable exporting aggregated data from the Business Central Ledger tables.   Each report can be run from their respective parent page (Customer List, Vendor List, and so on).   On the request page, you can select the language of the Excel sheet

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Creating a Microsoft Excel report with ForNAV

With ForNAV 7.0, you can create a custom Excel report, which has several benefits.   You can: Create the report without writing AL code – it only requires knowledge about the Business Central data model. Easily add data from related tables. Create a separate Excel worksheet per data item, which is better suited for Excel

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Override printer selection with an event

In situations where the normal use of the Printer Selection page is not enough to select the right printer for the current user, there is an event to help you override the printer selection. It is a standard event that is called before the request page is shown. The following code is an example of

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Create an email body layout for a custom report

This article describes how to create a new email body layout for a custom report. This is only relevant in an On-Premise installation with the DLL version of ForNAV. For any Universal Code installation (cloud or On Premise), this article is not relevant because in a Universal Code installation you can use any Custom Report

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Add Assembly Lines to any Business Central report

With the release of ForNAV 7.0, it is now possible to add Assembly Lines (Bill of Material or BOM) to several standard ForNAV reports. Note: Adding temporary Data Items in this way only works when you create a custom report layout. If you create a new report, you must write the AL code to insert

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Change the folder of the extension layout files

When you create a new Business Central report in an extension, you get two files: an AL file, which contains the code, and a layout file, which contains the layout information of the report. By default, ForNAV stores all the layout files for new and converted reports in the Layouts folder of your extension. In

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Footers with company information

Use HTML content to create links in email bodies. This article walks you through the process of making a nice-looking report footer with some company information. Creating footers for PDF documents and email body text requires different techniques, which is also covered. This is an example of a footer text: This footer has the following

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