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Add-in is missing in NAV Development Environment

If you are missing the add-in in C/SIDE, then you get a message like this: It is telling you that you have a variable that is referencing a DotNet component, which it cannot find in your local add-in folder. If it is in the folder it may have the wrong version number. Normally, the Reports

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Deployment

The Reports ForNAV product consists of four components. Report designer. Report converter. Server add-in. Client add-in. When you run the installer, you can choose which components you wish to install. Developers typically install all components on their system. Most developers have a local service tier running on a test database. If you are deploying the

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Error “A call to ForNav.Report.Pre failed with this message: Settings to access printer ‘Bullzip PDF Printer’ are not valid.”

You installation of Bullzip PDF Printer on the NAV server is either missing or outdated. Please install the latest version of Bullzip PDF Printer on the NAV server and try again.

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Compilation fails with “Could not load type ‘ForNav.Report.’ForNav.Reports, Version=x.x.x.x, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=5284c1af2984feb0”.”

The compiler is unable the load the ForNAV assembly used in the AL code. You need to install the client add-in using the installer before you can compile the report object.

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Installer Command Line Switches

The setup program supports a wide range of command line switches. These switches can be used to run the installation without user interaction or as a completely silent installation. When the setup is run in silent mode then you need a way to specify the selections, you want to make. This is controlled through a

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Troubleshooting the NAV web service

Sometimes you can experience problems accessing the NAV OData web service for the Fields page 7702. This page will try to help you troubleshoot the configuration and use of the OData web service. Special Characters in Company Names The OData web service can have problems when you use special characters in the company name. The

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Missing Windows Fonts in Printout

It sometimes happen that your printout is missing special Windows fonts. This may be the case even though you can see the font installed in the Windows Fonts folder (typically C:\Windows\Fonts). There can be multiple reasons why you cannot use the installed fonts. Note: After the settings outlined below are changed, you should to restart

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NAV 2013 client reports “begin transaction world not called”

This error normally occurs when an error occurs in one of the C/AL functions called by the ForNAV DLL. It can also occur when the users are asked if they want to allow the client add-in to run. If the user answers “no” then this message is shown. In order to resolve this problem the

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