Category: Knowledge Base

Parallel print job processing

By default, the jobs in the print queue are processed in sequence. The local print service downloads one job at a time and prints it before getting the next one. If this approach is causing long waits in your way of printing, then there are a couple of things you can do. Add another print

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Empty custom report layout

When working with custom layouts in Business Central, you sometimes end up in a situation where the system cannot find the layout it is looking for. In cases like this, the report is run with an empty layout. Empty layouts make the report execution fail. Why is my layout empty? Empty layouts can happen for

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The webclient sometime hangs when creating more than one report at a time

When saving more than one RDLC or Word report within the code path of saving a ForNAV report, the client sometimes hangs. The root cause is the Business Central Reporting Service, which sometime hangs when the second report is rendered. To get around this issue, you must disable the Reporting Service in the Business Central Administration

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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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