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Table definitions and the designer

When the designer saves a report, it needs access to table information from the NAV database where the report object is stored. It will use either the OData web service or a text file containing all the exported tables from NAV. The designer can read information about where to get this information in two different

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Cannot load an instance of the following .NET Framework object

W If you happen to run into and error message similar to the one shown below there may be something you can do yourself to fix it. Cannot load an instance of the following .NET Framework object: assembly ForNav.Reports, Version=1.3.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=5284c1af2984feb0. What does it mean? It means that either the NAV Service Tier or

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System Requirements

The Reports ForNAV product consist of three different components. Each component can be installed on separately or together with other components. This article lists the components and the system requirements related to each individual component. Designer Microsoft Windows 7 or later. Microsoft.NET Framework 4.5. 2 GB RAM. 64 bit is preferred. Converter Microsoft Windows 7

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Bullzip features in ForNAV reports

When you use the Bullzip PDF Printer on the service tier together with ForNAV reports then you can use a lot of the Bullzip features. ForNAV comes with a built in license for Bullzip. This means that you don’t need a Bullzip license to use it with ForNAV. The extra features can be used when

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PDF/A-1B documents for archiving

When you plan to preserve your PDF documents for a long time, you should create them using the archiving format PDF/A-1. This format makes sure that the PDF contains all the information needed to print it on another system at a later time. Information about colors and fonts are embedded in the document. Using the

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Watermarks in PDF documents

This article is no longer relevant and has been replaced by this article: Adding different watermarks to each page

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OData and firewalls

When you are trying to access an OData web service in Dynamics NAV, you may run into firewall issues. Firewalls can be configured in many different ways. Sometimes you need to access the web service using a different URL than the one used by Dynamics NAV by default. In the service tier configuration file and

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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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