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ForNAV Direct Print – Polling Strategy

The Direct Print service monitors the print queue in Business Central to detect new print jobs waiting to be printed. It does this by polling the print queue directly and using a signaling hub. When polling the print queue directly, the Direct Print services uses an API on the Business Central server. It identifies itself

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Troubleshooting blank output and formatting dates and numbers after upgrading to BC20 Cloud

After upgrading to Business Central 20 Cloud, you might encounter the following issues: By mistake, Microsoft has enabled a new feature in Business Central that defaults to a new Word rendering engine and the result is that ForNAV reports produce blank output. Due to a locale issue in Business Central 20 Cloud, the formatting of

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ForNAV prints blank output after upgrading to Business Central 20 Cloud

Please read this article: Troubleshooting blank output and formatting dates and numbers after upgrading to BC20 Cloud

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Incorrect formatting of dates and decimal numbers on Business Central 20 Cloud

Please read this article: Troubleshooting blank output and formatting dates and numbers after upgrading to BC20 Cloud

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Support for multiple languages

Out-of-the-box, ForNAV supports multiple languages. However, by default, Business Central is installed with the local language and US English. To enable additional languages, you must install additional language packs/modules.   To do this in Business Central cloud, simply search for Language and then select the languages you want.   In Business Central OnPrem, you can

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Calculating sums in JavaScript

Sometimes it is useful to be able to calculate the total of a field across a table without running through all the records like the Rec.Calcsum() function does in AL. To do this, you can simply use the Sum value on a FieldExtension field: List.FieldExtensions.Amount.Sum If the field is a calculated field, Business Central will

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Changes to the Cloud ForNAV layout and custom layout format

In Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 20 (2022 release wave 1), Microsoft is starting to move the Word rendering subsystem from being open for modification to a proprietary and closed system. As a replacement, Microsoft is introducing a new layout type that does not piggy back on the Word format. From the beginning, ForNAV cloud

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Signing PDFs

To sign a PDF, you can use the following JavaScript: CurrReport.PrinterSettings.Sign.Certificate = ForNAVFileStorage.Data; // the value must be a blob field containing the certificate. CurrReport.PrinterSettings.Sign.Password = ‘abc’; The certificate must be a valid pfx certificate. Keywords: digital signature signage

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Direct Printer Definitions

Before reading this article, please make sure you have familiarized yourself with the ForNAV Direct Print overview: https://www.fornav.com/direct-print/, and installed and configured the ForNAV Direct Print service or client.   With ForNAV 6.2 (and later versions), you can define local printers and print ForNAV, RDLC, and Word reports to them directly, without seeing the usual

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ForNAV Direct Print Service – Getting Started

Before reading this article, please make sure you have familiarized yourself with the ForNAV Direct Print overview: https://www.fornav.com/direct-print/. This step-by-step guide helps you to quickly set up the Direct Print service functionality of the ForNAV Customizable Report Pack in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. Install the Local Components Direct Print requires a local service that

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