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ForNAV Report Pack (Universal Code) for OnPrem

The ForNAV Customizable Report Pack is available on Microsoft AppSource for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Cloud.   Please see further down this article for download link Please follow this instruction for a new installation of ForNAV. For upgrading an existing ForNAV installation, please contact support@fornav.com first.   Until now there has been a clear

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Format using report language

For decades, NAV and Business Central have let you switch language on-the-fly when printing out document reports, by setting the CurrReport.Language field in a report. From the start, the ForNAV report pack has leveraged this feature. However, this has not been the case with formatting, which always followed the global language of the installation. This

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Permission sets in ForNAV 6.1

In earlier versions of the ForNAV report pack, non-superusers needed permission sets to be able to use ForNAV. With the introduction of entitlement in Business Central, these are no longer required. For the ForNAV customizable report pack, the permission sets have been replaced by permission extensions. This means that users with “D365 BUS PREMIUM” or

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Swiss QR Code for Business Central

ForNAV supports the Swiss QR code for invoicing, based on the standards SPS 2022 and ISO 20022. The following is an example of what the QR image looks like: The image above was created in a ForNAV report using the barcode control. The following are some of the barcode settings that produce the required QR

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Adding a dataitem to a Business Central report

When you want to add a dataitem to a Business Central report, there are advantages to using the ForNAV Designer compared to doing it in RDLC. This article describes the different processes.   In ForNAV, to add a dataitem to a Business Central report: Open the layout in the ForNAV Designer. From the toolbox, drag

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Adding a barcode to a Business Central report

There are different ways to work with barcodes in Business Central. This article compares adding a barcode to a Business Central report, using the ForNAV Designer and without.   With ForNAV, it is very easy to add a barcode to a Business Central report: Open the layout using the ForNAV Designer. Drag in a field

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Setting up local print in Business Central

In Business Central 18, Microsoft has introduced a number of great new features, for example, Universal Print. Some of our partners have questioned how to position this specific feature against what ForNAV can do. Read on to compare the different ways of setting up local print in Business Central, with ForNAV and without.   In

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Custom Address Formatting

In ForNAV 6.0, you get additional options to format addresses. We have extended the FieldGroups function to work with the new Custom Address Format functionality in Business Central. For this to work, in the Countries/Regions table, in the Address Format column, you must select Custom. If you do not set a Custom format you can,

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Update ForNAV Cloud

When Microsoft introduces new versions of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Cloud/SaaS, customers are automatically upgraded to the latest version of Business Central. When it comes to apps (such as the Customizable Report Pack from ForNAV), you must manage the update yourself. For this, Microsoft has added a new feature to the Business Central Admin

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Adding different watermarks to each page

Sometimes you might want to have different watermarks in the report output. To do this, you can use one of the following two options: Use the ReportForNav.LoadWatermark (AL) or the ReportForNav.AddWatermark (JavaScript)  functions in OnPreReport to set up the watermark per page: In AL: ReportForNav.LoadWatermark(<pageno>,<outstream>) In JavaScript: CurrReport.AddWatermark(<pageno>,<blobfield>) Where pageno is interpreted as 0 =

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