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ArcherPoint's "How To" Blogs

ArcherPoint's "How-To" blogs provide step-by-step instructions on how to perform specific tasks in Microsoft Dynamics NAV and cover a wide variety of topics, from inventory setup to understanding and using the new features in the latest release.

Neeraj Rajpal
Posted: Aug 10, 2020 - 06:25am
Watch this video to learn how easy it is to change or enhance the POS journal in LS Retail
Neeraj Rajpal
Posted: Jul 01, 2020 - 06:00am
In this video, you’ll learn how you can use the LS Retail Negative Adjustment feature to adjust inventory at the point of sale.
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Jun 24, 2020 - 06:17am
Watch this video to learn how to use the Inventory Adjustment Feature in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Jun 03, 2020 - 07:37am
Creating new items in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is easy with the Copy Item functionality. See how easy it is to use in this brief video.
Jodi Hiebert
Posted: May 27, 2020 - 07:01am
Creating loyal customers is about communicating with them in ways that will encourage them to come back. The Store Receipt options in LS Retail POS makes it easy.
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: May 06, 2020 - 06:00am
Watch this video to learn how to save time by posting multiple documents at once with the Batch Posting Feature in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central
Jodi Hiebert
Posted: Apr 29, 2020 - 06:04am
In Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, Permission Sets are assigned based on job tasks, but they might not fit your requirements. Read this blog for a way to create new permission sets.
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Apr 27, 2020 - 05:42am
Watch this video to learn how to reconcile payments using Automatic Application in the Payment Reconciliation Journal Feature in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central
NAV Insights
Posted: Apr 13, 2020 - 06:00am
Read this blog to learn how to run the Work in Progress (WIP) process in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central or Dynamics NAV
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Apr 08, 2020 - 05:53am
Watch this video to learn how to improve sales and inventory forecasting, thanks to an artificial intelligence Extension in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Feb 19, 2020 - 06:34am
See how the late payment predictions extension for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central works in this short video.
NAV Insights
Posted: Dec 02, 2019 - 05:51am

Watch this video to learn how to create a quick quote for a print job in PrintVis, which is embedded in Microsoft Dynamics NAV/Business Central.

Anupa Harikumar
Posted: Nov 06, 2019 - 05:42am

Read this blog to learn how to easily create a purchase order in Microsoft Dynamics NAV or Business Central and convert it to an order.

Pandiyan Manivannan
Posted: Jul 22, 2019 - 05:13am

When you’re developing in Microsoft Business Central and it crashes or closes when you try to open the C/AL Editor, follow these steps to correct the problem.

Senthil Varatharajan
Posted: Jul 10, 2019 - 05:32am

In the final blog of a 4-part series on file handling in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, you’ll learn how to email an exported file from Microsoft Business Central.

Senthil Varatharajan
Posted: Jul 01, 2019 - 06:12am

In the third blog of a 4-part series on file handling in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, you’ll learn how to update an existing Excel file in Microsoft Business Central.

Senthil Varatharajan
Posted: Jun 26, 2019 - 05:42am

In the second blog of a 4-part series on file handling in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, you’ll learn how to upload a file and store it in a table.

Jamie Hanno
Posted: Jun 24, 2019 - 05:30am

Date fields on Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 sales orders can be confusing if you’re not familiar with how NAV uses the fields. Used correctly, they can improve sales and setting customer expectations. Learn more in this blog.

Senthil Varatharajan
Posted: Jun 19, 2019 - 05:28am

In the first blog of a 4-part series on file handling in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, you’ll learn how to export to Excel and download a file.

Ric Derdeyn
Posted: Jun 17, 2019 - 06:04am

Date fields on Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 purchase orders can be confusing, but used correctly, they can improve purchase order processing. Learn more in this blog.

Jamie Hanno
Posted: Jun 12, 2019 - 05:30am

For employees that track time, read this blog to learn how to set up and use time sheets in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 

Anupa Harikumar
Posted: Jun 10, 2019 - 05:47am

Learn how to use different data types in AL programming for Dynamics Business Central On Premises – Dictionary, RecordID, RecordRef, and BigText data types.

Jamie Hanno
Posted: Jun 03, 2019 - 05:56am

Need to better control job costs and prices in Dynamics NAV or Business Central? Use Jobs and Work Type Codes.

Anupa Harikumar
Posted: May 29, 2019 - 05:55am

In this blog, you’ll learn how to send an email by using PowerShell scripts.

Keerthana Shanmugam
Posted: May 20, 2019 - 05:49am

Do you need to customize Microsoft Dynamics Business Central on premises? Read this blog to learn how to do it using the String function. 

Elly Combow
Posted: May 15, 2019 - 05:31am

Read this blog to learn how to create custom replicating rows in Jet Reports without referencing your data directly using the NL Rows function.

Keerthana Shanmugam
Posted: May 13, 2019 - 06:23am

Do you need to customize Microsoft Dynamics Business Central on premises? Read this blog to learn how to do it using AL Keywords, specifically the MAXSTRLEN keyword.

NAV Insights
Posted: May 08, 2019 - 05:36am

Learn two ways to create a new job that includes budgets in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.

Anupa Harikumar
Posted: May 01, 2019 - 05:20am

There are two ways to develop an extension in Dynamics Business Central; read this blog for how to use the Event Recorder. 

Keerthana Shanmugam
Posted: Apr 17, 2019 - 05:17am

Read this blog to learn how to create a simple customer requirement in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central or NAV using AL code.

Keerthana Shanmugam
Posted: Apr 10, 2019 - 05:50am

Do you need to customize Microsoft Dynamics Business Central on premises? Read this blog to learn the different types of pages using AL code.

Divyesh Chitte
Posted: Apr 03, 2019 - 05:49am

Learn how to use Workflows available in Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Business Central to set up an industry practice.

Anupa Harikumar
Posted: Mar 27, 2019 - 06:15am

In this blog, you’ll learn how to correct two common errors in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central/NAV coding: Publish Extension Error & Could Not Open the Specified Startup Page.

NAV Insights
Posted: Mar 19, 2019 - 05:30pm

This blog shows the steps required to replicate data from Microsoft Dynamics NAV on premises to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS.

Anupa Harikumar
Posted: Mar 18, 2019 - 05:51am

Learn about grouping in the RDLC report in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central or NAV.

Keerthana Shanmugam
Posted: Mar 13, 2019 - 05:14am

In this blog, you’ll learn how to create a simple list report in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central on premises or Dynamics NAV

NAV Insights
Posted: Mar 11, 2019 - 05:56am

This blog explains how to setup consolidated companies and perform consolidations in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central or NAV.

Tom Hunt
Posted: Mar 11, 2019 - 05:17am

Learn how customize report layouts in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central or NAV

Keerthana Shanmugam
Posted: Mar 06, 2019 - 05:02am

Learn how to work with multiple AL projects in one workspace in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central on premises using Visual Studio Code Editor.

Saurav Dhyani
Posted: Feb 27, 2019 - 09:52am

Saurav Dhyani, Microsoft MVP and ArcherPoint employee-owner, provides everything you need to know about AL development in Microsoft’s ERP, Dynamics Business Central.

Kapil Dhyani
Posted: Feb 25, 2019 - 05:27am

Read this blog to learn how to add filters to a report in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central or Dynamics NAV. 

Syed Aley Mehdi
Posted: Feb 20, 2019 - 05:29am

AL code snippets make programming in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central or NAV easy. Find out how to create them.

Kapil Dhyani
Posted: Feb 15, 2019 - 06:08am

Learn about a keyword used in Microsoft Dynamics NAV or Business Central programming called ‘STRPOS’ (String Position) and how it makes programming easier.

Keerthana Shanmugam
Posted: Feb 13, 2019 - 06:50am

Want to make small customizations to Dynamics Business Central? This blog shows you what tables are available, their types, and shows examples.

Kapil Dhyani
Posted: Feb 04, 2019 - 05:50am

Triggers are used in Business Central for validating input or controlling system behavior. This blog introduces how to use triggers with Tables and Fields.

Shivam Dhyani
Posted: Feb 01, 2019 - 10:46am

See a step-by-step guide to using Delete statement in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central/NAV.

Anupa Harikumar
Posted: Jan 30, 2019 - 05:23am

Learn how to use arrays and array functions in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central or NAV

Shivam Dhyani
Posted: Jan 25, 2019 - 05:34am

Learn how to use the STRMENU keyword in the AL language for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.

NAV Insights
Posted: Jan 23, 2019 - 05:16am

Learn how to install Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central on your device.

Anupa Harikumar
Posted: Jan 16, 2019 - 06:50am

Four steps to adding a field in an Extension in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central/NAV, including creating the extension.