How to Create a Purchase Quote and Convert It to an Order in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central or NAV

In this blog, you’ll learn how to create a Purchase Quote and convert it to an Order in Microsoft Dynamics NAV or Business Central. You would use this for various reasons, including: To purchase items or services Receive the offers from vendors Provide the prices and delivery time of items customers need In the search… Continue reading How to Create a Purchase Quote and Convert It to an Order in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central or NAV

AL Programming for Dynamics Business Central On Premises – Data Types

There are many data types that are used in the AL programming language, used to modify code in Dynamics Business Central On Premises. This blog explains how to use the Dictionary, RecordID, RecordRef, and BigText data types. Dictionary Data Type The Dictionary data type represents a collection of keys and values. Dictionary consists of a… Continue reading AL Programming for Dynamics Business Central On Premises – Data Types

Using the Event Recorder for Developing Extensions in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

When developing an extension for Dynamics 365 Business Central (BC), one of the hardest problems is detecting which event to subscribe. To detect the event, there are two options: Go To Definition in AL code, and the Event Recorder feature. This blog discusses how to use the Event Recorder feature. The Event Recorder is a… Continue reading Using the Event Recorder for Developing Extensions in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

Correcting Errors in Dynamics NAV – Publish Extension Error and Could Not Open Specified Startup Page

Publish Extension Error If you encounter an error when trying to publish an extension from VSCode in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central or NAV, use the following to correct it. The error will look like this: The request for path /DynamicsNAV130/dev/metadata failed with code InternalServerError. Reason: NetFx40_LegacySecurityPolicy is enabled and must be turned off in the Microsoft.Dynamics.Nav.Server.exe.config… Continue reading Correcting Errors in Dynamics NAV – Publish Extension Error and Could Not Open Specified Startup Page

Grouping in RDLC Report in Microsoft Dynamics NAV or Business Central

This blog explains how to do grouping in the RDLC Report in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central or NAV. There are two steps involved: designing the data set and using the Report Builder to set the grouping. Step 1: Design the Data Set In Developer Environment, there are two options to select a new and to… Continue reading Grouping in RDLC Report in Microsoft Dynamics NAV or Business Central

Using Arrays and Array Functions in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central NAV

This blog discusses how to use arrays and array functions in Microsoft Dynamics 365/NAV. What is an Array? An array is a collection of items stored at contiguous memory locations. The idea is to store multiple items of the same type together. Following are the important terms to understand the concept of an Array: Element −… Continue reading Using Arrays and Array Functions in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central NAV

Using the Date Function in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central On Premises

There are various places throughout Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central where you can enter dates in fields. In fact, a good deal of data in the application is linked to dates. For example, in a sales order, you can set the shipment date. When filtering lists or report data, you can enter dates and times… Continue reading Using the Date Function in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central On Premises

Using Codeunits in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

In Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, there are a lot of codeunits already available. Every codeunit is a collection of different functions. If they are global functions, they can be called from within your own code. There are codeunits that help you work with XML data, help you with importing and exporting data, setting up number… Continue reading Using Codeunits in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central