Category: Tips and Tricks

How to handle breaking changes?

Wagner and I are on our way to Vienna to present at Directions EMEA, and now we got into our second flight after flying over 15000Km from Auckland New Zealand, to Dubai. We got another 6 hours to complete on this flight before we step our foot in Vienna. Went through the in-flight entertainment system, …

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PowerShell: Run Script Error: Exception setting “CursorPosition”

Last week I was working on a PS script to upload files to an FTP and this script supposes to runs through a windows service. It runs perfectly well when it runs manually with the PowerShell ISE. However, when I scheduled it to run it through a service, service logs below error in the error …

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How to inject data to Customer Address Line 2 using Microsoft Business Central API

Creating a customer record in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is a topic I blogged about in one of my previous blog posts. If you have not read them yet I suggest you read it before going through this for better understanding.  Part 01: Getting Started with Dynamics 365 Business Central APIs Part 02: Understanding Microsoft Business …

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How to check Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central tenant version

You can use the “System Information” page to check the current version of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central tenant. Simply search for “System Information” using “Tell me what to do” and click on the “System Information” link in the result.  “System information” page will show the current version of the tenant. Version get change every time Microsoft …

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Runtime Packages for Business Central On-Premises

Before you go through this blob, I suggest you read my blog post “Your program license does not allow you to publish” to get an understanding about the Runtime Packages.  Runtime packages are designed to help the distribution of extensions. You can generate Runtime packages that do not contain AL code. Runtime packages allow protecting the …

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Your program license does not allow you to publish

We recently ran into a new issue when we try to push one of our extensions to Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 On-premise installations.  We used PowerShell script to upload the extensions to production and we did this couple of days ago too without an issue. However this time we got the below error during the installation : …

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The runtime version of the extension package is currently set to ‘2.1’

While deploying one of our base extensions to a customer tenant we got an error with “Unable to Install the Extension *******”. This was the same extension we deployed to the same tenant couple of days ago with a different version. We revert our changes and try to publish it again but the same error.  …

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Check Dynamics NAV license from RTC

In order to check the current uploaded Microsoft Dynamics NAV License from RTC environment please follow below steps.  01. Open RTC Environment. 02. Click on the white arrow in the top left corner of the client. (Refer below image) 03. Go to Help – > click on “About Microsoft Dynamics NAV” 04. “About Microsoft Dynamics NAV” …

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Quick Fix : Visual Studio displaying NAV Report Layout as XML

I got this issue with Visual Studio 2015 Enterprise Edition.  Every time I open a Dynamics NAV report layout in Visual Studio, RDLC is rendered as XML file instead of visual layout with all the fields and tool boxes.  How the report layout looks:  FIX : In order to fix the issue you need to …

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Date Shortcuts in Microsoft Dynamics NAV

I have seen many users are using T when they want to get the Today in the Dynamics NAV, however they do not know thre are few more shortcut keys they can use to ease their life when working with Microsoft Dynamics NAV.  Following are some of other options available in Microsoft Dynamics NAV related to …

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