Create a Sales Invoice From a Sales Quote – Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015

With the Simplified UX of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015, Users can convert Sales Quote to a Sales Invoice with a click of a button. This means user does not have to go through sales order management features. This functionality is available for the Small Business Role Centers. ( If you want to add this to other …

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SQL Database, Table or Field names get changed automatically with the use of special characters

Already there are enough number of blog posts available for this topic, however today I came across a similar scenario and though to write a blog post about it.  If you have opened NAV DB using SQL server, you might have noticed few special characters used in NAV database has been replaced in SQL side.  Let’s see which …

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How to enable Windows Search Service on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

By Default Help Server get installed to server machine if you install the complete server installation of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 or Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2, However in some cases during the help server installation, setup find that “Microsoft Search Service” is not available in the server and this result a error in the …

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How to install NetFx3 on Windows Server 2012 R2 (Required by SQL Server 2012)

Today I was configuring a Windows Server 2012 R2 virtual machine to install Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server. Initial configuration setup went as planned and when I start the installation process of SQL Server 2012, following error pop up (after completing around 25%)  and it halt the Microsoft SQL Server installation process.  What is the reason …

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How to use Dynamics NAV data in Excel to create a Dashboard

Many users are very familiar with Microsoft Excel and do most of their reporting and calculations using Microsoft Excel. Even some of the users create dashboards using Microsoft Excel. What if we can provide Microsoft Dynamics NAV data as a data source for those reporting ?? Can this be achieved without using any advance features ? Yes! Did you knew that Microsoft Excel add-on …

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Report Design Guidelines (2013)

Following are main guidelines in designing a report in Dynamics NAV 2013. By following a these guidelines following goals can be achieved. Simple and clean Easy to scan and read Professional and consistent There are three types of report templates in Microsoft Dynamics NAV Document Report – Formal outgoing reports. (Sales Invoice, Order confirmations) List …

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What is new in 2015 : Simplified UX

Sometimes users complain that Microsoft Dynamics NAV user interface is not much user friendly and it does not support the user tasks. However with the previous release (Dynamics NAV 2013, Dynamics NAV 2013 R2) Microsoft has focused lot about their UI design. In order to provide more user friendliness, Microsoft has introduce 4 new features …

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What is new in 2015 : Microsoft Dynamics NAV for Tablets

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 now working with iPad, Android, which allows users in small and midsize business to get access to the data they need from the device they prefer.   With the fresh and modern interface, it provide the familiar RoleTailored experience so that users can get real work done at home, at work …

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What is new in 2015 : Simplified Email with a Report Attachment

New feature will  enable user to send a attachment by email from Dynamics NAV. Out of the box this functionality is added to 15+ pages and action is promoted. Option is enabled to Sales Invoice, Sales Credit Memo, Sales Orders, Sales Quotes and also for posted documents. This uses report selection to look-up and generate the …

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What is new in 2015 : Microsoft Word as a report layout option

Can a user design the report layout as he/she wants?? NO!. Now you can.. With the new Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 release, Microsoft has enabled the functionality. In previous versions of Microsoft Dynamics NAV, you can only design the report layout by using Visual Studio Report Designer or MS SQL Server Report Builder. But with the …

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