How to work with big item descriptions

Sometimes it’s needed to save very long descriptions, but in Nav text fields can have only 250 characters. Additional you may want to search in these long text values. You can add a couple of these text fields to save long texts or save the text in text files and add them to the item.… Continue reading How to work with big item descriptions

Mass data import

There was an issue with importing all UK post codes from a csv file, about 3m post codes. Importing using rapidstart services (excel import) can cause buffer overflow messages. excel itself has row/size limitations. Increasing MaxNoOfXMLRecordsToSend in config file ClientUserSettings.config from default value 5000 to e.g. 20000 is no problem and can help. Also changing MaxUploadSize in server… Continue reading Mass data import

List pages in Nav 2017 – a new look and feel

TharangaC has written an interesting posting about one of Nav 2017’s new features. Maybe not really a new process or technical feature. It’s more a Wow! This web client feature is the new optional style of list pages . It’s possible to show the items in a list like in a catalogue, has more look… Continue reading List pages in Nav 2017 – a new look and feel

NAV 2017 ready for download

Just checked partnersource. NAV 2017 first release is ready for download on partnersource. Great thing! Seems that there are more new features developed for the web client. A.i.k. the windows client will not be continued, what can be a reason. A complete “What’s new list” you’ll find here. Office 365 Experience Embedded Power-BI Better/Easier Setup and… Continue reading NAV 2017 ready for download

Textual Data Export by Configuration

An often by customers wanted feature is to get a data export to a text/csv file, which can then be edited in excel or text editor. Yes, you can use Rapidstart Services. But with that feature you can only export data in excel format, not in text format. That’s ok for editing in Excel and reimport the changed data back to… Continue reading Textual Data Export by Configuration