How to Fix [LineStart()] Issue after C/AL Object Text Export?
Feb18

How to Fix [LineStart()] Issue after C/AL Object Text Export?

Hi Readers, I have heard about this issue from a long time but never faced this issue personally.  Yesterday While reviewing an Upgrade Merge during comparison, I faced this issue during comparison.  In this article, We will understand why & when this is a problem and I will share my View to fix this issue. #MSDYNNAV Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog How to Fix [LineStart()] Issue...

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MSDYN365BC – Generic Aging Report.
Feb16

MSDYN365BC – Generic Aging Report.

Hi Readers, In last #bcopendiscussion, we discussed how we can build a Generic Customer Payment Report in Business Central. This article we will discuss about same report. We will use List Datatype to develop this report.  Idea behind this report is user should be able to key in a Start Date, No of Periods required in the report output and also How many months in per Period. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav...

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List DataType – #albacktobasics.
Feb15

List DataType – #albacktobasics.

Hi Readers, Hope you all are doing great. Thankyou for all your love and support with great questions and discussions. In this article we will talk about a New Datatype available in AL that was discussed in last #bcopendiscussion. Question – What is List Data Type and How to Use It? We will discuss in details about List Datatype. #albacktobasics Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog...

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Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For February 2021.
Feb09

Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For February 2021.

Hi Readers, A New month and new cumulative updates. Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for February 2021. Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016, NAV 2017 & NAV 2018. Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update. #NAV2016 #NAV2017 & #NAV2018 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft Dynamics...

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GST Update for Indian Localization.
Feb08

GST Update for Indian Localization.

Hi Readers, GST is one of the major feature for Dynamics NAV Indian Localization.  With latest cumulative update released for Dynamics NAV, Microsoft have added few localization changes related to Goods and Services Tax for India Localization. In this article we will discuss steps and what is available with latest cumulative update. #NAV2016 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog GST...

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Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For February 2021.
Feb08

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For February 2021.

Hi Readers, Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for February 2021 for Business central 14, 15, 16 & 17. Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Business Central 14, 15, 16 and 17. Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update. #msdyn365bc14 #msdyn365bc15 #msdyn365bc16 #msdyn365bc17 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft...

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msdyn365bc Preprocessor Directives – Region Directive.
Feb03

msdyn365bc Preprocessor Directives – Region Directive.

Hi Readers, In the Introduction article of series we understand different types of Preprocessor  directives available in Business Central. Preprocessor Directives are available starting Business Central 2020 Release Wave 2.  You can read other articles in this series using this link. In this article we will understand how to use Region Directives. This directives is used for better readability or… Continue Reading Saurav...

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msdyn365bc Preprocessor Directives – Conditional Directives.
Feb02

msdyn365bc Preprocessor Directives – Conditional Directives.

Hi Readers, In the Introduction article of series we understand different types of Preprocessor  directives available in Business Central. Preprocessor Directives are available starting Business Central 2020 Release Wave 2.  You can read other articles in this series using this link. In this article we will understand how to use Conditional Directives. As name suggest with conditional directives… Continue Reading Saurav...

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msdyn365bc – Preprocessor Directives in AL Introduction.
Feb01

msdyn365bc – Preprocessor Directives in AL Introduction.

Hi Readers, Continuing what's new in business central 2020 wave 2. In this series, we’ll learn about Preprocessor Directives, available directives in AL, and when, why and how why they are used. As the name justifies, preprocessor directives are a block of statements that gets processed before the actual compilation starts. AL preprocessor directives are the commands for the compiler that… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Msdyn365bc 2021 Wave 1 – What’s New and Planned?
Jan27

Msdyn365bc 2021 Wave 1 – What’s New and Planned?

Hi Readers, Today Microsoft announced what will be new and planned for Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Release Wave 1. In this article, I will list down all new features in 2021 Wave 1. As discussed in last Microsoft Keynote, features are grouped in 8 Groups. Below is the list of all changes planned for Business Central 2021 Wave 1. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Msdyn365bc 2021...

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Table Objects Properties – #albacktobasics.
Jan25

Table Objects Properties – #albacktobasics.

Hi Readers, As promised in last article, we will talk about Table Metadata. We all understand that basics are important while working on solution for our customers. In this article we will talk about Table Metadata. A Table can have following properties. You can choose property that are required for your tables. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Table Objects Properties –...

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Business Central 14 – Navigation Icons are Missing.
Jan21

Business Central 14 – Navigation Icons are Missing.

Hi Readers, With Business Central 14 Cumulative Update 19, Modern client are missing Navigation and Action Icons. This has been reported and discussed in Yammer and other forums. In this article, I will share all necessary information required to fix this issue. This issue applies only to Business Central 14 a.k.a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central April'19 on-premises. Read Complete Article… Continue Reading Saurav...

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What’s New in Update 17.3 for Business Central Online?
Jan20

What’s New in Update 17.3 for Business Central Online?

Hi Readers, Microsoft have released 17.3 for Business Central SaaS customers.  The Update will be applied on all SaaS Tenant in coming weeks. Update is already started rolling out on SaaS Customers. With this cumulative update Microsoft have added some features which were requested by community on Ideas website. Other MVP's & Bloggers have written detailed article about these Feature changes. Read… Continue Reading...

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Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For January 2021.
Jan19

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For January 2021.

Hi Readers, Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for January 2021 for Business central 14, 15, 16 & 17. Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Business Central 14, 15, 16 and 17. Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update. #msdyn365bc14 #msdyn365bc15 #msdyn365bc16 #msdyn365bc17 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft...

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Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For January 2021.
Jan18

Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For January 2021.

Hi Readers, A New month and new cumulative updates. Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for January 2021. Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016, NAV 2017 & NAV 2018. Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update. #NAV2016 #NAV2017 & #NAV2018 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft Dynamics Navision...

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Table Objects – #albacktobasics.
Jan13

Table Objects – #albacktobasics.

Hi Readers, This year I am starting to talk about basics again. We all understand that basics are important while working on solution for our customers. In this article we will talk about one of the key object type in Business Central i.e. Tables. Tables are the core objects used to store data in Dynamics 365 Business Central.  Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Table Objects –...

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Global & Shortcut Dimensions – #albacktobasics.
Jan12

Global & Shortcut Dimensions – #albacktobasics.

Hi Readers, Thanks for the Great Response to the new Series with first article. We all understand that basics are important while working on solution for our customers. In this article we will talk about difference between Global and Shortcut Dimensions in #DynamicsNAV or #msdyn365bc. Dimension are powerful feature in #msdyn365bc and customers need to think before finalizing Global Dimensions… Continue Reading Saurav...

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msdyn365bc – Enhanced Email Capabilities – Part 3.
Jan11

msdyn365bc – Enhanced Email Capabilities – Part 3.

Hi Readers, Till now in this series –  In first article of this series we setup the New Email Capabilities with Business Central. We also setup email scenarios with multiple emails right now. Read Part 1 Here. In second article of this series we Tested email scenario with sending email. Read Part 2 Here. In this last article we will see what else is available with enhanced email capabilities. Read… Continue Reading Saurav...

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msdyn365bc – Enhanced Email Capabilities – Part 2.
Jan08

msdyn365bc – Enhanced Email Capabilities – Part 2.

Hi Readers, In first article of this series we setup the New Email Capabilities with Business Central. We also setup email scenarios with multiple emails right now. If you haven't read part 1 of this series please read here. As we have setup email scenarios for sales & purchase lets test those scenarios. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog msdyn365bc – Enhanced Email...

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msdyn365bc – Enhanced Email Capabilities – Part 1.
Jan07

msdyn365bc – Enhanced Email Capabilities – Part 1.

Hi Readers, With Business central 2020 Wave 2 Microsoft have added an optional feature regarding Enhanced Email Capabilities.   In this series of articles we will talk about setting up the enhanced email capabilities. But as I said earlier before turning a feature on in Feature Management make sure to Test in in Sandbox / docker environment.  Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog...

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msdyn365bc – SMTP with Multi-factor Authentication.
Jan06

msdyn365bc – SMTP with Multi-factor Authentication.

Hi Readers, I am sure you have either heard or using Multi-factor authentication. The Reason companies use MFA because –  Your passwords can be easily compromised. MFA immediately increases your account security by requiring multiple forms of verification to prove your identity when signing into an application.With Great powers there are new issues or I should say new configuration need to done… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Flowfield and Flowfilters – #albacktobasics.
Jan05

Flowfield and Flowfilters – #albacktobasics.

Hi Readers, This year I am starting to talk about basics again. I still get questions about basics and we all need to understand that basics are important while working on solution for our customers. In this article we will talk about FlowFields and Flowfilters that was raised in one of the #bcopendiscussion. Question – Can I use Flowfilter to filter data in page? With this I thought it would be… Continue Reading Saurav...

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MSDYN365BC 2020 Wave 1 – Data Upgrade Paths.
Jan04

MSDYN365BC 2020 Wave 1 – Data Upgrade Paths.

Hi Readers,This question is being asked so many times when you start thinking about upgrades. I don't know why there is so much confusion about upgrade Paths to latest and greatest version of Business central.If you ever heard that there is no upgrade path from a specific version of NAV to Business central then I am confirm that it was a incorrect Information.No. of Steps are same for… Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s...

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Saurav Dhyani – Top Content of 2020.
Dec30

Saurav Dhyani – Top Content of 2020.

Hi Readers, Finally a Year that we wanted to be over globally is coming to an end.  I always like to see the positive side of everything that happens in life and with this long year there is certainly thing have changed for me too. When I start thinking what changed this year with respect to what I do for community I was amazed to see how much I have changed the way I am contributing.  People… Continue Reading Saurav...

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#msdyn365bc – Keep your containerhelper module updated?
Dec24

#msdyn365bc – Keep your containerhelper module updated?

Hi all, As most of us are learning and start using dockers for business central.  With the changes are happening with the product and also in bccontainer helper we need to make sure that we have always latest version of container module installed in our system. In this article, I will share my way of keeping my bccontainerhelper updated. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog #msdyn365bc...

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#msdyn365bc – Check Financial Journal in Background.
Dec23

#msdyn365bc – Check Financial Journal in Background.

Hi Readers, In this article we will discuss about one of the optional feature added in Business Central 2020 Release Wave 2. I think this will be great feature added for new users in Business Central or a super old NAV Customer who are recently upgraded to Business Central. With this feature as we add Journal Lines system check the mandatory fields. Business Central validate financial journals,… Continue Reading Saurav...

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#msdyn365bc – How Do I Install New Version of Extension (on-Prem)?
Dec22

#msdyn365bc – How Do I Install New Version of Extension (on-Prem)?

Hi Readers, In this article we will discuss about installing a new version of extension on-prem & docker containers. With Extension model, when we change apps that we build for our customers, there are certain steps to be followed for Installation of new version of app in tenant. This is based on a question that received on email. You will need to follow steps in same order when there a new… Continue Reading Saurav...

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msdyn365bc – Migrations to Business Central online.
Dec21

msdyn365bc – Migrations to Business Central online.

Hi Readers, In this article we will discuss what's new Migration to Business Central Online with Business Central 2020 Wave 2. Till now Business Central on-premises solution should be an identical twin in a Business Central online tenant for replication.  With Business Central 2020 wave 2 there are new possibility added.  Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog msdyn365bc –...

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#msdyn365bc – Clean your app.json file?
Dec18

#msdyn365bc – Clean your app.json file?

Hi Readers, This article is about a quick change during AL Development. This change can be implemented starting Business Central 15.3 and higher.  With Business Central 17 the Visual Studio code automatically apply these setting when you create a new apps.  As we all understand, that we all extension need to have at least dependent on Microsoft default apps. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on...

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Latest Update for IRS 1099 Form – #msdynav & #msdyn365bc.
Dec17

Latest Update for IRS 1099 Form – #msdynav & #msdyn365bc.

Hi Readers, This is a quick article about changes in IRS 1099 Form in Dynamics NAV and Business Central. With latest cumulative update Microsoft have released update for North America version which includes a Application change related to  IRS 1099 Form. In this article we will understand about the update and How partners should apply this hotfix for customers using 1099 Form in #msdynav and… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For December 2020.
Dec16

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For December 2020.

Hi Readers, Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for December 2020 for Business central 14, 15, 16 & 17. Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Business Central 14, 15, 16 and 17. Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update. #msdyn365bc14 #msdyn365bc15 #msdyn365bc16 #msdyn365bc17 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft...

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Latest Update for India GST – #msdynav.
Dec15

Latest Update for India GST – #msdynav.

Hi Readers, This is a quick article about changes in Goods and Services Tax in Dynamics NAV 2016. With latest cumulative update Microsoft have released update for India version which includes a Application change related to  GST Changes. In this article we will understand about the update and How partners should apply this hotfix for customers in #msdynav. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their...

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Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For December 2020.
Dec15

Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For December 2020.

Hi Readers, A New month and new cumulative updates. Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for December 2020. Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016, NAV 2017 & NAV 2018. Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update. #NAV2016 #NAV2017 & #NAV2018 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft Dynamics...

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#msdyn365bc – Test Base64 Conversion via API?
Dec14

#msdyn365bc – Test Base64 Conversion via API?

Hi Readers, As discussed in last article we will Test customization using API that we developed this week for integration from #msdyn365bc or #MSDynNAV. If you want to see other articles in this series please refer here. We will need to use same website to Test this process. This process will require a Base64 Value for testing.  Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog #msdyn365bc –...

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#msdyn365bc – Test Base64 Conversion via Web Services?
Dec11

#msdyn365bc – Test Base64 Conversion via Web Services?

Hi Readers, As discussed in last article we will Test customization using web services that we developed this week for integration from #msdyn365bc or #MSDynNAV. If you want to see other articles in this series please refer here. We will need to use same website to Test this process. This process will require a Base64 Value for testing.  Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog #msdyn365bc...

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#msdyn365bc – Test Base64 Conversion via Modern Client?
Dec10

#msdyn365bc – Test Base64 Conversion via Modern Client?

Hi Readers, As discussed in last article we will Test customization that we developed this week for integration from #msdyn365bc or #MSDynNAV. If you want to see other articles in this series please refer here. We will need to use a website to Test this process. This process will require a Base64 Value for testing. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog #msdyn365bc – Test Base64...

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#msdyn365bc – How Do I Develop a Custom API Page?
Dec09

#msdyn365bc – How Do I Develop a Custom API Page?

Hi Readers, As discussed in last article we will start develop API Page for integration from #msdyn365bc or #MSDynNAV. If you want to see other articles in this series please refer here. API Pages are for integration purpose and cannot be used in the client for users access. There are specific rules need to be followed during development of API Pages. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog...

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#msdyn365bc – Say Hello to Base64 Convert?
Dec08

#msdyn365bc – Say Hello to Base64 Convert?

Hi Readers, In last article we created tables and pages required to store attachment in #msdyn365bc or #msdynnav. If you want to see other articles in this series please check here. In this article we will understand How to use Base64 Conversion in #msdyn365bc and #msdynnav.  To transfer files, we cannot do it as a file but Base 64 can help us to do the magic. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on...

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#msdyn365bc – New Tables to store Attachments?
Dec07

#msdyn365bc – New Tables to store Attachments?

Hi Readers, As discussed in last article we will start the Integration to store or retrieve attachments from #msdyn365bc or #MSDynNAV. If you want to see other articles in this series please navigate here. In this article we will create tables and pages that will be required for the integration. The table is used to save values that are added via Integration entity that we will create later. Read… Continue Reading Saurav...

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#msdyn365bc – New Series about Integration?
Dec07

#msdyn365bc – New Series about Integration?

Hi Readers, In recent times I have heard many questions about Integration of Business Central.  With Business Central there are multiple ways to handle integration and In this series I will try to cover two of them. API Integration.Web Service Integration. In this series we will understand how you can actually send out and bring in attachment to Business Central. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article...

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#msdyn365bc – How Do I Add Field in Table Fieldgroup?
Dec04

#msdyn365bc – How Do I Add Field in Table Fieldgroup?

Hi Readers, Yesterday while reviewing a Upgrade Merge to 2020 Release Wave 2, I encountered a custom which was left during merge process. Using Azure Develops I updated developers and the reply was that its not possible to add fields in base table filegroups.  I thought this might be something that other developers are also following. Please read till end. At the end of the article I have listed… Continue Reading Saurav...

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#msdyn365bc – Changes related to Reports in 2020 Wave2.
Dec03

#msdyn365bc – Changes related to Reports in 2020 Wave2.

Hi Readers, In series of articles about What's new in Business Central 2020 Release Wave2, in this article we will see what changes are done for Reports. This article we provide all different ways that we can set these soft limits for Report Executions in business central. Report performance and easier to access are two areas that Microsoft worked during this release.  This also adds an extra… Continue Reading Saurav...

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#msdyn365bc – Getting Started with Building Apps?
Dec02

#msdyn365bc – Getting Started with Building Apps?

Hi Readers, As we all Dynamics NAV Developers are trying to constantly upgrades ourselves to #msdyn365bc developers. We all understand that having Apps available on AppSource is the future for all of us. As of today there are 1113 apps available in AppSource for Business Central. With this change as we are learning we also need to understand How do I build Apps for Business Central.  As we are… Continue Reading Saurav...

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#msdyn365bc – Delete extension data.
Dec01

#msdyn365bc – Delete extension data.

Hi Readers, In this article we will test out a new feature released with 2020 Release Wave 2. With this feature, administrators can delete extension data in production or sandboxes, either because an application is not in use or, more commonly, because there is a desire to reinstall it from scratch without data—for example, after testing or trial. This is important feature for SaaS customers as… Continue Reading Saurav...

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#msdyn365bc – How to access SQL database inside docker container ?
Nov30

#msdyn365bc – How to access SQL database inside docker container ?

Hi Readers, This is one of the common questions that is asked so many times.  Question – How can I access my database inside Docker Container in SQL Server Management Studio? There are situations where you would like to see data stored in SQL Server that is mapped for the docker container.  There can be multiple reasons to have access the SQL Server. In this article we will see how easy it is to… Continue Reading Saurav...

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#msdyn365bc – Copy journal function on Posted General Journals.
Nov27

#msdyn365bc – Copy journal function on Posted General Journals.

Hi Readers, The 2020 release wave 2 delivers a set of features which are requested by customers and Partners. In this article we will discuss about one of such feature which was added in Business Central based on Idea summited. In this article we will discuss about that feature as a process and technically.  After this article I hope you will be able to use and also understand how to technically… Continue Reading Saurav...

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#MSDyn365BC – Enabling Upcoming Features Ahead of Time.
Nov26

#MSDyn365BC – Enabling Upcoming Features Ahead of Time.

Hi Readers, With #MSDyn365bc 2020 Release Wave 2, Microsoft have enabled a New feature called "Feature Management". In this article we will understand –  How administrators can turn on new features using the Feature Management page. What we need to take care before enabling new feature in Business Central. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog #MSDyn365BC – Enabling...

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#MSDyn365BC – What’s New in 2020 release wave 2 Administration?
Nov25

#MSDyn365BC – What’s New in 2020 release wave 2 Administration?

Hi Readers, The 2020 release wave 2 delivers a set of features that are designed to simplify and improve the way partners administer tenants, and the way administrators carry out administration tasks for licensing and permissions. In this article, we will list down what's new in #Msdyn365bc 2020 Release Wave 2 administration is summary. If you would like to understand more about any of the topic… Continue Reading Saurav...

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How DO I – Calculate Working and Nonworking Day in #MSDynNAV & #MSDyn365bc.
Nov24

How DO I – Calculate Working and Nonworking Day in #MSDynNAV & #MSDyn365bc.

Hi Readers, In Last article we understand how to setup Base Calendar in #MSDynNAV & #MSDyn365bc.  In this article we will see how we can utilize base calendar to check Working and Non-Working Days based on Calendar.  This is actually a question during last #bcopendiscussion from Shahid Ullah. Question – How to find the Workings Days in a month or from a given date range? Read Complete Article… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Setup Base Calendars in #MSDynNAV & #MSDyn365bc.
Nov23

Setup Base Calendars in #MSDynNAV & #MSDyn365bc.

 Hi Readers, In last week #bcopendiscussion we discussed about Base Calendars. With Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Business Central one of the feature that is not much talked about is Calendars. With this feature you can define your working and non-working days which will also help in date calculations in Business Central.   The main task in setting up a new base calendar is to specify and define… Continue Reading Saurav...

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