Monthly Archives: November 2011

Ctrl + Alt + Delete in Remote Desktop

This tip is not really related to Dynamics NAV, however, if you are like me, you are living in multiple different Remote Desktops and working on different Dynamics NAV clients. And sometimes, you need to kill your Dynamics NAV client, … Continue reading

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Automatic Cost Posting Field in Inventory Setup Table

What is “Automatic Cost Posting” field in Warehouse > Setup > Inventory Setup used for? What is the difference between having the “Automatic Cost Posting” field value set to “Yes” and “No“? According to Dynamics NAV help files: A check … Continue reading

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Error: The active fields in a record cannot take up more than 4000 bytes

So, you started working on your modification in Dynamics NAV, and after adding a few new fields, you get hit by an error meesage: The active fields in a record cannot take up more than 4000 bytes. The active fields … Continue reading

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How to find the size of Dynamics NAV database in SQL Server Management Studio?

I have shown you, how easy it is to find the size of the database from Dynamics NAV client. However sometimes you need to get the same information without the luxury of running Dynamics NAV client. For this, you can … Continue reading

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How to find the size of Dynamics NAV database?

How to find the size of Dynamics NAV database? This should be quite easy, right? Well, all you need to do, is to go to File > Database > Information: and in “Database” tab, you will see the field Database … Continue reading

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Connect to Dynamics NAV database with one click (Desktop Shortcut)

If you are using mostly RoleTailored Dynamics NAV client, then this tip will not be that helpful. If, however, you are like me, and you are still use Dynamics NAV Classic client a lot, then you will love┬áthis tip! A … Continue reading

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Error: You cannot use the file TEMP because it is already in use

You are working in Dynamics NAV, creating your sales orders, and… you were kicked out from the server (getting error message: You cannot use the file TEMP because it is already in use). OK, let’s try to replicate the issue. … Continue reading

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