Author Archives: Tomas

PasswordText Property in Dynamics NAV and Why You Shouldn’t Use it?

There is a text box property in Dynamics NAV which allows to display asterisks (******) instead of actual text value. It’s called “PasswordText” Property. PasswordText Property Yes if you want to display the asterisks; otherwise, No. The default is No. … Continue reading

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What Permissions Do You Need to Take FBK Backup in Dynamics NAV?

Yesterday, I have written quite a simple (and, to be fair, quite boring) post about how to take FBK backup in Dynamics NAV. However, I have not mentioned, what kind of permissions you need to have, in order to be … Continue reading

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How to take Dynamics NAV Backup (FBK)?

It is very easy to take Dynamics NAV Backup (FBK). In just a few steps, FBK is ready: 1. Click Tools > Backup: 2. Define backup properties: Select the type of backup you want to make. The options are: Entire … Continue reading

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How to enable Tools > Zoom function in Dynamics NAV?

If you are a developer, most likely you have never had to ask how to enable Tools > Zoom function in Dynamics NAV, because you would normally be a SUPER user in development environment. And, if you have a SUPER … Continue reading

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How to Delete Obsolete Dynamics NAV Objects?

Recently, I was asked how to remove¬†obsolete¬†Dynamics NAV objects. Client was trying to delete one old object (I have recreated this scenario on my local CRONUS database to show you an example), but getting error message saying You do not … Continue reading

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How to import Dynamics NAV objects from a backup (*.FBK)?

A few days ago I have written a post about how to import Dynamics NAV objects (*.FOB) file. Armonds commented (thank you!) that not many people know that you can also import Dynamics NAV objects from the backup (*.FBK) file. … Continue reading

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Import Worksheet in Dynamics NAV

Quite often I get questions about importing new objects to Dynamics NAV. How to import the FOB file? Why Import Worksheet was not opened? Why do I get error when importing the FOB file? Why do I need to click … Continue reading

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