Category Archives: Dynamics NAV / Navision

How to import objects (*.FOB file) to Dynamics NAV?

To import Dynamics NAV objects (*.FOB file), please follow these steps: 1. Click Tools > Object Designer (SHIFT+F12) 2. Click File > Import (ALT + F + O) 3. Select the FOB file and click Open. 4. Read the message, … Continue reading

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View > Go To Definition (CTRL + F12)

What is keyboard shortcut Ctrl+F12 used for? Yes, that would be my Dynamics NAV technical interview question for you. If you spend at least a little bit time of doing development, hopefully, you are aware of function ┬áthe View > … Continue reading

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How does “Blocked” field work on Item card?

There are some things in Dynamics NAV that you take for granted. For exmaple, “Blocked” field on Item card, what does it do? Well, it should be self-explanatory, if you put a checkmark on “Blocked”, you will block the item, … Continue reading

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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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