Sharing the Item table in version 5.0

If you’re in an environment where you have multiple companies setup and each company uses the same items, you might be tempted to share the item table across all companies. In versions prior to 5.0, you can get away with this since the Adjust Cost process are done using the Item Ledger and Item ApplicationRead more

Warning about Upgrading to NAV 5.0 from 3.x and 4.x

This will only apply if the following is true: 1. You’re upgrading from 3.x or 4.x to 5.0 2. You’re using average cost 3. You have the Avg. Cost Calc type to Item&Variant&LocatoinIF you are using Average Cost and IF your Average Cost Calc. Type is Item & Location & Variant, when you upgrade to 5.0. The costRead more

Entering Beginning Inventory Balance

When moving from a legacy system into Dynamics NAV (Navision), one of the areas you want to try and avoid is messing with the inventory G/L accounts. Most systems are usually pretty good with open A/R and A/P accounts, they can be transferred using the “posting back to the same account” technique that most implementersRead more

How to Print to local printer using RDP

This is a poor man’s way of having users connect remotely and allowing them to print locally. Using RDP, you will not have to spend money on an expensive product like Citrix unless you really have to. Note that Citrix is a great product, but it’s out of reach for customers who have limited ITRead more

Why you have Negative Inventory Value with 0 Quantity – Navision 3.7b to Navision 5.0

Here are a couple of reasons why you would get inventory value if you have 0 quantities when you print Inventory Valuation report and Inventory to G/L Reconcile report as of a certain date. Scenario 1: If the adjust cost is processed on 7/31/07, and the Allow Posting From was 7/1/07 on General Ledger Setup,Read more