Archive for March, 2008

New!!! Feeds directly on specific tags


Now it is possible have subscriptions on feeds for specific tags (categories) :-)

Here are some examples:

Navision Feed
OS Feed

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Strings larger then 250 characters

In the early version of Navision it was only possible to handle string with a length up till 250 characters. This was often not enough and there was only a few ways to handle those strings. E.g. store the info in several fields, variables or a text file – that was imported to a blob field.

From Navision 4 it was suddenly possible to handle strings with a length up till 2147483647 characters – this is equivalent to 2 gb. In Navision 4 the data type BigText was introduced.
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Is an application already running?

Sometimes you need to start applications from Navision. If an application already is running – you can use sendkeys as described previous to activate it, and thereby you don’t want to start it again. Read more »

No. Series – are they usable?

In Navision number series are used to handle invoices, credit memo’s, customers etc. – actually they are pretty widely used around in Navision.

So how does number series work?
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MD5 encryption in Navision

Message-Digest algorithm 5 (MD5) encryption is a widely used cryptographic hash function. It is often used to encrypt passwords.

Notice – this is a one way only encryption method.
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Timer & Codeunits

Most of you properly already know the Timer functionality that exists on Navision Forms. Have you ever thought of using it on Codeunits? Some will say that this is not possible, because the Timer property does not exists. Well – it is possible to use timers on Codeunits thanks to Automations and their WithEvent property.
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