Category: Navision

NAV2009: The Sales Header does not exist

I have lately received this error “The Sales Header does not exist” a couple of times in Navision 2009.

First I thought this was caused by a filter not being reset on the form – but I got wiser.
Suddenly I noticed a pattern. Read more »

Uploading a file with FTP from Navision



I have earlier written an article about a FTP Automation. Now it is time to describe how to upload a file without the use of a Automation but with use of the standard FTP program.

The upload is done in 2 steps:

  • Build a put script
  • Use the put script to upload the file.

So how do we build a put script? Take a look here: Read more »

Can we use NAV 2009 objects in older versions?

A guy I know wanted to reuse objects from NAV 2009 in a NAV 5.0 SP1 but had some difficulties by doing it.

In the Navision versions below 2009 you could easily reuse objects. For example there were no problems in moving objects between NAV 4 and NAV 5. So why are there problems when moving objects from NAV 2009 to NAV 5.0 SP1?

Most users will think there is no problem, due to the fact that NAV 2009 is basically just a NAV 5.0 SP2 – but they will get wiser. Read more »

Transforming Forms to Pages

If you are using the Role Tailored Client and want to use the Forms in it, you have to transform them to Pages. In NAV 2009 you can transform Forms to Pages with the help of the form transformation tool.

So the first thing to do – is to install the form transformation tool. To install the form transformation tool, just copy the contents of the transformation tool folder to any location on the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 server. Read more »

XMLports – What are they and how to use them

XMLports was introduced with Navision 4.0 – they act like dataports, with a small difference. They can only be used for XML-formatted data and they must by executed from some other routine.

In the XMLport designer – you set up a defined format. Just think of it, as a kind of schema (xsd). You can add Elements and Attributes and in the Properties you can setup the Encoding and the DefaultNamespace. Read more »

Could Not Load Type Library – Application Handler


Lately I have been talking with some people, which have received the error “Could Not Load Type Library”. All these errors were caused by missing registration of the NSAppHandler.dll.

The NSAppHandler.dll can be registered in the following steps: Read more »