Tagged: Navision

Using BigText in a Report

As you properly know BigText can be used to handle large texts.
BigText is stored in records as Blob fields, so what to do if you like to use the BigText in a Report?

First you have to get the text from the Blob field. This is done by using streams. Read more »

Let’s Quiz!

Just found a new plug-in for WordPress – Quizzin. It lets you add quizzes to your blogs. So why not test it!

Just for fun, have I made a little quiz containing 12 questions.
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What’s new in Dynamics NAV 2009?

One of the major changes is that now Dynamics NAV 2009 is a three-tier solution.

It comes with 2 clients – Dynamics NAV Classic, which is equal to the “old” clients, and the new Role Tailored client.

As a developer, you will mainly be using the Classic client, because all changes have to be done in the classic client.

So what’s new in the Classic client? Read more »

Dataport error: The length of the source exceeds the size of the destination buffer.

A college of mine came to me last day with a weird problem. She had build a data port, where the export was going well – but when the data should be imported again, she got the error “The length of the source exceeds the size of the destination buffer.” So what to do? Read more »

Expanding the FTP automation

In the previous post I have started the development of FTP automation. The first post did only include some basic functions such as download, upload and list. Now it’s time for some more functionality.

So now let us add the possibility to delete and rename files.

Deleting a file from the FTP server is actually pretty simple. All you have to know is the filename and where it is place. Once you have this information you can use the WebRequestMethods to delete the file.
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Writing a FTP automation

Over some time I have been using a plain dos ftp from Navision. There is some advantages and some disadvantage combined with it.

A advantage is, that this use does not require any third part products; but a disadvantage is that you does not have the fully control over the file transfer, so you have to build your own kind of file log and parsing it to know if everything went well.

Therefor I decided to build my own automation for Navision in c#.

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