Category: Basics

Locking and Unlocking Objects


With Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2 the possibility for locking and unlocking objects was introduced and does also exist in NAV 2013.

Locking and unlocking objects is very useful in environments where multiple developers are working together in the same application. If objects are not being locked – they risk overwriting changes made by another developer.

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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 »

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 »

Navision Net Type – Netbeui or Tcp?

A funny thing happened to me some weeks ago – there I discovered that some times it is better to use Netbeui than TCP as Net type when using Navision.
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Prevent Copy in Navision


Did you know that it is possible to prevent copy in Navision :-)

Some times, you want to be sure that the users do not use the Copy functionality in Navision. So how do you do that?

I guess all of you know, that you can overrule the CTRL+C & CTRL+V by defining hidden buttons/menu items with CTRL+C/V as a Short Cut. But what about the use of the top menu Edit -> Copy?

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Internal Error 1247 in module 19

I did meet this error for the first time several years ago. Today some of my colleagues saw the message for the first time and did not know what to do about it.

Internal Error 1247 in module 19 is equal to #Err_DB_NewWTAMissing DB_Err(1247), where WTA is short for Write TransAction. Read more »