Strange error with Comments in C/AL

Did you know that every time you open a comment in C/AL using the { you need to close it? Even if it is already nested inside an {} construction and/or in a // Because if you don’t, this will happen when you compile:

Page X of Y in NAV 2013 R2

In Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 it is now possible, again, to implement Page X of Y for document reports. In previous versions of RDLC the problem was that in a typical document report the content of the body was put in a List container to implement the Number Of Copies option. Via the List we […]

Learn to report in Dynamics NAV 2013 by Plataan

Plataan: Course 80433 Reporting in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 (Date: 08 – 09 Apr, Location: Hasselt) Reporting in NAV 2013 is perceived as one of the biggest opportunities while being a competence challenge at the same time. If you want to learn how to make state of the art RoleTailored client reports in NAV 2013, […]

How Do I video series about Dynamics NAV 2013

Microsoft has released new videos in the How do I video series on Microsoft MSDN, which you can find here. The project is a joint effort by Plataan and Microsoft, and I participated as a technical expert in charge of seven videos. The idea is to showcase a Dynamics NAV 2013 topic in 5-15 minutes. […]


Show a Footer Only on the Last Page?

Imagine you have to create a report, for example a Document, and there’s certain information, like for example Sales Conditions, that only need to be printed on the footer of the last page. How do you do that in RDLC? A good thing is always to investigate if there’s a property that you can use. […]

Get Trained on Dynamics NAV 2013!

Are you interested in Dynamics NAV 2013? Would you like to get the latest in depth information on what’s new functional and technical? Then this might be very interesting… MICROSOFT DYNAMICS NAV 2013 APPLICATION BOOTCAMP This  NAV 2013 bootcamp enables you as an experienced NAVconsultant to learn everything and more there is to know about […]

My Toolbox is empty?

A couple of days ago when I was delivering a Report Design in Dynamics NAV 2009 training one of the students had a very strange problem. Being an experienced trainer I thought I had seen all possible bugs and ‘undocumented features’ of the Report Designer, but this one I had never seen before. What happened? […]

Packt Publishing reaches 1000 IT titles and celebrates with an open invitation

Birmingham-based IT publisher Packt Publishing is about to publish its 1000th title. Packt books are renowned among developers for being uniquely practical and focused, but you’d be forgiven for not yet being in the know – Packt books cover highly specific tools and technologies which you might not expect to see a high quality book […]

The Pace of Innovation: Does Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Offer the Right Reporting Solutions?

It’s been a couple of weeks now since Decisions Spring 2012 and unfortunately I was unable to attend the Q&A after my presentation and also had to miss the Expert Panel. As an alternative I will provide answers to some of the most interesting questions here: The Pace of Innovation: Does Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 […]