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Alan Lyczkowski Posted: Feb 11 2016 - 2:00am

In this first of a two-part blog series, Alan Lyczkowski shows how to set up the new OCR feature in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 to improve data entry.

Rick Dill Posted: Feb 8 2016 - 2:00am

In this second of a two-part series, Rick Dill explains how to use Microsoft Dynamics NAV to perform cycle counts using the count by warehouse location.

Robert Garofallou Posted: Feb 5 2016 - 2:00am

This week’s Developer Digest includes a question on NAV Table Filters, new features in Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services, and using Codeunit 419.

Tom Hunt Posted: Feb 3 2016 - 2:00am

In this blog, Tom Hunt discusses the KeyRef variable type in Microsoft Dynamics NAV and explains when and how to use it.

Rick Dill Posted: Feb 1 2016 - 2:00am

In this 2-part blog series, Rick Dill explains cycle counting and how to use Microsoft Dynamics NAV to perform cycle counts using two methods.

Robert Garofallou Posted: Jan 29 2016 - 11:00am

This week’s Developer Digest includes Avalara discontinues support for NAV 2009, handling errors during data migration, and interesting use for a CASE switch.

Saurav Dhyani Posted: Jan 27 2016 - 2:00am

ArcherPoint’s Saurav Dhyani suggests a product enhancement with respect to Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 Deferral Posting.

Suzanne Scanlan Posted: Jan 25 2016 - 2:00am

Microsoft Convergence is now Microsoft Envision. Why the change, and what will this new event offer?

Robert Garofallou Posted: Jan 22 2016 - 2:00am

This week’s Developer Digest includes opening a NAV 2013 database with a NAV 2016 client, importing an un-compiled FOB, and setting reorder points in base NAV.

Rick Dill Posted: Jan 20 2016 - 2:00am

This blog by ArcherPoint’s Rick Dill explains how to set up time with standard costs in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Bruce Kennedy Posted: Jan 18 2016 - 2:00am

ArcherPoint’s Bruce Kennedy demonstrates Dynamics NAV 2016 for manufacturers, showing a typical scenario from basic setup to cost calculations to production.

NAV Insights Posted: Jan 17 2016 - 2:00am

This blog discusses Purchases and Direct Cost Applied Accounts and how they are used in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.

NAV Insights Posted: Jan 16 2016 - 2:00am

Once the Base Unit of Measure is established in Dynamics NAV and there are transactions recorded for the item, the Base Unit of Measure cannot be changed.

Robert Garofallou Posted: Jan 15 2016 - 2:00am

This week’s Developer Digest includes accessing the NAV WebClient and MAC computers, NAV 2016 database collation, and bin count does not match the ILE count.

Karen Wingard Posted: Jan 13 2016 - 2:00am

ArcherPoint’s Karen Wingard explains how to set optional services like Saturday Delivery and Signature Required for UPS and FedEx in Lanham’s E-Ship.

Kyle Hardin Posted: Jan 11 2016 - 2:00am

ArcherPoint’s Kyle Hardin shows how to identify the version of NAV to associate with a given database using SQL Server Management Studio.

NAV Insights Posted: Jan 9 2016 - 2:00am

ArcherPoint’s Dynamics NAV experts discuss how and when to use the Interim COGS Account for items that ship before invoicing.

Robert Garofallou Posted: Jan 8 2016 - 2:00am

This week’s Developer Digest includes feature updates in NAV 2016, PowerShell Runner, updating parent pages from subpages, and generating blog ideas.

Alan Lyczkowski Posted: Jan 6 2016 - 2:00am

NAV 2016 has introduced a new feature to help you reduce fraudulent transactions with your bank. This blog touches on the setup and use of the feature.

Matt Traxinger Posted: Jan 4 2016 - 2:00am

In this last in a series, Matt Traxinger discusses the importance of automated testing and briefly outlines the automated testing tools built into Dynamics NAV.

Matt Traxinger Posted: Dec 28 2015 - 2:00am

In this third in a series, Matt Traxinger discusses how everyone, from developers to consultants to end users, can and should improve their testing skills.

Dara Daly Posted: Dec 22 2015 - 2:00am

2015 is coming to the end. Dara Daly presents a recap of the year’s most popular blog posts at

Matt Traxinger Posted: Dec 21 2015 - 2:00am

In this second in a series on developers and testing, Matt Traxinger defines and discusses the importance of quality and how to approach it in development.

Robert Garofallou Posted: Dec 18 2015 - 8:10am

This week’s Developer Digest includes 12 books every leader should read, dynamic text alignment in Dynamics NAV RDLC, and a question on routines not completing.

Matt Traxinger Posted: Dec 16 2015 - 2:00am

In this first of a series on developers and testing, ArcherPoint’s Matt Traxinger notes the difference between how developers and testers approach their work.