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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 in Office 365

Office 365 lets you access Microsoft Office on the Internet. Now Microsoft has integrated Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 in Office 365, allowing users to seamlessly move between both applications, accessing and sharing documents, from anywhere at any time.

Surface Microsoft Dynamics NAV Information Directly in SharePoint online

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 allows you to access NAV data within SharePoint. It can be deployed as an application to one or multiple SharePoint sites, either on premise or online. It takes advantage of online authentication with support for LiveID, OrgID, and Microsoft Dynamics NAV credentials.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV as a Hosted app in Office 365

Open and run Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 from within Office 365. Just click the Dynamics NAV Icon in Office 365 to access and share charts, lists, and data with your co-workers.

Single Sign On

When signing on to Office 365, you are automatically signed in to Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.

Interoperability with Office 365 Apps and Excel

Microsoft Office 365 is a cloud-based service that combines Microsoft Office and business software solutions like SharePoint, Exchange, and Lync, enabling you to work from nearly anywhere, from nearly any device. Microsoft Excel Web App extends Excel to your web browser, so you can work with, store, and share your workbooks and information, even if Excel isn’t installed on your device. Plus, you can open Dynamics NAV data from any List, Worksheet, or ListPlus page and import budgets to Dynamics NAV from Excel.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client Usability Enhancements

The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client lets you retrieve data over the Internet and provides light users easy, secure access to information and data in Microsoft Dynamics NAV. With Dynamics NAV 2013 R2, the Web Client is completely renewed and restyled to align with Office 365 products, making it even easier to access, view, and edit data from a familiar, user-friendly interface. Usability enhancements include:

  • Familiar Microsoft Office 365 look and feel
  • Productivity improvements, including datepicker and the ability to add or modify records during lookup
  • Enhanced sorting and filtering capabilities, including the ability to click on a column and sort or filter on it
  • Improved page search capability available from all pages and categorized search results
  • Context menus on rows, making it easier to invoke actions and provide more visibility
  • Drilldown capabilities that emulate the user experience on the desktop
  • Printing capabilities that allow users to print and preview reports using Reporting Services
  • Redesigned screen, increasing efficiency and usability
  • Notes and record links capabilities
  • Simpler method for requesting pages
  • Improved Help system
  • Support for ad-hoc users

Improved Extensibility for Microsoft Dynamics NAV Clients

A client control add-in enables you to add custom functionality to the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Windows client and Web client by creating a control add-in that can run on both client platforms, making it easier to create add-ins for the Web Client using HTML5 controls, and with the possibility to share those add-ins with the Windows client. Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 supports the framework for creating client control add-ins.

Writable Odata, OData Web Services Enhancements for Ad Hoc Analysis

This release also extends the OData web services feature introduced in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013. You can now update data in a Microsoft Dynamics NAV database using OData web services. With Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2, data integration can occur without compromising security and application business logic.

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