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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Application Design - Second Edition

By : Marije Brummel
Book Image

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Application Design - Second Edition

By: Marije Brummel

Overview of this book

This book is a focused tutorial on Microsoft Dynamics NAV application development to help you develop complete applications and not just application outlines. This hands-on guide starts off by introducing the supply chain that you will be using throughout the book. You will then implement the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP suite and learn to set it up and customize it for various industries. You will learn how to customize Dynamics NAV to suit the different aspects of a business such as financial management, relationship management, production, jobs, trade, storage, logistics, and so on. The book will take you through these Microsoft-designed application features and show you how to customize and extend them safely. Therefore, by the end of this book, you will be able to create a structure of your own in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)

Getting started

In the first part of the design process, we will look at how to reverse engineer the standard application in order to learn and reuse the knowledge in our own solution.

Creating squash players

For the administration of our squash players, we use the data from the contact table. In the standard product, it is possible to create a customer or vendor with the contact data. We require the same functionality to create squash players so let's have a look at how this is done by Microsoft.

Open Contact Card and try to find this function, as shown in the following screenshot:

We want a function like this for our squash players. So let's get in and see what it does. For this, we need to design the page and look at the actions. The page number in this case is 5050, which we can find by clicking on About this Page in the top-right corner of the page, as shown in the following screenshot:

This option can be very useful to find information about the...