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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)

Working with general journals

When we open a general journal, we can start making transactions. Let's discuss the possibilities.

The most important fields of a general journal are the Posting Date and the Document No. The total of amounts for each combination of these fields should always be in balance. In other words, all journal lines for any particular combination of Posting Date and Document No. should always add up to zero.

There are different account types we can post to. When we post directly to a G/L Account, it is clear what will happen; a new G/L Entry will be created for that amount. When we choose another Account Type, the sub administrations will start to work. For example, when we choose Customer, a Customer Ledger Entry will be created as well as a G/L Entry. Which G/L account is used is determined by the posting group, which we will discuss later in this chapter.

Here, we also see the Gen. Posting Type, General Business and Product Posting groups and...