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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)

Sales and purchasing

Traditionally, salespersons used to work with paper order forms. They would write down the customer name and address and the items or services required.

Paper order form

In Microsoft Dynamics NAV, the paper document is replaced by a sales and purchase document using a header for the general order information and lines to register the items and services.

The posting process breaks down the information in the document into the journals and posts them, so the end user does not have to worry about this. The application reuses the same posting routines as we discussed in earlier chapters.

Let's look at how the documents and journals tie together by drawing the table and transaction scheme for this:

The first step is creating the document. When we create this Sales Document (Sales Header and Sales Line), nothing is posted. We are only entering the information into the system that can be changed at any time.

When we start the Codeunit Sales...