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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Application Design by Mark Brummel

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Some basic design patterns

Microsoft Dynamics NAV has some basic design patterns that are reused throughout the application and are necessary to understand the concepts of this book.

Number series

Databases need unique records. The application has two ways of making this happen.

Some tables have automatic incremental numbering that cannot be influenced. These are often accounting tables that have auditable purposes. Examples of these tables are G/L entries, G/L registers, and VAT entries.

The other way is using a flexible alphanumeric code. In some setup tables, users are free to create their own numbers like in the location table but most of the time, number series functionality is used. These can be influenced by the end user depending on their ...

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