No save button

Dynamics NAV does not have any kind of save button anywhere in the application. So, data is saved into the database as soon as the user leaves the field.

Likewise, a record is inserted in its table right after the field (or fields) of the primary key. Some pages such as Sales Line and the different journals have the DelayedInsert property set to Yes, which means that the record won't be inserted until the user moves the cursor to the next line or the next record.

The main advantage

The major advantage is that users can create any card (for instance, Customer Card), any document (for instance, Sales Order), or any other kind of data without knowing all the information that is needed. Let's explain this with an example.

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