Step four – Documents

When designing applications in Microsoft Dynamics NAV, the Documents allow us to implement a functional workflow that resembles the traditional paper flow in a company. From a pure accounting and auditing perspective, we can run the application without Documents and have the same entries as a result in the database.

Documents act as containers of functionality for end users to be able to work with the application in a human way.

Let's add a Document in our example application and see how we can connect this to our journal during a posting process.

Implementing a Document

To implement a Document we must follow the following Diagram. Remember that the Document Type is optional.

For our Example Document the table structures look ...

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