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Programming Microsoft Dynamics™ NAV 2015 by Christopher Studebaker, David Studebaker

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Data types

We are going to segregate the data types into several groups. We will first look at Fundamental data types and then at Complex data types.

Fundamental data types

Fundamental data types are the basic components from which the complex data types are formed. They are grouped into Numeric, String, and Date/Time data types.

Numeric data

Just like other systems, NAV supports several numeric data types. The specifications for each NAV data type are defined for NAV, independent of the supporting SQL Server database rules. However, some data types are stored and handled somewhat differently from a SQL Server point of view than the way they appear to us as NAV developers and users. For more details on the SQL Server-specific representations of various ...

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