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Useful Tips for Technical as well as Functional (Saving Customer/Vendor/Item as Template)

Normally we see Template is created at on Interface and the Customer/Vendor/Item are created via other interface.

We can make it more user friendly, in below article I will show some readymade tips available in Navision It is available in 2013 and 2015, for lover version please verify accordingly.

First Lets have a look at what all is available to us then we will see how we can make the more meaningful to our customers. Obviously if any out of box customization is required that we have to carry out.

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Others too available check it out, I will show one of them rest you apply same skill to accomplish others.

Let’s Start with Page 1300 Mini Customer Card what it looks like.

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In this Page on Action Tab we have Save as Template the functionality which we are going to use in our Article for today.

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Let’s First Link this Page (1300) with our Std. Customer Card Page (21).

I will Add New Action on my Page and set following Properties.

Open the Page 21 in Design Mode & Access View -> Page Actions.

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We have added this Link Just for information you can Skip this step, it is not compulsory for what we are going to perform below in next step.

Here other tabs of Mini Customer Card is only visible following certain Conditions. So nothing wrong with code or design. Technical can review the code and find out the reason for same.

Like :

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Next we will copy one Functionality from Page 1300 to our Page 21. Save as Template.

Open the Page 1300 in Designer and access to View -> Page Actions.

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Save the object no further any coding or Variable definition will be required. As this Functionality is properly designed as plug and Play. Required Variables are defined local and it takes the Current Record as Parameter.

TempMiniCustomerTemplate.SaveAsTemplate(Rec);

Now Open your customer card, scroll to record which you want to save as Template and Select Save as Template from Action Tab. Give the Template name to save and click OK.

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Your Template is saved. Now you can use the same to apply to your New Customer.

Now Create New Customer and Select Template to Apply.

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You are done.

This way you are able to give something new to your Customer without any major customization.

Similarly you can do for Item & Customer too.

Explore there are few more which will be helpful in certain conditions.

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Most of the contents you find in this blog will be either inherited from MSDN or Navision Developer IT Pro Help. Some places images are also directly taken from these sites. Purpose is simple to try those stuffs and re-produce adding few things as per my understanding to make easy understanding for others and quick reference.

Here nothing under my own brand or authorship of the content. At any point of time we are just promoting Microsoft stuffs nothing personnel with same.

Hope stuffs used here will not violate any copyright agreement with them. In case by mistake or in-intestinally it happens and the Microsoft feels these should not be used Microsoft have full right to inform me about same and will be glad to take down any such content which may be violating the norms.

Purpose is to promote Navision and share with community.

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