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Tip of the Week #172 – Add a Logo or Picture to Your Role Center

Tip of the Week #172 - Add a Logo or Picture to Your Role Center Senior Consultant Dennis André Thomsen has an easy tip this week to customize your home base - your Role Center. Did you know that you can easily add your company logo, a picture of the factory – or even a [...]

Tip of the Week #171 – Using “On Hold” on Customer Ledger Entries

Tip of the Week #171 - Using “On Hold” on Customer Ledger Entries This week Project Manager Torben Nielsen has a useful suggestion for your finance department. Did you know… There’s actually one field on the Customer Ledger entry, in which you can enter data manually? The field is the “On Hold” field. It's intended [...]

Upgrade in Paradise – Postcard from Pensacola

Senior Consultant Kit Tomshøj traveled all the way from Denmark to Florida for an upgrade last week, along with colleague Peter Tijsma to handle the development side of things. Now she's checked in to report on the success of their endeavors. I am at work – at a hotel on the bright white beaches of [...]

Tip of the Week #170 – Using OneNote to Convert Images to Text

Tip of the Week #170 - Use OneNote to Convert Images to Text (OCR) Developer Rikard Hult brings us this week's helpful tip.  If you have a scanned document as a .pdf or an image, you could use Microsoft OneNote to convert it to plain, editable text. What is OneNote? It's one of the many [...]

Tip of the Week #169 – Using Outlook To Become Your Own Task Master

Tip of the Week #169 - Using Outlook To Be Your Own Task Master Office Assistant Heidi Nielsen tackles dozens of tasks each day. In this week's tip she shares her secret for not getting overwhelmed. When trying to keep track of all your day to day tasks, why not use the Task functionality in [...]

Tip of the Week #168 – Developer’s Night Out at NAV Tech Days 2018!

Tip of the Week #168 - Developer's Night Out at NAV Tech Days 2018! Developer Peter Tijsma has a shout-out for all our PrintVis Partner Developers. The best Developer’s Tip-of-the-week all year! https://www.navtechdays.com/ Fellow Developers: Let’s get together for a nice dinner and discussion session - hosted by PrintVis on the Wednesday evening (November 21st) [...]

Tip of the Week #167 – Getting Started with Extensions V2

Tip of the Week #167 - Getting Started with Extensions V2 Product Developer Rikard Hult brings us this week's helpful tip. In Dynamics NAV 2018, Microsoft has introduced a new way of building Extensions. But how to get it up and running? Setup the service tier The Allowed Extension target could be Internal for all [...]

Tip of the Week #166 – The Capacity Resource Card

Tip of the Week #166 - The Capacity Resource Card Senior Consultant Kit Tomshøj brings us this week's helpful tip. We spend a lot of effort to make sure that the shop floor staff can give a precise account of their work day and the time they've spent on orders. We are often asked how [...]

Tip of the Week #165 – The DLP is Free!

Tip of the Week #165 - The DLP is Free! Marketing Manager Michael Bradley brings us this week's tip. Back in 2016 I raised the subject of Microsoft's Dynamics Learning Portal (DLP) as an excellent resource for readiness and competency training on all things pertaining to Microsoft Dynamics. However, I did neglect to mention that [...]

Tip of the Week #164 – Smarter Calculations for a Better Bid

Tip of the Week #164 - Smarter Calculations for a Better Bid Senior Consultant Jörg Hüner is back to demonstrate how the PrintVis system can look at the bigger picture when estimating a job. When you are using a price list from one of your paper vendors while quoting a job which has multiple versions, [...]

Tip of the Week #163 – Advanced Filtering for Imposition Types

Tip of the Week #163 - Advanced Filtering for Imposition Types This week, Senior Consultant Jörg Hüner has a helpful tip about using advanced search filters in PrintVis when optimizing your sheet usage. How to use the fields on the “Advanced Filtering” FastTab from the Imposition Type setup? Those fields are used when looking up [...]

Tip of the Week #162 – How to Import Permission Sets and Permissions

Tip of the Week #162 - How to Import Permission Sets and Permissions Senior Consultant Lutz Schmieder brings us this week's helpful tip. When your company is ready to upgrade, it's possible for your consultant to save time (and therefore money) by importing existing permissions and permission sets as XML files. Import permission sets Application [...]

Tip of the Week #161 – Draw the Distinction Between Sales and Consultancy

Tip of the Week #161 - Draw the Distinction Between Sales and Consultancy Sales Manager John Mullins speaks from experience when he advises you to avoid this common conundrum before it happens with a new ERP implementation project. How often have we seen this happen? It's kickoff day of a new project. The consultant arrives [...]

Tip of the Week #160 – Link Your Azure File Storage to Your Local Machine

Tip of the Week #160 - Link Your Azure File Storage to Your Local Machine You may have noticed that cloud computing and storage concerns are becoming increasingly common in and around your daily tasks. This week, Developer Christian Mütze has a helpful tip for connecting your local PC to Microsoft's cloud storage platform, Azure. Go [...]

PrintVis & NAV 2018: The Time to Upgrade is NOW

Why upgrade to Dynamics NAV 2018 now? As you may know, Microsoft Dynamics NAV will be officially absorbed into the Dynamics 365 Business Central "universe" later in 2018. This is basically NAV in new packaging. In Product Manager Marko Perisic's own words, "Dynamics 365 is the next generation of NAV for the age of digital [...]

Tip of the Week #159 – MOXA Moxie

Tip of the Week #159 - MOXA Moxie This week Project Manager Torben Nielsen brings us a tip on shop floor data connectivity. Did you know… You can connect PrintVis directly to your Cost Centers? PrintVis supports the gathering of basic performance information from your printing presses and other Cost Centers, no matter what make [...]

Tip of the Week #158 – Quickly Create a New Capacity or Price Unit

Tip of the Week #158 - Quickly Create a Capacity or Price unit Senior Consultant Thomas Beck Andersen points out yet another handy feature of the PrintVis/NAV system that you probably didn't know about. If you need to create a single cost center - manually - there is a fast and easy way when not [...]

JDF Enhancements in PrintVis 2018

As the standard file format for the printing industry, JDF simplifies information exchange among various systems and provides detailed information, including design and workflow details, as well as Job Messaging Format (JMF) signaling, so you can track a project from start to finish. "JDF has given our organization the ability to make an interface with [...]