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What’s New in PrintVis 2018 – New Datasets for Purchase and Case Documents

NEW DATASETS FOR PURCHASE AND CASE DOCUMENTS Rather than requiring the assistance of a Developer when commonly-desired fields for Reports are wanted, in PrintVis 2018 we have made things easier for customers - by adding some new datasets which are available to customize in standard Word document layouts. The new Datasets for reports can be [...]

Tip of the Week #156 – Default Role Center

Tip of the Week #156 - Default Role Center Senior Consultant Dennis André Thomsen brings us this week's helpful tip. Did you know that you can apply a "default" Role Center, rather than assigning a unique one for every user in the system? If the majority of your employees should all work from the same [...]

What’s New in PrintVis 2018 – Condition Sets at Status Change

CONDITION SETS AT STATUS CHANGE PV2018 brings a new functionality: ‘Condition settings’ for Cost Centers - to perform checks on stock size and stock thickness through a Status Code change. The purpose is to alert a user if the selected paper for a process doesn’t meet the specifications of the press (the Cost Center) - [...]

Tip of the Week #155 – Formulas in Documents and their Limitation Cap

Tip of the Week #155 - Formulas in Documents and Their Limitation Cap System Developer Tommy Svensen Møballe brings us this week's helpful tip. Making a Quote, Order Confirmation… or Invoice can become tedious if one is forced to manually input the information each time. The Documents functionality in PrintVis provides a quick and easy [...]

What’s New in PrintVis 2018 – Enhanced Purchase Guide Functionality

ENHANCED PURCHASE GUIDE FUNCTIONALITY   In PrintVis 2018 it is now possible to change or update the cost for an Item in the Calculation Details (Cost Price Field) or on the Purchase Guide (Direct Cost PrintVis Field) - and this cost will be automatically transferred to the "PV Unit Cost (LCY)" on the purchase line. [...]

Tip of the Week #154 – Material Requirement

Tip of the Week #154 - Material Requirement This week, Senior Consultant Kit Tomshøj points out a valuable piece of PrintVis functionality that lets print companies easily manage their raw materials. What Orders do I need this paper for? A printing company can have an amazingly large list of raw materials – most of them [...]

What’s New in PrintVis 2018 – Shipping to Multiple U.S. Tax Jurisdictions

SHIPPING TO MULTIPLE U.S. TAX JURISDICTIONS We have made it easier to handle multiple shipments from a single Case, which may be sent to different tax jurisdictions in the U.S. This can be managed within the Invoice Template build, by designating a special invoicing method in the setup. It will then group the lines on [...]

Tip of the Week #152 – Upgrade and Prepare

Tip of the Week #152 - Upgrade and Prepare Marketing Coordinator Michael Bradley serves up some healthy advice in this week's tip. As you should know by now, PrintVis is embedded directly within Microsoft Dynamics NAV – it is not a separate system. Other management information systems are add-ons (plug-ins, bolt-ons) - external software designed to [...]

Tip of the Week #151 – GDPR

On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect. GDPR is a European privacy and security law that establishes a new global standard for privacy rights, security, and compliance. The GDPR is fundamentally about protecting and enabling the privacy rights of individuals. The GDPR establishes strict privacy requirements governing how organizations [...]

What’s New in PrintVis 2018 – Over/Under Delivery

OVER/UNDER DELIVERY Printing, like any discreet manufacturing process, involves spoilage of materials and is subject to both human and mechanical error, typically over a range of procedural steps - before a job is completed as ordered. Therefore, variations in quantity of finished orders occur all the time, and it’s crucial that your billing department invoices [...]

Tip of the Week #151 – Gouged by Emojis!

Tip of the Week #150 - Gouged by Emojis! PrintVis Office Assistant Heidi Quod Nielsen speaks from experience when she advises you to notice the details of your phone plan when traveling. Be careful when sending SMS messages from abroad. Being in charge of our sales and purchase invoices, I learned a very expensive lesson [...]

What’s New in PrintVis 2018 – Invoice Dimension Allocation

INVOICE DIMENSION ALLOCATION In Microsoft Dynamics NAV, a Dimension represents a specific category of your business, and each Dimension can contain subcategories known as Dimension Values (think “Apples” as one Dimension, and Gala, Fuji and Golden Delicious as Dimension Values). You rely on your accounting department to keep you apprised of where you are making [...]

Tip of the Week #150 – Updating Currency Rates in NAV

Tip of the Week #149 - Updating Currency Exchange Rates in NAV System Developer Rikard Hult bring us this week's helpful tip. Many of you out there may be unaware that Yahoo shut down their finance API last year, without warning. This means that for those using the service to monitor currency exchange rates in [...]

Tip of the Week #149 – Run Your Dynamics NAV 2018 Web Client Without an Internet Connection

Tip of the Week #148 - Run Your Dynamics NAV 2018 Web Client Without an Internet Connection This week Developer Peter Tijsma has a great tip for print companies, based on a question received from one of our latest, large implementations in North America. By default, one needs internet connection for the Dynamics NAV Web [...]

What’s New in PrintVis 2018 – Currency Management

CURRENCY MANAGEMENT In PrintVis 2018 we’ve made it possible to generate and edit pricing in a customer’s specific currency. The currency for a case is controlled by the Currency Code on the customer card and the setup of currency exchange rates. Whereas in previous versions the currencies have only been handled in optional fields, or [...]

What’s New in PrintVis 2018 – Document Management Rebuild

DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT REBUILD We have completely rebuilt the Document Management functionality in PrintVis 2018. Where our previous version used Mail Merge for building reports, we have moved to XML Mapping Fields, which use custom XML fields to map the data into the document at run time, allowing for complete control over the content and format, [...]

Tip of the Week #148 – Return To Sender

Tip of the Week #147 - Return to Sender This week, Senior Consultant Kit Tomshøj is back to share a handy feature for keeping your books and inventory straight. If you have posted the receipt of some ordered materials by mistake – what is the best way to fix this? Many users will (despite their [...]

Tip of the Week #147.1 – Add Multiple Quote Options in Seconds

This week's earlier tip, Using Charts for an Easy Overview of Your Pricing, actually demonstrates the results of some great standard NAV functionality that we thought should also be highlighted in PrintVis. So consider this an addendum, and read on! Tip of the Week #146.1 - Add Multiple Quote Options in Seconds Where Tip #146 [...]