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ABC Computers eNewsletter                                                                                                      August 2015


In This Issue
ABC Computers
 Services & Solutions
 Shiny New Gadget
of the Month:

Plug your music device into the standard 3.5mm audio input and start up your tunes: the water inside will dance to the beat and the 4 multi-colored LEDs will light up.

August Quick Quiz
Enter our Quick Quiz drawing for your chance to win this month's Shiny New Gadget. 

What are the dates of NAVUG Summit 2015 in Reno, Nevada?

a. September 13 - 16

b. October 13 - 16
c. November 13 - 16
d. December 13 - 16

Submit your answer to [email protected]
A winner will be drawn from the correct responses. 

Congratulations to
Sal Anzaldi of 
Single Source, Inc.
who won the 
Star Wars MimoPowerTube 
in July's Quick Quiz.


Coming in October is NAVUG Summit which is the national user group meeting for NAV. This is the absolute best event to attend if you run NAV! There are excellent sessions, pre-event deep dive training, networking with other customers, and Microsoft's development team is there from Denmark. This is a large expo with many add-on and ISV products to review. Plus, this year you can expect an exciting surprise from ABC Computers!
The event is only 6 weeks away, so please follow the link and take a look. There are so many ways this trip will pay for itself several times over! If you aren't sure whether NAVUG Summit is really worth the investment, check out this recorded webinar: Can You Really Afford One More Conference? Why You Must Attend NAVUG Summit. 

As a special gift to our customers, you can save $100 on your Summit registration with Coupon Code: SUMNAVABC2015.

If you have any questions at all, or need help with proposing this event to your company, just contact us here at ABC Computers. We can't wait to see you in Reno!

Mark Christie 
ABC Computers, Inc. 

Getting Started With the Automated Data Capture System for Dynamics NAV
By Joseph Gress
Automated Data Capture System is a Dynamics NAV granule that allows employees in a warehouse to record various warehouse activities in Dynamics NAV using a rugged portable handheld device.  One such activity is recording that you picked a certain quantity of a certain item from a certain bin location for a particular sales order.

By Joseph Gress
i. Handheld Device User Setup in Dynamics NAV

Initially, the display on the handheld device provides a login screen for the user to enter a user name and password. These users are setup as Database Logins in NAV 2009 and earlier and in the ADCS Users screen in NAV 2013 and later.

A development freeze is wise when upgrading or re-implementing NAV
By Annette Buchal
The power of NAV rests in the ability to make real-time changes. For many, changes are done on a daily basis and just the thought of giving up this functionality can put a company in a tailspin. But, when it comes time for an upgrade or re-implementation of NAV, a development freeze is something you'll want to plan for the good of your project and your system.

Using Report Builder Instead of VS to Design and Modify Reports
By Nathan Peters
In the Development Environment in Dynamics NAV 2015, Go to Tools - Options. At the bottom of the Options list you will see "Use Report Builder" - Change this value to "Yes".


About ABC Computers 


ABC Computers has been providing a unique blend of business software solutions and computer support services to businesses - small and large - since 1984. Over the last 25+ years, we have earned a reputation for exceeding clients' expectations and developing lasting relationships by first listening - learning about your business - and only then suggesting solutions to help you achieve your objectives. 


With 3 locations in Wisconsin (WI), 1 location in South Bend, IN, and staff throughout the upper Midwest, ABC offers business consulting and IT services through two distinctly related teams.


Our business management systems group specializes in financial management and enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics NAV (formerly Navision).  

ABC's computer support services team specializes in troubleshooting IT problems that disrupt business operations and transforming technology from a burden into an asset.

Donavan Lane, as well as each team member of ABC, is dedicated to your complete satisfaction. Thus our commitment to implementing "Business Solutions...Your Way."