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Programming Microsoft® Dynamics™ NAV: Create, modify, and maintain applications in NAV 5.0, the latest version of the ERP application formerly known as Navision by David Studebaker

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Types of Tables

For our discussion, we will break the table types into three groups. As a developer, you can change the definition and the contents of the first group (i.e. Totally Modifiable Tables). You cannot change the definition of the second group, but can change the contents (i.e. Content Modifiable Tables). The third group can be accessed for information, but data within is not modifiable (i.e. these table are intended to be Read-Only Tables).

Totally Modifiable Tables

The following are the tables in the Totally Modifiable Tables group:

  • Master: This contains primary data (such as Customers, Vendors, Items, Employees, etc.). These are the tables that should be designed first. If you consider the data definition as the foundation of the system, ...

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