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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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Data Types

We are going to segregate the data types into relatively obvious groupings. Overall we will first look at Fundamental (aka simple) data types, and then Complex data types. Within fundamental data types, we will consider Numeric, String, and Time Types, while in complex data types we will look at Data Items, Data Structures, Objects, Automation, Input/Output, References, and others.

Fundamental Data Types

Fundamental data types are the basics from which the complex data types are formed. They are grouped into Numeric, String, and Time Data Types.

Numeric Data

Just like other systems, NAV allows several types of numeric data types. What numeric data types you may use and how you may use them will be dependent on whether you are designing ...

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