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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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FieldClasses

Each data field has a Field Class Property. We will cover most of the properties in the next chapter, but the FieldClass has as much affect on the content and usage of a data field as does the data type, maybe even more in some instances. For that reason, we will discuss FieldClasses as a follow-on to our discussion on Data Types.

The following are the three FieldClasses:

  • Normal: The FieldClass containing all the 'normal' data. If the FieldClass is Normal, then the field contains just what you would expect, based on the Data Type and all the descriptions.
  • FlowField: The FieldClass that connects a datafield to a previously defined SumIndexField in a table. The FlowField is an important and controlling property of a field. FlowFields do ...

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