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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 Forms

Let us briefly review types of forms that we will use in an application. Then we will step to several examples using our C/ANDL system to illuminate our path. From an application design point of view, we need to consider which form type to use under what circumstances. The following are the different form types:

  • Card form: These display and allow updating of a single record. A Card form is generally used for Master table and Setup data. Complex cards can contain a number of tabs, and may even display data from subordinate tables.
  • Tabular or List form: These display a list of any number of records at one time, one line per record, with each displayed data field shown as a column. The Reference table maintenance and inquiry use Tabular ...

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