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Dimension Combinations

In my last post, I went over NAV dimensions setup, using sales invoices for my examples. I also mentioned how dimensions can be assigned to many, many different kinds of data in NAV. In this post, I’ll go over how dimension values work with different setups. Again, all my examples use the CRONUS USA sample company. Dimensions—Assigning Default Values to Master Data Let’s start with “Items.” Items don’t have default dimensions assigned in CRONUS USA, so we can look at how to set them up. We’ll choose a dimension that isn’t assigned to any of the customers in the database. This way, we can avoid issues related to order of defaulting (which may be the subject of a future post). Now let’s get started. On the item card, let’s choose “1000 Bicycle”: We then click “Dimensions” at the top. (Alternatively, you can use the shortcut key Ctrl-Shift-D. This shortcut key displays dimensions in NAV when you’ve highlighted a record...