You may receive an error message when you try to run the Financial Statement w. Period report (7) after you set up the last period in the Swiss version of Microsoft Navision

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SYMPTOMS

When you set up the last period to run the Financial Statement w. Period report (7), and then you run the report in the Swiss version of Microsoft Business Solutions - Navision 3.7, you may receive the following error message:
The date is calculated by Navision when using compare type last period.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because the system cannot run the Financial Statement w. Period report (7) when the last period is active.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Microsoft Business Solutions - Navision 4.0 service pack that contains this hotfix.

Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

Installation information

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Note Before you apply this hotfix, verify that all Microsoft Navision client users are logged off from the system. This includes Microsoft Navision Application Services (NAS) client users. You should be the only client user who is logged on when you implement this hotfix.

To apply this hotfix, you must have a valid license for the Swiss versions of Solutions Developer and of Basic General Ledger. We recommend that the user account in the Windows Logins dialog box or in the Database Logins dialog box be assigned the "SUPER" role ID. If the user account cannot be assigned the "SUPER" role ID, you must verify that the user account has the following permissions:
  • The Modify permission for the Report Object ID 7 object
  • The Execute permission for the System Object ID 5210 object and for the System Object ID 9015 object
You do not have to have rights to the data stores unless you have to perform data repair.

To apply this hotfix, change the code in the Financial Statement w. Period report (7) code unit as follows:
  1. Add the CallPeriods function to each onPush trigger.
  2. Change the following code from the Existing code to the Replacement code.
    Existing code
    ...
      CompareType::"Last Month":
        BEGIN
          StartDate := CALCDATE('<-CM>',StartDate);
          EndDate := CALCDATE('<1M-1D>',StartDate);
          FromCompareDate := CALCDATE('<-1M>',StartDate);
          ToCompareDate := CALCDATE('<-1D>',StartDate);
        END;
    
    END;
    ...
    Replacement code
    ...  
    CompareType::"Last Month":
        BEGIN
          StartDate := CALCDATE('<-CM>',StartDate);
          EndDate := CALCDATE('<1M-1D>',StartDate);
          FromCompareDate := CALCDATE('<-1M>',StartDate);
          ToCompareDate := CALCDATE('<-1D>',StartDate);
        END;
    
      // Add the following code.
      CompareType::"Last Period":
        BEGIN
        FromCompareDate := CALCDATE('<-1Y>',StartDate);
        IF EndDate <> 0D THEN
          ToCompareDate := CALCDATE('<-1Y>',EndDate);
        END;
      // The end of the new code.
    END;
    ...
Note Always test code fixes in a controlled environment before you apply the fixes to your production computers.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have the Swiss version of Microsoft Navision 3.7 installed.

Removal information

You cannot remove this hotfix.

Restart requirement

After you have applied the hotfix and you have performed any required data repair, you must exit the Microsoft Navision client. Users must then restart the Microsoft Navision client. You do not have to restart the computer.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Properties

Article ID: 901194 - Last Review: July 25, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Business Solutions–Navision 3.70
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This article was written about products for which Microsoft no longer offers support. Therefore, this article is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.

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