This article applies to Microsoft Dynamics NAV for all countries and all language locales.
When you use the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Open Database Connectivity (N/ODBC) data source to import data from Microsoft SQL Server in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Service Pack 1 (SP1), the value in Code-type fields has trailing spaces. For example, if the "MD" value is transferred, the field contains the value that has a length of ten. The "MD" value is followed by eight spaces.
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. There is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If you are encountering an issue downloading, installing this hotfix, or have other technical support questions, contact your partner or, if enrolled in a support plan directly with Microsoft, you can contact technical support for Microsoft Dynamics and create a new support request. To do this, visit the following Microsoft website:
How to obtain the Microsoft Dynamics NAV hotfix or update filesAfter you request a Microsoft Dynamics NAV hotfix, a hyperlink will be sent to you in an e-mail.
The e-mail will contain a hyperlink and a password. You can use the hyperlink to download the Microsoft Dynamics NAV hotfix or the update files. When you click the hyperlink, the File Download – Security Warning dialog box opens. Then, you are prompted to run, to save, or to cancel the download.
If you click Run, the files start the download and the extraction process. You must specify a folder for the new files, and then provide the password.
If you click Save, you must specify a path for saving the compressed file. When you open the file that you saved, you are prompted to specify a path for the files. Then, you must provide the password provided in the e-mail.
If you click Cancel, the download process stops.
How to install a Microsoft Dynamics NAV hotfix or an update fileThe Microsoft Dynamics NAV platform hotfixes and updates are made available as single files. To install a Microsoft Dynamics NAV hotfix or an update, you must replace the existing Microsoft Dynamics NAV installation files with the hotfix or the update files. To do this, replace the files in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ODBC driver installation.
To replace the files, follow these steps.
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- Locate the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ODBC driver installation directory. The Microsoft Dynamics NAV ODBC driver is usually installed in the following directory: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics NAV\60\ODBC
- Copy the files that you downloaded.
- Paste the files that you downloaded into the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ODBC driver installation directory.
- Click Yes to overwrite the files in the directory.
PrerequisitesYou must have Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Service Pack 1 installed to apply this hotfix.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates