Unleash the Power of the Profile

With cumulative updates coming out every month for Dynamics NAV you might want to consider other options before you modify objects.

With Profile Configuration in Dynamics NAV users can change the look and feel of NAV without the need to modify objects.

Below is a Step by Step Guide to help you Unleash the Power of the Profile.

Step 1 – Open the Profiles Page Under

Departments/Administration/Application Setup/RoleTailored Client/Profiles


Step 2 – Choose to create a new profile or copy from an existing profile.

Step 3 – Open the client in “Configuration Mode”

Microsoft.Dynamics.Nav.Client.exe -configure -profile:”My Custom Profile”

The client will open in Configuration Mode. All changes made in configuration mode will be saved to the new “My Custom Profile”


Step 4 – Assign Users to Profile

Open Departments/Administration/Application Setup/RoleTailored Client/User Personalization


Step 5 – Verify New Profile

Open the client with a user that has been assigned the My Custom Profile.


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