dox42 NAV Document Creator for generating documents in Dynamics 365 Business Central | NAV

Create wonderful documents for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central | NAV directly in Microsoft Office. With the dox42 Office Add-Ins you can use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel for intuitive and smooth document design by directly accessing data from Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central | NAV and many other data sources like SQL, Excel, SharePoint, Office 365 as well as other ERP-systems.

Dynamics 365 Business Central | NAV module

dox42 NAV Document Creator enables direct access to Dynamics 365 Business Central | NAV data in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. The use of BC | NAV special features like Field Captions, Option Captions, BLOB Fields and FlowFields is fully supported. Additionally, an adaption of the security concept of BC | NAV with permission sets, data recall in multitenancy environments is possible, as well as full support of BC | NAV companies. In addition, there is comfortable control of print output.

Convinced by impressive documents

Using dox42 NAV Document Creator visually attractive sales documents, product and mail order catalogues and fact sheets can be generated. You can easily create PowerPoint turnover reports for sales employees/articles, tickets, vouchers and coupons for customer communication. Furthermore, you can integrate Barcodes (1-D, 2-D) for documents and labels. The module also enables the generation of quality assurance forms and checklists.

Document Design

Design the documents in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint fast and intuitively. Using the drag-and-drop functionality, it is possible to integrate data fields directly in the document templates. All the design possibilities of Microsoft Office can be used for reports and documents, and existing documents or attachments of different formats like PDF, Word, graphics and images in new documents can be embedded, just like 1-D and 2-D barcode types can be integrated. An interaction with the user by options dialogs before the generation of report and documents is possible.

Integration of external data sources

dox42 NAV document creator offers various possibilities of combining any number of different data sources in one document. Supported data sources are SQL, SharePoint, Office 365, XML/JSON, Excel, Webservices and many more. Furthermore, ERP data sources like SAP, Dynamics AX | Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations and Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement | CRM as well as user-defined data sources (individual development) can be integrated via different add-on modules.

SharePoint/Office 365 and Workflow-Integration

You can integrate data from SharePoint lists and document libraries in new documents, and upload generated documents directly in SharePoint document libraries. The documents are Office 365-ready. Furthermore, you can also integrate dox42 actions with your common workflow tool in order to increase the level of automation of your business processes around document generation (For example with FireStart, nintex, K2, Microsoft Flow).

Output options

Output documents in output formats PDF, PDF/A, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, TXT, different graphic files, XML/JSON, HTML, etc. can be specified flexibly. Output is possible via printer and distribution via email. Documents can be stored in file systems and SharePoint/Office 365 document libraries. Furthermore, use an Add-On module to integrate DocuSign for digital signatures.


Document creation is fully automated via dox42 Server. Furthermore, documents can also be generated outside of the Dynamics 365 Business Central | NAV client within the dox42 web-frontend (requires dox42 LIVE), which is additionally possible on smartphones and tablets as well.

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dox42 Dynamics 365 Business Central Data Source in MS AppSource

The 365Performance dox42 Data Source for Business Central is now available in the Microsoft AppSource. Download and install the dox42 Data Source for your Business Central environment in order to integrate your data from BC directly into your Word templates.

Learn more about the 365Performance dox42 Data Source in the Factsheet >>

"dox42 NAV Document Creator is an interface developed by Business Systemhaus AG that provides the enormous scope of functions of dox42 regarding the creation and automation of documents, checklists, PowerPoint presentations and many more to the Dynamics  365 Business Central | NAV-world. [...]"

Michael Zettl

Michael Zettl

General Manager | Member of Board 
Business Systemhaus AG

At a glance

  • Easy design of documents directly in Microsoft Office
  • Fully integrated in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central | NAV
  • Use of data directly from BC | NAV tables, pages and reports
  • Accessing data from numerous further external sources
  • Free selection of the output format (PDF, Word, image, etc.)
  • Automated creation and distribution of documents
  • 365Performance dox42 Data Source for D365 BC now available in the Microsoft AppSource

dox42 Dynamics NAV Datasource
dox42 Dynamics NAV Datasource

System Requirements

...for dox42 office add-in

  • Dynamics NAV 2009 R2 RTC or higher for basic data source
  • Dynamics NAV 2015 or higher for NAV Report-data source
  • Office 2010 or higher

...for dox42 Server

  • Windows Server 2008 or higher

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