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PRB: Unable to import objects in NAV 2013 R2



ID: ZTN4342

This Zetadocs technical note applies to:

  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
  • Version 6.1 of Zetadocs for Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Zetadocs Express


The following error message is displayed when attempting to import objects into a non-W1 version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2.

Following this error message being displayed, the import of the objects is aborted.


Before importing the objects follow the steps below:

  1. Open the NAV Development Environment.
  2. Go to Tools -> Options.
  3. Change the Prevent data loss from table changes option to No as shown in the picture below:

  4. Press OK. (Make sure to press OK as using ESC to close the form will revert the changes).
  5. Import objects.

Once the objects have been imported, the Prevent data loss from table changes option can be changed back to Yes.


We are currently in consultation with Microsoft in an attempt to find a more permanent resolution to this problem.

Last updated: 14th May (JV)

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