NAVFIT 98a FAQs

How do I download the NAVFIT98A Program on my personal computer?

Go the Navy Personnel Command Website Homepage
Click Career Info
Click Performance Evaluation
Click Software and Forms
Instruct the user to close all programs
From the software and forms, page double click NAVFIT98A download
Click open from location
Window XP the user may need WinZip to unzip the file. (Refer them to www.winzip.com for free trial version)
You should see a window with three files (Vista, Window 7)
Double click on setup.exe or setup
They may get an error the file copying if older than the one they have, instruct to click yes to keep the newest file and to ignore the other errors. When it finish is should say download has been completed successfully.
Instruct to close all programs
From desktop click the start icon, then all program. NAVFIT98A should be on that menu. Select NAVFIT98A, they should see pop out. Double click on the pop out and it should launch the program.

How do I download the NAVFIT98A Program on my NMCI computer?

NMCI does not allow NMCI users to load or install any software on their network.
Recommend the user to call the NMCI helpdesk to push the software. Phone: (866 843-6624)

NAVFIT98A will not open, error 3024 database already exists. How do I open the NAVFIT98A program? (NMCI users only)

Have user to call the NMCI helpdesk and have a technician to delete their NMCI user profile and rebuild their user profile. (If the user states that he or she talked to NMCI and was told to call us, have he or she call NMCI back stating that Navfit98a technical support advises them to contact NMCI to delete their NMCI user profile and rebuild their user profile and program will launch.)

Summary average in the program is for example 3.04; however, when I print the report the summary average is different. How do I fix the problem?

Have the user change the extension on the database file, email to jb.bland@navy.mil NAVFIT98A Technical Support, for correction.

Why does the printed copy and NAVFIT98A program summary group average differ?

We are aware of the problem; however, we cannot recreate the error. We have recreated the same fitness or evaluation report and did not have a problem. We believe when the fitness or evaluation was originally done it was created improperly.

How do I change the extension of the report or access database file?

Have user to select the report or folder the need correcting.
Click export report or folder.
User will be prompt to save report or folder
Have user to click my document button on the left
Name the file (Ensure that user does not use Fitness Report or Evaluation Report in the fileName because it will corrupt the file)
Click Save
Open my document and select the file. (Ensure the user can see the extension on the file name)
If the answer is yes go to (Select the file
If the answer is no click tools and select folder options
From the prompt select the view tap
From advanced setting uncheck Hide extension to known file types
Click apply then OK
User should see the extension
Select the file
Rename by adding .doc or .txt to the file name
The appearance of the file should change to a word or text icon
Open new emails attached the file and send to mail recipient

How can a find out what version of NAVFIT98A that I’m using?
Answer:

Open the NAVFIT98a program
Click on help from the toolbar, then click About NAVFIT98a and they should see the version

How do I email the report to another mail recipient?

Have user to select the report or folder.
Click export report or folder.
User will be prompt to save report or folder
Have user to click the my document button on the left
Name the file (Ensure that user does not use Fitness Report or Evaluation Report in the file Name because it will corrupt the file)
Click Save
Open my document and select the file. (Ensure the user can see the extension on the file name)
If the answer is yes go to (Select the file”)
If the answer is no click tools from the toolbar and select folder options
From the prompt select the view tap
From advanced setting uncheck Hide extension to known file types
Click apply then OK
User should see the extension
Select the file
Rename by adding .doc or .txt to the file name
The appearance of the file should change to a word or text icon
Open new emails attached the file and send to mail recipient

Where is the NAVFIT98A Program located on the NPC Website?


http://www.public.navy.mil/bupers-npc/career/performanceevaluation/Pages/default.aspx

When I print the summary letter, I get an error folder must have a unique pay grade to generate a summary letter. What is the problem?

The user has created multiple pay grades in the same folder. Have the user create one pay grade per folder and this will correct the problem.

The NAVFIT98A program windows are blank and the buttons are disabling on the main menu. How do I get the reports to show and the buttons on the main menu to enable?

Click File
From the menu click open database
The NAVFIT98A open database prompt should appear (cont to the next page)
In the look in select System (C 🙂
Open Program files
Then NAVFIT98A folder
Then Data folder
Select the NF98a.mdb or NF98a file and click open
Reports and buttons should appear.

How do I consolidate the reports into one folder?

User must use the import data tool located on the main menu
Refer the user to user guide manual located on the software and form webpage

How do print a report, front and back with the NAVFIT98A program?

The current version 29 cannot print a report front and back, however, a new Version 30 will be released in 2012 that will allow the user to print front and back.

What are the correct procedures when creating Fitness and Evaluation reports?

Select the Root Folder
Click Create folder from the main menu
Assign profile name
Click save
Select newly created Folder
Click create fitness or evaluation report

Cannot enter data in block 43 or 46. What is the problem?

The Auto Summary checkbox is checked
Click Edit Folder
Click the option tab
Unchecked auto summary

How do I import or export a report with NAVFIT98A program?

User must use the import and export tool located on the main menu
Refer the user to user guide manual located on the software and form webpage

One thought on “NAVFIT 98a FAQs

  • June 12, 2019 at 12:26 am
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    Requesting a valid copy of the NAVFIT98A ATO so that we can complete our network Accreditation. Thank you.

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