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by David Musgrave (Perth, WA, Australia) and the Microsoft Dynamics GP Developer Support Team (Fargo, ND, USA)
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Developers: Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Service Pack 2 moves the Vendor and Customer Combiner & Modifier into core code
Now before you ask.... the answer is No, I have not spent all week playing XBox One (as mentioned on the last post ). Yes, we did get one and yes the kids have been using it, but the reason I have not posted on the blog is just that I have been very busy with support cases. Talking of support cases...
2 Dec 2013
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Service Pack 2 New Feature Videos
A while ago, Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Service Pack 2 was released. This Service Pack contained a number of new features as well as the usual fixes for issues. The Microsoft Dynamics GP support team have released a series of articles and videos demonstrating and explaining these new features. ...
7 Nov 2013
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Service Pack 2 Features of the Day
After the release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Service Pack 2 , the Inside Dynamics GP team have released a Feature of The Day series. In case you missed them, here is a summary post with links to all the articles: Get functionality sooner: Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Service Pack 2 Now Available...
5 Nov 2013
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Service Pack 2 fixes Named Printers and Page Orientation settings not being honoured
As mentioned in my post, Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013, Printer Selection, Named Printers, Page Orientation and the System Print Dialog , there was an issue where the feature to allow the printer destination to be changed after the report had been printed to screen did not honour printer setting changes...
6 Oct 2013
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 SmartList Export to Excel shows currency values with 5 decimal places
This topic has been in my drafts list for ages after it was mentioned in this partner forum thread: Decimal places in GP2013 - SmartList to Excel . However, I did not want to write it up until I could offer some solutions for it at the same time. Well, I was beaten to it by Cheryl on the Dynamics...
22 Sep 2013
Date Function Errors from SmartList Account Transactions fixed in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Service Pack 2
A little while ago I spent some time in a long screen sharing session to identify the cause of some really unusual errors being generated from SmartList Account Transactions favourite in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Service Pack 1. This issue has now been fixed for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Service Pack...
19 Sep 2013
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Service Pack 2
Fantastic News. Service Pack 2 for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 has been released ahead of schedule. We were expecting it some time in September and it has now been released at the end of August. Not only does this release fix a number of problem reports, it also has a heap of new or updated features...
29 Aug 2013
Troubleshooting the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Web Client Series
My friend, Mariano Gomez aka The Dynamics GP Blogster , has been busy writing a fantastic series of articles about troubleshooting the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Web Client. Mariano was one of the early adopters of the technology and worked closely with Microsoft support and development teams to provide...
6 Aug 2013
Handling Australian GST Requirements for Payables Transactions in eConnect
As part of the handling of Australian Good and Services Tax (GST), Microsoft Dynamics GP needs to be able to track if a Tax Invoice has been received for payables transactions. This is important as a company must have a Tax Invoice for a purchase before they are allowed to claim the Input Tax Credit...
28 Jul 2013
Developing with the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Named System Database
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 introduced another long sought after feature.... The Named System Database. Instead of the System database being hardcoded to DYNAMICS, a different name can be selected when installing GP. So what does that mean? Well, it means that more than one Dynamics GP system can...
25 Jul 2013
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013, Printer Selection, Named Printers, Page Orientation and the System Print Dialog
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 added a long awaited feature, the ability to change the printer selection for a report after it has printed to the screen output. However, this change has introduced some side effects. Microsoft is aware of the side effects and they should be resolved in an upcoming release...
17 Jul 2013
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Service Pack 1 updates ABN Lookup Feature
Back in June 2011, we reported that an Australian Business Register update breaks ABN Lookup Feature . Within a couple of weeks, the Australian Business Register (ABR) team did add a URL direction which allowed the ABN (Australian Business Number) Lookup via a web browser to continue working. What...
14 Jul 2013
Web Client Deployment Guide for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013
The introduction of the Web Client for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 produces some challenges for those that are in pre-deployment and deployment roles. There has been some exposure to the various stack technologies with the Business Portal, Workflow, Web Services and eConnect, but none have taken us...
24 Apr 2013
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Service Pack 1
After a small delay, Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 is now available for download. The development, testing and documentation of Service Pack 1 has been a massive effort from all areas of the development, testing, support and product management teams. Well done and thank you to all...
18 Apr 2013
Dex - Illegal address for field 'System Database Name' exception
Yesterday, I had a comment posted on the Updating Dexterity code for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 post asking about getting an illegal address error after upgrading code to Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and launching into Test Mode. The error message was: Unhandled script exception: Illegal address...
19 Feb 2013
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 What's New Video Series
Following on from my previous post: Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Web Client Video Series , I thought I would give the same treatment to the other training videos available. Thanks to Pam Misialek from The Inside Dynamics GP blog who highlighted the training videos for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 in her...
10 Feb 2013
The Dynamics GP Blogster and The Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Web Client
My good friend, Mariano Gomez ( The Dynamics GP Blogster ) has been exploring the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Web Client and has posted two series of articles. Have a read of the articles, I am sure you will find them interesting. Links below: Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 on Windows Azure Series...
7 Feb 2013
Updating Dexterity code for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 continued
Things have been really busy recently, so it has taken a bit longer than I planed to get this blog post completed. This article is a follow up to the earlier post: Updating Dexterity code for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 . I wanted to cover some of the other issues and discussion points I came across...
4 Feb 2013
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Web Client Video Series
Pam Misialek on The Inside Dynamics GP blog has highlighted a series of training videos for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 in her post: Learn About Microsoft Dynamics GP - New Video Training Below are the Web Client related videos for you to watch in a logical progression and build up your working...
29 Jan 2013
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Web Client Training
Interested in learning about the Dynamics GP 2013 Web Client? If you have the interest and the time, there are seats left to fill and we are looking to fill them. There are two classroom-based offerings where you will be able to ask your detailed questions and get the opportunity to walk through deployment...
14 Jan 2013
Developing for Multiple Dexterity Versions and a warning
I recently came across a situation recently that highlighted the importance of using the correct best practice when developing Dexterity applications for multiple versions at the same time. While working on the Support Debugging Tool build 17 , which included the update for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013...
8 Jan 2013
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 now available for download
After just over two and half years, the day has finally arrived when the next release of Microsoft Dynamics GP is made available for download. Yes, that's correct, Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 is now available for download from PartnerSource and CustomerSource. See the post on the Inside Dynamics...
19 Dec 2012
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Released to Manufacturing
The 12 th December 2012 (12/12/12) has passed and the world has not ended. However, something almost as momentous has ended.... and something even greater is about to start. After 78,000 hours of development time, Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 has released to manufacturing (RTM) and in just under a week...
13 Dec 2012
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day Week 20 & 21
The Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP blog continues and finalises the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day (FOTD) series. Here are the previous features: Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day Week 1 Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day Week 2 Microsoft Dynamics GP...
13 Dec 2012
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day Week 19
The Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP blog continues with the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day (FOTD) series. Here are the previous features: Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day Week 1 Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day Week 2 Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature...
6 Dec 2012
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