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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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Vendor ID field is required on Void Historical Payables Transactions window in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 SP2
We have seen a few support cases recently about a change to the Void Historical Payables Transactions and Void Open Payables Transaction windows in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Service Pack 2. Note: This issue is fixed in GP 2013 R2. Here are the details of the enhancement from the Inside Microsoft...
11 Mar 2014
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 2010 Service Pack 4
It has been a long time between Service Packs for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 with Service Pack 3 being released at the end of June last year. Well now Service Pack 4 for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 is now available. The core Dynamics dictionary version for Service Pack 4 is 11.00.2248 and the Dexterity...
29 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
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
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Upgrade Blog Series
Kelly Youells and her support team colleagues on the Dynamics GP Support and Services Blog has created a fantastic new series of posts to help you upgrade. Have a look at the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Upgrade Blog Series. The articles are listed below: Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Upgrade Blog...
28 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
Quick Tip: Getting Command Based Menus working in Dexterity
In the last couple of weeks, I have had a few cases where Dexterity command based menus for addon products no longer showed in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 after Service Pack 3 was installed. In each of the cases, a review of the menu creation procedures identified that the code was actually incorrect...
7 Oct 2012
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Utilities “Hanging” when Upgrading the Databases with Service Pack 3 or any Later Hotfix
Last month, Kelly Youells posted on the Dynamics GP Support and Services Blog about an issue which can cause Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Utilities to hang when updating to Service Pack 3 or later. The details of the issue are posted on the blog and also linked to the Dynamics GP 2010 Hot Topic: ...
3 Sep 2012
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Service Pack 3 Hotfix
There has been a recent hotfix for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Service Pack 3 for an issue found when drilling back from Management Reporter to Microsoft Dynamics GP. If you have previously downloaded the Service Pack 3 installation file, or the DVD image including Service Pack 3, please download them...
11 Jul 2012
More Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Service Pack 3 Links
Last week, we announced that Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Service Pack 3 was available. Since then some other components have been updated for Service Pack 3. This includes the DVD image, the Dexterity Development Environment build 11.00.0359 release and Analysis Cubes for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010. ...
3 Jul 2012
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Service Pack 3
The long wait for Service Pack 3 for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 is over. The development, testing and documentation of Service Pack 3 has been a huge effort from all areas of the development, testing, support and product management teams. Congratulations to all those involved with the release. ...
28 Jun 2012
2011 US Payroll Year End Updates for GP 10 and GP 2010 are now available!
The English downloads for the 2011 US Payroll Year End Updates for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 and Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 are now available. Thanks to all the development and support team members who worked on this. The following product have been update for GP 2010 and v10.0: Product...
17 Nov 2011
2011 Year-End What and When is Microsoft Dynamics GP Releasing?
Wow - it really has been a long time since I've posted to the blog. I've just been somewhat busy and time sure does fly. Looks like I need to get back into the swing of things again but I have a number of ideas on topics that you'll be seeing in the near future (if I can keep up the momentum of this...
28 Oct 2011
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 R2 is now "officially" available
Breaking News: Well it was.... This post was originally created (and published for a short time) last Thursday night (US Time) and would have been the first post on the blogsphere about the availability of the downloads for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 R2. However, the development team had released...
27 Apr 2011
Unknown identifier 'DYNAMICS' or other Constant with GP 2010 SP1
Recently, we have been seeing some weird errors where previously working code fails to compile with an Unknown Identifier error referring to a constant in the core Dynamics.dic dictionary. I came across this issue myself when preparing for the recent Technical Conference, see my post: Microsoft Dynamics...
15 Mar 2011
Procedure or function 'aagCreateGLWorkDist' expects parameter '@LedgerID', which was not supplied
A number of support cases have popped up recently with this error message, it can occur when using eConnect to integrate General Ledger transactions or when using the eConnect Adaptor for General Ledger transactions from Integration Manager. Vaidy Mohan has some details in his post: GL With AA - IM2010...
12 Nov 2010
Login Performance Issue for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 SP5 and GP 2010 SP1
It has been brought to my notice that we have another issue with a dictionary adding records to the syMenuMstr (SY07110) table each time a user logs into Microsoft Dynamics GP. This issue is caused by the new Dynamics Online Services dictionary which was installed as part of Microsoft Dynamics GP 10...
8 Nov 2010
Dexterity: Cannot See Table Buffer Values in 10.0 SP5 or 2010 SP1
A long standing pain point for ISV's has been the inability to see 3 rd party table buffers while debugging ISV code in runtime. Most development - I assume - is in test mode where your customization and Dynamics are on a level playing field and the ISV can see anything they like easily. However...
5 Nov 2010
Quick Tip: Solving Illegal Address Errors on Alternate Windows after installing a Service Pack
Every time a Service Pack for Microsoft Dynamics GP is released, there is a potential for the installation of the service pack to cause Illegal Address errors for a field on Modified or Alternate windows. I have seen this a few times over the years, mostly with the Sales Transaction Entry (SOP_Entry...
20 Oct 2010
More Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Service Pack 1 Links
Last month, we announced that Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Service Pack 1 was available. Well, since then some other components have been updated for Service Pack 1. This includes the Dexterity Development Environment build 11.00.0221 release and the Add-in for Microsoft Word for Microsoft Dynamics GP...
11 Oct 2010
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