Developing for Dynamics GP

by David Musgrave (Perth, WA, Australia) and the Microsoft Dynamics GP Developer Support Team (Fargo, ND, USA)

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  • Blog Post: Support Debugging Tool Build 19 released

    It is time to release a new build of the Support Debugging Tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP for versions 10.0, GP 2010 (v11.0) and GP 2013 (v12.0). Build 19 primarily improves support for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 as well as including some fixes and enhancements to existing features. It also adds...
  • Blog Post: How to Fix a Setup File is from a later version Error from the Support Debugging Tool when doing a Test Upgrade

    This post revisits the issue previously discussed in the blog post: How to Fix a Setup File is from a later version Error from the Support Debugging Tool . The issue is that you receive the error message below from the Support Debugging Tool just after logging into Microsoft Dynamics GP:...
  • Blog Post: VBA: DUOS data stored in the wrong database after switching companies

    A while ago I had a case where the customer was storing data in the DUOS (Dynamic User Object Store) table from a VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) customisation. Everything worked fine until the users switched companies. After switching company the VBA customisation would still be connected to the...
  • Blog Post: Customising the Company Login window series Part 1 - Introduction

    Recently a comment from David M (not me) was posted on the Support Debugging Tool Portal ( http://aka.ms/SDT ) page asking: "We have some fairly long names for our GP companies. Well, when logging onto GP, the second "Company Login" screen cuts off the company names too short for us. The entry field...
  • Blog Post: Support Debugging Tool Build 18 hotfix released

    It had to happen. On my last day of work before going on leave, a bug was discovered in Build 18 of the Support Debugging Tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP. So I am releasing a Build 18 hotfix for versions 10.0, GP 2010 (v11.0) and GP 2013 (v12.0), the hotfix build is dated as Last Modified: 23-May-2014...
  • Blog Post: Currency ID missing in the Currency Translation Default Exchange Table ID’s section of the Multicurrency Setup window

    Hi, my name is Tracy Steere and I work with David Musgrave on the Microsoft Dynamics GP Asia Pacific support team. A bit about myself, I started working with Dynamics GP as an assistant Accountant in 1997 by October 1997 I had become a Dynamics GP Consultant for a company called TWO inc. in Durban...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: HELP NEEDED: Support Debugging Tool Feedback Survey

    Hi Microsoft Dynamics GP Community With the release of Build 18 of the Support Debugging Tool (SDT) I have created a Support Debugging Tool Feedback Survey. This short 10 question survey is really important as previously we have only had anecdotal evidence of the community's use of and support...
  • Blog Post: Support Debugging Tool Build 18 released

    It has been a way too long between releases, but I am finally ready to release Build 18 of the Support Debugging Tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP for versions 10.0, GP 2010 (v11.0) and GP 2013 (v12.0). This build includes fixes and enhancements to existing features as well as a few new features. ...
  • Blog Post: Display Specific Line in Sales Order Processing

    This will be a 2-for-1 post today as the example given solves a frequently asked question and was used to solve a customer issue. The question I've seen a number of times before and been meaning to write about is: "How can I fill the Sales Order Processing scrolling window to a specific line?". With...
  • Blog Post: Identifying Microsoft Dynamics GP version information

    I had a case recently where the customer's auditors were asking the customer to prove the version and build of Microsoft Dynamics GP was the same as the version they claimed it was. Basically, the auditor said "provide me proof that you are running GP X SP Y". So during this case, I discussed a number...
  • Blog Post: GPUG Magazine - Fall 2013 edition is out

    My last community announcement for the week. The GPUG Magazine - Fall 2013 edition is now available. For more information and the link to download, check out Katie Froeber's post on the Dynamics Community GPUG Events & News blog: GPUG Magazine - Fall 2013 Edition Make...
  • Blog Post: Final Reminder: Support Debugging Tool on GPUG System Administrators Special Interest Group Webinar today

    This is just a quick reminder that today (tonight Perth Time), I will be presenting the Support Debugging Tool (SDT) with John Lowther, MVP for this month's webinar for the System Administration GPUG (Dynamics GP User Group) Special Interest Group (SIG). Looking forward to demonstrating how the SDT...
  • Blog Post: Using Named Printers with Terminal Server revisited

    This is an update to the original Using Named Printers with Terminal Server post from August 2008. The original post takes you through the process of using Template Users on Terminal Server so that you only need to setup one user per physical location with user mode printers and then users from that...
  • Blog Post: SDT on GPUG SIG: Sys Admin

    Yes, that is correct. The Support Debugging Tool (SDT) will be the topic of this month's webinar for the System Administration GPUG (Dynamics GP User Group) Special Interest Group (SIG). Kim Peterson and John Lowther asked if I could present a session on the Support Debugging Tool and how it can...
  • Blog Post: Support Debugging Tool Build 17 hotfix 2 released

    Following on from the release of the Support Debugging Tool Build 17 hotfix , I am releasing a hotfix 2 build. It turns out that some of the changes in the way the Support Debugging Tool adds buttons to the Standard Toolbar were still not perfect. We had a few reports that when the SDT dictionary...
  • Blog Post: Virtual Convergence 2013 for when you can't attend in person

    This week the Microsoft Dynamics Convergence 2013 conference is being held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (NOMCC). It started on Monday 18 th March 2013 and continues to Thursday 21 st March 2013. If you are like me and unable to attend in person, they you...
  • Blog Post: Support Debugging Tool Build 17 hotfix released

    Just before I went on leave over Christmas and New Year, I announced the release of the Support Debugging Tool Build 17 . Well, as much as I try to ensure that there are not any bugs in the code, I managed to introduce one. So this hotfix build fixes the bug which can cause the two Support Debugging...
  • Blog Post: Support Debugging Tool Build 17 released

    With the release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 , I am pleased to announce the release of Build 17 of the Support Debugging Tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP for versions 10.0, GP 2010 (v11.0) and GP 2013 (v12.0). This build mainly includes fixes and enhancements to existing features as well as changes...
  • Blog Post: Update: Resizing SmartList TreeView and ListView panes using the Support Debugging Tool

    As promised in my post Quick Tip: Creating a Splitter control between panes of a window with Dexterity , I have updated the concept of my previous post: Resizing SmartList TreeView and ListView panes using the Support Debugging Tool to use a Splitter control rather than selecting a percentage via a menu...
  • Blog Post: Identifying the cause when Microsoft Dynamics GP crashes with the Support Debugging Tool

    A recent support case again highlighted how useful the Support Debugging Tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP can be. This time the customer was having an issue where Microsoft Dynamics GP was crashing while they were working in a specific window. We found out that the customer had a Dexterity based customisation...
  • Blog Post: Further Update: Obscuring Table Data Fields using the Support Debugging Tool

    A while back, I posted some articles which used the Support Debugging Tool and non-logging Automatic Debugger Mode triggers to " encrypt " data. The use of the word " encrypt " was unwise as it has connotations about providing a level of security and possible compliance with various standards. ...
  • Blog Post: How to Fix a MBS_Grant_IMPERSONATE Error from the Support Debugging Tool

    While we are troubleshooting error messages from the Support Debugging Tool, I had another one reported last week. The error message below is displayed by the Support Debugging Tool when setting up the SQL Profile Tracing functionality from the Administrator Settings >> SQL Profile Trace Settings...
  • Blog Post: How to Fix a This version of Support Debugging Tool is incompatible Error

    This is another issue which can come up every now and then when installing the Support Debugging Tool. The error message below is displayed by the Support Debugging Tool just after logging into Microsoft Dynamics GP: This version of Support Debugging Tool is incompatible with the current version...
  • Blog Post: How to Fix a Setup File is from a later version Error from the Support Debugging Tool

    This issue with the Support Debugging Tool has occurred a few times recently after installing the latest version of the Support Debugging Tool. The error message below is displayed by the Support Debugging Tool just after logging into Microsoft Dynamics GP: Setup File is from a later version (##...
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