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SQL view for Fixed Allocation Accounts in Dynamics GP

Below is a view that will return a list of the distribution accounts and percentages for all active fixed  allocation accounts in your Dynamics GP. Nothing fancy, but sometimes it is easier to have a report of these rather than have to look at them on the screen, especially when you have a lot of […]

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Happy New Year – 2013

It’s now become a little tradition of mine to sit in front of the computer when I get up on New Year’s Day, sipping coffee and checking my email…hoping that I once again can write a little blog post like this one. I just got that email I was waiting for, letting me know that […]

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How to add a sparkline to a report in SSRS

Introduction: This blog post is written by my friend and colleague Mickie Stamm. Mickie is a fabulous Dexterity, SQL and application developer and is one of the great minds behind GP Reports Viewer. By Mickie Stamm: In the last GP Reports Viewer newsletter I wrote about using rectangles as containers in SQL Server Reporting Services […]

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Voiding a partially applied Payables transaction in Dynamics GP

Periodically I get calls or see questions online about how to void a partially applied Payables transaction in Dynamics GP. This is one area where the Payables module differs drastically from the Receivables module and you have to jump through some hoops to actually accomplish this. The issue is that when you go to void […]

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Big announcement for Microsoft Dynamics GP’s Extender module

Last week, while searching for something on Microsoft’s PartnerSource, I came across an announcement that Microsoft is discontinuing sales of the Extender module and that both sales and support of Extender will revert back to eOne Solutions, the original developer of Extender, starting February 1, 2013. Please note that eOne has always sold a more […]

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Coding for specific dates in Crystal Reports

Below is an old tip from one of the GP Reports Viewer monthly newsletters. In the past few months I have had to look this up several times, because I just cannot seem to remember the syntax, so I thought I would put it on my blog, where it will be easier for to find […]

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SQL view for rolling 12 months of sales by item in Dynamics GP

Rolling twelve month reports are not always very easy to create,  and I have been seeing more requests for them, so I thought I would show an example of one way to do this. The view below is a variation of my sales by item by month view, however instead of specifying all months in […]

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SQL view for Variable Allocation Accounts in Dynamics GP

Below is a view that will return a list of the distribution and breakdown accounts for all active variable allocation accounts in your Dynamics GP. Nothing fancy, but sometimes it is easier to have a report of these rather than have to look at them on the screen, specially since you have to click on […]

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SQL view for commissions details in Dynamics GP

Commissions are typically difficult to create generic reports for, as many companies have unique commission structures. We find that out-of-the-box functionality in GP does not really work for most companies and often the commissions are recorded in ways other than what was intended. That said, if you find that you are using the commissions functionality […]

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Dynamics GP SOP line items with serial numbers and comments

Based on some reader requests, this new view is a combination of  my All SOP Line Items view and the recently posted script showing how to get a concatenated list of serial numbers in SQL. This new view will return all posted (history) or unposted (open) Sales Order Processing line items with the associated serial numbers (or lot numbers). […]

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Using Lookups in GP Reports Viewer to make parameter selection more user friendly

One of the critical elements in reporting is parameter selection. During report creation it is essential to make sure that the proper parameters are added to the report to correctly filter on the data the users want to see. However, it doesn’t just stop there. To ensure user friendly reports it is also very important […]

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Concatenating strings in SQL Server

This SQL Server tip comes from the April 2012 edition of the GP Reports Viewer newsletter. A request that we have seen many times when creating SOP invoices for Dynamics GP is to concatenate serial numbers.  So if there is an item with serial numbers, instead of showing a list with one serial number per […]

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Finding resources

Almost on a daily basis I find myself looking for things like system requirements, end of support dates, build numbers and downloads for the various products that I work with. Even though search engines have greatly improved over the last few years, I still often struggle to find this information. While I consider myself to […]

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SQL view for sales quantities by customer by item by year

Seems like no many how many variations of sales reports there are, people will always want more. I recently had a request for something similar to my view for sales quantities by item by year, but also adding in the customer.  Below is code for a view to accomplish this. This view makes a number of […]

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Microsoft Dynamics Mayhem

February 2012 is Microsoft Dynamics Mayhem month over at Packt Publishing, the publishers of my Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation book. What does this mean for you? If you have been waiting to pick up a copy of any of the Dynamics books (this includes GP, CRM, AX, NAV and even Sure Step), this is the […]

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