Tag Archives: Dynamics GP

Create a refreshable Excel report based on a SQL Server stored procedure

A long awaited new feature is being released today for our GP Reports Viewer – Excel reports. What I think is truly amazing about this new feature is the fact that you can set up an Excel report based on a stored procedure to allow users to enter parameters and also to improve performance of your reports. […]

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SQL stored procedure for all open AR transactions by customer name

A little variation on my Unapplied AR Transactions view, this SQL stored procedure will return all open (unapplied) receivables transactions for customers with a name containing what is supplied as the parameter. In case you’re wondering why I am all of a sudden posting a stored procedure, I am going to follow this up later […]

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SQL view to verify unposted SOP transaction totals in Dynamics GP

Over the years we have seen a number of situations where a sales transaction total will be calculated incorrectly. It does not happen often and we’ve never been able to reproduce this on demand, so it’s very difficult to track down the cause for this. I have also seen a number of newsgroup posts talking […]

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Identify what modules your Dynamics GP sales data originates in

I have posted a lot of queries for getting sales totals from the Sales Order Processing module. However, many companies also enter transactions directly in the RM (Receivables Management) module. In that case, if you need to see the data from both of these sources, you may need to take a slightly different approach to […]

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SQL script for comparing voids between RM and SOP in Dynamics GP

How do we find transactions that were voided in the Receivables Management (RM) module, but not in Sales Order Processing (SOP)? This question has come up few a times on newsgroups and also with our customers. Most recently there was a question on the Dynamics GP Community Forum about this. The script below is a slightly cleaned […]

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New SmartList Builder features from eOne

As promised, eOne has released new SmartList Builder features as soon as it got the product back from Microsoft. (If you’re not sure what I mean by that, here is a reminder.) I am hoping to test all of this out in the upcoming week, but in the meantime, I am very excited by some of […]

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How to get rid of negative payment transactions in Dynamics GP

A few versions ago Microsoft introduced the ability to enter a negative payment (Cash Receipt) for a customer in Microsoft Dynamics GP. I have now worked with a number of customers that have these negative payments sitting on customer accounts who needed help getting rid of them. Below is what this typically looks like when you’re […]

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Important SmartList Builder announcement

On the heels of the Extender and Collections Management announcements over the last year, it has just been announced that SmartList Builder is joining the Microsoft Dynamics GP OEM modules “coming home”. You can read about all the reasons and details for this in Martin Olsen’s comprehensive announcement on the eOne blog. This is certainly […]

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Assign sequential numbers in SQL Server

Here is a cool little SQL Server tip from the April GP Reports Viewer newsletter. Say you have a list of rows and you want to assign sequential numbers to them, so that you always know which one is first, second, etc. Or so that you can display line numbers. This is often a need […]

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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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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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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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