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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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Emailing SOP invoices in GP 2010 made easy with GP Reports Viewer

 Background / The Problem For many companies a long awaited new feature introduced with Dynamics GP 2010 was the ability to email SOP (Sales Order Processing) invoices directly from GP. Many of our customers have started to offer emailing of invoices to their customers and are seeing an increased number of requests for emailed invoices. However, […]

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SQL view for customer yearly totals in Dynamics GP

As a follow up to my SQL view for vendor yearly totals, here is something similar for customers. I have combined sales less credits/returns in one column, please take a look at the notes above the code (on lines 5 through 16 below) to see more details about the logic I am using. The code […]

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SQL view for vendor yearly totals in Dynamics GP

There has been a lot of talk lately about the year end close Payables and Receivables. I feel like I have spent the last week or two justifying my reasoning for not needing to perform the year end close for Payables and Receivables to many of my customers and blog readers. (For more on this, […]

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Decisions Fall 2011 – GP Day is today

Come talk to us about new features in GP Reports Viewer at MSDynamicsWorld’s Decisions Fall 2011 today. I will be there all day along with our senior developer and SRS expert Mickie Stamm.

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Protect your investment in Microsoft Dynamics GP

MSDynamicsWorld.com has just published my new article called Protect Your Investment: Five Things You Must Document in a Microsoft Dynamics GP Solution. For more of my articles on MSDynamicsWorld, take a look at my profile page. And while you’re there, don’t forget to register for Decisions Fall 2011.

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