Happy New Year 2011

Welcome to the start of what should be another awesome year. Last year we saw lots of new releases, including the release of Office 2010 and Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 for the business world and Xbox Kinect and Windows Phone 7 for the consumer world.  I am looking forward to another exciting year as this…

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Quick Tip: Account Number Not Fully Displayed In Custom Window

Depending on your customization, you might need to use Account Number fields. The field works OK but you notice that the account segments don’t seem to fit correctly and are cut off. This could be an issue with the Account Format Setup in Dynamics GP to allow for “wide” account segment values such as “W”…

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Register for Microsoft Dynamics Convergence 2011 Atlanta

In my post Announcing the “Must Attend” Conferences for 2011, I mentioned that Convergence was coming up again and that Mariano and I will have the pleasure of presenting for you again. Please take the opportunity to register for the conference as there will be many fantastic sessions from Microsoft team members, Microsoft partners and our…

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Register for the Microsoft Dynamics GP Technical Conference 2011

Last month, I told you about the Microsoft Dynamics GP Technical Conference 2011 in my post Announcing the “Must Attend” Conferences for 2011. Well, this post is a reminder to get you and your team registered for the conference as early as possible. This will be the first chance to get a good look at Microsoft…

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Merry Christmas 2010 to you all

I would like to take this opportunity to wish a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you all.  Please take the time to enjoy the holiday season to catch up with friends and family and to relax before we start an exciting new year. Thanks for your support.  David and the Developing for Dynamics…

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Off Topic: Internet Phone Scam

Here is another off topic article for you.  In Australia and around the whole world, there is an Internet scam where you receive a phone call from a “Computer Technician” (sometimes identified as from Microsoft) who proceeds to explain that your computer is infected with malicious software (viruses & trojans) and that hackers are attacking your…

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Off Topic: Awesome Beatboxing

I am on leave from today until the New Year, so forgive me for not wanting to think too much about work.  It is bad enough that I am going to post a blog article while on leave … Don’t tell my wife please. Anyhow, yesterday I came across something that I think is worth…

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Quick Tip: Choose Profile Dialog Opens in Dynamics

A question that I’ve seen in the past and ran across recently in a forum post is the issue of being prompted to pick your Outlook Profile when Dynamics GP attempts to access Outlook via the MAPI function library in Dexterity. In the most recent case from the forum post (the short version of the…

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Solving Security Privileges Errors Using the Support Debugging Tool

If you attended the Microsoft Dynamics GP Technical Conference 2009 in Fargo, North Dakota or Microsoft Dynamics Convergence Atlanta 2010, in Atlanta, Georgia you might have seen a demonstration by Mariano and myself of the Support Debugging Tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP. One part of the demo was how to solve security privileges errors using the tool.  It is a…

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Using Debugger Setup Mode with the Support Debugging Tool

In the Support Debugging Tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP there is an option which is a little misunderstood.  So the aim of this post is to explain what the setting does and when it should be used. The setting is Enable Debugger Setup Mode option which becomes enabled once the Enable Debugger Advanced Mode Features…

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Dynamics GP Slow Login on Terminal Server

This summer I was contacted by one of my associates in our LATAM office.  He noted that their office was running into more and more cases as described below. Dynamics GP freezes during 2-3 minutes just after the login window appears (you cannot even enter the password). This only happens when the Terminal server does…

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Word Templates, Office 2010 and the Maintain Compatibility option

A while ago I posted an article on Modifying Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Word Templates which demonstrated the basic methods for customizing word templates for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010. In that article, I mentioned that if you were using Word 2010 to edit the templates, you would have an option to Maintain compatibility with previous…

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Dynamics Report Writer is the Best Report Writer in the World cont.

This is a follow up post to my earlier post, which demonstrated how Report Writer when combined with the power of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) was able to create a customisation that would not have been possible with Report Writer alone.  In fact, I would be fairly surprised if any report writer would have been able…

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Creating a Custom Serialization Assembly for eConnect for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010

The eConnect Programmer’s guide discusses creating a custom XML node and stored procedure so developers can process new types of data.   For example, a custom or 3rd party table could be updated when integrating a master record like a Customer or a transaction like a Sales Invoice using eConnect.   The strategy that I will discuss below is…

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Support Debugging Tool Build 14 released

It has been a while since we had a new build of the Support Debugging Tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP. So we have decided to release Build 14.  This is primarily a maintenance release with bug fixes, minor enhancements and a couple of new features.  This build can be installed over the top of any existing…

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