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 DUOS table in the previous company’s…

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Microsoft announces Developer Preview for Dynamics GP 2015

Microsoft is pleased to announce the availability of the developer preview for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015.  This partner only preview is available to any registered Microsoft Dynamics GP partner and can be downloaded from PartnerSource.  The preview itself is comprised of four parts that once downloaded can be extracted into a single virtual machine instance…

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Quick Tip: Dexterity Ranges and how to update Fields that are part of the Key

Last week, I had an interesting case where a Dexterity Developer was having trouble getting some code to update a range of records selected in a table. The code would only update the first record in the range.   The Scenario The developer was trying to move the contents of the SOP_Serial_Lot_WORK_HIST table for a line…

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Update: Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 updates to Report Writer Functions – RW_CoAddrIDInfo broken

Following on from my post: Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 updates to Report Writer Functions, I have to admit that I made a mistake. The Problem The update to the RW_CoAddrIDInfo() report writer function has broken the code. It works when no Address ID is supplied to return the information from the default Address information…

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David Musgrave does the ALS #IceBucketChallenge

You have probably heard on the various social media platforms about the ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and donations for the ALS Association. ALS is known in Australia as Motor Neuron Disease, so you can also make a donation to MND Australia. A number of important people in the Microsoft…

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Surface Pro 3 Adverts

A while ago I posted about the announcement of the Surface Pro 3. If you missed it, check out the article: Surface Pro 3 Announced. As the launch in Australia gets closer I thought I would post some of the cool adverts that have been released for it. Surface Pro 3: The tablet that can replace your…

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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2: VBA and the Action Pane

Hello! I just want to first take a second to introduce myself since this is my first post on the Developing for Dynamics GP blog.  My name is Lucas Miller and I’ve been supporting Microsoft Dynamics GP since 2005.  Like much of the team I’m based out of Fargo, ND, USA.  I’ve been married for…

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And the #reIMAGINE2014 surprise guest keynote speaker is ….

Following on from yesterday’s article about the upcoming reIMAGINE 2014 conference in Fargo, ND, USA on November 10th to 13th: #reIMAGINE2014 is getting closer, Early Bird savings finish soon, and who is the keynote speaker? The announcement of the guest speaker has been made …. It will be none other than my pal, Doug Burgum, former Chairman…

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Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, Cortana and Car Bluetooth continued

Last week, I posted an article about a really cool new feature in Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 (currently available on Developer Preview). See the blog Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, Cortana and Car Bluetooth for details how to add Cortana as a contact to your car’s Bluetooth system to allow you to use Cortana on a…

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How to pass parameters to custom SSRS reports activated to print from the Dynamics GP windows

Recently there was a question on the forums regarding passing parameters to custom SSRS reports assigned to Dynamics GP windows. In Dynamics GP 2013, SSRS reports can be printed directly from Forms. Each window will pass a default set of parameters to the assigned reports. For an example from the Customer Master the ‘Customer Number’…


Printable Manuals for Microsoft Dynamics GP

Today, I received a case where the partner was after the Multicurrency Manuals for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013. I have noticed that the later versions of Dynamics GP don’t have all the printable manuals shipped with them. Moving forward Dynamics GP will not be updating all the manuals with every version. There is however a link, where you…

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Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, Cortana and Car Bluetooth

My son sent me a YouTube video today that got me really excited, so I had to share his discovery. My car is a lovely white 2009 BMW 125i coupe. It is my “Mid Life Crisis” car after I had my previous car for 14 years.   While I really like the car, there has always…

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