Support Debugging Tool Build 19 released

It is time to release a new build of the Support Debugging Tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP for versions 10.0, GP 2010 (v11.0) and GP 2013 (v12.0). Build 19 primarily improves support for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 as well as including some fixes and enhancements to existing features. It also adds a couple of new features. Note: Build…

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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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Customising the Company Login window series Part 3 – Dexterity

Following on from my previous posts: Customising the Company Login window series Part 1 – Introduction and Customising the Company Login window series Part 2 – Visual Basic for Applications, here is the method to create a solution using Dexterity. As discussed in the earlier posts, the problem we are trying to overcome is that the company drop…


Dynamics GP Developer Insights: .NET Interop

Hello, my name is Alice Newsam and I am software engineer on the Dynamics GP team focusing on Dexterity and I have a question for you:  Have you ever thought to yourself while working in Dexterity “I know there’s a .NET class that does this. It would be handy to access that right about now.”…


Customising the Company Login window series Part 1 – Introduction

Recently a comment from David M (not me) was posted on the Support Debugging Tool Portal (https://aka.ms/SDT) page asking: “We have some fairly long names for our GP companies. Well, when logging onto GP, the second “Company Login” screen cuts off the company names too short for us. The entry field for companies allow for…

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Support Debugging Tool Build 18 hotfix released

It had to happen. On my last day of work before going on leave, a bug was discovered in Build 18 of the Support Debugging Tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP. So I am releasing a Build 18 hotfix for versions 10.0, GP 2010 (v11.0) and GP 2013 (v12.0), the hotfix build is dated as Last Modified: 23-May-2014. The issue…

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Import and Export for Office in GP 2013

A customer ran across an interesting issue with Excel Based Budgeting after they upgraded to GP 2013. They had been using Excel Based Budgeting in GP 2010 successfully – mostly to import/update existing budgets based on their existing spreadsheets.  What was successful in GP 2010, wasn’t working in GP 2013 – specifically cells that were based…

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Support Debugging Tool Build 18 released

It has been a way too long between releases, but I am finally ready to release Build 18 of the Support Debugging Tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP for versions 10.0, GP 2010 (v11.0) and GP 2013 (v12.0). This build includes fixes and enhancements to existing features as well as a few new features. I still have…

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Display Specific Line in Sales Order Processing

This will be a 2-for-1 post today as the example given solves a frequently asked question and was used to solve a customer issue. The question I’ve seen a number of times before and been meaning to write about is: “How can I fill the Sales Order Processing scrolling window to a specific line?”.  With Dexterity…

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Quick Tip: Unusual behaviour when working with SQL Server from Dexterity

Today, I came across an issue where a feature in Microsoft Dynamics GP would work when the workstation had its regional settings set to United States, but would fail to produce any data when the workstation had its regional setting set to Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, etc. We have seen related issues where code…

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All About Listbox, Button Drop Lists, and Drop Down Lists

It seems like a trivial subject for our dedicated readers but we had a new customer who is just learning Dexterity and he was having trouble recently trying to select items out of a ListBox.  And just today the issue came up about Drop Down Lists (DDL) and getting the value selected using VBA in…

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Quick Tip: Where does that customisation come from?

I was recently asked about a custom button that was added to a window and how to change the internet URL that the button opened when it was closed. I was not provided with any other information or screenshots. The answer to the question is that the method to change the URL depends on what…

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IntelliSense for Dexterity – DexSense 2.2 released

Tim Gordon from AlphaSOFT has released a new build of his great DexSense tool.  Here is a list of some of the changes made: Improved the stability of the COM interop (was causing crashes on some systems, specifically Windows 8) Improved stability of the p/invoke calls – some were interfering with each other under certain circumstances…

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Developing with the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Named System Database

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 introduced another long sought after feature…. The Named System Database. Instead of the System database being hardcoded to DYNAMICS, a different name can be selected when installing GP. So what does that mean? Well, it means that more than one Dynamics GP system can reside on a single instance of SQL…

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Dexterity Training in Seattle, Washington, USA (22th to 26th April 2013)

If you are new to Microsoft Dynamics GP development or have been working only with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) or Visual Studio Tools, or even if you dabble in Dexterity, but have not had formal training, now is your chance to get properly trained in Dexterity. Dexterity is the native development environment for Microsoft Dynamics GP…

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Support Debugging Tool Build 17 hotfix 2 released

Following on from the release of the Support Debugging Tool Build 17 hotfix, I am releasing a hotfix 2 build. It turns out that some of the changes in the way the Support Debugging Tool adds buttons to the Standard Toolbar were still not perfect. We had a few reports that when the SDT dictionary was installed, newly…

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Dexterity Training in Dallas, Texas, USA (17th to 21th June 2013)

If you are new to Microsoft Dynamics GP development or have been working only with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) or Visual Studio Tools, or even if you dabble in Dexterity, but have not had formal training, now is your chance to get properly trained in Dexterity. Dexterity is the native development environment for Microsoft Dynamics GP…

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