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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More on Windows 7, bitmap fonts and DPI settings

This post is a follow up to the previous post on the topic which discussed how you can use the registry editor to adjust the font files used for bitmap fonts to restore them to the default 100% DPI size.  If you have not read the previous post, please use the link below: Windows 7,…

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Windows 7, bitmap fonts and Microsoft Dynamics GP

I have a story to tell….. and it even has a happy ending. During the last week of August 2009, I was over in Sydney at the Microsoft Office in North Ryde for meetings and to catch up with my Australian based colleagues on the Asia Pacific support team for Microsoft Dynamics GP.  While there I downloaded…

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What does the Preprinted Form option on the Report Definition window do?

When working with the Report Writer to print a report onto a preprinted form it is important to ensure that the report prints to the same position regardless of the printer or printer driver used. This article explains the option that allows a report to always print in the same physical position.  This can also…

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Any Font in the Dexterity Script Editor

Aren’t secrets fun?  And while having a secret is fun in and of itself, it is also fun to share them from time to time (and allowed to share them). The secret today is an undocumented feature that I believe was added to 10.0 SP2.  As an undocumented feature, this means: It might not work…

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How to get large amounts of text to look good on a report

I have seen a number of occasions where a consultant has been asked to add a paragraph of text to a graphic report and has found it almost impossible to get the text to display nicely in both screen and printer outputs.  For example: a Purchasing Terms and Conditions section on a Purchase Order. The reason…

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How to change the font used for Text Reports

When printing Text Reports for Microsoft Dynamics GP to a laser printer they are usually printed using the built in Courier printer font.  The following article describes how the font typeface and size can be controlled by settings in the DEX.INI defaults file. There are three DEX.INI settings which can be used to control the font…

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Report Writer Articles & Links

This is a page to provide links to Report Writer related articles and materials. Troubleshooting Knowledge Base (KB) Articles How to use and troubleshoot Report Writer in Microsoft Dynamics GP (KB 861803)  How to re-create the Reports.dic file in Microsoft Dynamics GP (KB 850465)    Report Writer Functions Knowledge Base (KB) Articles  How to access…