Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Service Pack 4

It has been a long time between Service Packs for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 with Service Pack 3 being released at the end of June last year. Well now Service Pack 4 for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 is now available. The core Dynamics dictionary version for Service Pack 4 is 11.00.2248 and the Dexterity version is 11.00.0364….


Handling Australian GST Requirements for Payables Transactions in eConnect

As part of the handling of Australian Good and Services Tax (GST), Microsoft Dynamics GP needs to be able to track if a Tax Invoice has been received for payables transactions. This is important as a company must have a Tax Invoice for a purchase before they are allowed to claim the Input Tax Credit…


Menus for Visual Studio Tools Portal

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Menus for Visual Studio Tools will be available from Winthrop Development Consultants ( This is the portal page for Menus for Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP. Find this page using the shortened URL: For GP 2013 (v12.0): Current release is Build 9 (Last Modified: 11-Dec-2012).For v10.0 & GP 2010 (v11.0): Current release is…


Differences with SQL Transaction Rollback behaviour for eConnect for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010

A recent case has highlighted some subtle differences in behaviour with eConnect for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 and the way it handles SQL transaction commit and rollback. Prior to Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010, if a XML Document file contained any transactions which generated errors from eConnect, the entire Document and all the transactions that have…


Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Utilities “Hanging” when Upgrading the Databases with Service Pack 3 or any Later Hotfix

Last month, Kelly Youells posted on the Dynamics GP Support and Services Blog about an issue which can cause Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Utilities to hang when updating to Service Pack 3 or later. The details of the issue are posted on the blog and also linked to the Dynamics GP 2010 Hot Topic: Microsoft…


Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Service Pack 3 Hotfix

There has been a recent hotfix for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Service Pack 3 for an issue found when drilling back from Management Reporter to Microsoft Dynamics GP. If you have previously downloaded the Service Pack 3 installation file, or the DVD image including Service Pack 3, please download them again to get this latest…


Email Functionality in Dynamics GP – Some Table Definitions

Recently, I was working on a community forum request, where the user was requesting for table structure documentation for the email tables in Microsoft Dynamics GP. I have explained some of them in this article for the benefit of the community. Table: SY04904 (Email Card Setup)This table is populated with values from the “Select Document…


More Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Service Pack 3 Links

Last week, we announced that Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Service Pack 3 was available. Since then some other components have been updated for Service Pack 3. This includes the DVD image, the Dexterity Development Environment build 11.00.0359 release and Analysis Cubes for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010. For more information on Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Service Pack…


SQL Script for Account Level Security

I recently joined Microsoft as a Partner Consultant for the Global Partner Services team. I have been associated for more than 8 years in the design, development and implementation of Microsoft Dynamics GP in India, Middle East and US. This is my first post in this blog and it feels great to be posting alongside…


Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Service Pack 3

The long wait for Service Pack 3 for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 is over. The development, testing and documentation of Service Pack 3 has been a huge effort from all areas of the development, testing, support and product management teams. Congratulations to all those involved with the release. The core Dynamics dictionary version for Service…


Running Dynamics GP 2010, AX 2012, and SL 2011 on the same machine

I ran across an issue a while back that a developer was running into after installing Dynamics SL 2011 on a machine with Dynamics GP 2010 (and Dynamics GP 10).  Then in the next few days we had two more cases of the same issue (and again here, here, and here).  But I’m getting ahead…


2011 US Payroll Year End Updates for GP 10 and GP 2010 are now available!

The English downloads for the 2011 US Payroll Year End Updates for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 and Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 are now available. Thanks to all the development and support team members who worked on this. The following product have been update for GP 2010 and v10.0: Product  GP 2010  v10.0   Microsoft Dynamics GP …


Quick Tip: Updating Dexterity customizations to work with Security Tasks and Security Roles

Another Quick Tip for Dexterity developers. This one discusses what changes need to be made to an integrating Dexterity application when upgrading from pre version 10.0 code to version 10.0 or GP 2010 to handle the changes in the security model. When version 10.0 was released it changed the security model from the old user and…


Analytical Accounting Security Tasks and Security Roles issue

While working on a case recently with a colleague we noticed that a user received a security privileges error for some windows which were part of Analytical Accounting.  We used the Support Debugging Tool’s Security Information window to have a look at what was happening and found that there were Security Tasks and Security Roles set…


Keeping Word Templates in synch with Report Writer – Video

Hi,  I previously published an article on the blog on Keeping Word Templates in synch with Report Writer.  Now I have created a video that demonstrates how to do this. [View:] You can also view the the video on YouTube published by msdyncomm. Dave  15-Feb-2013: Fixed broken Links to Video and YouTube Channel.


Keeping Word Templates in synch with Report Writer

If you are working with a specific report in report writer, and you are also using a word template to print the report, one thing that you have to keep in mind is that the report writer fields have to be in synch with the content controls on the word template.  If they are not…


Word Templates will not print to screen

A common scenario that has been happening more and more is that a customer is trying to print out a word template just to the screen and the template won’t print.  You will get a window called “Report Processing Status” and the report will be there and it will list a status of “In Progress” and…


Word Template Debugging

Recently, I have been looking a lot of Word Template cases – I’m the primary Escalation Engineer on that feature.  Since Word Templates are new to GP 2010, I want to get some blog articles written on some of the common issues we are running into.  So this will probably be a series of Word Template…


Unknown identifier ‘DYNAMICS’ or other Constant with GP 2010 SP1

Recently, we have been seeing some weird errors where previously working code fails to compile with an Unknown Identifier error referring to a constant in the core Dynamics.dic dictionary. I came across this issue myself when preparing for the recent Technical Conference, see my post: Microsoft Dynamics GP Technical Conference 2011 – Day minus 2….


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…