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Modifying Reminders’ display on GP Home page

Last week, I was adding a series of reminders on the home. As I kept on adding more reminders, I noticed it was getting harder and harder to read them. I wanted to make the data displayed on Microsoft Dynamics GP home page more readable. I decided try modifying the home to accomplish this. These changes are applicable to both GP 10 and GP 2010. For some background about modifying the home page refer to following articles: How...

Error message -Could not find a part of the path &...

Error message: Could not find a part of the path ‘\\server_name\Excel Reports path\CompanyID\ CompanyID Report Name\xl\workbook.xml’ when you try to publish the report created using Excel Report builder Cause This error message is displayed when you try to publish an excel report to Report Library and report library path is not set up in Reporting  Tools Setup window (Microsoft Dynamics GP menu >>...

Updating the Home Page Metrics in GP 2010 R2

Today, I am going to discuss another feature of GP 2010 R2 –Adding/Updating the Home Page Metrics. Before starting, you should have following setup Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 R2 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 or SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 R2 Report Builder 2.0 or later Internet Explorer 7 or later One of the coolest features of the GP 2010 R2 is -you...

AA Budget made easy-Roll Budget Total Up/Down in G...

Entering Analytical Accounting budget is a tedious task especially if you have more than couple of dimensions. In earlier versions of GP, you had to calculate the total for each dimension, at each level. You could create budget in Microsoft Excel and import it in GP – Still it was lengthy task. With GP 2010 R2, you don’t have to enter the budget for dimensions(nodes) at all levels of the budget tree. You can simply...

Tips and tricks for setting up User Security in Mi...

The questions related to security are posted often in the Dynamics GP community. Today, I am going to summarize the various resources available to help you set up roles for users in Microsoft Dynamics GP: Overview of all existing Roles and Tasks Search by Resource (Window) Name Unassigned Security Operation report Troubleshooting security privileges error message Granting access to Smartlist Builder Objects   1.  ...