First impressions are very positive. Overall it’s snappy and easy to use and I do like the look of the Metro UI; I’ve seen it on colleagues smartphones and always quite liked the look of it but I did wonder how well it would translate onto a desktop. The answer appears to be very well. Continue reading “Windows 8 Developer Preview First Impressions”
I’ve not bothered with screenshots of the install as it is very much the same as Windows 7; and was as smooth an install as Windows 7 as well. Continue reading “Windows 8 Developer Preview Downloaded And Installed”
Windows 8 Developer Preview now available for download.
I began working life as a trainee developer using Pick Databasic before moving onto Visual Basic 6 but more recently have moved out into consultancy and training.
However, I am quite still interested in seeing what is possible with Windows 8, and am very interested in seeing how the new Metro interface works, as well as how well it works, on a desktop PC.
Guess I know how I’m spending the rest of this evening.
A client testing Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 R2 prior to going live rang to say they were getting a runtime error when logging in. I dialled in and checked the home screen and couldn’t see any problem with the dynsa home screen so asked for a screenshot showing the error;
The screenshot they sent showed the below error message;
I thought it might be useful to follow up with a step-by-step explanation of creating a SmartList for historical GL transactions with all four user defined fields from the account. Continue reading “How To Use All Account User Defined Fields On SmartLists – Step By Step”
To give alternative to Twitter, for those without a twitter account, I have created a facebook page where you can follow to see new posts.
Any problems accessing the page (I’ve never used facebook before and the interface appears to be fairly poor) let me know via the comments.
They’d tried to amend the value, had a problem and then tried to void the transaction (their settings prevented the registered invoice being deleted but something went wrong.
It was at this point that they called the helpdesk to report the following error message;
I got this error message forwarded to me by one of the clients after he tried to login to do some testing;