Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 R2 On Windows 8 Developer Preview

Microsoft Dynamics GPWell, I’ve just finished installing SQL Server 2008 R2 and Microsoft Dynamics 2010 R2 on the Windows 8 Developer Preview and GP is exactly like it is on Windows 7. Continue reading “Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 R2 On Windows 8 Developer Preview”

Windows 8 Developer Preview First Impressions

WindowsAs mentioned, Windows 8 Developer Preview now available for download here which I have done.

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”

Windows 8 Developer Preview Downloaded And Installed

WindowsAs mentioned, Windows 8 Developer Preview now available for download here. I’ve just installed it on an old laptop (an Acer Aspire 9301 WMSi with 4GB RAM).

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 Available

WindowsWindows 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.

Home Screen Connect Error – Server Error in ‘/lus’ Application.’

Microsoft Dynamics GPA 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;

Home Screen Connect Error - Server Error in '/lus' Application.'

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How To Use All Account User Defined Fields On SmartLists – Step By Step

Microsoft Dynamics GPIn a post last week I linked to Frank Hamelly’s post on using all four User Defined Fields on the Account Maintenance window (Cards » Financial » Account).

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”

Fixing A Corrupt Sales Invoice

Microsoft Dynamics GPWe received a call from a client yesterday about a problem with a sales invoice.

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;

This document number already exists. Please enter a new document number.

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How To Use All Account User Defined Fields On SmartLists

Microsoft Dynamics GPOnly the first two user defined fields on the Account Maintenance form (Cards » Financial » Account) are exposed to SmartList; Frank Hamelly at gp2themax explains how to use SmartList Builder to expose the other two.