Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Cookbook
Ian Grieve, Mark Polino
Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub
Over 110 immediately usable and effective recipes to solve real-world Dynamics GP problems.
• Understand the various tips and tricks to master Dynamics GP, and improve your system's stability in order to enable you to get work done faster;
• Discover how to solve real world problems in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 with easy-to-understand and practical recipes;
• Access proven and effective Dynamics GP techniques from authors with vast and rich experience in Dynamics GP.
Microsoft Dynamics GP is an enterprise resource planning system, essentially an accounting system on steroids, designed for mid-sized organizations. The implementation of Dynamics GP is usually considered to be complex, and people often realize there must be more efficient ways of working with the system. This book will show readers how to improve their use of Dynamics GP and get the most out of this tool quickly and effectively.
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Cookbook picks up where implementation training leaves off. Whether you are new or experienced you will find useful recipes for improving the way you use and work with Dynamics GP. The clear recipe steps and screenshots make implementing these solutions easy for users of any level and will be sure to improve your efficiency with the Dynamics GP 2013 system.
The book starts with recipes designed to enhance the usefulness of Microsoft Dynamics GP by personalizing the look and feel of the application. Most of the recipes are designed to give tips for a typical installation of Dynamics GP, including core financials and distribution modules. The book then moves through recipes that include automating Dynamics GP to allow users or administrators to focus on value adding tasks, harnessing the power of SmartLists to leverage both simplicity and power, connecting Dynamics GP to Microsoft Office 2013, exposing hidden features in Dynamics GP, and much more!
Through the final chapters, the book covers system maintenance and extending Dynamics GP with the Support Debugging Tool and Professional Services Tools Library.
What you will learn from this book
• Personalise Microsoft Dynamics GP to improve accessibility and efficiencies;
• Use the tools in the Professional Services Tools Library to improve processes or amend data efficiently;
• Maintain Dynamics GP and ensure proper operation of the system using optimum processes;
• Efficiently organize Microsoft Dynamics GP to improve processes;
• Leverage the power of SmartLists using proven tips and techniques and undocumented search functionalities;
• Connect Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 to Microsoft Office 2013;
• Enhance the usability of Microsoft Dynamics GP with hacks;
• Expose hidden features in Microsoft Dynamics GP to improve efficiency and get more from the system;
• Deploy and use the Support Debugging Tool to trace, locate, and resolve problems encountered by users.
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Cookbook is a highly practical beginner to intermediate Cookbook to improve your efficiency and master your use of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013. All the recipes are time-proven, real-world tested, and designed to be used immediately.
Who this book is written for
If you’re a Dynamics GP partner or Dynamics GP user, primarily focused on delivering application optimizations, then "Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Cookbook" is for you.
Speeding entry by copying an inventory item When entering master records, it's always a challenge to ensure that records are entered consistently. This is especially true for inventory items since there are a large number of potential settings. Using inventory classes can provide some help, but even classes have their limits. It's also common for a new inventory item to be very similar to an existing inventory item. Vendors often make small but key changes resulting in the need for a new
SQL code. Reducing licensing needs by preventing multiple company logins Microsoft Dynamics GP is licensed on the basis of concurrent users. This means that if a company has ten user licenses, any ten users can log in at once but the eleventh user is prevented from logging in. Many firms also manage multiple companies in Dynamics GP and users have a tendency to log in to more than one company at a time to make switching between companies faster. However, each company login uses up a
midnight, Dynamics GP displays a message indicating that the date has changed and asks the users if they want to change the date in Dynamics GP. This message can be turned off by setting SuppressChangeDateDialog=True. The date in the open Dynamics GP session won't automatically change to the next day, the warning is simply suppressed. When finished, select File | Save to save the Dex.ini file and restart Dynamics GP to see the changes. There's more... These settings are just a sample
will look at how to deactivate the Allow Account Entry feature and we'll see how it works in practice. How to do it... To require transactions to flow through a subledger for a particular account perform the following steps: Select Financial from the navigation pane then select Accounts under the Cards section. Use the lookup button (magnifying glass) to select account 000-2100-000, the Accounts Payable account in the sample company. Uncheck the box marked Allow Account Entry and
types within that series. To demonstrate closing only a particular transaction type for a period perform the following steps: In the Fiscal Periods Setup window click on Mass Close. Set the Series to Purchasing. Set the Period From and Period To to 3. Scroll to Payables Trx Entry and check the box next to it. Click on Save to close the period for that transaction type. Notice that the entire series is checked as closed. There is no visual cue that only part of this module has been