Identifying Triggers registered against a Table


David Meego - Click for blog homepageLast week, I wrote about a situation which was causing issues with the Database Validation feature of GP Power Tools. Triggers on the ACTIVITY table that fired when records are deleted that attempt to clean up data in the company that the record is related to.

The problem is that if the current user does not have access to this company or company database does not exist or is not online, errors are generated and the code fails. This is discussed in my blog:

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#GPPT GP Power Tools Build 22 Hotfix Released


David Meego - Click for blog homepageHi everyone out there in GP land.

Thanks for the very positive feedback I am receiving for GP Power Tools Build 22. It seems like the new features and enhancements are being appreciated by the Microsoft Dynamics GP community.

Make sure you try out Deny Based Security and Window Position Memory as these are features every Dynamics GP customer can use.

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#GPPT Adding data from any SQL table to SOP Documents


David Meego - Click for blog homepageFollowing on from my recent article, #GPPT Adding Vendor Item Number to SOP Documents, I thought it would be worth showing how we can use GP Power Tools custom Report Writer functions with a SQL Query to obtain any data available from any table on the SQL Server.

To make this happen we are going to combine the Runtime Execute Setup custom RW function code with a SQL script created in SQL Execute Setup. Note that these techniques, which have been available since June 2009, are completely Web Client compatible which makes them even more valuable now.

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#GPPT Adding Vendor Item Number to SOP Documents


David Meego - Click for blog homepageIn my previous post, RW: Using the rw_TableLineString() and rw_TableLineCurrency() Report Writer functions, I mentioned the six report writer functions which can be used by developers to get custom data onto reports.

GP Power Tools takes advantage of these functions to allow the creation of custom Report Writer functions. In fact, this custom report writer function feature has been available since the release of the Support Debugging Tool build 11 in June 2009.

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#GPPT GP Power Tools build 22 released


David Meego - Click for blog homepageAfter months of work, I am extremely excited to announce that GP Power Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP (GPPT) Build 22 is now available for download. Please update your systems to get all the new features.

GP Power Tools was previously known as Support Debugging Tool (SDT), which was discontinued in October 2014. If you are still using the previous product, please upgrade to the supported and much better GP Power Tools product.

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#GPPT Copying Company Color Themes for a Test Environment


David Meego - Click for blog homepageI have been asked a couple of times recently about how to copy the Company Color Themes for a test environment, so I thought I would document the answer in a blog article.

GP Power Tools has the ability to change the background colors within Microsoft Dynamics GP for each company. This feature currently only works for the desktop client, if you want it to work in the web client, vote for this MS Connect product suggestion.

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#GPPT GP Power Tools Build 22 is almost here


David Meego - Click for blog homepageAt the reIMAGINE 2016 and GPUG Summit 2016 conferences, I promised that a new build of GP Power Tools was coming and that it would have lots of great features.

Well, I have been working hard and have now completed the coding phase of the development. I will now be working on updating the documentation in preparation for the release of the build.

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