Keeping Word Templates in synch with Report Writer


Dave Dusek - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article Dave Dusek originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog.

If you are working with a specific report in report writer, and you are also using a word template to print the report, one thing that you have to keep in mind is that the report writer fields have to be in synch with the content controls on the word template.  If they are not in synch what happens is that nothing will print in the content control on the word template, not even XX’s.  So you need to go through a process to get the report writer report synched up with the word template.  Here is that process.
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Word Templates will not print to screen


Dave Dusek - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article Dave Dusek originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog.

A common scenario that has been happening more and more is that a customer is trying to print out a word template just to the screen and the template won’t print.  You will get a window called “Report Processing Status” and the report will be there and it will list a status of “In Progress” and it just won’t ever print.  Another symptom of this issue is if you go to the Report Template Maintenance window and select a template and click Modify.  You will get an error “File not found” and it will give the path to the template.

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Word Template Debugging


Dave Dusek - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article Dave Dusek originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog.

Recently, I have been looking a lot of Word Template cases – I’m the primary Escalation Engineer on that feature.  Since Word Templates are new to GP 2010, I want to get some blog articles written on some of the common issues we are running into.  So this will probably be a series of Word Template posts.

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Safepay Integration


Dave Dusek - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article Dave Dusek originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog.

Recently, I have been getting a lot of customization requests for Safepay, specifically, adding information into the detail line in the safepay file.  Safepay customizations like that are pretty much all the same thing, no matter what field you want to add, so I figured I would share my integration point and how to handle these types of customizations.  I have done probably 4 or 5 of these in the last couple of months.

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