Purchase Order Returns Modification


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article I originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog.

This post is a public service announcement for those customers and partners using the free customization from Microsoft, Purchase Order Returns Modification (Product ID: 4159) for Microsoft Dynamics GP versions 9.0 and 10.0.

Note: The functionality of this customization has been incorporated into the core Dynamics.dic dictionary for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 and so is no longer required.

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Workstation Level Settings Lost during Upgrade


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article I originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog.

When upgrading Microsoft Dynamics GP, it is quite common to get one client (often on the SQL Server) updated first and then update the system and company databases using Dynamics GP Utilities. The final step is then to go around the various workstations and upgrade the client application on those machines.

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Where has my Microsoft Dynamics GP window gone?


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article I originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog.

The technique I will discuss in this post is not specific for Microsoft Dynamics GP, but as this is a Microsoft Dynamics GP related blog, I will put a GP “spin” on it.

Since the user interface change from MDI (Multiple Document Interface) to SDI (Single Document Interface) for version 10.0 of GP (see Version 10.0 and its individual windows), we now have a situation that can occur when a window can open outside of the visible area of your windows desktop.

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Why making the Dex.ini file read only is evil


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article I originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog.

Time and time again I have heard consultants say that the solution to stopping Microsoft Dynamics GP remembering the last user on a Terminal Server or Citrix installation is to make the Dex.ini file read-only.  There was even a Knowledge Base (KB) article that suggested clearing the SQLLastUser setting from the Dex.ini file and then marking the file as read-only.  Well, in my opinion this method has always been evil and from Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 onwards will not work anyhow.

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