Testing Date Driven Features in GP

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

Have you ever had a piece of functionality that is date driven that you wanted to automate a test for but couldn’t figure out the best way to control the dates in the system?  Then this post will be very helpful for you!  A common area I receive questions on when talking with partners and customers is around automating features such as MRP which is extremely date driven.  This post is going to cover settings in the Dex.ini and Keys.ini files that will help you set the system to specific dates and times.

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How to modify the Safepay Transactions upload window to allow macros to run

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

The following is a situation that I have come across a couple of different times.  What people want to do is set up a macro to run at night to generate their Safepay EFT file.  They want to just set it up to run every night whether there are transactions to process or not.

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How to use Word Mail Merge and Macros to Import Data

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

This post explains how to use Microsoft Office Word’s Mail Merge functionality to Import Data into Microsoft Dynamics GP.  This method can be useful when working with master records or transactions not supported by any of the existing tools such as Integration Manager, eConnect or Web Services.

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Hybrid – Running a macro to automatically close GP Example

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

The following VBA example shows how a macro file can be started from VBA. This particular example will close Microsoft Dynamics GP when the Check Links window closes. As macros wait for background processes to complete, the macro will not start until the Check Links process and report have completed.

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