Communication before the storm is key

As it is only a matter of time before the first winter storms hit in many places, you might want to consider taking a look at your company’s business continuity plan. Each year heavy snowfall and other weather-related incidents interrupt services and cost businesses money. One way to prevent this from happening is by communicating […]

Making Journal Entries Easier!

When entering journal entry lines, the amount field automatically defaults to either the Debit or Credit, depending on the GL Account's typical balance as setup in Account Maintenance.

If an account has a typical balance of Credit, but you need to enter a Debit, you don't have to move to the debit field to enter an amount.

Using the Internet Information Button in GP

The internet button provides links to websites, email addresses, images and documents and stores this information for the following records for all GP users with access to these windows: Address Card Company Set Up Customer Card Employee Card Item Card Salesperson Card Vendor Card In this example, we will use the User Defined Field 1 […]

Five benefits of offsite backup

Disasters come in all shapes and sizes and for businesses they can range from massive catastrophes to less severe but still damaging ones, such as dropping an external hard drive that contains vital backups. Regardless of the what type of problem you are dealing with, it pays to be prepared beforehand.

Preparing for File Maintenance

File Maintenance options are not much different in Dynamic GP 2013 than in previous versions of Dynamics GP. However, we get questions about running file maintenance, whether it is in relation to upgrade preparations or addressing errors and issues. This article addresses running Check Links and performing Reconciles.

Shortcuts vs. Quick Links

Should you use Shortcuts or Quick Links for customizing your navigation in Dynamics GP? There is a lot of overlap between the tools so here is a quick chart to help out.

Shortcuts vs. Quick Links

Saving SmartList Favorites to "User Only" automatically adds them to Quick Links

Dates in Dynamics GP

You are working in Dynamics GP and you pick a field with a date. You want to put in a really old date, maybe for the start of a reporting period or for the start of your time using GP, but you don't feel like keying it. You pick the date icon. You could use the arrow keys to keep scrolling back months or.

Account Maintenance User Defined

The Account Maintenance window in Dynamics GP has four user defined fields on it. Nobody really uses them but there’s a good reason to use them.

Pick one of the UDF fields and use it to identify the employee responsible for reconciling that account.