Category: Dynamics GP

Come see me at Summit 2018!

The annual user group event, GPUG Summit, will be held in Phoenix, AZ this year!

If you are coming to this event, AWESOME!! If not, please consider attending – it’s THE best conference for in person learning, networking and fun!  All things Dynamics GP (GPUG) plus other applications, such as Power BI, Microsoft Flow, and Power Apps!

This year I will be presenting on many different topics!  Come join my sessions to learn a TON and have a great time as well!

For session descriptions, see below – OR add them to your schedule for the event!  If you see me, be sure to say hello!

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Custom Links – Using Skype for Business from within Dynamics GP

As part of a Custom Link blog series (which can be found here), we will discuss adding custom links to specific areas in Dynamics GP.

Creating Custom Links in conjunction with Skype for Business

Yes, you read that correctly… Do you use Skype for Business and Dynamics GP?  Do you want to have links that automatically open up chat windows or place phone calls?

Yes, you can!! Let’s take a look at this together!

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Custom Links – Adding Custom Links for Vendors

As part of a Custom Link blog series (which can be found here), we will discuss adding custom links to specific areas in Dynamics GP.

Creating Custom Links for Vendors

Custom Links for vendors is based on Address Types and the values in the fields on the Internet Information Window for the address ID, assigned to the specific address type.  Deep Breathe, we will walk through this. 🙂  Each address ID provides several data locations to store links.  We can add custom links to email addresses, websites and more!  Let’s look at this more together.

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Custom Links – Adding Custom Links for Inventory Items

As part of a Custom Link blog series (which can be found here), we will discuss adding custom links to specific areas in Dynamics GP.

Creating Custom Links for Inventory Items

Custom Links for Items can be pretty helpful, indeed!  We can link directly to folders holding documents relating to the inventory item, links to ‘punch out’ to a vendors website for that item, or even something simple but extremely helpful, an Image of the item!

Let’s take a look at this together!

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Custom Links – Adding Custom Links for Employees

As part of a Custom Link blog series (which can be found here), we will discuss adding custom links to specific areas in Dynamics GP.

Creating Custom Links for Employees

Custom Links for Employees can be pretty helpful, indeed!  We can link directly to folders holding employee documents or even open an employee photo!

Let’s take a look at this together!

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Custom Links – Adding Custom Links for Checkbooks, Credit Cards and Currency

As part of a Custom Link blog series (which can be found here), we will discuss adding custom links to specific areas in Dynamics GP.

Creating Custom Links for Checkbooks, Credit Cards and Currency

Custom links for these three areas are pretty straight forward.  This option allows us to add shortcuts, by master ID, to websites pertinent to that ID.  We can also add links to files!  Let’s look at this more together.

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Custom Links – Adding Custom Links for Customers

As part of a Custom Link blog series (which can be found here), we will discuss adding custom links to specific areas in Dynamics GP.

Creating Custom Links for Customers

Custom Links for customers is based on Address Types and the values in the fields on the Internet Information Window for the address ID, assigned to the specific address type.  Deep Breathe, we will walk through this. 🙂  Each address ID provides several data locations to store links.  We can add custom links to email addresses, websites and more!  Let’s look at this more together.

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Dynamics GP & Power BI – Unable to connect to the Power BI site. Contact your system administrator.

This blog post is part of a series of blogs designed to help a business understand the interaction between Dynamics GP and Power BI, how to setup Power BI with Dynamics GP and what some of the options are for this functionality.  This write up was done using Dynamics GP 2018.

To view the full list of the series, click here.

How to resolve the error:

Unable to connect to the PowerBI Site. Contact your system administrator.

So, you’ve done all the setup and you are ready to get Power BI on your GP Dashboard but when entering into the home screen customization window, you get a blank screen with a very misleading message…  Unable to connect to the Power BI site.  Contact your system administrator.

reached out to me with this roadblock, and I’m glad she did!  I wasn’t sure how to fix this but we figured it out and I am happy to share the solution with my readers!

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GP #LifeHacks 105: Using Custom Links to Track Packages, Add Images and More!

Dynamics GP is bursting at the seems with tons of functionality just waiting to get utilized and in this blog series, I will explore the custom links feature.

“Custom Links” is a feature available on many windows in GP and can be a huge help for folks by adding, well… Custom Links to those windows 🙂  (Teaser:  I will show you how to add Inventory Item Images and how to add links to track shipments!)

In this series, I will cover all the available functionality and also share  some very cool use cases that you might be able to incorporate in your organization today!

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SmartList Search Options – Advanced Search: Using Wildcards and ANY FIELD

As part of a SmartList Search series (which can be found here), we will discuss advance search requirements AND using wildcards.

Wildcards are available in the SmartList search.  They are a few that I know of… someone once told me there were others but I have yet to figure that out… if I have missed any, leave a comment below and TEACH ME!!!

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