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Multi Company Formatting Tips in Dynamics SL

Posted by Tiffany Bennett, Senior Consultant on August 10, 2017

Many of our customers have multiple companies in Dynamics SL.  Some are in separate application databases, and some are all in one single database.  Either way, below are some tips when managing multiple companies. Companies can be color-coded.  This allows users to quickly see which company they…

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Dynamics GP SSRS Report Deployment Problems

Posted by Brandon Richards, Implementation Manager on August 9, 2017

If you’re trying to deploy SQL Server Reporting Services Reports (SSRS) and it keeps failing, saying you don’t have permission, it might be because you have SQL Express.   Dynamics GP Error Message:  You do not have security access to the location where you want…

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Divide by 0 Error in FRx

Posted by Tiffany Bennett, Senior Consultant on August 8, 2017

Have you ever gotten the “Divide by 0 Error” when you go to run a report in FRx Report Designer?  And to top if off, then the report does not print.  Other users can print FRx reports just fine, but for you, it happens on all reports.…

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2017 Mid-Year Sales Tax Changes

Posted by Jen Bieker on August 7, 2017

Repost from Avalara Dealing with change is standard operating procedure for many companies: employees leave and are hired; new products are introduced and old ones phased out; there are booms, and there are busts. On top of all that, companies need to account for sales and use tax changes. Significant…

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4 Signs Your Growing Business Needs to Rethink Sales Tax

Posted by Jen Bieker on July 21, 2017

What’s new with your business? If it’s any of the below, then congratulations are undoubtedly in order. And, while we certainly don’t want to put a damper on the wrap party for your latest launch, we do want to pipe in with a quick…

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Keeping Windows 10 Workstation Drives Mapped

Posted by Tiffany Bennett, Senior Consultant on July 21, 2017

Windows 10 can be tricky when installing Dynamics on workstations.  We have run into an annoying issue where the drive won’t stay mapped to a network.  Whether you map the drive using the Net Use command or in File Explorer, as soon as you open File Explorer…

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Disappearing Quick Links in Microsoft Dynamics GP

Posted by Misty Galbreth, Support Analyst on July 20, 2017

Have you ever logged into Microsoft Dynamics GP and noticed you were missing your Quick Links on the Homepage?  Maybe you even tried to add them back in, only to discover that the items you added did not ‘stick’.  If this describes your situation, I have…

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Missing Management Reporter Report Options

Posted by Misty Galbreth, Support Analyst on July 19, 2017

Setting Your Default Company in Management Reporter (MR) The first time you login into Management Reporter Designer as a new user, or the first time you login after an upgrade, you may notice that you are missing all of your report options on the left hand side.  You might…

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Missing the Messages.CSV in Dynamics SL

Posted by Jen Bieker on July 18, 2017

A customer called me last week and had received the following error about a messages.csv file missing from the associated folder in Microsoft Dynamics SL. “Unable to locate the message file c:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Dynamics\SL\Applications\MESSAGES.CVS”    The Fix: The messages…

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Management Reporter Headers in Excel

Posted by Misty Galbreth, Support Analyst on July 17, 2017

Have you ever noticed that when you download Management Reporter (MR) reports into Excel, the headers don’t show up at all in the Normal View, or the headers only show up in the Page Layout View?  If the Page Layout View in Excel is not to your…

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