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Error Creating New SQL User - The Server Principal Already Exists

Posted by Tiffany Bennett, Senior Consultant on May 24, 2017

You are trying to create a new SQL user, and you receive the following message, “the server principal ‘xxxx’ already exists’ as below: Ok, maybe that user already exists.  You search SQL Management Studio, but cannot find the user associated with any databases or under…

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Dynamics SL: Making it Easy to Update the AP Document Total

Posted by Philippe Boulos, Sr. Consultant on May 24, 2017

I am all about anything I can do to make it easier and faster to enter data.  Here’s a handy customization trick for Microsoft Dynamics SL to update the AP document total.  I’m going to show you a simple customization that will update the…

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Display a Currency Symbol on the Toolbar in Dynamics SL

Posted by Michael Broadmeadow, Senior Support Analyst on May 24, 2017

Microsoft Dynamics SL allows you to customize buttons on the toolbar.  One of the most useful addition is to add the currency symbol.  One thing to note, if you’re not using currency manager, the button will be greyed out or inactive.     Here’s…

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Dynamics GP Network or Profile Errors, but Not - Mystery Solved!

Posted by Brandon Richards, Implementation Manager on May 24, 2017

    This is a good one for all you Microsoft Dynamics GP administrators!  We have gotten some calls about network or anti-virus type errors in Dynamics GP, but the normal fixes just don’t work.    The Errors: Here are the Dynamics GP errors we encountered:…

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Dynamics GP: Processing a Credit When Using a Credit Card to Pay Vendors

Posted by Sean Casey, MCTS on May 24, 2017

Here’s how to process a credit when using a credit card to pay vendors in Microsoft Dynamics GP. Let’s say you have entered an invoice in a vendor’s account and entered the amount in the credit card field. This will move the document to…

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Emailing Customer Invoices & Vendor PO’s from Acumatica

Posted by Melissa Blassingame on May 23, 2017

I help many customers set up email functionality in Acumatica so they can email invoices to customers and PO’s to vendors.  There are 3 basic parts: Properly configure email functionality in Acumatica Set customer properties to receive emails Set vendor properties to receive emails Click on each step…

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New Field in Dynamics SL 2015 – Reactivate Earnings

Posted by Gary Korby on May 23, 2017

In Microsoft Dynamics SL 2015, there is a great new time saving field in the Payroll Void Check Entry screen.  It specifies if the batch should indicate if the earnings are unpaid when it is released.  In older versions of Dynamics SL, you had to re-enter time if a…

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Acumatica + Docusign

Posted by Donna Krizik on May 22, 2017

We’re excited about the newest Acumatica feature – electronic signatures with Docusign. It makes it easy for users to create, manage and send documents for signing. You can: Quickly and easily send documents for signature. Create envelopes Manage all of your documents in one place via DocuSign Central. …

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Growth activities that can be life (and tax) changing

Posted by Jen Bieker on May 12, 2017

Growth isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach. In fact, companies expend a great deal of energy and resources deciding which pursuits will move the needle the furthest toward achieving specific goals, and where to prioritize their time and investment. Oftentimes sales and use tax gets left out of this equation,…

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What’s new in Acumatica 6.x – Part I

Posted by Christine Jacob, Client Account Manager on May 10, 2017

Check out all the new, time-saving features in Acumatica 6.x.  No matter what industry you’re in, there’s something new in Acumatica for everyone. Finance Distribution CRM And in the platform Here’s a highlight of Acumatica new features we know you'll want to…

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