Reporting Solutions


Getting Started with Management Reporter (MR)

Posted by Jen Bieker on April 19, 2016

Recently, we’ve been getting requests to cover the basics of reporting in MR. We’ve compiled the information below to help you get started with Management Reporter.   Start with this article! It’s a summary of MR building blocks. Watch a clip (16 minutes) from our…

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5 Management Reporter (MR) Tips

Posted by Jen Bieker on February 23, 2016

Here are 5 great tips & tricks for MR you should try... Prevent Drill Down: To hide confidential information, while allowing details in the rest of an account detail report, you can enter ‘XD’ under the Print Control to hide drill down capabilities in the report. This…

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MR 2012 CU13 Update

Posted by Jen Bieker on July 31, 2015

There’s a recent update (CU13) for Management Reporter (MR) 2012.  This update contains some great new features and changes to the installation and configuration of MR. New Features: View a report in the web viewer in a grid view Display zero rounded values and zero actual values based…

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MR 2012 Upgrade Timeout Error Fix

Posted by Ben Borger on November 24, 2014

Fixes from the desk of Crestwood Consulting:   While upgrading a customer to Management Reporter 2012, Cumulative Update (CU) 10, we ran into a problem – the conversion kept getting errors and not completing! Looking closer at the error message, it was a SQL timeout error – here’s the actual…

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Management Reporter – Cumulative Update (CU) 10 Now Available

Posted by Jen Bieker on October 22, 2014

Microsoft has released an update for Management Reporter.  Included in the update are some new and improved features and some bug fixes. New and Improved Features: • Total formulas are exported to Microsoft Excel • You can choose how headers and footers and exported to Microsoft Excel • Account…

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SmartList Designer Improvement in Dynamics GP 2013 R2 will make you a Report Wizard

Posted by Jen Bieker on September 30, 2014

Whoever said change is bad probably doesn’t use SmartList Designer.  When Microsoft released Dynamics GP 2013 we were introduced to the new SmartList Designer feature – the ability to create reports based on tables found in Dynamics GP and any third party application (assuming the 3rd party has…

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How to Tell Which FRx Reports Have Recently Been Run

Posted by Donna Krizik on July 26, 2013

Are you upgrading to Management Reporter and trying to clean up your FRx report library? We have clients that are looking at upgrading to MR 2012, and have come to us with the question, "Is there a utility or a way to determine which reports have been used in the last…

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