It has come to my attention that the link to the Dex.ini settings file is broken. In addition to updating the document, I created a new link so that you can once again download it if interested. Please let me know if you have any trouble so that I can fix it – and e-mail you a copy
Granted, MVP Mark Polino hates Report Writer (RW), but even he will admit he loves a good RW nugget when he sees one. Several times I’ve been asked “how do I visualize long Report Writer calculated field expressions?”
A multi-company client recently encountered a situation where a newly created company produced no data in their consolidated financials. After much digging, I found the answer. It lies in the way the Account Segments were named in the Account Format Setup window. In this particular company, the GL Account segment name was abbreviated: Note in the first image that ‘GL Account’ is abbreviated, while in the other image, it is spelled out. The segment names must be identical across all companies to return results properly in MR. Also, in this case, the Main Segment ID didn’t match the other companies, which is a problem as well.
I was talking with some resellers this week who were excited about how easy it was to sell SmartView into their customer base. The problem was, they said, that it was difficult to include services in the software quote because SmartView was just too easy to set up