Recently, Rob Anderson and I presented the “What’s New in Dexterity for GP 2010 R2″ session at the Microsoft Dynamics GP Technical Conference in Fargo, so I thought I’d share some of that information with you through a series of posts. One question that comes up a fair amount of the time is around using and saving information with the Control Panel applet for Dexterity Source Code Control especially on machines that have UAC (User Account Control) turned on so I thought I’d tackle that topic first. The key piece of information to remember is that on operating systems that have UAC turned on, the Control Panel applet needs to be run with elevated privileges or it will not be able to write the settings correctly to commit your changes
Just lately, I have seen a number of inquiries over the various forums on printer support for Microsoft Dynamics GP (usually, versions 10.0 and 2010). If you have been in the channel as an ISV, partner, or customer since the days of the former Great Plains Software, you probably still remember that in the past testing of Microsoft Dynamics GP included exhaustive testing of a number of printers for compatibility. In fact, leading up to the release of version 10.0, it was not uncommon to see the now infamous Printer Compatibility List, which would outline an extensive list of printers tested for all sort of “maneuvers” including large print jobs, paper handling, character blurriness, and so on.
Here is another off topic article for you. In Australia and around the whole world, there is an Internet scam where you receive a phone call from a “Computer Technician” (sometimes identified as from Microsoft) who proceeds to explain that your computer is infected with malicious software (viruses & trojans) and that hackers are attacking your computer. Well, I received on of these phone call recently and so I played along for a bit.
In my previous post on Dynamics GP Manufacturing Accounting Transactions , I have explained about standard accounting entries generated from