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Sunday, January 28, 2018

Dynamics GP 2018 - Copy Analytical Accounting User Access

Analytical Accounting is an essential module in Dynamics GP, although, its configuration and setup process has always been criticized by its difficulty. With each release, Microsoft is presenting important enhancement to this module in order to simply the setup process and facilitate administrative tasks.For instance, in prior release of Dynamics GP, "restrict user access" feature was presented to the Analytical Accounting module.

With the release of Dynamics GP 2018, a new feature is presented on the user access level which enables GP Administrators to copy user access across multiple analytical dimensions with one click. 

Navigate to Microsoft Dynamics GP > Tools > Setup > Company > Analytical Accounting  > User Access

A new button has been added to the screen, which is titled as "Copy", click on that button and a window will pop up including two primary fields for the user to copy from and the user to copy access to. 

User Access - Analytical Accounting Module

Copy User Access - Analytical Accounting Module

This feature is extremely essential especially when multiple analytical accounting dimensions are configured in the system. It helps facilitating the administrative process of maintaining user privileges on the AA module. 

Best Regards, 
Mahmoud M. AlSaadi

Friday, January 26, 2018

Dynamics GP 2018 - Smart list Favorites Password Protection

End users were always complaining in previous releases about the fact that their Smart list favorites can be modified or even deleted by other end users when it is created on the system or company level. With the release of Dynamics GP 2018, end-users now can create their own smart list favorites and protect any further modifications, changes or deletion by setting a system password. 

Here is the scenario for the smart list favorite. When creating a new favorite, there is a new field for the password which is optional. Once a password is filled out, it will be stored in the database.

Smart list favorite - Password Protection

Password Protection

Now, once this password is entered on the newly created smart list favorite, no further modifications, changes or even deletion of this favorite would be allowed without the password. Here is a screen shot of how password will be prompted out when applying such tasks.

Modifying Smart list

Removing Smart List

Furthermore, the interesting part is that password can be reset anytime by clicking the arrow next to the "Password" field. This ensures that password protection is effective enough for end-users.

Password Reset

Best Regards, 
Mahmoud M. AlSaadi

Dynamics GP 2018 - Enhancing the Web Client

With the release of Dynamics GP 2018, web client is getting richer as Microsoft is enhancing the user experience. There is no wonder that any enhancement introduced for the web client would absolutely represents an essential value.

One of the most important features is the "Auto Complete" , as illustrated below, end-users using the desktop client are empowered with auto-complete feature which helps accelerate the data entry process, as shown below, this is a screen shot of the desktop version and how auto-complete works

Auto Complete - Desktop Client

Now with the release of Dynamics GP 2018, this feature has been made available in the web client as well, end-users will have the same experience when using both; desktop and web client. 

Auto Complete - Web Client

One additional feature which is highly important in the web client is that Smart list can now be easily accessed with one click, there is no need for going through several steps in order just to open a report. 

Smart list - Web Client

Lastly, end users were complaining about the ability to reconcile bank statements and the difficulty encountered when working on this window with all the associated details. Now, it is applicable to maximize the size of the window and process bank reconciliation easily and smoothly. 

Bank Reconciliation - Web Client

Best Regards, 
Mahmoud M. AlSaadi