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From the Dynamics GP Blogs: Analytical Accounting Data; GP Window Mystery; Maximizing Support; Support Debugging Tool Enhancement

by Jason Gumpert

Moving Analytical Accounting Data to History in Dynamics GP: In his first post at the Dynamics GP Support and Services blog, Sivakumar Venkataraman, writes about the causes - and preventative measures - related to an error message that pops up when you're running the year end close in Microsoft Dynamics GP (with Analytical Accounting (AA) activated and transaction dimensions included in the year end close). Venkataraman's post is applicable for users of Dynamics GP 10 SP2 and later.

The error message: "You must consolidate transactions and transfer detail to history utility for the closed year."

The scenario is that you've have activated AA in the fiscal year 2012 and the client has completed the GL Year End for 2011. In this case, the detail of GL transaction would have been moved into the historical tables for 2011, but the AA records would not be in the historical tables.

For more details on the error and how to run the year end close for the current year without issues, click here.

Dynamics GP Window Opens Automatically When GP Is Launched: At the Dynamics GP Land blog, Steve Endow, an MCT and owner of Precipio Services, said he answered an interesting question on Experts Exchange about a random Dynamics GP window that was opening when a user logged into GP 2010.

Endow said it began as an error message when the user logged in, saying "You don't have security privileges to ...

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Prior to co-founding, Jason was a Principal Software Consultant at Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), where he implemented solutions, trained customers, managed software development, and spent some time in the pre-sales engineering organization. He has also held consulting positions at CSC Consulting and Monitor Group.

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