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From the Microsoft Dynamics GP Blogs: Support Debugging Tool build 19; Adding decimal places; Checklists; Debugging GP customizations

by Linda Rosencrance
Contributing Writer, MSDW

A selection of the latest insight from the Dynamics GP blogs:

  • Support Debugging Tool Build 19 Released;
  • Going Beyond 5 Decimals;
  • The Value of Checklists - Dynamics GP 2013 Upgrade Checklist;
  • Bug in GP 2013 vs. Tools Window Positioning

Support Debugging Tool Build 19 Released

On the Developing for Dynamics GP blog, David Musgrave says it's that time again - time to release a new build of the Support Debugging Tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP versions 10.0, GP 2010 (v11.0) and GP 2013 (v12.0).

Build 19 improves support for Dynamics GP 2013 R2 including some fixes and enhancements to existing features. It also adds a couple of new features. Musgrave notes that Build 19 will be the last build for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0.

You can find the summary of the changes made for releases 10.00.0019, 11.00.0019 and 12.00.0019, divided them logical sections, here.

Going Beyond 5 Decimals

On her Dynamics Confessions blog, Leslie Vail says she was recently asked how to get Microsoft Dynamics GP to calculate a unit price using more than five decimals. The person was tired of constantly dealing with the few pennies of rounding differences.

Multicurrency to the rescue, she says. Since Multicurrency uses more precision when doing the translation, you can set up a new currency that will use many more decimals.

Here's the problem:

"The actual unit price of an item was $0.00491256. The system could ...

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About Linda Rosencrance

Linda Rosencrance is a freelance writer/editor in the Boston area. Rosencrance has over 25 years experience as an reporter/investigative reporter, writing for many newspapers in the metropolitan Boston area. Rosencrance has been writing about information technology for the past 16 years.

She has covered a variety of IT subjects, including Microsoft Dynamics, mobile security issues such as data loss prevention, network management, secure mobile app development, privacy, cloud computing, BI, big data, analytics, HR, CRM, ERP, and enterprise IT.

Rosencrance is the author of six true crime books for Kensington Publishing Corp.