Activity Tracking in Dynamics GP

How to track user activity in Dynamics GP?

Most users are looking for 3rd party audit software to track user activity in Dynamics GP. To their surprise, there is an out-of-box tool available inside Dynamics GP called Activity Tracking which tracks the activities for each user, for each company, or both. Continue reading »

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Discount Handling in Dynamics SL

Discounts are percentages associated with quantities or customers or designated plans that reduce the stock base price of an inventory item. Discounts can occur anywhere in the distribution channel, modifying either the manufacturer’s list price set by manufacturer, retail price by retailer or the list price to the potential buyer.


The purpose includes increasing short-term sales, moving out-of-date stock, rewarding valuable customers, encouraging distribution channel members to perform a function, benefit the discount issuer and the sales promotions finally. Continue reading »

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Creation of ODATA Web Services in NAV 2013 and consuming data in excel

The Open Data Protocol (OData) is a Web protocol for querying and updating data that provides a way to unlock your data. OData does this by applying and building upon Web technologies such as HTTP, Atom Publishing Protocol (Atom Pub) and JSON to provide access to information from a variety of applications, services, and stores.

If you see the service console of NAV 2013, Microsoft Dynamics NAV Administration you will see a separate tab for ODATA Services as shown below – Continue reading »

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HTML5 localStorage with examples

What is HTML5 localStorage?

It is a system for web pages to locally store the named key / value pairs within the client web browser.

The data aren’t incorporated with each server request; as a result, localStorage is faster. The performance of the website remains unaffected regardless of the size of the data stored.

The localStorage object stores the data without expiration date. Hence, the data is readily available whenever the browser is opened in the future. Continue reading »

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Move Solution from Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Update Rollup 12 to Down Level Organization

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Update Rollup 12 and the Microsoft Dynamics CRM December 2012 Service Update introduced new solution components that can be included as dependencies for exported solutions. These new dependencies can prevent the installation of a solution developed with Update Rollup 12 or later service update on earlier releases.

Microsoft has provided the Solution Down-level Utility.exe tool in the latest SDK to remove Post UR12 dependencies. Removing the same will allow installation of backward compatible managed or unmanaged solution from an organization with Update Rollup 12 or later service update. Continue reading »

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