“…you’ve got to ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya, punk?”

So you want to modify a Dynamics GP Report Writer report. Do you feel lucky?

Report Writer is pretty easy to use. It’s pretty easy to modify existing reports.

Some people like it. Some don’t. And another from Mark.

But beware of corrupting the reports.dic file. Oh precious, you don’t know what that is?

Take a look at these:

The Achilles’ Heel of Dynamics GP


Recreating reports.dic in Dynamics GP

If you’re intrepid and barrel forward, take heed of Musgrave’s advice:

“My answer is simple and I have been saying for years. Don’t use shared Reports.dic. Use a synchronised one instead. See the article below for more info:”

http://blogs.msdn.com/developingfordynamicsgp/archive/2008/08/20/automating-distribution-of-customisations-part-1.aspx

And if you want to see Harry in action, see it here (not for kids): http://youtu.be/daFb3J-cwLg

Do you feel lucky?

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