As mentioned in the previous blog posts, there are new features for the October 1st release of Microsoft Dynamics GP. Microsoft has been listening to customer requests, where many of these features come from customer suggestions! This is the final posting for the New Features in Dynamics GP blog series. Make sure you look at all 7 blog posts to get an idea of what’s new on the latest version!
If you missed the other new features blog post, you can find them here:
- New Features in Dynamics GP | Part 1
- New Features in Dynamics GP | Part 2
- New Features in Dynamics GP | Part 3
- New Features in Dynamics GP | Part 4
- New Features in Dynamics GP | Part 5
- New Features in Dynamics GP | Part 6
1. More than 32 Report Options in Report Group
In the Report Group window, you now can have more than 32 report options listed/available to you, where in prior versions only 32 reports were allowed in a group. This functionality was added for all the Report Group windows under all modules: System, Company, Financial, Sales, Purchasing, Inventory, Payroll, and Project.
2. Ability to Change Approvers for an Active Workflow Task
Functionality has been added to give the user the ability in Workflow to change approvers on an existing workflow task that is active and has current documents pending approval from that approver. This could be used if an Approver has left the company and they have active workflows. It’s also is useful for when someone is on vacation, or unexpectedly gone and Workflow items need approval.
3. Web Client Excel Copy and Paste General Ledger Journal
You can now import journal entry lines from an Excel file using the Paste button on the menu bar of the General Ledger Transaction Entry window. Just like the desktop client, the format of the data in your Excel file is the same with the exception that you must not have a header line on your file.
4. Web Client – More Keyboard Shortcuts Allowed
ALT+F: Activates the File menu in a GP window
ALT+E: Activates the Edit menu in a GP window
ALT+H: Activates the Help menu
Ctrl+W: Close the current window
Tab: Move to next field
Shift+Tab: Move to previous field Enter: Default button on a window
Alt + X: Tools option on browser window (IE)
Alt + D: Address Bar in browser window (IE)
Alt: Toolbar (File, Edit, View, Favorites, Tools, Help) on browser window (IE)
Ctrl + 1: Home page is displayed
Ctrl + 2: Financial area page displays
Ctrl + 3: Sales area page displays
Ctrl + 4: Purchasing area page displays
Ctrl + 5: Administration area page displays
Ctrl + 6: Inventory area page displays
Ctrl + 7: HR & Payroll area page displays
Ctrl + 8: Manufacturing area page displays
Ctrl + 9: Project area page displays
Windows specific keyboard shortcuts:
Ctrl+E: Open Item Detail
Ctrl+D: Display Vendor Item Detail
Ctrl+T: Create Temporary Vendor
Ctrl+M: Purchasing Invoice Entry — Open Match Shipments to Invoice
Ctrl+Q: Quick Print
More information about these features can be found here: What’s New in Dynamics GP in October 2019.
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