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Building Dashboards with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 - Second Edition by Mark Polino, Belinda Allen

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Using drill downs in GP 2016

At its simplest, a drill down is a hyperlink that links back into Dynamics GP. When the user clicks on the hyperlink, the focus changes to Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016, and the linked window opens in GP with the appropriate data. In the real world, a dashboard might display cash balances for each bank account or checkbook in GP terms. The operating checkbook would have a hyperlink attached on the dashboard. Clicking on the link would cause the checkbook register inquiry window to open in Dynamics GP and display information from the operating checkbook.

Drill down background

With regard to Dynamics GP, Microsoft uses the terms "drill down" and "drill back" interchangeably. For our purposes, they are the same thing.

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