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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 Cookbook by Mark Polino, Ian Grieve

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Reducing posting steps with better Printing Control

When posting a transaction in Dynamics GP, a series of posting reports print by default. Reports are often set to ask for the type of output (printer, screen, or file) each time. In this scenario, each report opens a window allowing the user to change the report destination when the report is run. This significantly increases the amount of time it takes to simply start the printing process because the user has to make a choice multiple times. This means that it's not uncommon to have eight windows open and four reports print every time a user posts.

With this much mess, users often click through the prompts without actually reading them or they print reports that they don't really need and cancel ...

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