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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Cookbook by Mark Polino, Ian Grieve

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Cleaning up the mess by fixing AutoComplete errors

Dynamics GP includes a fantastic feature known as AutoComplete that remembers what a user has typed in a field and later makes data entry suggestions based on that information. This can significantly reduce repetitive data entry. However, if a user makes an error during data entry, such as a misspelled or incorrect word, that error will continue to be suggested over and over again.

There is a simple way to remove erroneous entries and we'll look at how in this recipe.

Getting ready

To demonstrate this feature, we first need to intentionally create an autocomplete error:

  1. Select Sales from the Navigation Pane on the left.
  2. On the area page for Sales, select Customer under Cards on the right to open ...

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