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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Cookbook by Mark Polino, Ian Grieve

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Getting clarity with user-defined fields

Throughout Dynamics GP, maintenance cards typically include at least two user-defined fields. User-defined fields can be renamed in the setup screen for the related module. This provides a great mechanism to add in special information. We'll take a look at a typical use of a user-defined field in this recipe.

How to do it...

For our example, we'll look at using a user-defined field to rename the User-Defined 1 field to Region in Customer Maintenance.

  1. From the navigation pane, select Sales. In the Sales page, click on Setup and then click on Receivables and finally Options.
  2. In the User-Defined 1 field, type Region and click on OK to close each window.
  3. Back on the Sales page, click on Customer under the Cards ...

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