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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Cookbook by Mark Polino, Ian Grieve

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Renaming fields for clarity

SmartLists are full of cool features and they are great for throwing together a report quickly. But, sometimes the column names don't mean much to an average user or the way that a company uses a field is different from its original intent.

It's not only possible, but also easy to change the column description that shows up on a SmartList. In this recipe, we'll look at how to do that.

How to do it...

To change the name of a SmartList column, perform the following:

  1. Select the SmartList icon from the menu bar at the top, or select Microsoft Dynamics GP Menu from the top, and click on SmartList.
  2. Select Financial and then Account Transactions from the pane on the left.
  3. Click on Columns.
  4. Click on TRX Date under the Display Name ...

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