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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation

By : Victoria Yudin
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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation

By: Victoria Yudin

Overview of this book

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 is a sophisticated Enterprise Resource Planning application with a multitude of features and options. The implementation of Dynamics GP is usually considered to be complex, and can be very confusing for users and consultants. This step-by-step guide will show you how to effectively implement Dynamics GP 2010 with ease.This focused, step-by-step tutorial covers the basics of Microsoft Dynamics GP, from licensing, to design, before moving on to more complex topics such as implementation and setup. You will learn how to install and configure Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 from start to finish.This book will enable you to master the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics 2010 effectively. This book starts with how to plan and complete a successful Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 implementation. You will then move on to learning who should be on the implementation team, what important questions should be asked and how to plan your infrastructure for Dynamics GP 2010. Detailed descriptions of all the setup options for the core Dynamics GP modules as well as practical advice on setup will help guide you through the myriad of options available in this powerful application. As you reach the end of the book you will learn how to import your initial data with illustrations and practical examples.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation
About the Author
About the Reviewer
General Ledger Account Categories
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General Ledger account import

During your module setup you may have already created some GL accounts. Instead of manually creating the rest, you could import them by following this example.

The following lists the fields needed for a General Ledger account import:



Account Number

This should be your entire account number, including delimiters. For example: 1100-00-000.

Account Name

This is also called Account Description in GP. The maximum length is 50 characters.


This must be one of the existing categories in your GP company. Appendix A has a list of all the default account categories.

Posting Type

Valid options are Balance Sheet or Profit and Loss.

Typical Balance

This is not required, but may be helpful and is easy enough to add. Valid options are Debit or Credit.

For a file with these fields, the destination mapping would look like the following:

As you select each field on the right, a section for rules is activated at the bottom of the left...