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GP Definitions and Descriotions

GP Definitions and Descriotions

GP Definitions and Descriotions

(OP)
We're creating a reporting data mart that is fed in large part with data from Great Plains.  We need descriptive data field names, and really should have textual definitions for the fields.  I've not seen any of this.  Any ideas how to get human readable names and definitions?

 

RE: GP Definitions and Descriotions

If you have access to CustomerSource, you can download the SDK which should help. Otherwise, you can go to Tools>Resource Descriptions>Tables in GP.

RE: GP Definitions and Descriotions

(OP)
Well, I don't have ready access to GP either.  But, I do have a file named "Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 Table Reference, Version 1.1" that provides some more descriptive names for the tables.
  What I'm trying to do is create a data dictionary with table and column information including descriptions, for a BI data mart I'm building.  Users need to know what the data is they're querying, and this will be extracted from GP. I would really have expected the product to provide definitions for all the fields, but haven't located anything at that level.

Thanks for the help,

Steve
 

RE: GP Definitions and Descriotions

Steve,

Go to:

http://msdynamicsgp.blogspot.com/

...and then to the downloads section. In the list you will see table details, which is a start. For fields, your best solution is the SDK, but I don't know how to get that to you without CustomerSource.

-Mark

RE: GP Definitions and Descriotions

(OP)
Ok, I'll start there.  Thanks!

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