GreatPlains notes

May 27, 2009

addins folder — place the dlls there (for adding menu bar)

dexterity extend it
add reference to,

We can add custom fields and form

gpconnect for database connection

Open registry and navigate to the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet \Services\UsbStor

Now in the right pane, double-click Start and type 4 in the Value data box (Hexadecimal) and quite the registry editor. To enable the USB storage devices, change the Start value back to 3.

No matter how good the protection tricks are, determined people always find workarounds. Here are some of the tricks that may render the above methods unusable:

I could able to write an application in visual studio then kept that dll in GP/Addins folder. Then I opened Gp environment . I used RMCUstomerMaintenance in code. So I went to Cards->Sales-> Customer. It is showing this alert ” you must grant security access for the alternate customer maintenance window GP”. what may be the problem??

Greatplains you do not have permissions to open dynamics.dic


This information is intended for developers who have already created business
components for Business Portal 3 that they would like to upgrade. It is not intended
for developers who want to create new  entities for Business Portal 4. New
development for Business Portal 4 should focus on using web services to provide
access to third-party data.
Sample demos of GP


GP competitor : quickbooks