This was the last post in the series named Microsoft Dynamics GP On Demand Learning Series.
Sincere thanks to GP Support Team, for posting these articles. Highly informative.
It’s high time I blog about this. Those who are on Mac and use MS Word for Mac, this is going to be real time saver.
Let me brief the issue first. Whenever I create a document with a header/footer and when I try to save this document as PDF, I use to get following message:
If I continue with “Yes”, it will cut the footer off and give me an incomplete document.
As usual, googled this and got too many solutions/workarounds, but only one solution actually helped me. It’s a YouTube video uploaded by Matt Fuller:
Whenever I accidentally press the power button on my MacBook, it switches off the display. This behaviour change happened from OS X Mavericks (10.9).
Earlier it used to let us choose with following options:
OSXDaily.com has got a workaround for this trouble. It does not straightaway enable these options the moment you press the power button, but it prevents OS X Mavericks from switching the display off, which is far more relieving.
To invoke the above power button options: press power button continuously for a second or two.
I had been struggling with this for sometime. I wanted to create a USB installer for Mavericks and was not able to get thru’ a step where I had to show hidden files and folders.
In Windows OS, it’s a simple step which is available graphically to either show or hide hidden files and folders. But in Mac OS X, for some reason, this has to be achieved by typing a command on Terminal. Following is the command that is required to enable showing hidden files and folders:
defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE killall Finder
So, those who struggle to get it done, above is your key to unlock this.
Highly informative post on Dynamics GP Support & Services blog on Common Tips and Issues when Troubleshooting and Testing Integrations in Integration Manager.
I have never read such an expansive post on Integration Manager (IM) ever. Mariano touches specific issues, David (and his technical team) on his blog shares specific topics. But this one’s so very expansive and one stop guide to IM issues and tips.
Bookmark this for your future reference.
I often copy my chunk file on to GP application folder as part of my development work, so I must keep two explorer windows open always. Copy from my development folder and paste it on to GP application folder. Difficult and frustrating (at times) to shuttle between two folders every time.
Not anymore; I just created new shortcuts to Send To menu as shown below:
Just select my chunk file from my development folder, invoke Send To menu and send it straight to GP application folder. Awesome, isn’t it? It is, indeed. It saves almost 15-30 minutes a day depending how many times you perform copy paste with same source and destination folders.
Follow the steps explained in this blog post: How to add SkyDrive shortcut into your ‘Send To’ Menu.
The post discusses on how to add a shortcut for Skydrive, but it’s the same steps that you have to follow for any shortcut (internally on your computer or an external location).
I assure you that this trick alone would save you tremendous amount of time and effort in a day.
This is another off-topic. But I wanted to highlight this most handy application called Snip, developed by Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited and is also available on Mac App Store.
Those PC users, who also used to be Snipping Tool dependants, and then became Mac OS user, would love to have an application in Mac OS X which would compensate Snipping Tool’s absence.
I used to crib about the lack of an application that I would use to do screen capturing and post-processing those captures. This tool Snip, which I came to know very recently, has done what other applications on Mac platform couldn’t.
We have built-in capturing commands in Mac OS X, such as SHIFT+CMD+4 (to capture a portion of screen), but those commands would simply take the screenshot and immediately save it on your desktop. You then have to reopen it on some other graphics tool to post-process it, such as narrating or simply painting on some text which you do not want to show to others.
This tool is amazingly simple and does exactly what you need. It just sits on that menu bar with a customisable keyboard shortcut to invoke a screen capture.
Go to the official website (link is provided in the beginning of this post) and know more about it.
Trust me, you would most certainly fall in love with this application, if you do tons of screen capturing on your day-to-day Mac OS usage.
UPDATE: There is one more app that is FREE on Mac App Store; named Share Bucket. I think it’s a serious competitor for all currently available apps.