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April 2012

The LawsonGuru Letter
Thought-Provoking Commentary for the Lawson Software Community
In This Issue
Question on Purging Vendors
Dashboard Tabs - making multiple rows
How to run BN100 for previous transactions
Retail Calendar and 13th Period
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"When you come to a fork in the road, take it."
-- Yogi Berra   
Welcome to the latest issue of The LawsonGuru Letter, a free newsletter providing provocative commentary on issues important to the Lawson Software community.  The LawsonGuru Letter is published by--and is solely the opinion of--John Henley of Decision Analytics. 
Question on Purging Vendors
We are currently evaluating the AP300 for purging one-time vendors. Based on what we have tested so far, everything seems to be working great to purge these based on a cutoff date. However, we are going to want to purge our regular vendors in the future as well based on a cutoff date. However, from the documentation we've read, the AP300 defines a "No Activity Vendor" as a vendor who doesn't have a balance in APVENBAL for the current or previous year (Lawson KB #81692). That sounds like it would purge anyone who we didn't use in the last two years. We would like to purge these but keep 7 years in Lawson like we are doing with the One-Time Vendors. Has anyone done this before? Read More...
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Dashboard Tabs - making multiple rows
Last year at CUE I saw a customer presentation (I wish I could remember who it was) and they had more dashboard tabs than would fit in a single row. They were able to make multiple rows of dashboard tabs rather than have to click on the "additional tabs" arrow or use the drop down to view the additional dashboard. Does anyone know how to do this? Read More...
How to run BN100 for previous transactions
I am researching why our retirement plans do not automatically end date when an employee terms.  It appears that the employee group did not have status included in it so even when an employee termed, it left their plan without an end date.  What am I doing wrong? Read More...
Retail Calendar and 13th Period
We are trying to deal with this 53rd week and we know GL can handle a 13th period, but when we contacted Lawson and they advised us not to turn on the 13th period, but offered no other suggestions to deal with it. I was wondering if there were any retail clients dealing with a 13th period or a 53rd week in Lawson? Read More...
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John Henley
Decision Analytics

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