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March 2024

Thought-Provoking Commentary for the Lawson Software Community
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.
Quote of the Issue

"Blossom by blossom the spring begins."

-- Algernon Charles Swinburne

Trending Topics

IC12 Preferred Bin

Looking to see if anyone knows of any downsides to having multiple items within the same preferred bin within IC12. It has always been our standard to no allow this but we have some customers who are wanting to do this so they can prep labels for conversions. I know that IC81 doesn't allow it but IC12 does. Read More

Email Address Checking in Cloudsuite

In Cloudsuite, there is out of the box functionality to check/verify if an entered email address is in correct format such as:, and no extra or missing @'s or periods and correct length. Anyone know where this message is triggered and where it is stored in Config Console? Read More

Adding GTIN's to vendor items

Hello I'm new to the Lawson Guru community, I have recently been task with assigning GTIN numbers to all vendor items in our ERP system. Im looking for pointers from anyone that has worked on a similar project. One of my questions just to name a few is how do I test the system before doing a upload. Also how do I add GTIN's to vendor items that have multiple units of measure on IC11. Read More

Attaching a pdf file to employee record in GHR

I am trying to write an IPA to attach pdf documents to employee record in GHR. It looks like data is sitting in a EmployeeDocument business class. Please see copy and paste from LMK node below. I am passing file location, but system is just attaching a blank pdf and not actually uploading from an actual file location. Any help will be appreciated.

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Decision Analytics

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