Create GP Navigation Pane External Shortcuts

Did you know that from within Dynamics GP you can create shortcuts to external tasks such as Crystal Reports or Management Reporter by using the Add External Shortcut window?

Here’s how to create an external shortcut in the GP navigation pane.

1) Select the Home tab and right-click in the upper area of the navigation pane.  Choose Add>Add External Shortcut

Navigation Pane - add external shortcut

2) The Add External Shortcut window will appear.

3) Enter a name for the shortcut in the Name field.

navigation pane - enter name for shortcut

4) Select the Browse button to locate the executable of the application being added

5) Select the program, then choose Open to add its path to the command line.

navigation pane - open path
navigation pane - add external shortcut

6) Select Add to create the shortcut to the file.

navigation pane - create shortcut

7) The shortcut will now appear in the Navigation Pane.

navigation pane - shortcut appears

8) Select Done to close the Add External Shortcut Window

navigation pane - close shortcut window

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