Solved

Great Plains smartlist export to Excel or Word error

Posted on 2006-06-30
2
1,657 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-04
I get the "unexpected error, quitting" message when trying to export from Microsoft Business Solutions Great Plains to Excel or Word.  If added to the Power Users or Administrators group, it exports properly.  However this is an unacceptable solution due to security risks.  We have granted the users full NTFS file rights within the MS Office and Great Plains folders.  We set the Macro security to low on both Word and Excel.
0
Comment
Question by:costcotravel
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 38

Accepted Solution

by:
Rich Rumble earned 202 total points
ID: 17027310
0
 

Author Comment

by:costcotravel
ID: 17034139
Thank you Rich, one of the google groups links gave me the clue we needed.  We logged on locally, opened up Excel and Word and then logged into Great Plains with the sa account and did an export (successfully) and then logged out and had the user try again.  No need for Power User rights, phew!
Thanks
-©hris
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Many of us in IT utilize a combination of roaming profiles and folder redirection to ensure user information carries over from one workstation to another; in my environment, it was to enable virtualization without needing a separate desktop for each…
Users of Windows 10 Professional can disable automatic reboots using the policy editor. This tool is not included in the Windows home edition. But don't worry! Follow the instructions below to install (a Win7) policy editor on your Windows 10 Home e…
Michael from AdRem Software outlines event notifications and Automatic Corrective Actions in network monitoring. Automatic Corrective Actions are scripts, which can automatically run upon discovery of a certain undesirable condition in your network.…
Monitoring a network: how to monitor network services and why? Michael Kulchisky, MCSE, MCSA, MCP, VTSP, VSP, CCSP outlines the philosophy behind service monitoring and why a handshake validation is critical in network monitoring. Software utilized …
Suggested Courses

617 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question