Two common configurations are used with the Report Writer. One configuration has the reports dictionary stored locally on each workstation. In the other configuration, the reports dictionary is stored in a network location accessible by all workstations.
In this configuration, each workstation has its own reports dictionary. Typically the reports dictionary is stored in the Data folder for the Microsoft Dynamics GP installation. This configuration is also used for single-user installations. This configuration has the following advantages:
It has the following disadvantage:
In this configuration, one reports dictionary is stored in a network location that can be accessed by each workstation. This configuration has the following advantages:
It has the following disadvantages:
The configuration you choose depends on how many reports you want to modify, whether individual users will be creating new reports or modifying existing reports, and how you want to share new and modified reports among users.