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run SmartConnect map from within Dynamics GP

Sherry Whitten asked 4 years ago
I have a client that INSISTS he is not willing to open SmartConnect, select his map, and run it from there.  He wants to click a button of some kind within Dynamics GP, since he will be in GP all day every day any way, and have it run the map.
Ideas i have come up with include:
A shortcut to the program from GP, but I don’t have a way to specify a map.
A scheduled task that runs the map, then a short cut to that scheduled task in GP.  
A batch file that runs the map, then a short cut to that batch file in GP.  I think this option might be the easiest, but from reading about batch files to run SmartConnect maps, it doesn’t sound very promising?
Ideas?  Thanks!
Sherry Whitten replied 4 years ago

Any update on this one?

Answers
Lorren Zemke answered 4 years ago
Sherry,
You would need to create a Shortcut in Dynamics GP and then make a call to the SmartConnect.RunMapConsole.exe. Or create a batch file that can be used in that shortcut.
 
https://www.eonesolutions.com/help-article/creating-a-batch-file-to-run-a-smartconnect-map/
 
Lorren

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