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ID:14599
Title:Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 and Office Web Components
URL:http://dynamicsgpblogster.blogspot.com/2010/07/microsoft-dynamics-gp-2010-and-office.html
Description:A recurring question throughout these days of upgrades to Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 is what version of Microsoft Office Web Components (OWC) is compatible with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010. In this article, I will address this question by explaining what is OWC and how it is used.

OWC are a collection of Component Object Model (COM) controls for publishing spreadsheets, charts, and databases to the Web and are required to support the display of metrics on a Microsoft Dynamics GP home page. These components have been released with various versions of Microsoft Office, as shown below.







Source: OfficeBlogs.net

The latter is important to understand, because the Microsoft Dynamics GP home page is an HTML rendering done from Dexterity code with the aid of some XSL and cascading stylesheets. The HTML code embeds calls to OWC functions via JScript to display the metrics.

The current supported version of OWC is Microsoft Office 2003 Web Components for versions 9, 10, and 2010.

So now that we have gotten past this point, Office Web Components have been discontinued in Office 2007 (so don't expect to see them in Office 2010 either), and are not included, except as a part of Microsoft Office Project Server 2007. However, they will still be available for download from Microsoft's website. Microsoft has not yet offered a complete replacement for the Office Web Components. However, developers can use a combination of third party products, Excel Services or Visual Studio Tools for Office to provide similar functionality.

My guess is that Fargo will continue to use OWC until there is a new roadmap in place for the product. We may have started to see some of this with the use of the Dundas Chart Controls, featured in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 if using SSRS metrics.

Please let me know what you think.

Related Articles

Microsoft Office 2003 Web Components - download

KB Article 916673 - Error message when you view the home page in Microsoft Dynamics GP: "Metrics are not available because Microsoft Office Chart..."

Until next post!

MG.-
Mariano Gomez, MVP
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http://www.maximumglobalbusiness.com
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