Jet Basics – What is it and how do I get it?

Jet Basics is an Excel Add-in that can be used to easily create financial statements and other business intelligent reports.  It lives in excel and connects directly to your Dynamics GP database.  It’s FREE…  interested?  YES PLEASE!!

This quick write up walks through how to get the Jet Basics add-in and get it installed in your excel application.

Jet Basics works with versions of GP dating all the back to version 9… it also even works with Excel 2010!!  So, let’s take a look.

For the complete series listing on Jet Basics – Click here!

As I mentioned above, Jet Basics is compatible with A LOT!  Here is the full list of prerequisites:

Microsoft Dynamics GP (Version 9.0 and Newer)

Microsoft Office:
Microsoft Office 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, Microsoft Office 365 Desktop Edition

Operating System:
Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 through 2012R2

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5**
**Microsoft .NET Framework will be installed with Jet Basics

Next, Navigate to:

Scroll down until you see “Download Now” – Click that button, fill out the form, and then save the file locally to your computer.


That’s how you ‘get it’ – next up in this series is how to install Jet Basics.

Thanks for reading!


Shawn Dorward

Microsoft MVP, Business Applications | LinkedIn | Twitter | GPUG | MSDYNGP

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