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How to add a new company to an existing Microsoft Dynamics SL application database.

Resolution

To create a new company in an existing application Database, follow these steps:

1 - Log on to an existing company that is in the application database that you want to add your new company to in Microsoft Dynamics SL.

2 - Open the Company Setup (13.250.00) screen under the Multi-Company module:

Click Foundation. Then, in the Foundation details pane, click Company Setup under Multi-Company Maintenance.

3 - Specify the following values on a new line:

Company ID: The company ID

Company Name: The company name

Database Name: This will default to the database that you are currently logged into.

Active check box: Make sure that this is checked.

Master Chart of Accounts: Will default in based on the database that you are logged into

Master Subaccount Table: Will default in based on the database that you are logged into

Address 1: Enter Address line 1

Address 2: Enter Address line 2

City: The City

State: The state

Country/Region: The country or the region

Zip: The ZIP Code/Postal Code or the postal code

Phone: The telephone number

Fax: The fax number

Base Currency ID: This will default in based on the application database that you are logged into.

Employer tax ID: The employer tax id.

4 - Click Save and close the Company Setup (13.250.00) screen.

5 - Sign In To the new company in Microsoft Dynamics SL.

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