Error message when you try to delete a document in the Payables Transaction Entry window in Microsoft Dynamics GP: "You aren't allowed to delete unposted documents"


SYMPTOMS


When you try to delete a document in the Payables Transaction Entry window in Microsoft Dynamics GP and in Microsoft Business Solutions – Great Plains 8.0, you receive the following error message:

You aren't allowed to delete unposted documents that have been printed.

CAUSE


This problem occurs if the Delete Unposted Printed Documents check box is not selected in the Payables Setup window.

RESOLUTION


To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
1.

Follow the appropriate step:

• In Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0, point to Tools on the Microsoft Dynamics GP menu, point to Setup , point to Purchasing , and then click Payables .
• In Microsoft Dynamics GP 9.0 and in Microsoft Business Solutions - Great Plains 8.0, point to Customize on the Tools menu, point to Setup , point to Purchasing , and then click Payables .



     
2. Click to select the Delete Unposted Printed Documents check box.
3. Click OK .
4. On the Transactions menu, point to Purchasing , and then click Batches .
5. Click the appropriate batch ID in the Batch ID list, and then click Select .
6. To delete all transactions in the batch, click Delete . To remove a specific invoice from the batch, click Transactions , use the lookup button to select the voucher number that you want, and then click Delete .