Caliach Vision Feature Enhancements up to V3.0000

F0326 - New About Caliach Vision splash window with more information

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 10, platforms: All

Description: The splash window has been re-designed to provide greater clarity of information.

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Caliach response: wBackground

F0327 - New Icon designs for XP and OSX look-and-feel

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 10, platforms: All

Description: Icons used by the system have been upgraded to Alpha-channel icons which provides for transparency depth. In addition, a suite of user icons are contained in newicons.df1 file in the icons directory of the Omnis Studio installation. These are available for use in the new Navigator. Icons are available in 16x16, 32x32 and 48x48 sizes and can be customised using the Omnis Studio design Icon Editor.

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Caliach response: wNavigator

F0328 - Task Toolbar has context menu for appearance controls

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 10, platforms: All

Description: The Task Toolbar now has a context menu that offers a number of controls that can be used to choose the appearance of the toolbar.

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Caliach response: tbTasks

F0329 - Navigator can have Topic Structure and more extensive help and linking for end-user procedures

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 25, platforms: All

Description: The Navigator has been re-structured to permit grouping of functions with both group and function help and external links. You can also now control the icons shown for each group and function from a wide selection. When you operate the Setup Navigator function an additional Navigator Entry Details window opens in which you can maintain help and icons.

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Caliach response: wNavSetup, wNavigator

F0330 - Email now supports SMTP Authentication

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 25, platforms: All

Description: The Settings window now has fields for Authentication Name and Password which can be used to support SMTP authentication when sending emails.

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Caliach response: cReportDest, wSettings

F0331 - Additional runtime error reporting controls in User Settings

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 5, platforms: All

Description: There are user-only controls for reporting program runtime errors in the Settings window. It is generally not recommended that these are switched on unless you are asked to by technical support staff.

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Caliach response: wSettings

F0332 - Additional control for headed lists in User Settings and the Lists Scheme Element

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: There are two new controls in the Settings window to control the behaviour of headed lists. Normally if headed lists have columns set too narrow to show all the data, an indication is given with a ... There is now a Disable control for this. There is also a new control for the sort order indication in the heading which can be either bold/italic or an arrow. In addition, the Lists Scheme Element (that you can manage in File -- Advanced -- Environment) now has three additional tool controls: The row height can have a number of extra pixels applied, you can show grid lines between each row, and you can disable the row text tooltip shown when text is truncated due to a narrow column.

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Caliach response: wSettings

F0333 - Headed Lists can have columns hidden using context menu on list heading

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: The user can now individually hide headed list columns, and just as with column widths and sort order, such changes will be saved so that when the window is next opened hidden columns will remain hidden. Context printing of lists also reflects hidden columns.

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Caliach response: numerous classes

F0334 - Addresses and Contacts re-structured for Customers, Suppliers, Marketing and Delivery Details

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 100, platforms: All

Description: A new single Address and Contact related data structure has replaced the master data addresses and contacts structure of previous versions. The changes particularly effect Marketing, Customers and Suppliers but also Delivery Details and Sales and Purchase Orders and Jobs and Invoices and other places where addresses are relevant. This is the biggest single structural change since Caliach Vision was first launched and effects all custom documents which reference contact or address data.

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Caliach response: numerous classes

F0335 - Document address/contact user-formatting capability

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 100, platforms: All

Description: When addresses are printed on documents the style of it can be controlled by the user. There is control of which elements are printed and enhanced with Bold, Italic and Underline. Company Details Maintenance provides for defaults and the the new Address Document Link Maintenance window for linked documents.

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Caliach response: wAdrLinkMaint, wMcdEdit and all reports with addresses

F0336 - Addresses and Contacts can be linked to document types

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 100, platforms: All

Description: A Linked Document system has been incorporated which allows you to associate particular addresses and contacts with report types.

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Caliach response: wAdrLinkMaint and all reports with addresses

F0337 - Grouping of Standard Letters by Topic

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: Standard Letters, maintained in the marketing area are now grouped for improved management.

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Caliach response: wMarketLetterMaint

F0338 - Standard letter texts can contain bold, italic and underline font enhancement tags

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: The text of standard letters can contain text enhancement tags as in HTML. These are limited to Bold, Italic and Underline syntax.

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Caliach response: wMarketLetterMaint

F0339 - Extension of Printing Standard Letters, Envelopes and Labels

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: You can now print using a context menu wherever an address/contact is shown and in Print Reports dialogs where addresses are relevant (e.g. Serial Numbers).

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Caliach response: numerous classes

F0340 - Customer and Supplier ScratchPads can contain Address and Contact fields

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 50, platforms: All

Description: User defined Customer and Supplier ScratchPads can contain linked address and contact fields.

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Caliach response: wSettings, oScratchPads

F0341 - Serial Numbered Products and Tracking records can be assigned specific addresses and contacts

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 25, platforms: All

Description: An End User link to an assigned customer address and contact is now maintained for both Serial Number and Tracking records.

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Caliach response: SNOFILE, SNTFILE, wSnoEdit

F0342 - Marketing Events are now linked to contacts

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 15, platforms: All

Description: Marketing Events are linked to Contacts associated with the Business record.

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Caliach response: wMarketMaint

F0343 - Workflow Event Triggers can post Marketing Events

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 10, platforms: All

Description: A syntax has been added to Workflow Triggers such that a Marketing Event is recorded when the trigger is associated with an linked customer or supplier.

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Caliach response: wTriggerMaint

F0344 - Workflow Event Triggers can be sent to address or contact Email relevant to the event

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: Using a particular syntax you can now use Workflow Triggers to send emails to Marketing, Customer and Supplier Contacts when particular events take place, including dispatches.

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Caliach response: wTriggerMaint

F0345 - Process Route can now have Alternative Ops and WOs now contain independant operations

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 40, platforms: All

Description: Process Route Operations can be marked as Alternative and you can have many alternative operations of the same number. Work Orders have a list of operations attached to them that can be modified, regardless of kitting and partial receipt. This enables flexible operational processing.

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Caliach response: wProMaint, wWkoOpMaint

F0346 - Capacity Planning reflects and supports changes to WO-specific route operations

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 40, platforms: All

Description: Capacity Planning accommodates flexible WO Operations and these can be modified interactively from the WO Completion Date Change window.

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Caliach response: wCplWoDateCh

F0347 - External Links duplicated when copying Parts, BoM and Routes

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: If BoM components for Parts exist with external linked documents, when the part is duplicated they this duplicated with any BoM or Route links. The user can optionally decline to duplicate links. BoM Copy Assembly and Process Route Copy also offer duplicate links.

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Caliach response: wBomMaint, wProMaint, wPtmEdit

F0348 - Option added to prevent non-default currency transactions on foreign currency account

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 50, platforms: All

Description: Multi-currency transactions on AP or AR accounts is possible but when the account has a foreign default currency, this is not recommended. Future reviews and statements can only be normalised to the default foreign currency values with reference to the current exchange rate rather than that which applied at the time of the transaction. If multi-currency transactions are expected the default currency for the account should be the local currency. An option optAcNoMixedCur has been added to prevent non-default currency transactions for foreign currency accounts.

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Caliach response: optAcNoMixedCur

F0349 - PDF report destination and email attachments are now PDF format, by default

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 75, platforms: All

Description: Caliach has licensed software from Brainy Data Ltd and now provides an Acrobat PDF File as an additional report destination. It is implemented using the PDFDevice external. By default email attachments are in PDF format but can be set back to HTML in User Settings.

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Caliach response: cReportDest, wPDFDevOptions

F0350 - Standard letters can have custom report attachments merged with data

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: Using a custom report class for a standard letter, you can designate it as an attachment. In such a case the letter text remains as the email body, which additionally has the report class printed to PDF or HTML as attachments. This makes intelligent newsletters possible, for example.

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Caliach response: wMarketLetterMaint

F0351 - Fixed email attachments can be used

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 10, platforms: All

Description: If you wish to always attach certain files to emails, you can now copy them to the Emails\Fixed\ directory. Whenever an email is sent, any files in this directory will be attached to the email.

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Caliach response: cReportDest

F0352 - Backup of Privileges and Settings extended

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: Backup and Retrieve of system settings and privileges has been extended to Workflow Alert Triggers, User Workflow Alert Checks and User Navigator Favourites.

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Caliach response: wPrivileges

F0353 - Email texts can contain interpreted data using square-bracket notation

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 10, platforms: All

Description: You can now place interpreted data into email Subject and Body texts. For example, for sales orders you could have [SOHSONO] which would interpret to the SO number.

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Caliach response: wEmailTexts

F0354 - Navigator now has Open On Startup control

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 10, platforms: All

Description: The Navigator has an Open On Startup context menu control. When checked the Navigator automatically opens when the user logs in, otherwise it will not.

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Caliach response: wNavigator

F0355 - Purchase History Updated flag can be reversed

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: When doing Invoice Verification in the A/P Ledger the list context menu now has a Clear Updated Flags for Selected menu function. The updated flag will be un-set for those selected list entries where the updated flag has already been set. Useful if you process the wrong PO in error.

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Caliach response: wAcApInvrec

F0356 - Marketing Project Codes implemented

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 30, platforms: All

Description: The concept of Marketing Project Codes has been implemented. A further Index Code of type 0 has been added to the Index and Other Code Maintenance window. Optionally a Marketing Project Code can be set in Customers, Marketing Business, Marketing Event, Sales Order Header, SO Line Item, Job, Sales History and Commissions files. All instances are indexed and have been added to selection windows. The system is designed to allow you to track marketing promotions or events through to sales achieved from them.

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Caliach response: numerous classes

F0357 - Option added to suppress outwork operation change when price changes

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 10, platforms: All

Description: The option optPOOutOpNoUpPro has been added. If set to 1, times on process route operations are not changed when WO outwork operations, recieved from a PO, have their prices confirmed.

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Caliach response: optPOOutOpNoUpPro

F0358 - The optional Firm Allocation Analysis can now handle individual POs with outwork assemblies

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 10, platforms: All

Description: You can now analyse PO outwork assembly itemson the Special User Feature - Firm Allocation Analysis window.

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Caliach response: wOptFirmAllocClean

F0359 - Group and User privileges can now be printed

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 20, platforms: All

Description: There are now Print and Print All buttons on the Menus and Toolbars tab and the Windows Tab Panes tab of the Privileges and Settings window. This will print a report of the currently displayed privileges or all group or user privileges, the later being a long report.

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Caliach response: rPrivileges, wPrivileges

F0360 - Re-order and re-number PO line items

Date: 21 Sep 2006, version: 3.0000, rating: 10, platforms: All

Description: You can now use drag-and-drop to re-order PO line items in the PO maintenance window. This can only be done if you have the list sorted by line number (in descending order) and the PO has not had any receipt of goods. When the lines are re-positioned the lines are renumbered starting from 1.

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Caliach response: wPolMaintSub

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