Exporting Reports From Acctivate

A new version of the Crystal Reports viewer is included with Acctivate, starting in version 10.3. Due to the changes in the Crystal Reports viewer, the Export functions for reports work differently than in previous versions. This article will explain

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Management and Last Cost for Kit Products

The Mgmt Cost and Last Cost fields for a Kit product may or may not have a defined value, but you will find that it is not possible to manually modify Mgmt Cost or Last Cost for a Kit product.

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“Could not get credit card authorization response” when invoicing with discount lines

A popular method for adding a discount to a Sales Order is to add a line on the order which has a negative amount. Typically, this is a C line on the Sales Order, and very well may use an

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How To Apply A Vendor Discount To A Purchase Order (advanced)

A Vendor may elect to give a discount on a PO. This can be accomplished in Acctivate by making adjustments to the Prices on the PO. However, a user may not wish to change the Cost of their products by

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How To Apply A Vendor Discount To A Purchase Order (simple)

A Vendor may elect to give a discount on a PO. One way to enter this in Acctivate is to make adjustments to the Price of the goods on the PO. However, a user may not wish to effect the

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Other Amounts On Purchase Order Invoices

When preparing an Invoice from a Purchase Order, you may notice a tab in the Purchase Invoice window called “Other Amounts.” This article will explain the function of this tab. The screenshot below shows the Purchase Invoice window and the

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Inventory Monthly Demand Summary

One of the Standard Reports in Acctivate is the Monthly Demand Summary report, which shows the demand of a given product, in a given warehouse, over several months. This report allows the user to set an As Of Date in

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“Unexpected error from external database driver (1).” Importing from Excel

Starting 10/10/2017, users may experience an error “Unexpected error from external database driver (1)” when importing data into Acctivate. This is caused by a Microsoft security update release that inadvertently affects the JET provider (see this article from Microsoft). The only

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“Restore Settings” for Acctivate Grids

In Acctivate, different windows contain grids for different fields and columns. These fields can often be resized and moved around the grid by users based on their preferences. Acctivate remembers these settings for each user. If desired, a user can

Posted in Business Activity, Business Alerts, Customer, Inventory, Launch Acctivate, Order Manager, Purchasing, Sales, Shipping

Create Assemblies In Batches Based On Inventory Requirements

In past versions of Acctivate, users could use the Inventory Mgmt tab of Business Alerts (now called the Reorders tab) to create Purchase Orders for in demand products, based on defined Inventory Requirements. Starting in version 10.3, users are able

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