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Printing Standard Barcodes

Not all barcodes are created equal and therefore it’s important to understand the differences in barcodes, especially when creating and printing your own. If you are printing barcodes for products that have a UPC number, then it’s recommended you use

Posted in Mobile, Reports

Printing UPC Barcodes

A UPC (Universal Product Code) is a standardized global identifier used to identify a product so that it can be sold and tracked through supply chains. Employing a UPC barcode can improve efficiency in your organization, however there are guidelines

Posted in Mobile, Reports

Inventory Count Variance Report

After posting an Inventory Count session, you’ll be able to view the Variance report either immediately after posting or through the Inventory Reports menu. This report shows the variance (change) between the old and new inventory levels. You’ll be able to

Posted in Inventory, Reports

Legacy .csv Export for Reports in Acctivate

Prior to Acctivate version 10.3 SP4, exporting a report to a .csv format would function differently.  When opened in Excel, the results will appear in a way that tries to mimic the report’s layout.  Groupings, titles, page numbers, and other

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Simple Excel Query using Query Wizard

The Microsoft Query Wizard is an easier way to quickly create a Microsoft Query right from Excel. The basic steps to setup a Microsoft Query using the Query Wizard are below, these may vary slightly depending on your version of Microsoft

Posted in Database, Reports

Error from Crystal Reports: Too many items have been given to this array.

If attempting to print over 1,000 records (invoices, orders, pick tickets, etc.), you will receive the following message:   Error from Crystal Reports: Too many items have been given to this array. Acctivate passes the records to Crystal Reports in

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Could Not Load File or Assembly … The system cannot find the file specified

After an Acctivate update, a workstation may run into this error: “Could not load file or assembly ‘CrystalDecisions.CrystalReports.Engine, Version=13.0.2000.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=692fbea5521e1304’ or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified.” (error -2147024894) This error is typically caused

Posted in Installation, Reports, Start up

Selection Prompts Required Field for Dates

When you have a report with a Selection Prompt for a field with the type of ‘Date‘, using the Required checkbox defaults the filter to ‘Equal To‘. This means that you will be required to use an exact date on

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“Do not overwrite changes to this definition during Acctivate Update”

In the Report Catalog section of Configuration Manager in Acctivate, an option called “Do not overwrite changes to this definition during Acctivate Update” exists which can be set on each report individually. This article will explain the function of enabling this

Posted in Configuration, Reports

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

Posted in Reports
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