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2017.11 Release Notes - SCHEDULED RELEASE DATE 11/9/2017

Considerations before updating - 2017.11
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Highlights - 2017.11
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New Features - 2017.11
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Fixes - 2017.11
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Plugins - 2017.11
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Database Changes - 2017.11
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2017.10 Release Notes - 10/12/2017

Considerations before updating - 2017.10
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  • The -07:00 number represents the Mountain timezone. Please adjust your timezone number accordingly (i.e. -08:00 for Pacific time)

Highlights - 2017.10
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New Features - 2017.10
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Fixes - 2017.10
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General

  • Resolution: Selecting multiple emails now sends correctly to all addresses selected.

Accounting

  • Resolution: The standard cost of items is now stored at completion of Work Orders to avoid errors or future cost problems.

Customer

  • Resolution: Corrected the issue for both customer and vendor names.

Inventory

  • Resolution: On Order now reflects the new part that will be received in place of the old part for Outsourced items.
  • Resolution: You can only edit the average cost if you have current inventory available.

Payment Viewer

  • Resolution: Delete and Refund options only show when available to use.
  • Resolution: Cash payments can now be refunded.
  • Resolution: This scenario will now display an error correctly.

Picking

  • Resolution: Changing the Location Group drop down will now mark the order as changed and will save accordingly.

Product

  • Resolution: This inventory info button now shows inventory correctly based on user access.

Purchase Order

  • Resolution: Outsourced PO shipments now pull the Vendor's address from the order.

QuickBooks Desktop

  • Resolution: We now trim the FOB point name to 13 characters when exporting to QuickBooks to avoid errors.

Reports

  • Added UOM to Qty column.
  • Added option to show/hide order notes.
  • Fixed issue where the part line item was duplicating.
  • Fixed the "Show WO Travelers" option to show all Work Order Travelers.
  • Fixed an issue where the tracking fields were showing in an inconsistent order.
  • Updated the report to account for selling products in different UOM's.
  • Report now always pulls from current product number/description instead of what it was on a given Sales Order.
  • Fixed an issue where the Ship To address would disappear when the order had a discount or shipping line item.
  • Fixed an issue where the Subtotal wasn't correctly using discount or shipping items.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: Search pane will show correction menu options for whatever status an order is in.
  • Resolution: The database stored the correct value for the order so we now display that instead of recalculating in the UI.
  • Resolution: You can now move between pages of the wizard, change options, and see correct results.
  • Resolution: New payment wizard now correctly rounds for cash payments.
  • Resolution: The Vendor part number field will now fill in with the part number and can be edited if needed.

SalesPoint

  • Resolution: Resized the window to fit all options.
  • Resolution: Change given now calculates correctly for SalesPoint payments.

Schedule

  • Resolution: Fixed issues where the schedule module locks up which should no longer require a server restart.

Shipping

  • Resolution: Removed the WO option from the order type drop down in Ship search.

Plugins - 2017.10
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Avalara

  • Resolution: The postSoItem for the Avalara tax item added to orders now gets price set correctly.

Database Changes - 2017.10
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2017.9 Release Notes - 9/21/2017

Considerations before updating - 2017.9
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Highlights - 2017.9
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New Features - 2017.9
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Fixes - 2017.9
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CSV Import/Export

  • Resolution: The CSV will now only be able to change the order status if it's available to be changed.

Inventory

  • Resolution: The Advanced Search window will now have a scroll bar instead of attempting to fit all the field in one window.

Fishbowl GO

  • Resolution: Packing in GO now works as expected.

Payment

  • Resolution: The CVC field will now accept all numbers.
  • Resolution: The Payment Method name will now be stored in the Info field for future reference.

Reports

  • Fixed an issue where the ship to address would disappear on a fulfilled shipment when the order has a shipping or discount line item.
  • Updated the report to pull payment method and last 4 of the card number based on the new database table setup.

Plugins - 2017.9
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Database Changes - 2017.9
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2017.8 Release Notes - 9/14/2017

Considerations before updating - 2017.8
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Highlights - 2017.8
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New Features - 2017.8
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Fixes - 2017.8
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General

  • Resolution: The Address Info section now displays as normal text but is still uneditable. Go to the Address tab to make changes.
  • Resolution: You can now use multiple email addresses in the BCC field.
  • Resolution: New databases now create with the views correctly.

Bill of Materials

  • Resolution: If the removed item is on no other Always Create BOM's, the Always Create flag on the part will be set to false.

Consignment

  • Resolution: The error is now grammatically correct.

CSV Import/Export

  • Resolution: "Part Product and Vendor Pricing" can now be imported while each is inactive as long as each is not used as the part UOM.

Location

  • Resolution: You now receive an error when attempting to save an In Transit location type as this type is reserved for Transfer Orders only.
  • Resolution: This field will now display only the number and no comma.
  • Resolution: The Auto Create feature will now check existing locations correctly and will create new locations if necessary.

Part

  • Resolution: You are no longer able to delete the default Product from the Part module.

Picking

  • Resolution: Fishbowl no longer uses the tracking views in the database to look up the tracking needed and instead queries the database directly.

Purchase Order

  • Resolution: Label updated to reflect search results. Go to Receiving Advanced Search for actual Date Received advanced searches.

QuickBooks Desktop

  • Resolution: If a class already exists in Fishbowl during the import, no error will display.
  • Resolution: Sales Orders now have no trouble posting to QuickBooks regardless of how Class is assigned in QuickBooks.
  • Resolution: Vendors can now be imported regardless of which tax reporting period is selected.

Reports

  • The Count field now has two functions: If a part number is selected, it will print that specific quantity of labels for the selected part number. If the part number field is left blank, the count is the number of parts from your part list to print in conjunction with the skip field.
  • The Count field now has two functions: If a product number is selected, it will print that specific quantity of labels for the selected part number. If the product number field is left blank, the count is the number of products from your product list to print in conjunction with the skip field.
  • Now includes miscellaneous PO items on the report.
  • Now includes miscellaneous PO items on the report.
  • Selecting a vendor now excludes customer receipts and vice versa.
  • Updated to pull Ship To address information from the Shipping module.
  • Fixed a spelling error in part number footnote. (Parenthesis to Parentheses)
  • Updated to pull Ship To address information from the Shipping module.
  • Updated to pull Ship To address information from the Shipping module.
  • Updated to pull Ship To address information from the Shipping module.
  • Updated to pull Ship To address information from the Shipping module.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: Price adjustments can now be set manually or use the default for the item during the configuration wizard.
  • Resolution: Kit headers now fulfill correctly when all items are fulfilled regardless of item type.
  • Resolution: The Margin field now calculates correctly regardless of item type or quantity.
  • Resolution: Price adjustments now calculate regardless of quantity or assembly level.
  • Resolution: The order date completed is now set correctly as long as all the lines are closed.

Shipping

  • Resolution: If a Part Cost ID error is given, the shipment now rolls back correctly to the open status.

Plugins - 2017.8
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Avalara

  • Resolution: The tax line item is now price only.

Database Changes - 2017.8
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2017.7 Release Notes - 8/10/2017

Considerations before updating - 2017.7
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Highlights - 2017.7
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New Features - 2017.7
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Fixes - 2017.7
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General

  • Resolution: Date fields now have a white background once they are uneditable.
  • Resolution: Deleting an address will contact information will now give you the option to cancel or also delete the contacts associated.
  • Resolution: The Fishbowl Server will no longer crash in this scenario and will instead ask you for a license key to add to the properties.

Accounting

  • Resolution: Using the repost function will now post Work Order's correctly.
  • Resolution: Fixed one possible issue where this error would occur.

CSV Import/Export

  • Resolution: You can only use case-sensitive values from the custom list specified when importing data for a list type custom field.
  • Resolution: All dates will import as 2017 regardless of Excel cell formatting.

Picking

  • Resolution: The Finish icon now shows correctly for started picks with short items.

Purchase Order

  • Resolution: You are now able to change PO items regardless of receipt status.
  • Resolution: The UOM drop down now displays correctly for all PO Items.
  • Resolution: Item quantity is available for existing PO's regardless of the previous PO's state.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: Kit header quantity fulfilled is now calculated correctly regardless of the number of kit items.
  • Resolution: RMA's now create Sales Order records correctly.
  • Resolution: If numbers are not changed we no longer try to recalculate the price or markup fields.

Setup

  • Resolution: You can now change the casing of a Payment Method name and save it without an error.

Shipping

  • Resolution: Carton weight now calculates correctly regardless of quantity picked.
  • Resolution: The Carton Count number will now apply to individual line items instead of total product quantity on an order.

Plugins - 2017.7
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Fishbowl GO

  • Resolution: Fishbowl GO can now open these types of receipts with no issue.

2017.6 Release Notes - 7/13/2017

Considerations before updating - 2017.6
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Highlights - 2017.6
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New Features - 2017.6
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Fixes - 2017.6
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General

  • Resolution: These temp files are now deleted after we are done using them during the update or backup process.
  • Resolution: These buttons now display the full text and are no longer cut off.

CSV Import/Export

  • Resolution: The Address Name field now allows the full 90 characters on the Vendors import.

Customer

  • Resolution: The new customer wizard now leaves the Class field blank so that it can always be set or does nothing.

Inventory

  • Resolution: Removed the checkbox so you only see inventory for your location groups.

Picking

  • Resolution: If all remaining items are removed from a pick, that pick will be set to Finished.

Product

  • Resolution: Refactor of code to improve speed.

Receiving

  • Resolution: The Reference Number on the line item now saves when hitting Fulfill.
  • Resolution: The auto-generate tracking icons now only show if the tracking field is editable.

SalesPoint

  • Resolution: Class is now selected from the Customer's default.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: The price adjustments on Build to Order items will only update if the box is checked for a specific item.

Schedule

  • Resolution: Running a Currency update schedule can now be done regardless of accounting integration.

Shipping

  • Resolution: Voiding a shipment will now clear the SO Item's date fulfilled as long as the quantity fulfilled goes down to 0.
  • Resolution: All serial numbers now correctly make it to shipping.
  • Resolution: These errors now cause the shipment to fail and roll back what was successfully shipped to avoid corruption.
  • Resolution: Updated the UPS COD options to be correct in the database.

Unit of Measure

  • Resolution: An error now shows when current BOM items are not compatible with a new conversion.

API

  • Resolution: SO delete call removed to avoid this corruption. Use the Void API call instead.

iReport

  • Resolution: This parameter has been fixed and can now be used without issue.
Plugins - 2017.6
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General

  • Resolution: The old plugin files now delete correctly when updating or uninstalling plugins.
  • Resolution: The Fishbowl Client now deletes the update files when the update is complete.
  • Resolution: Access rights only show once for plugins.

Avalara

  • Resolution: If an SO has no taxable line items we will not process the order through Avalara.
  • Resolution: If integrated with Avalara, the Tax Rate for Sales Orders is completely determined by the Customer's tax rate. If the Customer's rate is set to "AvaTax Order" then it will process through Avalara.
Fishbowl GO (ANDROID VERSION ONLY) New Features - 2.0
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** This update requires Fishbowl 2017.5

** iOS release coming soon.

New Features

Bug Fixes

  • Resolution: All serial numbers can now be added regardless of scanning method.
  • Resolution: WO Finish now asks for all tracking.
  • Resolution: Scrap now only asks for the primary tracking (i.e. Serial Number).

2017.5 Release Notes - 6/15/2017

Considerations before updating - 2017.5
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Highlights - 2017.5
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New Features - 2017.5
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Fixes - 2017.5
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General

  • Resolution: Fishbowl Server window now shows "Database Host" to indicate which MySQL server is being used.
  • Resolution: All characters are now encoded correctly on backup.
  • Resolution: Email settings now has a scroll bar.

CSV Imports/Exports

  • Resolution: This CSV will only import data on a successful import.
  • Resolution: Kit headers will now import with a type of 80 or 10.
  • Resolution: The Tax Code field will now check the Tax Name first then the Code if it can't find the name.

Linux Installation

  • Resolution: The .sh files can now be used correctly. Please speak with Fishbowl Support about a resolution for the 2017.4 version or use the app files instead of the .sh files.

Location

  • Resolution: The Customer/Job field is now available to use for any location type.

Picking

  • Resolution: A line item splitting or becoming short no longer removes the location from other pick items.
  • Resolution: The status icon is now correct regardless of item type.

Purchase Order

  • Resolution: Refactor of code to improve speed.
  • Resolution: Tax codes now apply properly.
  • Resolution: You can now use the Advanced Search Part Number and Description fields to find Miscellaneous Parts.

QuickBooks Desktop Integration

  • Resolution: The Vendor Number field now fills in with the Part Number.

Reports

  • Resolution: These options have been removed since they can be saved per report.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: Double clicking to edit a flat rate Discount item now has no effect on the item price.
  • Resolution: Margin and Markup calculations are now correct regardless of quantity.
  • Resolution: You can now close short a non-inventory without any errors.
  • Resolution: Voiding a shipment now clears the above dates.
  • Resolution: Item Details can now be viewed on items closed short at 0 quantity.
  • Resolution: Inactive custom fields no longer show on SO line items.

User

  • Resolution: Saving user details is now available for users without edit access so they can save their own details and password.

API

  • Resolution: You are now able to set the tax on an SO item regardless of country version.
Plugins - 2017.5
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Dropbox

2017.4 Release Notes - 5/11/2017

Considerations before updating - 2017.4
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Highlights - 2017.4
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New Features - 2017.4
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Fixes - 2017.4
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  • Resolution: Optimization to each of these areas allows the client to run queries faster.
  • Resolution: Items that have been received then consumed on a Work Order can now be reconciled properly.
  • Resolution: Killing a scheduled task now completely stops it from running in all cases.
  • Resolution: The New and Edit Product buttons now take you to the Product module to perform those functions.
  • Resolution: The Bill of Materials CSV will now use the default Auto Create type if not set on the CSV.
  • Resolution: The Bill of Materials report now shows the BOM details immediately after the CSV is imported.
  • Resolution: UOM is now being set correctly when adding items to a Purchase Order.
Plugins - 2017.4
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  • Resolution: Cycle counting with multiple part tracking fields works like a charm.

2017.3 Release Notes - 4/13/2017

Considerations before updating - 2017.3
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If you are updating to 2017.3 from a version that is older than 2017.1 please see Considerations before updating to 2017 before proceeding.

Highlights - 2017.3
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New Features - 2017.3
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Fixes - 2017.3
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General

  • Resolution: Dashboard module button now only shows if you have the access right.
  • Resolution: Error now displays correctly in the client.
  • Resolution: Company email addresses will now load any time the email button is used.
  • Resolution: URL links now work correctly.
  • Resolution: Logging no longer shows the extra unneeded information.

API

  • Resolution: Card processing through the API now works correctly.
  • Resolution: Attempting to use the Issue SO call will error out if the order has already been issued.
  • Resolution: the Save Ship call now includes the weight, length, height, and declared value fields to be set.

Company

  • Resolution: All areas of the company module are locked down for view only access.

Consignment

  • Resolution: Cycle counting now works correctly.

CSV Imports / Exports

  • Resolution: Instructions updated
  • Resolution: Incorrect status on the CSV will now give an appropriate error.

Part

  • Resolution: Refactor of code to improve speed
  • Resolution: Product Income account now saves regardless of moving through wizard pages.

Picking

  • Resolution: Refactor of code to improve speed
  • Resolution: The "Group Single Item Orders" option now works correctly.
  • Resolution: Ungrouping picks works correctly regardless of order type.

Purchase Order

  • Resolution: Don't load the inventory details until that tab is selected.
  • Resolution: Only the necessary data for the PO is loaded when adding a part.
  • Resolution: Inventory tab now loads correctly regardless of description length.
  • Resolution: All Advanced Search fields now clear correctly when resetting filters.

QuickBooks Desktop Integration

  • Resolution: Days checkbox edit availability is now based off of its assigned order type check box.

QuickBooks Merchant Services

  • Resolution: Errors returning from QuickBooks Merchant Services are now handled correctly.

QuickBooks Online Integration

  • Resolution: Credit return PO's now send over correctly to QBO.

Receiving

  • Resolution: Non-inventory drop ship items can no longer be voided after moving on from Entered status.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: Refactor of code to improve speed.
  • Resolution: Don't load the inventory details until that tab is selected.
  • Resolution: Inventory tab now loads correctly regardless of description length.
  • Resolution: Phone and email fields now tie to the "Can Always Change Details" user right.
  • Resolution: Margin and Markup fields now display correct data.
  • Resolution: Customer PO field is correctly checked for duplicates.
  • Resolution: Refactor of code to improve speed.
  • Resolution: Refactor of code to improve speed.
  • Resolution: All Advanced Search fields now clear correctly when resetting filters.

User Group

  • Resolution: When sorted, All Modules is on the top then everything else sorts alphabetically.

Xero Integration

  • Resolution: Xero export always changes the amount to NOT include tax when exporting.
Plugins - 2017.3
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Avalara

  • Resolution: Subtotal type items no longer send through to Avalara.

2017.2 Release Notes - 3/9/2017

Considerations Before Updating - 2017.2
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Highlights - 2017.2
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New Features - 2017.2
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Fixes - 2017.2
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Calendar

  • Resolution: Fields are no longer grayed out.

CSV Imports / Exports

  • Resolution: Importing an order with kits that contain kits returns an error message saying it is not handled.

Database Backup

Dropbox

  • Resolution: File downloads work multiple times, no limit no :).

Inventory

  • Resolution: Loading tracking has been optimized with the MySQL database.

Locations

  • Resolution: Deleting a location is possible when it's not in use.

Picking

  • Resolution: Pick icon status color now shows in green for non inventory items.

Part

  • Resolution: Advanced search window always launches on the same monitor as the Fishbowl client.

Payment Viewer

  • Resolution: When a transaction ID is present, but no current merchant integration is in place, the void skips the merchant step.

Purchase Order

  • Resolution: orders can now be saved with misc items...oops.

QuickBooks Desktop Integration

  • Resolution: Exporting payment methods with an underscore in the name works just fine.
  • Resolution: Importing assemblies from QuickBooks now includes the UOM on raw goods.
  • Resolution: Customer name and company name are both populated on customer creation.
  • Resolution: Flat rate taxes are only included on one shipment, not all.

Receiving

  • Resolution: Bill date is no longer reset and defaulting to the current date.

Reports

  • Resolution: Report now populates with correct reorder data.
  • Resolution: Report now includes UOM's and stages roll up correctly. Available and short quantity also added to the report.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: Unissuing a sales order removes the issue date.
  • Resolution: Part cost now updates when the order is fulfilled.
  • Resolution: Items can now be deleted form expired orders.
  • Resolution: Selecting voided errors works just fine.
  • Resolution: Margin / Markup now reference the cost field on these types of parts to update the fields.

Transfer Order

  • Resolution: Partial transfer orders can now be completed error free...sorry.

User

  • Resolution: Search now returns with no error.

Fishbowl Canada

  • Resolution: Currency is now imported with the order.

Fishbowl GO

  • Resolution: Packing preservers the ship service.
Plugins - 2017.2
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  • Resolution: JX Browser now closes when FB exits

Volusion

  • Resolution: All products now sync correctly
  • Resolution: Cancelled orders are no longer imported into FB.
  • Resolution: Single products now sync
  • Resolution: Product ID is now stored in the product id custom field in FB
  • Resolution: Discount items now import correctly on FB SO

Forecast

  • Resolution: Forecast plugin now works in 2017 version of FB

QuickBooks Online

  • Resolution: Plugin now works in 2017 version of FB

Magento Cart

  • Resolution: Last Sync Date now sets to when scheduled task starts
  • Resolution: New products created in FB when pulling from Magento.
Note - product will try to map Magento SKU to FB Product Number. If no match then a new product will be created.
Database Changes - 2017.2
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2017.1 Release Notes - 2/9/2017

Considerations Before Updating - 2017.1
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Highlights - 2017.1
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New Features - 2017.1
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Fixes - 2017.1
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General

  • Resolution: Opening multiple client instances now works correctly.
  • Resolution: Data storage and saving of quantity and money fields saves correctly.
  • Resolution: State code now correctly lists "NL".
  • Resolution: update check is working correctly.

Class

  • Resolution: Inactivating now displays everything correctly.

CSV Import / Export

  • Resolution: Incorrect instructions have been removed.
  • Resolution: Discounts now import correctly regardless of other item types being imported.
  • Resolution: Instructions now identify all required fields.

Currency

  • Resolution: Scheduler correctly updates conversions again.

Customer

  • Resolution: Error message now reads more clearly.
  • Customer tax rate is no longer required during the new customer wizard.
  • Resolution: State entry is now recorded correctly when using tab key to advance through fields.
  • Resolution: Address displays correctly now.

Dropbox Integration

  • Resolution: File download now works correctly on a Mac client.

Mac Installer

  • Resolution: Installer now installs Java if needed, so that the installer can run correctly.

Monitor

  • Resolution: Refresh rate frequency now looks at the defined time interval.

Part

  • Resolution: All part tracking can now only be enabled when a part isn't on any open orders or picks.
  • Resolution: Saving now preserves default locations.
  • Resolution: Field now saves.

Pick

  • Resolution: Icons now show inventory as unavailable to pick with yellow or red status icons when items are on hold.
  • Resolution: Searching by number now accounts for multiple order types.

Product

  • Resolution: Advanced search will now open over the main search pane.
  • Resolution: Tooltip now accurately says "product".
  • Resolution: Editing a kit now saves the UOM and SO item type settings.
  • Resolution: Changes now take correctly on save.

Purchase Order

  • Resolution: Purchase Order search fields are limited to the amount of characters of the original field.

QuickBooks Desktop

  • Resolution: 0 quantity items in QuickBooks now import as a quantity of 1 and a price of 0.
  • Resolution: Exporting as "Mark as Posted" only updates the dates on sales orders flagged as posted within the given posting batch.
  • Resolution: Posting an item receipt behind a closing date now displays a message to the user indicating that QuickBooks doesn't allow this.

Receiving

  • Resolution: Receiving non-inventory drop ship items now uses the correct cost.

RMA

  • Resolution: Product tax code is now assigned correctly for RMA's.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: Markup field can only be edited when price can be edited.
  • Resolution: Sales Order item price does not update by clicking in markup field.
  • Resolution: Sales orders now use the customer default tax rate when it is present.
  • Resolution: Kit item prices can no longer be adjusted when the kit price is defined in the kit header.
  • Resolution: Quantity now clears correctly when adding items to the sales order.
  • Resolution: Customer part number price is now properly reserved.
  • Resolution: Custom line items are now included in the sales order duplicate.
  • Resolution: Back button now works.

Shipping

  • Resolution: Error message now includes the part number causing the issue.
  • Resolution: Product CSV import instructions now show character limit for SKU and UPC.
  • Resolution: Voiding a shipment now calculates correctly.

UPS Ready

  • Resolution: Drop down menu populates correctly.

User Right

  • Resolution: Access right now applies to inline edit also.

Vendor

  • Resolution: Error message now reads more clearly.

Fishbowl Australia

  • Resolution: Dialog now shows correctly.
Plugins - 2017.1
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Amazon

  • Resolution: Price is now setting correctly.
  • Resolution: Commas and other special characters can now be used in the company name with no issues.

Avalara

  • Resolution: Error message from Avalara is now passed through to Fishbowl.
  • Resolution: Estimated tax now displays a message informing the user that an address needs to be entered before estimated tax can be calculated.
  • Resolution: Multi shipment orders now process each shipment correctly.

BigCommerce

  • Resolution: Plugin now checks for current orders correctly.
  • Resolution: Carts that use SKU for identification now trim any spaces from the beginning or end of the SKU field.
  • Resolution: Store credit now works as payment for orders when importing to Fishbowl.
  • Resolution: Field has been updated to varCharLong to accommodate for more characters.
  • Resolution: Variant products are now correctly linked during the product sync.
  • Resolution: Order verification now correctly looks at existing orders.
  • Resolution: Orders with more than 50 items now import correctly.
  • Resolution: Coupons now import correctly as a discount.
  • Resolution: Inventory sync is now occurring by ID.
  • Resolution: ID field is now being used correctly.
  • Resolution: Discounts now correctly apply to the order.

Magento

  • Ability to push product price and description changes from FB to Magento after initial product sync
  • Added more product field mapping options for SKU, Name, and Description fields
  • Customer email from Magento order now imports to the FB SO
  • Magento Store identity is now stored on the FB SO
  • Line item identity is now stored in SO Line Item custom field
  • If the FB carrier is set to UPS, USPS, FEDEX or DHL that will be sent to Magento, otherwise the value "custom" is sent along with the tracking number.
  • Configurable Products now import correctly to FB
  • Zero Dollar Orders now import to FB
  • Line item level discounts now apply correctly

Magento 2x

  • Resolution: Tax fields now hides correctly for international versions of Fishbowl.
  • Resolution: Discount field added to plugin to allow for mapping.
  • Resolution: Paid orders and unpaid orders now come in with the correct payment status.
  • Resolution: Failure to connect to a store now displays a user friendly message.

ShipStation

  • Push Carrier and Carrier Method (when selected) from FB SO to Shipstation Order
  • Added reset last sync button
  • Push Carton Dimensions (when defined) from FB to Shipstation
  • Push product price from FB to Shipstation
  • Orders synced to SS will push over the customer email address
  • Resolution: Transfer orders are now included in the shipment sync to ShipStation.
  • Resolution: Sync to and from Fishbowl have been combined into a single button.

Shopify

  • Resolution: The kit product number is now used for linking.

Volusion

  • Resolution: Store group number is now included and order sync is working properly.

WooCommerce

  • Resolution: Order address is now being used so the order import can successfully run.
  • Resolution: Customer record no longer includes blank data.
  • Resolution: Orders with Avatax now correctly sync.

Zen Cart

  • Resolution: The bill to address is now pulling with the order sync.

Fishbowl API

  • Resolution: Save works now
  • Resolution: Removed the bad request
  • Use Instead: ProductGet
Database Changes - 2017.1
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2016.14 Release Notes - 11/10/2016

Fixes - 2016.14
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  • Resolution: Ordered the parts by percentage before calculating the ABC code.
  • Resolution: Field now formats correctly so import can successfully complete.

2016.13 Release Notes - 10/13/2016

Highlights - 2016.13
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New Features - 2016.13
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Fixes - 2016.13
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Accounting Integration

  • Resolution: Connection flag now releases correctly.
  • Resolution: Port is preserved during install process if the install is an update.

API/SDK

  • Resolution: Pick can only be saved before finish.

Bill of Materials

  • Resolution: Notes can be added successfully once more.

CSV Import / Export

  • Resolution: Quantity is now included when importing kits.
  • Resolution: PPVP import now allows this change.

Database Administration

  • Resolution: Icon updated to informational icon.
  • Resolution: Backup name is now correct.

Picking

  • Resolution: Fixed the typo and re-enrolled in Hooked on Phonics®.

Product

  • Resolution: Search now returns expected results for UPC field.

Purchase Order

  • Resolution: Error message text has been clarified.

QuickBooks Desktop Integration

  • Resolution: Exporting this type of order now posts correctly.
  • Resolution: Export is still restricted, character still allowed in Fishbowl, but an error message now explains this.

Receiving

  • Resolution: Incorrect error is no longer displayed.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: New sales orders don't maintain incorrect custom field settings when creating a new order.
  • Resolution: Orders now fulfill correctly.

Shipping

Plugins - 2016.13
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General Plugin Changes

  • Resolution: Uninstalling a plugin now removes the data and any scheduled tasks.
  • Resolution: On save, the tab with missing data is now loading.
  • Resolution: Product tree filter now works with multiple branches / nodes.

Fishbowl Anywhere

  • Resolution: the password is being saved correctly again.

Avalara

  • Resolution: Rather than a direct fail, Fishbowl now attempts a secondary validate using City/State/Zip.

Fishbowl GO

  • Resolution: Working with parts that have tracking now functions as it should.
  • Resolution: Shipment integrity is now maintained for this process.
  • Resolution: Error no longer occurs when changes are made via Fishbowl GO.

Magento

  • Resolution: Required fields are only required on active tasks.

Shopify

  • Resolution: Error message now clearly indicates the order number / order ID.

WooCommerce

  • Resolution: Our field once again matches the updated field from WooCommerce.

3dcart

  • Resolution: Custom field data is now entered correctly.
Considerations Before Updating - 2016.13
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2016.12 Release Notes - 9/8/2016

Highlights - 2016.12
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New Features - 2016.12
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Fixes - 2016.12
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Accounting

  • Resolution: Tooltip now displays correctly.

Carrier

  • Resolution: Carriers can be saved and deleted correctly once again.
  • Resolution: Selecting "new" now refreshes the list of services correctly.

Discount

  • Resolution: Account mapping now uses the discount level mapping instead of default mapping.

Manufacture Order

  • Resolution: Only positive numbers are allowed to be entered.
  • Resolution: URL remains enabled after fulfillment and also when a user has view only rights.

QuickBooks Desktop Integration

  • Resolution: Any inactive items will be omitted, active items will be pulled to Fishbowl. Error when all raw goods are inactive.

QuickBooks Online Integration

  • Resolution: Improved error message when attempting to export inventory type items instructs the user that it needs to be service type.
  • Resolution: Default account type changed to cost of goods sold.

Reports

  • Resolution: Field now wrap now works as it should.
  • Resolution: Duplicates removed.
  • Resolution: Report now includes correct inventory, not just main LG.
  • Resolution: Voided order option now does something.
  • Resolution: Only received items are included.

SalesPoint

  • Resolution: Button has been removed from SalesPoint.
Plugins - 2016.12
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Amazon

  • Resolution: Updated tooltip now correctly labes as "product number".

Sales Data

  • Resolution: Module now loads again.

Shopify

  • Resolution: Defaults to lbs when not set.
  • Resolution: Field is now required.


Considerations Before Updating - 2016.12
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2016.11 Release Notes - 8/11/2016

Highlights - 2016.11
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New Features - 2016.11
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Fixes - 2016.11
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General

  • Resolution: Cursor icons are now working correctly.

Bill of Materials

  • Resolution: Error message no longer appears.

Carrier

  • Resolution: Enter key will now load a new record.

CSV Import/Export

  • Resolution: CSV import now properly calculates with any UOM that has a conversion to the part.
  • Resolution: Contact field is now properly populated when created via the sales order import.
  • Resolution: CSV now requires items to import orders.

Discount

  • Resolution: Dialogue fields now match database length.

Location Group

  • Resolution: Enter key will now load a new record.

Payment Terms

  • Resolution: Title bar is now populating correctly.
  • Resolution: Enter key will now load a new record.

Picking

  • Resolution: Value no longer defaults.

Purchase Order

  • Resolution: Item note is no longer populated.

QuickBooks Online

  • Resolution: Error now shows one time, rather than in duplicate.
  • Resolution: Journal entries now use correct date.

Reports

  • Resolution: Report options now include a checkbox to show orders with no state.
  • Resolution: Report now filters by product tree correctly.
  • Resolution: Report now filters Expired status correctly.
  • Resolution: Reports run in the schedule module now use dates correctly and match those run in the reports module.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: Total price now calculates adjustment values correctly.
  • Resolution: Date last fulfilled is now set on all kit headers when fulfilling the order.
  • Resolution: Customer default class now assigns to the order and line items unless the Product itself has a default class.

Shipping

  • Resolution: calculation now works correctly across multiple UOM's.

Vendor

  • Resolution: Cost field now supports entry of 5 decimal places.

Xero

  • Resolution: Journal entries now use correct date.

API

  • Resolution: All dates now use the server local time.
Plugins - 2016.11
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Amazon Plugin

  • Resolution: ASIN is now pulling.

Ebay Plugin

  • Resolution: Product sync now batches and pulls all products instead of just the first batch pulled.

Shopify Plugin

  • Resolution: Address now pulls both Address line 1 and line 2.
  • Resolution: weight and weight UOM are now set correctly during product sync.

Fishbowl GO

  • Resolution: Part tracking is now properly recorded on the first inventory entry.
  • Resolution: Calculation now looks at total weight.
  • Resolution: Misc purchases now display with misc item number and receive correctly.
  • Resolution: Both tracking fields can now be selected.
  • Resolution: Versioning is now up to date.

Zen Cart

  • Resolution: Password now saves to utilize encryption key correctly.
Database Changes - 2016.11
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2016.10 Release Notes - 7/14/2016

Highlights - 2016.10
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New Features - 2016.10
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Fixes - 2016.10
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Accounting

  • Resolution: The access right controlling accounting integration now applies to all accounting packages (QuickBooks, QuickBooks Online, and Xero).

CSV Import/Exports

  • Resolution: Notes now show correctly on the work orders.

Custom Field

  • Resolution: Date type custom fields now format correctly for each country version of Fishbowl.

Home

  • Resolution: Access to manufacturing functionality now references the license key correctly.

Inventory

  • Resolution: search now saves correctly.

Picking

  • Resolution: Voiding a grouped pick now sets the slot number based on the order the item is tied to.
  • Resolution: Inventory for money type tracking will now show up as soon as you hit Finish and will select the first available if nothing is searched for.

QuickBooks Online Integration

  • Resolution: Email and phone fields are now truncated during export to match the field length required in QBO.

Reports

  • Resolution: Reports now work correctly.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: Fields now advance correctly when swiping a card.

Fishbowl GO

  • Resolution: carton weight now calculates and updates correctly.
  • Resolution: These Options now indicate that are to update Product UPC and Image and provide a Tool Tip.

2016.9 Release Notes - 6/9/2016

Highlights - 2016.9
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Fixes - 2016.9
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General

BigCommerce Plugin

  • Resolution: Importing data now loads in batch quantities to avoid overload errors.
  • Resolution: Only products with a SKU are pushed to BigCommerce.
  • Resolution: Importing Sales Order's with notes now works correctly.

CSV

  • Resolution: All decimals now export correctly.

Consignment

  • Resolution: Auto numbering now correctly creates the order.

Customer

Part

  • Resolution: Product custom fields now save correctly.
  • Resolution: UOM is validated on tracking selection step of the new part wizard.

Purchase Order

  • Resolution: In line edit works correctly.

QuickBooks Desktop

  • Resolution: Tax codes are being properly assigned during import and creation.

QuickBooks Online Integration

  • Resolution: Posting now works correctly with multiple
  • Resolution: Bills now export correctly and auto number up when multiple receipts occur.
  • Resolution: Export now posts correctly.
  • Resolution: Sales receipts now post correctly.
  • Resolution: Updating part accounts now applies correctly.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: Order numbers now append.
  • Resolution: Manufacture orders are only created when needed, nothing with a 0 quantity is created.
  • Resolution: Prices are now showing correctly.
  • Resolution: Total display now refers to access rights.

Shopify Plugin

  • Resolution: Product pull now includes all products.
  • Resolution: Tooltip has been updated to properly explain mapping.

Vendor

2016.8 Release Notes - 5/12/2016

Highlights - 2016.8
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Fixes - 2016.8
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Bill of Materials

  • Resolution: Bill of materials now includes the quantity and UOM columns by default.

Fishbowl GO

  • Resolution: Leading zero characters are now preserved correctly.

Inventory

  • Resolution: Only active locations show in the search pane filter.

Part

  • Resolution: Messages now include the precise dependency that needs to be removed.

Picking

  • Resolution: Pick finish flags are now displaying correctly.

QuickBooks Online Integration

  • Resolution: Only the description is used in the other field mapping when selecting description.
  • Import now work when kits are present.
  • Resolution: The error message now includes the sales order number.

Reports

  • Resolution: Pick will now run with an apostrophe in the number.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: icons are now displaying correctly.
  • Resolution: Auto increment no longer re-enables itself after a restart.

Server Options

  • Resolution: Connection now looks at the username without case sensitivity.

Shopify Shopping Cart Integration

  • Resolution: Regardless of SKU or title mapping the inventory will sync.

Tax Rate

  • Resolution: Importing now updates the list correctly.

WooCommerce

  • Resolution: Item information is now complete and syncing correctly.

FMW

  • Resolution: Users can now access both tools so long as they have sufficient rights.

API

  • Resolution: The request now follows order rules.

2016.7 Release Notes - 4/14/2016

Highlights - 2016.7
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Fixes - 2016.7
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Accounting Export

  • Resolution: Receipt items with customer associations now post correctly.
  • Resolution: Only users that are set as the default sales rep or used on an order will be pre-validated and created.

Fishbowl Anywhere

  • Resolution: Updating now preserves properties correctly.
  • Resolution: Client memory is now being loaded correctly.

Manufacture Order

  • Resolution: Both stages now include notes from the bill of materials.

Merchant Services

  • Resolution: The setup wizard now displays all options once again.

Picking

  • Resolution: Pick now loads correctly.

Pricing Rule

  • Resolution: Date now saves correctly.

Product

  • Resolution: Product information is now completely removed from the screen after deleting a product.

Receiving

  • Resolution: Receipt now loads correctly.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: Payment window is now large enough to display data properly.

Fishbowl GO

  • Resolution: Lock now remains static until the user changes it.

Australia / New Zealand

  • Resolution: Tax code is no longer required on customer (should never have been required).

2016.6 Release Notes - 3/24/2016

Highlights - 2016.6
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QuickBooks Online Integration

Fixes - 2016.6
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General

Accounting Export

  • Resolution: Classes are now validated only when they are in use.
  • Resolution: Tax group validation now validates against groups rather than rates.

API

  • Resolution: User validation works correctly with user count.

Dashboard

  • Resolution: Column layout now saves

Fishbowl GO

  • Resolution: UPC / SKU fields are now scan capable.
  • Resolution: Scanning the UPC now displays the part number when scanning a valid UPC.
  • Resolution: Picking can complete regardless of the part details.

Picking

  • Resolution: Status is now set correctly.

Pricing Rule

  • Resolution: Text now shows text for last cost instead of listing for average cost.
  • Resolution: The 'new price' now displays correctly when rules are tied to a single customer (not possible with multiple customers because it's a single field).

Reports

  • Resolution: Customer/vendor selection now works on the reports.

RMA

  • Resolution: Error message now clearly explains why the sales order can't be created.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: Closing short now impact the kit items as it should.

Schedule

  • Resolution: Accounting export now matches the name of the integrated accounting solution.

Canada

  • Resolution: The "none" tax rate no longer validates for this information.
  • Resolution: Tax codes now validate against the correct list.

Australia / New Zealand

  • Resolution: Data prevalidation now works correctly.
  • Resolution: Currency doesn't attempt to validate.

2016.5 Release Notes - 3/10/2016

Highlights - 2016.5
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Fixes - 2016.5
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Dropbox Integration

  • Resolution: Adding a file now works correctly.

Location

  • Resolution: The "-" character is once again a reserved character when creating or renaming locations.

QuickBooks Export

  • Resolution: Exporting now works correctly.
  • Resolution: Line item taxes now post to the sales tax payable account.

Pricing Rule

  • Resolution: Price now uses customer last price or list price, not $0.

Purchase Order

  • Resolution: Address now stays named according to the order, not the buyer.

Receiving

  • Resolution: Field now displays correctly when a change is made.

Reports

  • Resolution: Uploading a report now assigns user rights to all users by default.
  • Resolution: Finished goods and quantities now display correctly.
  • Resolution: committed inventory is now correctly included in the batch pick ticket.
  • Resolution: Calculations now use UOM's for cost calculation.

RMA

  • Resolution: RMA receipt now works with manually created and linked credit return sales orders.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: fulfill now completes the qty correctly.

Schedule

  • Resolution: Double click now runs or queues the task to run.

UPS Ready

Xero Integration

Fishbowl AU

  • Resolution: inline edit works again.
Database Changes - 2016.5
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2016.4 Release Notes - 2/11/2016

Highlights - 2016.4
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Fixes - 2016.4
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BigCommerce Plugin

  • Resolution: Warning is now visible that the SKU is required.

Calendar

  • resolution: Opening and closing now works with no errors.

CSV Import/Export

  • Resolution: Customer import now includes address info with the customer.
  • Resolution: Vendor import now includes address info with the vendor.

Custom Field

  • Resolution: Date formatting now works correctly.

Fishbowl Anywhere

  • Resolution: Webclient (Fishbowl Anywhere) now launches automatically on Windows, Linux and Mac.

Manufacture Order

  • Resolution: Increased panel size now displays the option correctly.

Purchase Order

  • Resolution: Parts now use the default UOM when no vendor is associated in auto PO
  • Resolution: Note now saves correctly when edited.
  • Resolution: Orders now generate for the location group when demand occurs.

Receiving

  • Resolution: Receipt and bill now store reconciled items correctly.

Reports

  • Resolution: Updated description now includes the detail that date created is the filter date.
  • Resolution: Barcode now includes tag ID rather than just the location name.
  • Resolution: Company name now shows.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: Note now saves correctly when edited.

Shipping

  • Resolution: items now tie to the service/misc items module option and fulfill accordingly.

Fishbowl Canada

  • Resolution: Report now shows tax value for item rather than total amount.

2016.3 Release Notes - 1/14/2016

Highlights - 2016.3
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Fixes - 2016.3
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Big Commerce

  • Resolution: Products now use SKU to sync so custom products will import correctly.

CSV Import / Export

  • Resolution: date now exports correctly for 2030 and beyond.

Currency

  • Resolution: Export to accounting now works correctly.

Custom Fields

  • Resolution: Customer and vendor can now be set on the order correctly.

Magento Shopping Cart Plugin

  • Resolution: Semicolon is now included in product name and products sync properly.

Manufacture Order

  • Resolution: Selected orders now work correctly.

Shopify Shopping Cart Plugin

  • Resolution: Semicolon is now included in product name and products sync properly.
  • Resolution: Product sync no longer fails when custom products are present in Shopify.

Fishbowl+

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2016.2 Release Notes - 12/10/2015

Highlights - 2016.2
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Fixes - 2016.2
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General

  • Resolution: Chat now stays open when closing tabs.

API/SDK

  • Resolution: service orders now fulfill correctly.

Calendar

  • Resolution: Work orders that have a date started in this scenario will now display from the date started forward on the calendar.

CSV Imports/Exports

  • Resolution: Import now uses the date formats correctly.
  • Resolution: Ship from state now lists correctly.

Manufacture Order

  • Resolution: Customer/Job can once again be removed from the work order.

Mac OS

  • Resolution: Install now preserves the database connection path.
  • Resolution: Auto update now restarts client correctly.

Payment Viewer

  • Resolution: Search columns now save correctly.
  • Resolution: Delete now works correctly.

Purchase Order

  • Resolution: Filters are now applying correctly.

QuickBooks Integration

  • Resolution: Export now posts correctly.

QuickBooks Canada integration

  • Resolution: Payments now post correctly.

QuickBooks Online Integration

  • Resolution: manufacturing adjustments now post correctly.

Reports

  • Resolution: Adjusted to align properly again.
  • Resolution: Report now calculates correctly.
  • Resolution: Report no calculates correctly.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: Search now works correctly...the first time.

SalesPoint

  • Resolution: Kits are displaying items and headers correctly.

2016.1 Release Notes - 11/12/2015

Highlights - 2016.1
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Fixes - 2016.1
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General

  • Resolution: Advanced searches are correctly pulling all parameters once more.

API

  • Resolution: AddWOitem now uses the default UOM for the item.

Consignment

  • Resolution: Dialog box now for split quantity now shows correctly.

CSV Imports/Exports

  • Resolution: Instructions are now corrected to match Fishbowl character limit.
  • Resolution: Export now formats and populates correctly.
  • Resolution: Product tree no longer errors when exporting.
  • Resolution: Errors no longer occur when exporting from one database and importing to another.
  • Resolution: Error message text is now correct.
  • Resolution: Instructions are now corrected to show layout correctly.

Data

  • Resolution: Column information can now be selected and copied.

Plugins

  • Resolution: Chart group by is now included in the constant average.

QuickBooks Online Integration

  • Resolution: Changing integrations now saves correctly.
  • Resolution: Colon’s can now be used in the name.
  • Resolution: Validation step now processes for any quantity of products.

Reports

  • Resolution: Report is now calculating correctly.
  • Resolution: Discount now shows correctly on the report, not duplicated.
  • Resolution: Instructions no longer duplicate on the work order traveler.

Sales Data

  • Resolution: Data now pulls correctly for states and countries with apostrophes.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: Discount is now included only on the order that the discount is fulfilled on.
  • Resolution: The drop down now populates correctly.
  • Resolution: Short quantity is now used correctly.

Scheduling

  • Resolution: Label now shows all the applicable text.

Shipping

  • Resolution: Shipment table now stays black after the order has been shipped.
  • Resolution: Default terms are now unable to be deleted from the database.
  • Resolution: Quote now returns correctly for UPS Ready.

Xero Accounting Integration

  • Resolution: Export now completes successfully when customers are associated with contact groups.

Fishbowl Canada

  • Resolution: Line is now included again.
Database Changes - 2016.1
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2016.0 Release Notes - 10/8/2015

Highlights - 2016.0
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New Features - 2016.0
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Fixes - 2016.0
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CSV Imports / Exports

  • Resolution: Import no longer requires a location description.

Data

Part

  • Resolution: Usage now shows correctly on the part.

QuickBooks Integration

  • Resolution: Export will always round out to two decimal places when posting to QuickBooks.
  • Resolution: When home currency and order currency match the default Accounts Receivable will be used.

QuickBooks Online Integration

  • Resolution: Fishbowl now truncates line info when posting to QBO to accommodate for limitation.
  • Resolution: Export now completes when no parts are flagged as taxable.

Reports

  • Resolution: Font size reduced to allow for more characters.
  • Resolution: report now calculates correctly.
  • Resolution: Cost option now controls the display of the total cost on the report.
Database Changes - 2016
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