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2018.5 Scheduled Release - 5/10/2018

Considerations before updating - 2018.5
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Highlights - 2018.5
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New Features - 2018.5
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Fixes - 2018.5
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Bill of Materials

  • Resolution: Save prompt now occurs as it should.

Customer

  • Resolution: Field size has been increased to properly show characters.

Transfer Order

  • Resolution: Switching between the standard and advanced search now preserves the order status field.

Vendor

  • Resolution: Field size has been increased to properly show characters.

2018.4 Released - 4/12/2018

Considerations before updating - 2018.4
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Highlights - 2018.4
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New Features - 2018.4
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Fixes - 2018.4
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General

  • Resolution: Both access rights are no longer required to issue the order
  • Resolution: "New" button in Location and Location Group is unavailable if user rights are set to view only
Resolution: In this scenario the tabs now show with all associated email addresses available to select
  • Resolution: Users with view-only access can no longer make changes in the custom field module
  • Resolution: The import finishes and imports the purchase order(s) in this scenario
  • Resolution: The link now points to the correct download page
  • Resolution: Data in the name field for contact data is now required

Accounting

  • Resolution: The export now fixes the data and allows the data to go through to QBO
  • Resolution: An error advises the user the class in use cannot be deleted in the software
  • Resolution: An error now advises the user to rerun the accounting integration
  • Resolution: In this scenario, the inventory asset account reflects the correct amount after the export completes
  • Resolution: In this scenario, the transactions now balance correctly

Bill of Materials

  • Resolution: In this scenario, the MO Wizard no longer initiates

Consignment

  • Resolution: Cycle count now works without having to reselect UOM first in the Consignment module
  • Resolution: You can now search by tag in the consignment module

Customer

  • Resolution: Fixed layout to display correctly in the new customer wizard step 4

CSV Imports and Exports

  • Resolution: In this scenario, the error generated advises the user the date format is incorrect

Fishbowl Go

  • Resolution: Fishbowl Go Clients disconnect with no refresh required on the server

Inventory

  • Resolution: You can no longer bring up the edit average cost modal with no inventory on hand even after switching between tabs

Manufacture Order

Payments

  • Resolution: Refund is no longer an option from within the payment methods for Sales Orders. Refunds must be processed through the payment viewer

Purchase Order

  • Resolution: The import instructions were updated removing the required designation on those fields

Sales Order

  • Resolution: The dialog now shows all of the warning text
  • Resolution: In this step of the SO Item Wizard now displays the data correctly]
  • Resolution: In this scenario, the cost data is now updated and displayed correctly
  • Resolution: The SO search now yields the correct results when searching for "S"
  • Resolution: The window has been resized to show all text with the scrollbar removed

Shipping

  • Resolution: The error now tells you the term is in use and cannot be deleted

UOM

  • Resolution: In this scenario, an error now advises the user the UOM is each and qty must be a whole number

Reports

  • Notes section now shows Note line items.
  • Added ABC code column to the report.
  • Added ABC code column to the report.
  • Added ABC code column to the report.
  • Fixed payment section to show negative payments as well as zero balance payments.
  • Fixed the Tracking Date parameter.
  • Fixed Part Number parameter.
  • Added tracking to finished MO's.
  • Fixed the way Outsourced PO items show.

2018.3 Released - 3/8/2018

Considerations before updating - 2018.3
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Highlights - 2018.3
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New Features - 2018.3
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Fixes - 2018.3
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General

  • Resolution: In this scenario, the error no longer occurs

Accounting

  • Resolution: The error message now advises you to fix the account mapping
  • Resolution: The error log now provides a more detailed error

Bill of Materials

  • Resolution: In this scenario, when clicking the New BOM button, it asks to save the previous BOM

Checkout

  • Resolution: Alert Notes now work for products in Checkout

Customer

  • Resolution: A tooltip was added to clarify that selecting the option to show all related jobs displays results regardless of active/inactive status of a customer job

Payment(s)

  • Resolution: Payments will now process even if the name field is blank
  • Resolution: Payments can now be deleted in this scenario without error
Please note Authorize.net only allows a maximum of 10 cards to be saved to the customer profile (wallet).
  • Resolution: The message in this scenario has been updated to advise the transaction was successful but the customer profile was not updated

Manufacture Order

  • Resolution: In this scenario, you no longer receive the null pointer error
  • Resolution: User access rights do not allow a user to finish the WO in the WO details tab if they have BOM access rights
  • Resolution: You can now select/deselect this access right

Sales Order

  • Resolution: In the above scenario, a full timestamp is saved to the database
  • Resolution: Custom field search in the SO Module returns results rather than error
  • Resolution: These fields now have the correct dollar(s) and percentages displayed
  • Resolution: SO Subtotal and SO Total Price are now correct in this scenario
  • Resolution: If the task hasn't completed the next task will not get added to the queue

Products

  • Resolution: This error is now fixed when using the auto fill carton feature with products

Purchase Order/Receiving

  • Resolution: Once a PO is received the exchange rate is not able to be edited unless the receipt is first voided

Reports

  • Fixed incorrect Short qty calculation.
  • Fixed incorrect Short qty calculation.
  • Added Adjustment Amounts into the totals and fixed rounding issues.
  • Updated the report to allow 25 characters in the Sales Order # column.
  • Added hyperlinks for carton tracking numbers on "By Carton" layout.
  • Fixed an error where the description would show as Null when running this report for a WO.
  • Fixed an error where the description would show as Null when running this report for a WO.
  • Added an option to "Show Committed".
  • Fixed a coding error that prevented the report from running on new databases.
  • Added an option to show/hide $0 priced line items.
  • Fixed the Grand Totals to all for 10,000,000.00 in qty and price.
  • Fixed the tracking type column to show the type instead of the Company Name.
  • Updated the report to error out appropriately when running for a credit return PO.
  • Fixed address issues to allow country and state to be blank.
  • Fixed duplication on WO listings.
  • Fixed an issue where the status showed Rejected for Entered status items.

Plugins - 2018.3
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Database Changes - 2018.3
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2018.2 Released - 2/8/2018

Considerations before updating - 2018.2
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Highlights - 2018.2
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New Features - 2018.2
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Fixes - 2018.2
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General

  • Resolution: The license key is now updated correctly
  • Resolution: Frames are now displayed correctly after setting the option and restarting the client
  • Resolution: Setup is now alphabetized
  • Resolution: The pop-up warning no longer occurs in this scenario
  • Resolution: Emails are now only separated by semi-colons
  • Resolution: The SaveShipmentRq API call now commits inventory as expected

Accounting

  • Resolution: Illegal characters are now removed or changed to an identifiable and usable character when exported to QBO
  • Resolution: Exporting to QBO in this scenario posts to QBO

Bill of Materials

  • Resolution: Estimated build time now only updates for the current BOM being edited

Calendar

  • Resolution: Fulfilled SO's are no longer editable
  • Resolution: The dialog box doesn't reload when closed after editing

Fishbowl Go

  • Resolution: In this scenario, the part numbers load correctly now

Picking

  • Resolution: Added a module option, which is enabled by default, on the Pick Report to show the sales order description rather than the part description

Reports

  • Added an option to show the product description from the Sales Order line item.
  • Added an option to show the product description from the Sales Order line item.
  • Fixed a spelling error in the report title.
  • Updated to include Sales Order and Purchase Order events.
  • Updated the report to include Adjustment Amount in the Order Totals.
  • Added "Show Parts with BOM" and "Show Parts without BOM" checkboxes. The "Show Parts with BOM" checkbox is unchecked by default.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: Updated the field to "Date Scheduled"
  • Resolution: The default item type is now used in this scenario
  • Resolution: In this scenario total cost is now fixed

Shipping

  • Resolution: The file name now reflects the shipment when emailed
  • Resolution: The field was renamed to "UPS Package Type"

Plugins - 2018.2
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Database Changes - 2018.2
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2018.1 Released - 1/11/2018

Considerations before updating - 2018.1
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Highlights - 2018.1
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New Features - 2018.1
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Fixes - 2018.1
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Authorize.net

  • Resolution: The card security code will only be required if your account settings require it.

Calendar

  • Resolution: All calendar functionality is now working correctly.

Checkout

  • Resolution: A view access right was created to be in line with all other modules.
  • Resolution: Users can now process orders as long as they have access to Checkout.
  • Resolution: Processing credit payments now works correctly unless it is a credit card type. This will still need to be processed in the Payment Viewer module if you are connected to a Payment Gateway.

CSV Import/Export

  • Resolution: Both CSV's can now upload images correctly.
  • Resolution: This incorrect reference has been removed.
  • Resolution: Payments with $0 will be skipped on the import.

Manufacture Order

  • Resolution: Items can no longer be set to a 0 quantity on the WO Details tab.

Part

  • Resolution: The Vendor Parts edit window is now sized correctly.

Pick

  • Resolution: These picks no longer receive an error and open correctly.

Product

  • Resolution: Custom field data is no longer left filled in after deleting a product so it will not ask to save changes to a blank product.

Receiving

  • Resolution: This scenario no longer causes an error as the voided shipment should not be considered during the reconcile process.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: Added better indexing to the Image table to load these orders much faster.

Plugins - 2018.1
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Database Changes - 2018.1
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2017.13 Released - 12/18/2017

Considerations before updating
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Fixes - 2017.13
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Issue: After updating to 2017.12, some companies are seeing issues with images being incorrect and in some cases are not able to make changes to those images.

  • Resolution: Images are now migrating correctly and can be updated as needed. If you are having these issues on 2017.12, please contact support and they can help you through the process of correcting the problem.

2017.12 Released - 12/14/2017

Considerations before updating - 2017.12
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Highlights - 2017.12
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New Features - 2017.12
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Fixes - 2017.12
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Accounting

  • Resolution: Yahoo has discontinued their finance API. Please connect to QuickBooks Desktop in order to import currency conversions or use our new Currency CSV import option.

Checkout

  • Resolution: The override window now sizes correctly and contains more information on what is needed.

CSV Import/Export

  • Resolution: New products can now be created with or without the carton count field data.
  • Resolution: The Part type is now validated on import and products can only be created for part type's that allow products.
  • Resolution: The Info field has been added to the Payment Data CSV.

Manufacture Order

  • Resolution: The first highlighted item in the list will now be added to the Manufacture Order.

Payment Gateway

  • Resolution: You can now use Check and E-check regardless of Payment Gateway status. (patch available for 2017.11 version, please contact support if needed.)
  • Resolution: Check now functions as intended asking for a check number and reference. (patch available for 2017.11 version, please contact support if needed.)
  • Resolution: A Security Code field has been added to the payment dialog in case it needs to be used for Wallet Cards.
  • Resolution: Regardless of payment method, the payment wizard will direct you to the Payment Viewer module if the amount on the payment is negative.

QuickBooks Desktop

  • Resolution: We now only send the Check number itself instead of all the data in our payment info field.

Reports

  • Resolution: These reports have been updated to round correctly to match the Sales Order module UI.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: Product alerts now display once a product is selected and you hit Next in the wizard.
  • Resolution: The manager approval window will now ask for a valid user name and password when adding Discounts this way without the Price Override user right.
  • Resolution: Using the Check Inventory button now saves the Sales Order correctly and will add new items to the current pick instead of creating a new one.

Vendor

  • Resolution: The Purchase Order Vendor drop down now checks user access correctly.

Xero

  • Resolution: Credit return Sales Orders now send to Xero correctly for amounts include tax.
Plugins - 2017.12
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Avalara

  • Resolution: The correct price is sent to Avalara regardless of how quantities are split on shipments.
  • Resoltuion: As long as the order has not been shipped, you can use the Void button to undo a packed status.

Fishbowl GO for Android

  • Resolution: We now display an error message specifically saying you need the access right to overpick.
Database Changes - 2017.12
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2017.11 Released - 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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General

  • Resolution: Tables have been updated to 100 characters for storing the user name.
  • Resolution: Added a default "-Core%' value to this module option so other options can be changed without having to enter something new into the field.

Authorize.Net

  • Resolution: Each billing address option now processes correctly regardless of other options selected.

CSV Import/Export

  • Resolution: The following CSV's now refresh cache appropriately: Part, Product, Part Product and Vendor Pricing, Customer, Customer Parts, Part Units of Measure, Part/Product Renaming, Purchase Order, Vendor, Kit Items, Tax Rates, and QuickBooks Class.
  • Resolution: The Sales Order CSV will now check if CustomerName is filled in and will error if it's blank.
  • Resolution: The customer contact details will now save to the customer record on import.

Fishbowl GO

  • Resolution: New error message tells you that you need the Data-View access right.
  • Resolution: The apostrophe character can now be searched for correctly.
  • Resolution: Reports now print all pages correctly from GO.
  • Resolution: Using Product UPC is now working correctly when in the packing item edit screen.
  • Resolution: In the Picking item edit window, decimal quantities can now be set regardless of Vendor parts or options selected.

Purchase Order

  • Resolution: Attempting to Void a PO after the Receipt is voided will require you to export to Accounting first.

QuickBooks Online

  • Resolution: Change Info saved to payment to says "Amex" instead of "American Express" to be within the required length.

Reports

  • Resolution: Reports can again be saved as any of the available file types.
  • Kit Header line would show when price was $0 and "Show Products with zero dollar value" was unchecked. Updated the report to exclude zero dollar Kit Header line items.
  • Centered the barcode on the label.

Sales Order

  • Resolution: Carrier now transfers from Sales Order to Purchase Order for Drop Ship items.
  • Resolution: The shipping line item will use the date used on the shipment.
  • Resolution: Hitting enter will now advance the dialog and continue to the payment screen.

Shipping

  • Resolution: Ship.cartonCount now populates the correct number or cartons when using Product carton count.
Database Changes - 2017.11
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2017.10 Released - 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 Released - 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.
Database Changes - 2017.9
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2017.8 Released - 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 Released - 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 Released - 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 Released - 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 Released - 5/11/2017

Considerations before updating - 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 Released - 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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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 Released - 3/9/2017

Considerations Before Updating - 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 Released - 2/9/2017

Considerations Before Updating - 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
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