Acctivate Version 8.1

ACCTivate! 8.1 introduced the Landed Cost and Custom Kitting modules, along with an improved registration process. Version 8.1 was released on January 28, 2013.

The release notes for the QuickBooks edition are listed below:

Business ActivityInclude Address from Primary Related Item in Business Activity Review
Business ActivityCreate Business Activity appears on Sales Order when not registered for the Business Activity add-on module
Business ActivityInternal GUID is displayed for inactive Labor items on Time tab
Business Activity“Object Variable…” exceptions received in when Business Activity Review refreshes
Business ActivityCreating Service Order from Business Activity returns error not allowing creation
Create Company“Order … already exists” error if duplicate order numbers exist in QuickBooks
Create Company“Tax code is missing on one or more lines …” error while importing Sales Orders from QuickBooks
Create Company“Invalid Use of Null” Copying Orders during Create Company Wizard
Create CompanyTotals for orders imported from QB not matching totals in ACCTivate!
Create CompanyOrder detail lines not imported for QuickBooks sub-total “groups”
Database MaintenanceImprovements to simplify the ACCTivate! Configuration File (acct.ini)
Database MaintenanceSupport for Database Prefix for all ACCTivate! SQL Server databases
Database MaintenanceMerge legacy “MSDE” with “ACCTivate” Database Server entries in ACCT.ini
Database MaintenanceUnable to reset link between ACCTivate! and QuickBooks
EDIInclude Subtotal, Tax and Total Amount for EDI Invoice (810)
EDIInclude Current Terms Code and Due Date (from Terms) in EDI Invoice
GeneralResize Detail Grid columns when window size is adjusted or maximized
GeneralOpening Import Spreadsheet may result in “Object or variable not set”
HelpACCTivate! Help will not load when Dashboard window is open
Import“New Product ID” field to modify existing Product ID values with Import Data function
Import“Assertion Failed: Abort=Quit, Retry=Debug, Ignore=Continue” error when importing a balance adjustment
Import“Quantity must be 1, 0, or -1 for serial numbered products” error during Inventory Receipts import
InstallationSupport for Windows Server 2012 (All Editions)
InstallationSupport for Windows 8 (All Editions, except RT)
InventoryAllocate Landed/Added Cost across one or more Inventory transactions
InventoryImproved Bill of Materials Type naming for Assemblies, Kits and Assortments
InventorySplit Variable Build/Batch Bill of Materials type to “Custom” and “Process”
InventoryLanded Cost Register report to include details on Landed Cost session, including allocation
InventoryPrint/Preview Report window does not appear when posting Inventory Issue
LicenseImprovements to Register ACCTivate! process, including Refresh button for new users, modules
MobileWeb Page for ACCTivate! Mobile Printer configuration
MobileOutOfMemoryException when submitting large inventory count
MobileError “BC30451: Name ‘ACCTivate’ is not declared” in Mobile Web Service Status page
MobileSpecial Order Items are not included in Mobile Inventory Receipts
MobileMobile Receipt Error: Conversion from type ‘DBNull’ to type ‘Decimal’ is not valid
Purchasing“Multiple-step operation generated errors” message may occur on a Purchase Order follow-up note
PurchasingEnter Landed Cost amount on Other Amounts tab of Purchase Invoice
Purchasing“Max decimals for Displayed Prices” option for Purchase Orders
PurchasingVAT/Tax drop-down on Purchase Invoice Other Amounts tab for UK, Canada, South Africa and Australia editions
PurchasingOther Amounts do not re-calculate when toggling Amounts Include Tax option in VAT edition
Sales Order“Non-nullable column cannot be updated to Null.” error may occur when opening a Sales Order or Prepare Invoices
Sales OrderAmount paid changes from blank or 0.00 to full amount on Sales Order window
Sales OrderKit Component options to Add/Remove and Update quantities with Custom Kitting add-on module
Sales OrderLookup Sales Quotes, Orders, Invoices and Credit Memos by Custom Fields
Sales OrderAlert if Customer Contracts exist when entering a Sales Quote or Order
Sales OrderWarehouse(s) options for Sales Order Product Substitutions list
Sales OrderSales Tax Code appears as GUID for each line in Sales Order
Sales Order“Cannot save changes because Sales Order has been modified by another user…” message while creating Sales Invoice
Sales OrderLot Number quantity may default to the availability from a subsequent lot number
Sales OrderRow cannot be located for updating. Some values may have been changed since it was last read.
Synchronization“Value is empty” error during Invoice synchronization
Web StoreMultiple, duplicate shipments are being exported to Magento
Web StoreExpiration date may be imported incorrectly
Web Store“Column ‘ShippedOn’ does not belong to table” error when exporting shipments to Volusion web stores

You can also view the release notes for the prior release, ACCTivate! 8.0.