ALERE Accounting v7.3 Issues
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ALERE v7.3 KNOWN ISSUES

General Patch - Posted 06/20/16

Download General Patch

Please read instructions completely before starting upddate. Contact us if there are any questions. Note that previous Patches do not need to be in place before installing this update.

With noone in ALERE or linked programs:

  • Unzip ac73fix02.zip patch file to a temporary location, retaining file structures.

  • Copy the contents of "ROOT" Directory to your ALERE 7.3 Root Directory.

  • Copy the contents of "SYSFILES" directory to your ALERE 7.3 SYSFILES Directory.

  • Copy the contents of "WIN_REPORTS" directory to your ALERE 7.3 WIN\REPORTS Directory.

  • Enter ALERE 7.3, and run TIW File Update for System Files Only.

  • Exit ALERE.

  • Update is complete.

Patch History

General Patch - 06/20/16

General Patch - 01/12/16

Version Release - 10/01/15

Incident

Posted

Issue

73-520

06/20/16

Purchases - Receiving a Purchase Order, which posts to multiple Accrued Payable accounts when the distribute inbound tax to item option is set in the company defaults, may result in no General Ledger postings.

73-519

06/20/16

Sales - In the Client/Server version of ALERE, Pricing Contracts with no expiration dates are ignored by the pricing routines.

73-518

06/20/16

DAQ - DAQ does not always show the last scanned value when looping through serialized items for the RQ transaction.

73-517

06/20/16

Manager - Errors may occur when attempting to send an email with multiple attachments.

73-516

06/20/16

Sales - Creating a Credit Memo from a non-manual AR invoice for serialized items generates a "Failed Material Issue" error and creates a Pending Credit Memo.

73-515

06/20/16

Sales - The Sales Invoice report does not print serial numbers for AR Invoices that were created from Drop Ship Sales Orders where the line number differs from the line number on the Purchase Order due to one or more lines being deleted on the Sales Order.

73-514

06/20/16

Sales - If an item on a price contract is marked for delete, the contract price is still used when the item is added to an order.

73-513 06/14/16 Purchases - If an Apply Credit is used from AP Cash Payments to partially pay and AR, then the invoice Activity tab will not show the payment. Workaround - Post the credit from the AR Cash Receipts screen.

73-509

06/20/16

Sales - When a cash receipt is posted to multiple customer locations, the amount on the Cash Receipts report is multiplied by the number of locations.

73-508

06/20/16

Sales - When a cash receipt is posted to multiple customer locations, the amount on the Deposit Ticket report is multiplied by the number of locations.

73-504

06/20/16

Sales - When a cash receipt is posted to multiple customer locations, the amount on the Bank Reconciliation report is multiplied by the number of locations.

73-488

06/20/16

Purchases - Added option to Unreconciled Payables report to allow report to be run for "Invoiced Only" and "Received Only" activities.

73-485

06/20/16

Purchases - Receiving a Purchase Order line item for a non-taxable item where the same item is also taxable on a different non-released line and the company is set to Distribite Inbound Tax to Items can cause the line to be received without any General Ledger postings.

73-484

06/20/16

Manager - On the Audit Trail report, the browser for the "Table" option shows some tables that are not applicable to the report.

73-483

06/20/16

Manager - When changes are made or records added to the WsLogins table (Login Options screen), the audit trail fields (UserID, TimeStmp, UserChg, LastChg) are not updated. This causes WsLogins changes to be excluded from the Audit Trail report.

73-474

06/20/16

Payable - Modified Unreconciled Payables report to correctly handle UOM conversions.

73-450

06/20/16

DAQ - With Data Acquisition, scanning the shipment of a sales order with the SQ transaction. When the same item number is on multiple lines, if you scan to ship the total quantity of the lines, it over-ships the total quantity on the first line where the item appears.

73-449

06/20/16

DAQ - With Data Acquisition, scanning the shipment of a sales order from the Status tab. When the same item number is on multiple lines with the same quantity, if you scan to ship one line it ships all for that item.

73-432

06/20/16

Manager - Key Change, does not update IMADJLOG, missing from WSKEYFLD.

73-427

06/20/16

Purchases - In the client/server version of ALERE, Aged Payables report run for "Age by GL Posting Date" and "Include Unapplied Payments" gives "An error has occurred in SQL" message.

73-426

06/20/16

Sales - Creating credit memo from specific invoice line items sometimes results in a credit memo with incorrect shipped and invoiced quanitities on some line items.

73-417

06/20/16

Sales - In the client/server version of ALERE, shipping a Sales Order and adding freight gives "An error has occurred in SQL" message twice.

73-414

06/20/16

Sales - Applying an AP against an AR in the AR/Cash Receipts screen, it will create a record in APCASH for each AP with the same CashID as the SLCASH record.

73-408

06/20/16

Manager - Manually adding items on the Entry tab of the Physical Inventory Count screen does not update the CountID properly resulting in all adjustments being made to one item.

73-404

06/20/16

Manager - If a manual Journal Entry has two credits (or two debits) to the same checking account for the same amount, only one of them is recorded in the APCASH table. This causes Bank Reconciliation to be incorrect.

73-400

06/20/16

Manager - Running the Archive performs any previously made keychanges since the last archive date on the current company rather than the archived company.

73-390

06/20/16

Inventory - On the Physical Inventory Count screen when posting adjustments where an IMSTOCK record does not exist for a lot/store/bin, the adjustment is not made and there is no indication that it failed.

73-389

06/20/16

DAQ - In Data Acquisition (DAQ) for a lot expires item, will allow skipping the expiration date.

73-385

06/20/16

Purchases - On the Purchases Batch Accept screen, it does not show pending orders unless there is an approval rule set up for the order type.

73-384

06/20/16

Analytics - Archiving generates a "1832 LOGTIME is not unique and must be qualified. EXT_SQLSEND 0" error when attempting to archive the COCONLOG and COLDLOG tables.

73-377

06/20/16

Sales - On the Sales Mass Processing screen, Mass Accepting tab, does not show pending orders unless an approval rule is set up for the order type.

73-376

06/20/16

Sales - In ALERE CS, shipment of a sales order line item with a unit of measure conversion gives "An error occurred in SQL" message. Incorrect syntax near '.'

73-370

06/20/16

Purchases - Expanded Detail/Summary option to include "Line Summary" selection. This selection summarizes activity by PO line when the Unreconciled Payables report is run for a date range.

73-369

06/20/16

Purchases - Added option to Unreconciled Payables report to remove lines where received quantity is equal to invoiced quantity even when prices vary on invoices.

73-368

06/20/16

Payables - Modified Unreconciled Payables report to correctly show AP amounts when the GL postings do not exist for specified AP's. This can occur through when data is converted from another accounting product or when GL data is reduced during an Archive.

73-367

06/20/16

Payables - On the Payables screen, creating AP for a single PO, if some line items have been previously invoiced, they still show in the list with zero quantity.

73-364

06/20/16

Sales - AR/Cash Receipts when AP is applied against AR, records added to the ApCash table for each AP have the CashID from the SlCash table.

73-352 01/12/16 Purchases - On Purchase Orders where custom GL accounts are set up by location, when the location is changed and saved the accrued payables accounts are not updated for the line items.
73-351 01/12/16 Purchases - When a payable is generated from a PO where the PO has been received then returned then rereceived, the destination ID on the IMACTLOG record can be saved on the return record (TranType="O"). This causes the item to show up in Unrecognized Payables.
73-350 01/12/16 Sales - Shipping a drop shipped Sales Order that was previously invoiced does not update the shipped quantity on the AR Invoice(s).
73-344 01/12/16 Manager - Use Bank Transaction screen to post a transfer between checking accounts. If the transaction amount is then corrected on the AR/Cash Receipts screen, only one side of the original transaction is voided. Reconcile Balances recreates the voided record.
73-329 01/12/16 Sales - Sales Return Order with unit of measure conversion on a line item, inventory receipt and credit memo amounts are incorrect if Ask button is checked on the line item when it is released.
73-322 01/12/16 Sales - Shipping nonstock item that has a unit of measure conversion, the stock cost is incorrectly updated on the line item. Subsequent shipments or reversals will have incorrect GL postings.
73-321 01/12/16 Sales - For Invoices with discounts available on the AR/Cash Receipts screen, if you click or tab through the discount or amount field for the invoice it checks the box for payment.
73-320 01/12/16 Sales - If an AR invoice is paid in AR/Cash Receipts and then a return check is posted for the payment, the Statement report shows the invoice but the totals are incorrect.
73-318 01/12/16 Sales - On the Aged Receivables report set for Include Matched Prepayments, the On Account amount under Open and Current columns shows as a multiple of the actual amount (x number of invoices listed).
73-317 01/12/16 Manager - Company ID browsers (PO To, Remit To, etc.) do not show companies that have contacts, but none specified as primary contact.
73-316 01/12/16 Sales - Sales order Line Items tab allows a line to be saved with an invalid item number.
73-315 01/12/16 Sales - An AR/Cash Receipt paying multiple invoices with discounts from multiple locations shows duplicate invoices after it is posted.
73-314 01/12/16 General Ledger - GL Pending Journal Entries screen, load from Excel spreadsheet, does not use posting dates from the spreadsheet - uses current date. Also posting from Pending Entries tab always uses current date, even if the field is changed.
73-313 01/12/16 Manager - Company ID browsers (Bill To, Ship To, etc.) do not show companies that have contacts, but none specified as primary contact.
73-311 01/12/16 Sales - Sales order with need by dates in the past - when shipped & invoiced, the invoice has the invoice date in the need by.

73-309

06/20/16

Sales - On the Aged Receivables report, invoice amount shows incorrectly if prepayments were made to multiple locations for the same company, and the report is run with the "Combined Locations" option.

73-308 01/12/16 Sales - In AR/Cash Receipts when a prepayment has been applied from one customer location to another, Reconcile Balances incorrectly puts the applied prepayment amount back On Account at the original location.
73-305 01/12/16 Purchases - On the Queued Purchase Orders report when run for Purchase Requisitions and to include line items, shows all line items for every requisition under each requisition number.
73-301 01/12/16 General Ledger - In the Client/Server version of ALERE the Trial Balances report generates an error has occurred in SQL message when run with the Zero Acitivity option set to "Include Accounts with a Balance".
73-294 01/12/16 Purchases - In the Client/Server version of ALERE the Payables Summary report sometimes shows an open balance that is off by one cent.
73-291 01/12/16 Sales - On the Aged Receivables report, invoices with calendar date split payment terms are in some cases incorrectly shown with past due amounts.
73-290 01/12/16 Purchases - On the Purchase Order report on each line item under the item/description label is an underlined quantity field that prints whenever the Print Traits option is set to Yes regardless of if the part is traited.
73-287 01/12/16 Sales - In the Client/Server version of ALERE when the report listener is changed to use the text version, a PDF created from the Sales Invoice Register report has the Date field wrapped.
73-282 01/12/16 Manager - On TIW File Update, set to update all tables for multiple companies, get a "File is in use" error at the start of the second company.
73-279 01/12/16 Purchases - In the Client/Server of ALERE, printing a Purchase Order or Receiving Ticket will sometimes generate "An error occurred in SQL" message.

73-269

01/12/16

Sales - The Sales Analysis report is displaying duplicates for AR Invoices that were created from Drop Ship Sales Orders that had lines released to multiple Purchase Orders. It also is displaying the maximum cost of all releases and the total quantity from the drop shipped Purchase Orders.

73-215

06/20/16

Payables - Modified Unreconciled Payables report to correctly show AP amounts when the GL postings do not exist for specified AP's. This can occur through when data is converted from another accounting product or when GL data is reduced during an Archive.

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