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Frameworks v2.13 Release Notes

The Sterland Team are pleased to announce the release of Frameworks v2.13


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RequirementsThis release of Frameworks requires a 4.8.1 ProStix base.
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Bug Fixes and Enhancements in this version:


(star) (star) Sterland is pleased to announce a complete re-work of the Point of Sale functionality to improve a user's performance and ease of use, moving users away from requiring multiple clicks of the mouse. Refer to FWKS-4282 below (star) (star)


Issue keyRelease-NotesSKB Documentation
FWKS-4854Sterland has rectified Despatch Details in Sales Order, Point of Sale, Customer Order and Credit & Refunds to validate the Map Reference and Delivery Area.Refer to the 'Delivery Area' field description in the following SKB pages: 
Creating a Sales Order 
Creating a Sales Quote 
Processing a Cash Sale with Delivery 
Creating a Customer Order 
Processing a Credit Note 
FWKS-4832Sterland has addressed an issue where the text that was entered into the 'Instructions' field in Sales Orders was not being held/retained when the quote was accepted. Not Applicable. Refer to existing processes: Maintaining a Quote or Sales Order
FWKS-4825Sterland has rectified an issue where the delivery product was being removed from a Sales Order that was created in Point of Sale during the tender process for a Cash Card of a COD type customer. Not Applicable. Refer to existing processes: Processing a Quote or Order from POS
FWKS-4816Sterland has rectified an issue in Point of Sale regarding the invoice total amount deducting GST when an order was released in a GST Inclusive environment. The invoice total amount ("Total Inc GST" field) is now GST inclusive after releasing an order.Not Applicable. Refer to existing processes.
FWKS-4794Sterland has rectified an issue where a large amount of records were causing a delay in the loading of diary notes in the Customer Dashboard. Not Applicable. Refer to existing processes: Customer Dashboard
FWKS-4758Sterland has rectified an issue where on Purchase Requisitions the save was initiating validations for tally product details for lines that were not yet completed. This validation has been removed and placed on the Orders Selected options and will only occur when attempting to post the incomplete lines. This change will allow the user to save incomplete information to be later edited before posting the batch. Purchase Requisitions
FWKS-4756Sterland has rectified an issue with an error message appearing when printing an order for the first time on a branch transfer purchase order, which was not allowing users to proceed to the Receipting screen (via the Receipting button).  Not Applicable. Refer to existing processes: Branch Transfers via Purchase Orders
FWKS-4745Sterland has rectified an issue where not enough parameters were being sent from Frameworks through to NuVu Query and therefore were not returning any results in the report.Not Applicable. Refer to existing processes: Reporting Dashboard
FWKS-4741Sterland have rectified an issue where in tier pricing, a section that had been created with a section number that was not equal to the line number of the record in the miscellaneous table was not behaving as expected. Additionally, upon import, the "On contract" flag was not being set per the defined value in the file. Both issues have been resolved. Not Applicable. Refer to existing processes: Miscellaneous Table Maintenance
FWKS-4718Sterland has rectified an issue; you are now able to successfully paste data into the grid of system user maintenance.
FWKS-4692Please refer to: FWKS-4674 below. This issue is an addition to FWKS-4674.Not Applicable. Refer to existing Sales Order processes here: Sales Orders
FWKS-4685Sterland has rectified an issue where deposits taken for orders created in Point of Sale were not creating the corresponding GL movements. The correct GL movements are now occurring and can be tracked in the GL dashboard. Not Applicable. Refer to existing processes: GL Dashboard
FWKS-4683Sterland have rectified an issue regarding the Unit of Measure finder not popping up in the Point of Sale transaction when the scanner input is setup.Not Applicable.
FWKS-4674Sterland has made a change to automatic delivery charges so that they are allocated line number 99999. This change is to address an issue where a product was being given the same line number as the charge and preventing the save of an order.Not Applicable. Refer to existing Sales Order processes here: Sales Orders
FWKS-4670Sterland have rectified an issue where in a specific case, multi-tender sales were dropping into a suspended state instead of being processed. Not Applicable. Refer to existing POS processes: Point Of Sale
FWKS-4668Sterland have rectified an issue with the Sales below nominated GP% report where the column headers were poorly formatted. The column headers now appear in the correct position. Not Applicable. Refer to existing processes: Sales Below Nominated GP Report
FWKS-4644Sterland have resolved an issue where a system error was being displayed on the screen when a Company finder was clicked on, preventing the user from continuing. Not Applicable
FWKS-4634Frameworks is now able to create a report that splits sales by cost centre depending on the person who performs the sale. For this, a new field has been added to user maintenance to allocate a cost centre to a user. The query report will be used by the Sterland implementation team. Not Applicable.
FWKS-4633Sterland is pleased to announce that failed imports into the Customer Order Processing module will now send an email to the defined user with the failed import file and the error file as attachments - this will allow for quick amendments to the import file.Not Applicable. Refer to existing processes: Customer Orders
FWKS-4628Sterland has rectified an issue where if the quantities and products sent by a transfer branch in a branch transfer were different to the initial quantities and products requested by the destination branch, the receipting process would not update to cater for these amendments. The receipting figures now always reflect what was released by the transfer Sales Order. Under Construction
FWKS-4626Sterland have rectified an issue wherein the calculation of a refund transaction for a multiline invoice is now correct.Not applicable. Refer to existing processes: Credits and Refunds
FWKS-4622Frameworks now has the functionality to set the default of tender types to blank. When activated (flag controlled), cash Point of Sale transactions and tendering Customer Payments will have the default payment type set to blank. Currently if the flag is not activated, the default of payment type is Cash.Point Of Sale
Tendering Payments
FWKS-4619Sterland have rectified an issue where a Mighty Rewards customer could not refund a cash sale, as it was falsely producing a "deleted by another user" error message. Not Applicable.
FWKS-4611Sterland have rectified an issue whereby multiple users are no longer able to update the same Sales Orders and Purchase Orders simultaneously.Not Applicable
FWKS-4581Sterland is pleased to announce it has added a branch transfer option to the Purchase Requisition process. If the appropriate flags are set, a user is  able to see when a product has excess stock at another branch and then allocate that product to be transferred when the batch is processed. Additionally, a new grid has been added in the product information section which displays branch stock information (the details of which are further explained in the documentation).  Lastly, the restriction on internal account Suppliers has been removed and can now be selected without error in the product entry and grid.  Under Construction
FWKS-4576Frameworks now has the functionality to allow users to change the invoice date for Sales Orders. When activated (flag controlled), the Sales Order invoice date can be modified as part of the Order release process.

Pick and Release

Creating a Sales Order

FWKS-4572Sterland has rectified an issue where the brn cost column on the Promotional Maintenance screen was mislabeled - it now correctly reads: std cost.  Promotions
FWKS-4570Sterland have rectified an issue regarding the printing of Credit Note Invoices where the field 'Refund of' did not contain the back order suffix of the original back order transaction being refunded. Not Applicable
FWKS-4559Frameworks now has the functionality to allow a user to void a credit transaction that they may have started in error.Processing a Cash Refund

Processing a Credit Note
FWKS-4558Sterland has addressed an issue where the user was being prompted to adjust the date required field before they were allowed to delete/mark a quote as lost.Not applicable. Refer to existing processes: Sales Orders
FWKS-4552Sterland has added a new field onto the purchase order header to store the user's name that originally created the purchase order.Refer to existing documentation: Creating a Purchase Order
FWKS-4549Sterland has resolved an issue with the Central Order Processing importing duplicate CSV files.Customer Order Import and Processing User Guide
FWKS-4547Sterland has rectified issues with the generic rewards system not being able to create a new entry without first entering a customer number & falsely triggering validation when tabbing off the email field. A new flag ('Not Provided' checkbox) has also been introduced to allow a user to bypass the mobile phone field mandatory validation. Reward Card Maintenance
FWKS-4544Sterland have rectified an issue where an invoice date is displayed in the Stock Movements screen instead of the receipt date. Not applicable. Refer to existing processes: Stock Invoice Approval
FWKS-4538Sterland have rectified an issue regarding the re-costing of product/s in Branch Transfers. The product cost is now re-costed correctly to its current applicable cost upon release of the Branch Transfer - Sales Order. The new product cost is then written back to the receipting screen of the branch transfer which overrides the original cost assigned in the Purchase Order - branch transfer upon receipting. The end result is that if a difference in branch cost exists, the final product cost will be the value of the cost as assigned on the transfer branch.Not Applicable. Refer to existing processes: Branch Transfers via Purchase Orders
FWKS-4536Sterland have rectified an issue with the use of the product barcode in the Point of Sales, Sales Order Processing, Purchase Requisitions and Purchase Orders screens. Frameworks can now immediately recognise the product in the aforementioned screens when entering the product barcode. Not applicable. Refer to existing processes.
FWKS-4524Frameworks now has the functionality to display sales and stock information of products in the Sales Order Fulfilment screen and Purchase Requisitions screen. The product number found in the Sales Order Fulfilment screen and Purchase Requisitions screen was changed into a hyperlink, wherein when clicked, the Purchase Sales Information screen is displayed which contains sales and stock information of the product for a specific branch. In addition, the column 'Avail' in the Sales Order Fulfilment screen has been removed.Linked Purchase Orders
Purchase Requisitions
FWKS-4518A delete button has been added to the payment selections screen to allow users to delete batches that do not currently contain any invoices to pay.Selecting Invoices for Payment
FWKS-4491Sterland is pleased to announce that there are two new system codes that can be set up to automatically populate the delivery area and despatch method of branch transfers when created from purchase order maintenance. This functionality will soon (next version) be extended to include branch transfers created from linked purchase orders and purchase requisitions. Under Construction
FWKS-4490Frameworks now has the functionality to auto-populate delivery details in a Sales Order with a Customer's main address details defined in Customer Maintenance via the OrdDefAddr flag.Creating a Sales Quote
Creating a Sales Order
System Settings - Flags
FWKS-4486Sterland is pleased to announce that an attachments option has been added to Stock Invoice Approval, Expense Invoice Entry and Creditors Invoice Registration to allow users to upload copies of physical invoice/s when entering the details into the system. The attachments are stored in a directory path defined by the new system code and can be later accessed and edited via the new attachments button found on the Supplier invoice record (opened from within the Supplier Dashboard).Processing Supplier Expense Invoices
FWKS-4484Frameworks now has the functionality to specify the allowable historical delivery dates on Sales Orders and Quotes. Previously, the allowable historical delivery dates was fixed to 7 days.Creating a Sales Order
Creating a Sales Quote
System Settings - Flags
FWKS-4483Sterland has rectified an issue where the stock receipt finder on the stock invoice approval screen was timing out. Not Applicable. Refer to existing documentation: Stock Invoice Approval
FWKS-4450Frameworks now has a new finder for searching divisions within the company that has the ability to be rolled out in areas that need a user to input divisions.Not Applicable.
FWKS-4449Frameworks now has a new finder to search cost centres that can be rolled out in areas that requires a user to input a cost centre. Not Applicable
FWKS-4448Sterland now has a new finder for searching GL account sub types that has the ability to be rolled out in areas that need a user to input an account sub type.Not applicable
FWKS-4445Frameworks now has a new finder for searching GL account types that has the ability to be rolled out in areas that need a user to input an account.Not Applicable
FWKS-4401Sterland have released two new UDF's to further enhance our report writing capabilities. If you are interested in being able to start writing your own Query reports please contact your designated ASL.Not Applicable
FWKS-4368Sterland have rectified an issue with Purchase Order transactions including:

- The purchase cost now defaults to the supplier standard cost and not the product standard cost when a branch is assigned to an area but the Supplier does not have an area cost assigned.

- The purchase cost now default to the supplier area cost and not the product standard cost when a branch is assigned to an area and has an area cost assigned.
Not Applicable. Refer to existing processes: Purchase Orders
FWKS-4315Sterland is pleased to announce that users can now import both Customer and Supplier contact details in Frameworks via a utility program in Prostix. The imported main and secondary contacts are maintained in the Contact Maintenance module in Frameworks.Refer to 'Importing Customer and Supplier contact details' in Creating a Supplier, Customer or Miscellaneous Contact
FWKS-4300Sterland have rectified issues within Sales Orders where if a transaction was back ordered, some of the details from the original transaction were not correctly being passed to the back ordered transaction.Not Applicable. Refer to existing processes: Sales Orders
FWKS-4292Sterland have rectified an issue where the sales order comments, entered on the original order were not being copied to the back order when released via the enterprise picking function. Not Applicable. Refer to existing processes: Enterprise Picking
FWKS-4284Sterland have rectified an issue where an order created against a customer that is on credit hold could still be approved for release via the Order Credit Approval function. This has now been resolved. Order Credit Approval
FWKS-4282Sterland is pleased to announce a complete re-work of the Point of Sale functionality to improve a user's performance and ease of use, moving users away from requiring multiple clicks of the mouse.Point Of Sale and all child pages.

Sales Cheat Sheets and all child pages.
FWKS-4280Sterland is pleased to announce the creation of a new report that details the yearly sales for products within a particular branch and product group, as well as their current stuck turn figures. Stock Turns Report
FWKS-3913Sterland is pleased to announce a new query report is now available that lists supplier products for purchasing, specific supplier product information and product branch information like stock on hand, yearly sales and minimum order quantity. The products can be filtered by a flag  “only below minimum” which only display products whose current SOH is equal to or below the defined amount. Supplier Products For Purchase Report