9.5 Post Release Features

February 22, 2022 Release 9.5

Whilst most features of a release are completed during our normal R&D cycle, we regularly add new features during the “life” of a release via patch updates. Usually because the feature is significantly beneficial to the majority of the users. Below is a summary of the new features added to this version. Something you’d like […]

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Edge IE mode set-up (Non-technical Users)

May 10, 2022 Frequently Asked Questions

Online Advantage is a browser based application which currently uses Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) as the “client” application. Microsoft are phasing out support for the IE desktop application from Windows. As a replacement and to assist with users in the migration they have provided an IE mode in their new Windows browser called Edge. If […]

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Edge IE Site List settings (manually)

May 2, 2022 Frequently Asked Questions

Assuming you have “administrative” access to your local PC to make changes to the Windows registry, there is a manual method to configure the Edge browser for IE mode use if you’re an advanced user and feel comfortable changing the Windows registry. You can either make a series of manual registry entries using the Windows […]

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Edge IE mode set-up (Advanced Users)

May 2, 2022 Frequently Asked Questions

Online Advantage is a browser based application which currently uses Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) as the “client” application. Microsoft are phasing out support for the IE desktop application from Windows. As a replacement and to assist with users in the migration they have provided an IE mode in their new Windows browser called Edge. If […]

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Edge local print download settings

May 2, 2022 Frequently Asked Questions

If you’re printing via the Edge browser using the OA Client Application Launcher, Edge may show you a pop-up window prompt to “open or save” each time you attempt to print as shown below: You can configure Edge to automatically ‘print’ so that the user does not need to manually open each print file. Follow […]

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Edge IE mode tab settings (manually)

May 2, 2022 Frequently Asked Questions

At the time of writing, Microsoft has not provided a User Interface (UI) to allow the user to configure tab settings for Internet Explorer (IE) mode. The settings remain when a user upgrades from an existing Windows 10 system with IE to the Windows 11 platform, but the UI to change them is no longer […]

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Version 9.5.1111.1 e-Commerce portal

February 6, 2022 Business To Business

Released 23rd January 2022 : version 9.5.1111.1 e-Commerce portal Password Change – The User Activity display now shows password change activity details for e-commerce portal users eWAY responses – we enhanced the messaging shown to users making e-commerce payments for purchases via the eWay payment gateway interface. For instance users will now see messages like ‘insufficient funds’ […]

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Version 9.5.1116.1 e-Commerce portal

February 6, 2022 Release 9.5

Released 6th February 2022 : version 9.5.1116.1 e-Commerce portal Credit Cards – improvements when entering credit card payments in all e-Commerce portals including automatic card type detection and card number length checking American Express – added more validation rules for credit cards made through the e-Way payment gateway Order forms – are no longer showing on the […]

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Version 9.5.1153.1 Online Advantage

February 6, 2022 Release 9.5

Released 6th February 2022 : version 9.5.1153.1 Online Advantage Colours – A new ‘Colours’ upload function has been added to the Inventory > Tools menu. The Colours report has also been improved as shown below: AP transaction display – added branch and division to the ‘Account’ column data for improved drill down into General Ledger displays […]

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Upload Carrier Postcode Areas

May 18, 2020 Order Management

Purpose This procedure is used to import Carrier delivery areas per postcode for use in determining area freight charges. Note: For additional details on creating upload files see the notes HERE. Data Input Step 1 – File Upload Carrier Nominate the Carrier the areas and postcode details being upload are for. Upload File Select the […]

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Upload Carrier Costs

May 18, 2020 Order Management

Purpose This procedure is used to import Carrier delivery costs and charges. Note: For additional details on creating upload files see the notes HERE. Data Input Step 1 – File Upload Location Nominate the Location which is the point of origin of the deliveries i.e. where items are being sent from. Carrier Nominate the Carrier […]

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Carrier Costs

May 18, 2020 Order Management

Purpose Carrier Costs are used to calculate delivery charges in Sales Order Entry when the Delivery Calculator option is switched on. Costs can be defined either by Area or Postcode, where an Area covers multiple postcodes and is therefore easier to maintain than a carrier cost for each Postcode.  Optionally you can update Carrier Costs […]

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Upload Customer Products

May 18, 2020 Order Management

Purpose This routine can be used to upload Customer Products details from a file created outside of the system for existing Customers and Products. Customer Product information is used in Order Processing and e-Commerce to show the customers product information i.e. product id and description. This is an alternative way of entering these details and is […]

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Stock Take Overview

July 28, 2019 Inventory Control

Online Advantage contains a ‘Stock Take’ module that is designed to help you manage the process of comparing your physical stock holdings to the perpetual quantities recorded in the Inventory system. The module allows you to create a stock take for a whole stock location, or for selected inventory items i.e. fast moving, spare parts, […]

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Initiate Stock Take

July 25, 2019 Inventory Control

Purpose This function is used to create (initiate) a stock take ‘run’.  Each ‘run’ is a list of inventory items that you want to perform a stock take on at the same time, so it is basically a ‘batch’ of items to count. The main purpose of this function is the selection of the inventory […]

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Freeze Stock Take

July 25, 2019 Inventory Control

Purpose This function is used to ‘Freeze Stock’ on an existing Stock Take Run. The ‘”freeze” process records the current Inventory ‘Stock On-Hand Quantity’ as the ‘Freeze Quantity’ of each item on the stock take run. Stock should be frozen for a run before count quantities are entered unless you have control of what warehouse […]

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General Ledger Categories

July 23, 2019 General Ledger

Purpose This function is used to enter or modify the list of valid General Ledger Categories available in the system. Each GL Chart of Account must be assigned to a category. Categories are a way of organising the Chart of Accounts and are used for sorting and sub-totalling on General Ledger reports. Some examples of […]

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Chart of Accounts

July 23, 2019 General Ledger

Purpose This function is used to enter or modify the details of Chart of Accounts available for use in the system. The Chart of Account list is integral to all General Ledger posting functions, balance details and reporting functions. Each chart of account record holds descriptive data and must be assigned to a General Ledger […]

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Manual Stock Receipts

October 1, 2018 Inventory Control

Purpose This function can be used to manually enter the details of ‘Stock Receipts’ that have occurred in a given Stock Location. Once a receipt is completed using this facility the items appear in the inventory for the receiving stock location via ‘Manual Stock Receipts (MSR)’ transactions, and the value of the inventory being received […]

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Manual Stock Issues

October 1, 2018 Inventory Control

Purpose This function can be used to manually enter the details of ‘Stock Issues’ that have occurred in given Stock Locations. Once an issue is completed using this facility, the items are moved out of the inventory from the issuing stock location via a ‘Manual Stock Issue (MSI)’ transaction, and the value of the inventory being […]

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