9.4 Release Summary

March 3, 2013 in Release 9.4

The 9.4 Release of Online Advantage is a major release with a long list of new features and functions for our customers to put to good use through the course of their daily activities.

Below is a summary list of the highlights of the 9.4 Release:

This release sees the final push to replace any transaction or maintenance functions that remain with the old terminal emulation interface to be replaced with the OA browser interface (UI) to provide a consistent and familiar approach to data entry.

The entire Asset Ledger, Time Cards and Job Costing modules have been re-developed for the browser as part of this release, along with a number of other sundry functions and reports. The full list of all the functions re-developed for this release appears HERE.

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User Interface improvements

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Creating User Sales report templates is a fairly straight-forward activity with the setup tool that leads you through the questions required to write a report. The hardest part (as always with reports) is working out what you want to see, and in what sequence. Below is a step by step sample of some of the […]

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