Document Audit Trail

July 4, 2019 Library

Once documents are completed (sent/printed), sometimes you have the need to go back and look to see where they were sent. This can be useful when checking for mistakes, or finding evidence of a paper trail. When a document is completed there are 3 audit updates that occur and you can find and view the […]

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Customer Aged Trial Balance By Branch By Client Type

August 13, 2018 Accounts Receivable

Overview This report is produced during the Debtors and Stock End Of Month Ledger Processing and Closing. It is a mandatory report and may not be excluded from the EOM reporting. The ‘Month Ending’ date on the report is derived from the Debtors/Stock Fiscal period end date, and not from the Debtors Ageing Calendar as is the […]

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Customer Aged Trial Balance By Branch

August 13, 2018 Accounts Receivable

Overview This report is produced during the End Of Month Processing where ‘Debtors Statements’ are generated and customer balances are aged. It is an optional report and so may be excluded from the EOM reporting. The ‘Period Ending’ date on the report is derived from the Debtors Ageing Calendar and not from the Debtors/Stock Fiscal […]

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EOD Report editor

June 22, 2018 Reporting

Purpose This function is used to add or change parameters for each End Of Day (EOD) report available to run via the EOD Reports Manager tool. It is a software development tool and as such should not be made available to general users. Data Input ­ Step 1 – EOD Report Code Report Sequence Code Enter ‘N’ for “Next” […]

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EOD Report Manager

July 21, 2017 Reporting

Purpose This utility is used to manage the destination, format and availability of reports produced by the system’s overnight End of Day (EOD) process. There are many reports that can be produced by the End of Day processes. This function also includes the End of Week (EOW) and End of Month (EOM) processing. All reports […]

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Display Functions

March 28, 2017 Library

There are many hundreds of “Display” functions in Online Advantage that are used to view information held in the system based on some “known” details. There are so many of these display functions because where you start an enquiry depends entirely on the situation, and what you may know to begin with. All the display […]

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Displays

April 13, 2015 Library

There are many hundreds of “Display” functions in Online Advantage that are used to view information held in the system based on some “known” details. There are so many of these display functions because where you start an enquiry depends entirely on the situation, and what you may know to begin with. All the display […]

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Process Scheduler

April 8, 2015 9.5 posts

Purpose This routine is used to schedule functions and manage scheduled functions. The functions are typically a report or long running process of some type. Primarily the ‘Process Scheduler’ is used to schedule the running of End Of Day (EOD), End Of Week (EOW) and End Of Month (EOM) processes. Along with those functions, it […]

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Scheduling Options

April 8, 2015 9.5 posts

There are a variety of options in the system for scheduling reports or processes to run automatically. These are available from the Process Scheduler and the Report Launcher. It should be noted that wherever a scheduled time is entered, the process will run according to the server time. Which is set to Australian Eastern Daylight […]

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Cube

April 2, 2015 Library

Overview Online Advantage has a built-in analysis tool called the “Cube”. We provide facilities with the system to send your data from reports or displays into the Cube so that you can explore and analyse the information within as required. The data in your system has many relationships that can be viewed in an almost […]

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Launching Reports

March 31, 2015 Library

Purpose The ‘Report Launcher’ is the tool from which all reports in OA are run, whether it be to the screen, printer, email, fax or saved to file. The system is written this way to provide a standard, consistent and familiar method to all users who run reports. Also remember that sometimes “reports” can mean […]

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Why has all network printing stopped?

March 30, 2015 Frequently Asked Questions

There have been occasions where all network printing from Online Advantage has stopped whilst everything else appears to be functioning perfectly. We have found that the cause is usually when someone attempts to print to print to an ‘interactive’ print queue like the “Microsoft XPS Document Writer’ printer. What is an ‘interactive’ printer? It is […]

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Why does the stationery layout change between printers?

March 30, 2015 Frequently Asked Questions

It is normal that the “same” report or document can print in a slightly different way on different printers. In fact it is possible that the same report/document could look different when printed on the same printer because it all depends on the printer driver settings. Printer drivers are a piece of software that typically […]

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Client Application Launcher

June 13, 2014 Reporting

There is a non-browser based software tool called the “Online Client Application Launcher” which is included in Online Advantage (OA) for two very specific uses as follows: Report “Layout” Designing Local Windows Printing The Client Application Launcher is installed as a separate software installation onto a Windows PC that needs to perform either of the […]

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9.4 Reporting Enhancements

March 20, 2013 Release 9.4

In this release the following improvements to the reporting functions in Online were made: ­ Report Designer – Watermarks The ability to include a watermark image on a report has been added to the Report Designer. This allows users to customise their documents, either as a one-off, or regularly, with an image that appears in […]

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Auto Emailing of Report Issues

March 19, 2012 Release 9.3

We have enabled an automatic reporting facility as part of the Reporting enhancements made to the 9.3 Release. Because reports can be run interactively, scheduled to run at regular times during the day, week, month, and also run based on overnight processing or automatic functions like the Electronic Document Delivery (EDD) feature, we felt it […]

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Flatten Reporting Data option

March 19, 2012 Release 9.3

Online Advantage stores its data in a database that supports multi-dimensional data. In short this means that the data being stored does not have to conform to the restricted two dimensional row and column view of the world that many databases adhere to. Storing data in a multi-dimensional way offers many performance and storage benefits […]

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Silverlight Report Viewer

March 19, 2012 Release 9.3

Microsoft has released a new development and run-time technology called Silverlight which runs within a browser, similar in concept to Adobe’s Flash technology. In order to run a Silverlight application, a browser plug-in is loaded as it is with Flash. The Silverlight software is then downloaded to the client PC as required from the web […]

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Additional Mandatory Report Filter Types

March 19, 2012 Release 9.3

We have added a new method of data selection and verification to the Mandatory Filters that are used in the Report Launcher. Because there are times when a user wants to select several answers to a report filter question, we have added in a new “Multi-Check Box” filter type. This means that a filter prompt […]

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Restricted Report Output Formats

March 19, 2012 Release 9.3

Reports can now be created or modified to have a restricted list of output format options available when the report is run. This is a simple matter of selecting the report formats that can be used when the report is first set up or later during the edit of a report query as below. As […]

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