Charting “Graph” Viewer

March 19, 2012 Release 9.3

Online Advantage now has the ability to send report data to our new Chart Viewer for the display of data into a variety of user selectable graph formats.  When running reports, the Report Launcher now has a “Graph” icon and option which will direct the date to the Chart Viewer.  See sample screen shot below […]

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9.3 Reporting Enhancements

March 19, 2012 Release 9.3

Once again we’re pleased to tell you that enhancing the reporting facilities in Online has been one of the areas of focus for us in the 9.3 Release.  Below is a summary of the key areas of improvement: Charting Function Restricted Output Formats Additional Mandatory Filter Types Silverlight Report Viewer Flatten Reporting Data option Auto […]

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Remote File Upload Tool

March 12, 2012 Business To Business

Online comes with a tool that can be used to upload non-Online Advantage type files/data into the system for use in specific functions of the application. Currently there are four types of files that are used in the system as follows: Product Images Product Index Images Product Details Attachments The upload tool can be found […]

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Spooler Archive Conversion

March 5, 2012 Online Tools

The Online 2000 “terminal emulation” system contained a Spooler Archive that allowed users to store reports from their “Print Spooler” into predefined sections called “Archive Types”. Many Online 2000 users would use this facility to store important reports that they wanted to have ongoing access to. In particular users would store their useful End Of […]

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Stationery Print Format Options

March 5, 2012 Release 9.2

There are times when you require alternative stationery formats within the system. Sometimes this can simply be the ability to vary the name, address and contact information that the system prints. Other times you might need a completely different format for a branch or group of users. In the 9.2 Release we have added the […]

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Report Filters – Grouping

March 5, 2012 Release 9.2

Report Filters are a significant resource for the user. With them, more targeted reporting is achieved. Without them, the user has to wade through too much data and reports that are just too long. In short, they provide focus. All the things a user is not concerned about can be excluded. Alternatively, only the data […]

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Report Scheduling

March 5, 2012 Release 9.2

Reports can now be Scheduled from the Report Launcher. This means that a user can set a report to run at a regular time to save having to do that manually. Many of our customers told us that they run reports on a regular schedule and “deliver” them to selected users in the company. With […]

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9.1 Standard Sales Reporting

February 17, 2012 Release 9.1

9.1 see’s the introduction of a new and powerful Sales tool which allows for the easy generation of what we have termed “Standard Sales” reports. We have used this reporting tool to generate a staggering 490 different sales reports from the data held with the Online Advantage sales analysis system. These new reports are already […]

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9.1 End Of Day (EOD) & Process Scheduler

February 17, 2012 Release 9.1

This version sees the release of our new Process Scheduler. With it, we can schedule End of Day, End of Week or End of Month procedures to run as required. The setup is simple to do, just need to nominate the user who will be running the process and then pick your options. We can […]

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9.1 Report Query Editing changes

February 16, 2012 Release 9.1

There are also new features that have been added to the Report Query editor as follows: User Reports added to the system using the Reporting Tools can now be added onto “selected” Online Advantage menus from the Query create/edit form. This allows them to be “published” into the standard menu structure so that users can […]

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9.1 Report Designer Improvements

February 16, 2012 Release 9.1

Once again we have a new and improved version of the Report Designer in this release. Apart from some cosmetic improvements to the look and feel of the Designer there are significant enhancements to its functionality. Here’s a look at the new style: Below is a summary of some of the more important new features […]

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9.1 Reporting Enhancements Summary

February 16, 2012 Release 9.1

As with most releases of OA, we have once again given attention to improvements in the general reporting tools available to users.  In the 9.1 release includes a number of significant enhancements to the reporting tools to give users more facilities across all the standard reports in Online Advantage. These improvements are summarised below: Reporting […]

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8.1 Reporting Enhancements

November 1, 2011 Release 8.1

The first new reporting feature to mention is the inclusion of a Branch Logo facility across all the appropriate “stationery” formats. This means that if it exists, OA will put a branch image logo on the document when generating the print rather than using the standard “company” logo. The support documents are: Purchase Order Quotes […]

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9.1 Reporting Filters

May 30, 2011 Release 9.1

The 9.1 release includes a number of significant enhancements to the reporting tools to give users more facilities across all the standard reports in Online Advantage. These improvements are summarised below: Report Launcher – Filters When launching reports in the 9.1 Release, the first change to mention is a new User Interface (UI) for filters. […]

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9.1 Report Launcher Destination

May 30, 2011 Release 9.1

A major change to report launching is the introduction of our ‘Quick Launch’ step. We’ve changed the report destination to a visual choice. A series of icons (as seen below) allow users to quickly launch to all the supported file formats and close the Report Launcher with one click. This also includes the ability to […]

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9.1 Cube Enhancements

May 30, 2011 Release 9.1

Also in this release the Cube has had additional features added to improve its functionality. The most important new features are the two buttons shown below for Exporting the Cube details to Excel and HTML. See Cube sample below: The Excel option in particular has been much sought after by OA users. Once a Cube […]

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