Incremental changes from the initial release of 4.20.022* through the initial release of 4.20.023 are outlined below.
* Some of the changes listed were previously released as updates.
See Features & Enhancements in PowerShift 4.20 for more about PowerShift 4.20.
The names of new programs are preceded by * (asterisk); the parenthetical code that follows each description is a tracking code: PDEVnnnn is the notation for 4.20; P410nnnn indicates the change was also available as an update to PowerShift 4.10.028.
The "record is in use" message and subsequent prompt to see who has the record was replaced by a single message that identifies the user and terminal with the locked record. (PDEV8681)
Added warehouse and bin location as sort and selection options. (PDEV8661)
The format of the root element specified in XML import files
changed from including the actual PowerShift filename to a constant;
Assuming I1AE is the file to be updated, the example below highlights the difference between the prior and new formats:
This version forward:
Consignment inventory is included in the balance calculation (for consistency with the Planning Profile Maintenance and Inquiry (MPM and MRD) programs). (PDEV8602)
A Past due column was added to the list box; an asterisk indicates the order is past due. (PDEV8603)
You can now view imported files for an item by clicking the Documents button. The button is displayed if Document Import is active. (PDEV8368)
The Close TRN button on the transfer header is available for transfers with open demand. A message that demand exists is displayed; the operator can proceed with the close or cancel. (PDEV8125)
The Mobile App menu button is on System Administration menus; it no longer appears on all menu screens. (PDEV6123)
The Return to invoice header? Program option controls whether the program returns to the header after posting information is entered or if it continues in add mode (i.e., clearing the screen and prompting for the next entry). (PDEV8586)
This inquiry has been optimized for the Mobile App. (PDEV8591)
When you rebuild a spool queue for customer or vendor document copies that do not have a recipient (i.e., EDI or printed copies, for example), the customer or vendor number is written as the recipient to facilitate selection of copies to re-process. (PDEV8621)
Added a jump to the Tax Interface Audit Inquiry (TAXAQ) program. (PDEV8685)
Cash organization and account and discount organization and account can be maintained provided no payment batches are pending. (PDEV8573)
Added support for Sales Tax Systems Silver Edition. (PDEV8573)
The down arrow on the spin box widget for Unit cost no longer stops at zero to accommodate negative values (e.g., as a discount) for non-stock and service items. (PDEV8327)
For consistency with other documents, PURCHASE ORDER is printed in all caps. Also, ORDER CONFIRMATION (rather than CONFIRMATION ORDER) is noted if Print confirm? is selected in the PO header. (PDEV8630)
Product class was added as a Selection option; Program options were added so you can exclude items based on their status. (PDEV8594)
Drop File Interface Options - EDI 850:
The Reason code field label was changed to Reason for cancellation to better describe its function. (PDEV8668)
Added Mobile App output device. (PDEV8676)
RF Program Options
If you select Skip prompt in count entry?, Physical Count Entry (RFHCE) prompts for the next entry after you enter a non-zero count. If you enter 0, the Correct? Y/N/Void/Skip/Ref/eXit prompt is displayed. (PDEV8663)
See also New System Options.