Release Notes (Beta)

Sprint 195

Software 17.4.274 / Database Schema 47

Ingenico Device Configuration: 17.3.1 / Firmware: 20.0.2.84

Release Date: October 24, 2017

Ascend RMS Client

  • (new) Performance for importing and exporting Vendor Orders is improved.
  • (new) The Edit Vendor dialog box is rearranged for easier use. Click the Email icon to email your vendor representative.
  • (new) The Vendor Order screen is rearranged for easier use.
    a. Select a location from the Transfer To column to begin a transfer for the order item.
    b. On the toolbar, click Toggle Text Size to display text in a larger font.
    Sherpa Tip: User grid customizations share across all workstations in your store. Current customizations reset upon upgrade, but all future customizations are retained.
  • (new) Terms can be entered for customer Purchase on Account accounts.
  • (new) If a customer has an Account Type of Company selected, First Name and Last Name are not required, and Company is required.
  • (new) On the Purchase on Account payment dialog box, check Display Purchaser Shipping Address on Invoice to display the purchaser’s address on statements instead of the selected customer for the transaction.
  • (new) On the Payment on Account screen, click Details (on the toolbar) to view the information entered on the Purchase on Account payment dialog box.
  • (new) A transaction cannot be opened on multiple workstations.
  • (new) Ascend can be installed on new computers.
  • (fixed) On the Vendor Order screen, using the tab key on the keyboard does not exit the order. 

Sprint 194

Software 17.4.97 / Database Schema 46

Ingenico Device Configuration: 17.3.1 / Firmware: 20.0.2.84

Release Date: October 4th, 2017


Ascend Online Reports (AOR)

  • (new) On the Sales by Category Summary report, Vendor can be selected.
    Please note that this report does not account for receiving history by vendor and may inflate sales totals for items that can be sourced from more than one vendor.

Ascend RMS Client

  • (new) Automatic delivery of the Cash Reconciliation Summary report can be scheduled.
  • (new) In the Spaces screen, check Only Show Available Spaces for Selection to display only unused Spaces in Spaces dropdown menus.Sherpa Tip: This option is checked by default.
  • (new) Spaces are always released from Work Order Details when the transaction is finished (closed).
  • (new) When a Work Order Detail is marked Completed, the Timer stops automatically and the date is displayed next to the checkbox.
  • (fixed) Spaces can be assigned to new serial numbers.
  • (fixed) When order items are split, values display correctly in the Product Query utility.

Sprint 193

Software 17.4.57 / Database Schema 45

Ingenico Device Configuration: 17.3.1 / Firmware: 20.0.2.84

Release Date: September 26, 2017

Ascend RMS Client

  • (fixed) When multiple work orders are selected, Availability cannot be clicked.
  • (fixed) In Options > Services, the Automatic Email BCC value can be removed (cleared).

Sprint 192

Software 17.4.35 / Database Schema 44

Ingenico Device Configuration: 17.3.1 / Firmware: 20.0.2.84

Release Date: September 12, 2017

Ascend Online Reports (AOR)

  • (new) On the Inventory & Sales History report, check the appropriate options to exclude values for Min/Max, On Order, Committed, and additional Product Details from the displayed results. Overall performance is improved.

Ascend RMS Client

  • (new) Backup (both manual and automatic) performance is improved for stores with large databases.
  • (new) Payments cannot be processed while the transaction is loading or saving. This change prevents “orphaned” payments (i.e. payments which are not associated with a transaction).
  • (new) In the Spaces list:
    a. Check Sort Alphabetically to keep your Spaces list ordered.
    b. Right-click and choose Insert Row to add a new Space above the selected location.
    c. When removing a Space, it is not removed from the list until Save is clicked.
    d. Multiple Spaces can be selected for removal.
    e. When the list is unsorted, click and drag a Space to move it to the desired location.
  • (new) The TCS Team Member Analysis report is renamed TCS Technician Analysis and its query language is updated.
  • (new) In Work Order Details, enter a maximum time of 99:99 for Est. Time and Actual Time.Sherpa Tip: Leading zeros must be entered for single-digit times (e.g. 06:07).

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