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Release Notes for the 12.4 Release
Enterprise Asset Management Version: 12.4
Date: September 2011
QAD Enterprise Applications Versions: Enterprise Edition 2009, 2009.1, 2010, 2010.1, 2011, and 2011.1; Standard Edition 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011.
Languages Supported: English, Latin American Spanish, Castilian Spanish, Czech, Polish, French, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Bulgarian, Hungarian.
Installation Changes
Installation Guide: QAD Enterprise Asset Management has been updated and revised. The new item number is 78-0955A. Changes to the installation introduced by the 12.4 release are included in the updated installation guide.
Application Changes
The following enhancements have been made to the Maintenance module:
WorkBench links and added fields
Enhanced Parent /Child Cost Analysis
Enhanced Down Time Calculation
The following enhancements have been made to the Inventory module:
Added Intrastat Commodity field to Part record
Additional fields for Inventory Transactions
Enhanced Stock Replenishment Features
The following enhancements have been made to the Purchasing module:
Quotes
Added Intrastat fields to PO Header and Lines
The following enhancements have been made to the Finance module:
Capitalize Action in Project adds Fixed Asset to QAD EE
Enhanced Unposted G/L Calculation on Lines
The following enhancements have been made to the Analysis module:
Project Job Cost Summary
Project Activity Summary
Descriptors to Prints
Equipment Cost Analysis
Physical Inventory Adjustments
Create Generic Reports and Add Extra Calculated Fields to All Reports
Project Reimbursement Due
Project Supplier Payments Due
The following enhancements have been made to the System Administration module:
Enhanced Vendor Download across Domains
Added Mandatory Field functionality to PO Actions - Save & Authorize
Added Mandatory Field functionality to PO Receipt for Packing Slip
ContextSession information browse
Added Job Control jobs, including:
Refresh Accounts
Refresh Cost Centers
Refresh Sub Accounts
Refresh Projects
Refresh Vendors
Refresh Currency
Run Project Cost Refresh
Customer-Reported Issues Resolved
The following customer-reported issues have been resolved in this release:
 
Issue
Description
Module
EAMNET-291
Cursor flow on maintenance screens should skip non-updatable fields.
Client UI
EAMNET-303
Using the Logoff option from the File menu loses the Home page.
Client UI
EAMNET-1000
System Sequence and User/Roles child browse New is enabled after Undo.
System Administration
EAMNET-1738
Global issue of PMs to Work orders in other than default site does not display the work orders.
Maintenance
EAMNET-1860
Changing the quantity on a requisition line updates the cost after a manual override.
Purchasing
EAMNET-1889
All of the Analysis report icons are incorrect except one.
Analysis
EAMNET-2023
JCI reported - System shows Multi-No in mail setup - should be requisition number (GUI).
System Administration
EAMNET-2416
Modify the way we handle parts with blank vendors when performing a Create Request in the Stock Replenishment module.
Inventory
EAMNET-2421
Remove Monitor settings in PM's if this feature is currently not working.
Maintenance
EAMNET-2475
Add Project to the Unposted GL Line.
Finance
EAMNET-2496
Transform the BJS "Download ALL" routine.
Other
EAMNET-2538
The logo is only printed on the first page of the RFQ documents.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2545
External Links from PM Templates should display for the Issued Work Order.
Maintenance
EAMNET-2589
Costs applied to a piece of equipment should also be applied to the parent.
Maintenance
EAMNET-2610
Inbox does not notify user of new mail without logging out and back in.
Home
EAMNET-2614
Vendor download from ERP should allow cross domain download.
System Administration
EAMNET-2622
Inbox time does not match the server time.
Home
EAMNET-2641
Downtime should be available from the WO.
Maintenance
EAMNET-2643
SSB will need a Buyer Performance report.
Reporting / Filtering
EAMNET-2647
Ship-to is populated by the bill-to download.
System Administration
EAMNET-2648
Ability to put in a from date and time and a to date and time on Downtime needed.
Maintenance
EAMNET-2649
Highlight inventory differences in the Physical inventory screen.
Inventory
EAMNET-2658
The Status codes for RFQ, PO & Req should be unique and not shared by the W/O Status codes.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2659
Add Quote subdetail to Projects.
Finance
EAMNET-2663
Services will Pursue this: V12.2 Physical inventory upload.
Inventory
EAMNET-2665
SSB requires a Variance report with values (FIFO) prior to the closing of the stock count.
Analysis
EAMNET-2677
AP Variance and Vouchered Amt is not returned correctly from EE on Project Refresh.
Finance
EAMNET-2681
A Mandatory Fields for PO Save and authorize.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2690
Stores Req List records are not closed when all the parts are issued when tied to an sales order.
Inventory
EAMNET-2696
Total Cost on Req header is zero after changing the tax setting on the Purchase Order.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2707
EAM 12.2.1 allow future receipt dates - this is inconsistent with previous EAM versions.
Data Entry
EAMNET-2710
Show proper pos/neg signs on all analysis screens.
Inventory
EAMNET-2715
It is possible to copy cancelled requisition with status P with line items with status X.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2720
Taxes are not refreshed on the Purchase Order when changed on the requisition.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2727
Allow close of stores Requisitions where the lines are complete but the header is not marked as complete.
Maintenance
EAMNET-2729
The Requisition Header and Purchase Order is not closed when you close a requisition line.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2732
Vendor should be required before authorization is allowed.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2733
Physical Inventory does not update Inventory Quantities properly.
Inventory
EAMNET-2745
Period validation in Unposted GL should not occur until the record is saved.
Finance
EAMNET-2757
Values missing for Ext PO Cost on SE/EE reports for purchase orders.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2758
Stores Requisition Approvals is not available.
Maintenance
EAMNET-2761
Inventory SOH does not match with the Location SOH.
Inventory
EAMNET-2764
Vendor contact inquiry shows no contacts.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2766
Workflow messages are only being delivered if the user signs off and back on again.
Home
EAMNET-2768
If the Quote lines were awarded to different vendors the Print Document produces one Request for Quote for all of the vendors. Plus the logo only prints on the first page.
Analysis
EAMNET-2770
The Consigned system filter does not work.
Reporting / Filtering
EAMNET-2774
On creation of PO from requisition for site other than default, when trying to put on PO order nothing appears as the site defaults to the user site.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2775
The Rand/Dollar conversion on PO Receipts is not working. This is causing huge Forex gains and losses and is an urgent problem.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2776
Do not allow backdating of transactions into a period that is closed in QAD.
Finance
EAMNET-2778
The exchange rates should be downloaded from QAD automatically. Daily with a batch job.
System Administration
EAMNET-2779
Display the correct sign of the transaction on all analysis views.
Inventory
EAMNET-2780
Report layouts have been overwritten by upgrade.
Other
EAMNET-2781
Documentation required for the Report Designer.
System Administration
EAMNET-2782
Navigation of GL calendar not working correctly.
Finance
EAMNET-2785
Unposted GL Transactions - subaccount drop down blank, and allows invalid account string combinations.
Finance
EAMNET-2790
When changing the status of a stores req to Closed, should not validate order.
Maintenance
EAMNET-2791
Need data correction to close stores reqs where all lines are fully shipped.
Maintenance
EAMNET-2795
Add additional fields to Inventory Transaction History module.
Analysis
EAMNET-2798
Languages master has been overwritten on production with the upgrade.
System Administration
EAMNET-2800
Add the requisition line description to the inventory transaction history browse.
Inventory
EAMNET-2802
User 2762 (Adriaan vd Westhuizen) has not received any inbox messages since his inbox was cleared by Chrstian.
Home
EAMNET-2804
Can't change cost on requisitions.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2813
Using copy on requisition lines does not re-enable the requisition header browse.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2816
Requisition document has Auto Issue? No for auto-issue requisition.
Analysis
EAMNET-2817
Job spending limits should not exceed the parents spending limit.
Finance
EAMNET-2822
Saving a purchase order after initial creation zeroes out the Total Cost (B) on the PO header and the Total Cost on the Req header.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2826
Accounts in Req header created from Stock Replenishment are Expense Accounts.
Inventory
EAMNET-2827
The Planned amount is not updated on work orders when a requisition is added.
Maintenance
EAMNET-2838
Lookups for Vendor and Parts on the Stock Replenishment Lines do not function for alternate sites.
Inventory
EAMNET-2839
Stock Replenishment batch job creates more replenishment lines than Global Add on the browse.
Inventory
EAMNET-2840
Files in the proxy.pl may be compiled with an incompatible version of Progress.
Other
EAMNET-2847
You should not be able to change requisition or requisition lines that are attached to a locked PO.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2849
Junior buyers are allowed to change the vendor on a approved purchase order.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2850
You are allowed to overspend a job if you process 2 lines for the same job on a PO.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2858
Vendor return does not re-open a requisition line if something has invalidated the line information.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2872
Project refresh does not apply taxes correctly to the Job Tax Cost.
Finance
EAMNET-2874
When a requisition is copied there are problems and EAM does not copy the lines on the original.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2876
Quote function generates new requisition instead of updating existing one.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2877
Add the Intrastat Commodity Code to parts records.
Inventory
EAMNET-2879
Add mandatory fields to PO Save.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2882
Batch Job Downall got error messages and stopped running.
System Administration
EAMNET-2885
Do not allow any future date on the Po Receipts Receive Date.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2887
The External Cost and Total Spent on Project Refresh has the incorrect cost when the PO has taxes.
Finance
EAMNET-2888
CLONE - Junior buyers are allowed to change the vendor on a approved purchase order.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2890
Ship Date does not print correctly on the PO Receiver document.
Analysis
EAMNET-2891
Return to Vendor cancels the PO in EE instead of re-opening it.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2893
Activities maintenance does not allow entry of the GL codes.
Finance
EAMNET-2896
Report conversion tool not in EAM 12.3 media and it doesn't work.
Form Designer
EAMNET-2899
Labor Post allows over spend on projects because it does not add the Project Committed amount to the spent.
Finance
EAMNET-2901
Additional fields for Intrastat information.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2907
Fixed Asset Integration.
Finance
EAMNET-2911
Receive error trying to re-save a purchase order where the currency has been changed from the vendor's currency.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2919
Return to vendor does not always reopen the requisition lines.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2921
Purchase Order create should automatically recognize that the Country of a vendor is part of the European Union.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2924
Add Mandatory field option for Packing Slip for Receipts.
Finance
EAMNET-2925
Return to vendor should use the Domain setting for Receiver number setting and populate the Requisition field for receipt records.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2927
EAM NetUI 'logoff' does NOT reset some session variables thus causing abnormal behavior when next user has different language.
Client UI
EAMNET-2933
Work order created from the Job subdetail does not increment the work order sequence number.
Finance
EAMNET-2938
Requisition and PO Print do not handle cancelled lines the same and the total contains the cost of the canceled lines.
Analysis
EAMNET-2939
Requisition Total and PO total should be updated if a requisition line is cancelled.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2940
Column labels and Field Picker for Site browse needs the descriptive labels for Account, SubAcct, etc.
General
EAMNET-2941
Receive from Work Order causes the On Order quantity of the Part to go negative.
Inventory
EAMNET-2950
When you award a quote generated from a requisition, the system is hanging and will not move to next session.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2951
Purchase Orders, Requisitions and Requisition Lines do not display correctly if the Cost of the Req Line is too large.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2957
Job lookup on the Add New Fixed Asset should be filtered to the working site or Project.
Finance
EAMNET-2961
Create enhanced Physical Adjustment Report.
Inventory
EAMNET-2983
ERP Terms Download does not update descriptions.
Purchasing, System Administration
EAMNET-2985
Incorrectly receive message that the Period is not open when there are taxes on the PO.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2986
Purchase is misspelled on the message that displays when you try to Authorize a PO that has already been authorized.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2987
System Sequence and User/Roles child browse New is enabled after Undo.
System Administration
EAMNET-2988
Cannot unselect fields on the Requisition ReRoute/Notify fields maintenance.
System Administration
EAMNET-2992
Labels on the right click menu for browse lines are not translated.
Browse
EAMNET-2993
Create browse for ContextSession information with actions to Unregister/Global Unregister idle sessions.
Browse
EAMNET-2995
If PO is on order, vendor cannot be changed.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2996
Upgraded systems are not getting the default column settings for new browses.
Browse
EAMNET-2998
The Depreciate Value does not default from the Fixed Asset Class properly.
Finance
EAMNET-3000
Receive currency conversion error on requisition lines using price schedules.
Purchasing
EAMNET-3001
PO Reopen does not allow the buyer to re-open purchase orders that have been authorized.
Purchasing
EAMNET-3004
pick schedule price of primary vendor part in Stock Replenishment.
Inventory
EAMNET-3008
PO Integration is not populating the exchange rates in the pvod_det table for EE on Returns.
Purchasing
EAMNET-3014
Requisition Total in vendor currency needs to be updated if a requisition line is cancelled.
Purchasing
EAMNET-3015
We should not allow a negative Inventory Issue.
Inventory
EAMNET-3017
Changing the Employee number on a User record produces and error.
System Administration
EAMNET-3030
Using the Logoff option from the File menu loses the Home page.
Client UI
EAMNET-3058
Project and job not updating planned purchase and received material correctly.
Purchasing
EAMNET-3061
PO Receipts should be based on the current exchange rate - unless the PO is a fixed rate PO.
Purchasing
EAMNET-3069
Labor Post allows over spend to the Project Committed amount.
Finance
EAMNET-3072
Return to vendor should use the Domain setting for Receiver number setting and populate the Requisition field for receipt records.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2431
You are stuck in a loop on Requisition Lines when switching from a stock part to a non stock part.
Purchasing
EAMNET-2759
The Find Fields on the browsers do not correctly get overwritten when highlighted and typed over.
Browse
EAMNET-2760
Cursor does not left or right justify which you click into the field to enter data. Can lead to blank data.
Data Entry
EAMNET-2875
PO Cost is displayed as ? mark in Voucher Maintenance for EAM receipt.
Integration
EAMNET-2953
The Planned work order costs are not correct on the Cost Analysis subdetail.
Maintenance
EAMNET-2955
Required Date does not print on Stores Requisition.
Reporting / Filtering
EAMNET-2956
Add Status Description to the available fields for columns on the Service Request browse.
Maintenance
EAMNET-2997
Selecting a Job from the Job lookup does not return a value on the Capitalize dialog for Projects.
Purchasing
EAMNET-3006
Add warning message when placing a PO On Order if the Bill To or Ship To is not valid in the ERP.
Purchasing
EAMNET-3060
Nexteer Poland Project/Job Data.
Other
EAMNET-3076
Removing the PO Prefix for ERP Options in Site makes the value ?
General