Re: [Emerald] Emerald 2.5: Invoices paid?

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Mon, 07 Dec 1998 09:40:03 -0800

Jeff Woods wrote:
> I have FINALLY gotten around to testing Emerald 2.5. I'll start posting
> my observations here as I see them. I know I'm way behind the curve from
> many of you, so please bear with me....
> These are all on RC3:
> ------------
> I love the new search options. However, in the Invoices manager, if I
> click on "Show unpaid invoices only" it only shows ONE invoice. I know
> there are more outstanding than that. (The other outstanding ones do
> appear in the list if I load in ALL invoices).

Do you have the "Only Show last invoice" option checked?

> Is this a problem with the "balance" field, that I'd need to correct PRIOR
> to importing the old database?

You will need to check your balance fields for your customers prior to
using 2.5 for billing. This is a must for everyone.

> ----------
> The docs for upgrading are unclear on this: You cannot create the database
> named as "Emerald25" since the upgrade and DBCC scripts in EmerAdmin are
> looking for a database and/or DSN of "Emerald". To get it working to the
> point of being able to run the DBCC on the new Emerald25 database, I had to
> put it on a different server, and keep it called "Emerald".

I believe most of the database name issues have been resolved. Most of
scripts check to see what the name of the database is before doing

> ----------
> I'll keep toying.... When are the docs coming, so we know how all this
> cool stuff works? Thanks, Dale!

The Admin docs (which is a majority of the config) are already there.
user docs should be available today. They are Word97 files that get
in the directory.

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