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HOW TO DO THINGS IN BUSINESSVISION & HOW THINGS
save to a PDF or email forms (Nov-Dec 2015)
A Windows update has broken this functionality of
BusinessVision. Here's how to fix this.
Add a company to the BusinessVision
Your company has somehow dropped off the BusinessVision company
list. Here's how to add it back.
Reset your Browses to prevent freezing
Sometimes when you access a Browse,
your whole computer may freeze up. Also, items may disappear from
the Multicurrency browse, and sometimes even from other browses. Here's what to do to
fix this and prevent this from reoccurring.
add a custom report
Wildwood Canada has created a custom report for you. Here's how to add that report to BusinessVision.
How to "point" to
If you are using a modified form (for example your invoice has your logo on it and some fields have been moved
around), you must "point" each user to the modified form. Here's how to do this.
The proper process to follow
General Ledger is out of balance
Here's how to fix this. This will also fix a variety of other
General Ledger issues.
How to make an Unbalanced Journal Entry
Here's how to make an unbalanced journal entry to bring the General
Ledger back into balance.
years in BusinessVision
Many BusinessVision users are not aware that there are actually
three fiscal years available.
Some important pointers about the yearend process in BusinessVision.
Current Earnings General Ledger Account
Many BusinessVision users don't understand what this account is
actually used for, and as a result BusinessVision may be
How to resync the On Order, Back Order and Committed Quantities
If these numbers get thrown off due to system problems, here's how
to resync them to Order Entry and Purchase Order.
reprint a Packing Slip
The process to reprint a Packing
Slip is not immediately obvious. Here's how to do it (v2011 and
In BusinessVision v2013 this has been made much easier.
reprint a Purchase Order
Ditto for Purchase Orders (except this has not yet been made
User is already logged
into BusinessVision - the BusinessVision "User Log"
In v7.2 and higher of BusinessVision, if the program terminates
abnormally the user will be left "logged on" even though in reality
they are not. That user will not be able to log on again until you
clear them from the list of Logged On Users. There are also
instructions on how to turn this only-semi-helpful feature off, along with a
complete explanation of what this feature actually does.
Delete an Unpaid Timecard
A/R Finance Charges
How to calculate these and how they work; what rules this fution
Some rules and tips
why the Inventory GL Account may not
equal the Stock Status Summary
In theory, the GL Inventory control accounts should not differ
from the Stock Status Summary. However, there are a number of
reasons why discrepancies may arise.
- how to handle this within BusinessVision
ITC Recapture - how to handle this
MORE ON THE TECHNICAL SIDE OF THINGS...
The BusinessVision Control file for
this company is no longer accessible
Basic troubleshooting steps
Disconnect users from the BusinessVision data
files using Pervasive Monitor
Use the Pervasive Monitor to see who's logged on to BusinessVision
and to terminate their connection
Requirements and Best Practices
How to provide the best environment in which to run BusinessVision
that can cause BusinessVision to run slowly
The most likely causes
causes of BusinessVision data file corruption
The most likely causes
How to properly configure Pervasive
Certain settings must be made in Pervasive in order for BusinessVision to operate properly. Here's how to do
this in Pervasive v10. REVISED Feb 16/2013
How to install BusinessVision (v2013) -
step by step instructions, assuming BusinessVision has already been
licensed and installed on your network. These instructions assume
you have some degree of technical ability. REVISED Feb 16/2013.
These instructions apply to v2014 as well.
BusinessVision to a new server
Installing BusinessVision on a
There has been a disturbing trend recently amongst I.T. people to
neglect consulting a BusinessVision professional when doing either
of these tasks. Neither of these is a straightforward operation and
DOES require the assistance of a competent BusinessVision
most important BusinessVision "don'ts"
Windows, Pervasive and Crystal Reports versions supported
INFO ABOUT BUSINESSVISION
Future of BusinessVision
Some straight talk about this
What this add-on can do for you and your business - a brochure from