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VARStreet Release Note - Version 18.7

Published on Saturday, 9th June 2018

Enhancements

Introduced Document Library for Responsive Store

Before Release

Previously document library was available only for older version of Store.

After Release

Now the document library has also been introduced for the new Responsive store. This will allow the user to create document widget. Moreover, the user can also link the document to header menu.

Ability to prevent Guest Users in Responsive Store to Request for Quote

A new flag called ‘Do not Allow RFQ’ has been introduced for Guest User in Responsive Store.

To access this flag go to ->
BO>>eCommerce>>Store>>Setup>>rStore>>Registration>>Guest User Settings>>Do not Allow RFQ

Use Case -> When this flag is checked, the system will not allow guest user in Responsive store to request for quote. The label for “Request for Quote” is also now editable where you can define your own label for “Request for Quote”.

Introduced new variable “Distributor Name” in PO template in Send tab.

Added a new variable “Distributor Name” in PO Template on Send tab of Purchase Order. This variable displays the distributor name in PO email body.

Ability to prevent Payment Terms from displaying on Store

A new flag called ‘Show Payment Term’ has been introduced in Store Setup and in Customer Master. If either of the flag is unchecked, then the Payment Terms will neither be displayed in a cart nor will it be displayed in a contact’s profile

To access this flag go to ->
BO>>Home>>Customer Master>>Contact Name>>Company>>Configuration>>Show Payment Terms

OR go to ->
BO>>eCommerce>>Store>>Setup>>Display>>Show Payment Term

New privilege to control if a user can create purchase order prior to processing the Credit Card

A new privilege called ‘For Credit card Sales Orders, do not allow new user to create Purchase Order if credit card is not Authorized / Charged’ has been introduced at Sales Rep profile level. If this flag is checked then the system will not allow user to create Purchase Order if Quote/ Sales Order is not Authorized or Charged.

To access this privilege go to ->
BO>>Plus>>Masters>>User>>Privileges>>

Ability to prevent Duplicate Customer PO Number in transactions

A new flag called ‘Do not allow duplicate PO Number’ has been introduced at Customer Level. When this flag is checked, it will not allow user to convert Cart/Quote to Sales Order if any of the previous transaction of that customer has the same customer PO number.

To access this flag go to ->
BO>>Customer/Contacts>>Company>>Configuration>>Do not allow duplicate PO number

Now Users can Include Mobile Phone No. in their Personal Details

A new field called ‘Mobile’ has been introduced in ‘Personal Details’ section of Users. This will allow users to store their Mobile No. in ‘Personal Details’. The Mobile No will be visible on all transaction documents including Quote, Sales Order and Purchase Order.

Introduced Ability to Set Default Shipment Method for all Distributors

‘Default Shipment Method’ has been introduced in ‘Distributors Page’ for all distributors. This will allow user to setup default shipment method for all the distributors.

In case the flag ‘Prefer Default Shipment Method’ is checked, the default shipping method will always be preferred over other methods of shipping.

To access this field go to ->
BO>>Admin>>Distributors>>Distributor Name (such as Digitek)>>Default Shipment Method

Modifications to Existing Features

Introduced Ability to Select Multiple Brands before applying Filter in Product Search of Responsive Store

Before Release

Previously user could select only one brand before applying filter to product search result page of Responsive store.

After Release

Now the system will allow user to select multiple brands before applying filter to product search result page of Responsive store.

Introduced Delete Feature for Invoice

Before Release

Previously, users couldn’t delete invoices.

After Release

Now user can delete invoice provided the user has permission to delete the invoices.

PS: The invoices are available on store if “Invoice” feature is activated for your VARStreet account and provided your VARStreet account is integrated with your accounting application where you generate the invoices.

Increased Length of Textbox Fields in BackOffice

The display length of text box fields in transactions like Quote, Sales Order and purchase order has been increased.

Use Case -> When the text is lengthy, the increased length of textbox field will allow user to view the entire text.

Introduced Export Option for Customer Listing Page in Customer Master

Before Release

Previously Export option was available only for Contacts from contact Listing Page in Customer Master.

After Release

Now Export option has been added for Customer (Companies) Listing Page as well in customer master.

Introduced Ability to Customize Label for ‘In Stock’ in Product Details Page of Responsive Store

Before Release

Previously there was no provision to customize label for ‘In Stock’ in Product Details Page of Responsive store.

After Release

Now system will allow user to customize label for ‘In Stock’ in Product Details Page of Responsive store.

Introduced Ability to Upload Contacts using Customer ID

Before Release

Previously user could upload Contacts only by using Customer Name in the contact upload file.

After Release

Now system will allow user to upload Contacts either by Customer ID or Customer Name. If both are specified then Customer ID will precede over Customer Name.

Introduced Excel Upload Functionality for Non-SEWP Contract

Before Release

Previously user could not create and upload data in Excel file for Non-SEWP Contract

After Release

Now system will allow user to create and upload data in Excel file for non-SEWP Contract

Introduced Ability to Activate and Deactivate SEO Custom Scripts for Responsive Store

A new dropdown called ‘Actions’ has been introduced in Store Setup for Responsive Store. The dropdown menu has two options, viz. Activate and Deactivate. User can now mark the script as Active and only active scripts will be rendered on Store.

To access this dropdown box go to ->
BO>>eCommerce>>Store>>Setup>rStore>>SEO>>Custom Scripts

General Bug Fixes

Tooltip Displaying HTML entities/tags whenever the mouse is hovered over Product Title

Before Release

Previously, tooltip was showing HTML entities/tags whenever the mouse is hovered over Product Title.

After Release

The issue has been fixed. Now tooltip will show correct information whenever mouse is hovered over Product Title.

On Responsive store, system was not displaying any error message during Credit Card Payment if credentials are wrong in BackOffice.

Before Release

Previously, on Responsive store system was not displaying any error in shopping cart while paying with Credit Card as a Payment method, even when the incorrect credentials are saved in BackOffice.

After Release

We have fixed the issue. System will now display the message “Error occurred while processing payment request. Your card has not been charged for this request, please try again." if incorrect credentials are saved for payment gateway in BackOffice.

Tax exempt flag was being Default checked while Creating Customer from “General” tab of Sales Order or Quote

Before Release

Previously, tax exempt flag was default checked when Creating Customer from “General” tab of Sales Order or Quote.

After Release

Now customer will have to manually check the tax exempt flag when creating customer from ‘General’ tab of Sales Order or Quote.

Couldn’t select PayPal checkout as a payment method on Responsive Store

Before Release

Previously, system was not giving option to select PayPal checkout as a payment method on Responsive Store if the PO Details were set as “Not Applicable” in BackOffice under business rule for PayPal Checkout Payment method.

After Release

The issue has been fixed, now system will allow user to select PayPal checkout as payment method while checking out a cart on Responsive store even if the customer PO Details are set as Not Applicable.

‘Enter Cost Centers in Free Form’ flag was not working as Expected on Responsive Store

Before Release

Previously ‘Enter Cost Centers in Free Form’ flag was not working as expected on Responsive Store.

After Release

Now ‘Enter Cost Centers in Free Form’ flag will work as expected. Checking this flag will allow user to create Cost Center in free form in the shopping cart on Responsive Store.