With all the browser updates it's tough to keep SalesLogix web client running as it should with the mail merge functionality working and stable. Here's a step by step method to set up Firefox v10.x (you can download v10 at www.oldapps.com) with mail merge.
In the SalesLogix web client there is code to handle parsing phone numbers in the SalesLogix phone web control for numbers using “x” to denote the start of an extension (i.e. 6515551111×123). There is also code in place to handle phone numbers using “ext” as the extension designator however this code has a syntax error. […]
In the SalesLogix web client, there is a SalesLogix currency control that can be used to enter and display currency values in the web client. In 7.5x this control used to display the currency symbol. In v8, the currency symbol no longer displays. Version 7.5x shown above. Version 8 shown above. […]
Just a heads up on something I ran into that was causing me some problems. The format of the way the connection string is stored in the connection.config file of the SalesLogix deployed slxclient website has changed between versions 7.5 and 8. In 7.5x the format of the connection.config file looked like: <?xml version=”1.0″?><ConString>Provider=SLXOLEDB.1;Persist […]
On one of our test servers I received the following message when attempting to build the SalesLogix web platform on a v7.5.3 system with Hot Fixes 1 through 4. An application Exception has occurred. Failed to build Sage.Integration.Entity.Feeds.dll. (Sage.Platform.Orm.CodeGen). What finally fixed the issue was a complete uninstall and reinstall. Then a pack and rebuild […]
In the SalesLogix web client, the Area Category Issue list at Tickets is a SalesLogix control called the DependencyLookupControl. This control is contained in the Sage.SalesLogix.Web.Controls.dll assembly file. There is also some external client side scripting that works in conjunction with the server code to control the behavior of the lookup. The way the control […]
With the SalesLogix Desktop Integration and the Outlook integration web client users have great tools to integrate emails and history into SalesLogix. But what happens when there is an email that fails to send when selecting SendSLX?
When running SpeedSearch on a new SalesLogix Web installation I received the following error when searching with the Web client.
I recently assisted a number of users that were unable to get Intellisync to configure or sync correctly. Here are some of the issues and fixes we used.
A recent Microsoft automatic update has added new security to IE8 that prevents some users from logging into the SLX Client.
The Sage Desktop Manager application that runs in your taskbar can be restarted from your Start, Programs, Startup, SalesLogix Desktop Manager. This location, while not obvious, does allow those users without the SalesLogix LAN client install to start the app from the Programs.
With the revision of Intellisync in version 7.5 the new requirement is a deployment of the SLXIntellisync portal. What you will need to do is go through all of the same steps you would take to deploy the slxclient. On your web server add the Webdll user to the local administrators group, the IIS_WPG or (IIS_IUSRS in Windows Server 2008
The standard SalesLogix 7.5.x “SLX Web Reporting” site can only be used for one database because it contains a Connect.Config file that points to a single database. You can switch between databases by re-deploying the “SLX Web Reporting” site, but in a development environment it is more convenient to set up multiple reporting sites, one for each database. The below procedure explains how to setup reporting dedicated to one database. (The...
I recently had a client that was using the SalesLogix LAN client and had upgraded from 6.2 to 7.5.2 During the upgrade a problem arose that exhibited itself by crashing the SalesLogix client with no error messages of any kind. After looking into it I discovered the problem was a custom form they had was […]
If you have used the web client for SalesLogix one of the things that you will have noticed is that when you are on an existing record, when you make changes to the record the SalesLogix BindingService automatically detects the record has changed and displays a “* unsaved data” prompt at the top of the page. if a user tries to navigate away from the record before they click the Save button they will get a client side prompt asking the user t...
Recently we ran into a problems with a user adding products to an Account tab on the web client. The exact error was - The statement has been terminated : string or binary data would be truncated.
Sage provided us with an update on the SalesLogix v7.5.2 and Mobile v5.6 Releases. Release Candidate 3 will most probably be certified as Gold on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 unless there are critical issues identified.
These hotfixes are now available for download on the SalesLogix support web site…SalesLogix v7.5.1 Hot Fix 22 corrects a SpeedSearch error that occurs on lead conversion where insufficient resources exist. SalesLogix v7.5.1 Hot Fix 31 includes several fixes for the SalesLogix Provider. Refer to the Applying Guide for more details. SalesLogix v7.5.1 Hot Fix 32 […]
The SalesLogix GridView control does not offer settings fro controlling the width of columns placed within it during design time. Apparently, the though was the control does such a fine job of auto-sizing the grid that exposing those kind of properties was not needed (It is). There is a way of doing this, though it […]
In a recent post I wrote about being careful about what names you give your Entities to prevent them from conflicting with other assemblies or classes that are used by the SalesLogix Web application. On a similar note, I thought I should share another potential conflict that occurred recently. We had a client you had […]