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Enhanced Schematic and Wire Shapes for SI 2017

We just distributed some user requested enhancements to our Visio Schematic and Finish wire shapes.  For the Schematic shapes you can now right click or use the Shape Data UI to choose from the standard Si Color pallet.  The...

Reporting on Visio Drawing Data

When running reports, there are filters that can be applied in the “Include Options” section that will filter to Visio. This means the report will only display information for products that exist on the drawing. You...

5 Will Get You SIx. Part II: Development

Recently our VP of Sales and Marketing, Tim Bigoness, published this post where he shared  his enthusiasm for, and confidence in,  the development of our next major software release.  In it he also discussed the efforts we have...

D-Tools MVP Partner News for October 2017

D-Tools MVP Manufacturer Partners realize the importance of bringing you their product information and have chosen to support the D-Tools user community by joining the program and making their product data directly available...

 

 

 

 

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Reporting on Visio Drawing Data

When running reports, there are filters that can be applied in the “Include Options” section that will filter to Visio. This means the report will only display information for products that exist on the drawing. You...

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The D-Tools Hosted Solution and Bandwidth Usage

What is the D-Tools Hosted Solution? We offer a Hosted Solution through Amazon Web Services (AWS) that will house your SI Server. Our Technical Support Department manages the maintenance and updating of these services on a...

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Create Custom Subreports

Creating custom reports allows you to modify a report to show certain data. You can also create sub-reports that will run on the parent report. By default, the D-Tools standard reports use sub-reports to display certain...

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Add a Contingency to Reports in D-Tools

There is a method to adding a “contingency” factor into your reports. This would basically let you add a percentage adjustment after the total to account for possible additions not included in the originally proposed...

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Signature Script on Reports

Over the past few years, SI users have asked me “how to add a Signature Script” to their reports, so it will print a signature for each sales person on their proposal reports. There are basically two ways to do this....

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SI2017 R3 (6.11.2356) Update

We have updated D-Tools SI2017 to a new build (6.11.2356) on Friday, December 15th 2017.  Here is the list of fixed issues and improvements: Reports for new service orders did not display client information correctly until the...

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Ping and AWS (Amazon Web Services)

Ping is one of the most basic tools for IT personnel to test the connection and speed of the connection between two systems or two addresses. This is a tool/process that is used on a daily basis when it comes to testing...

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Integration with Kuali Financial System

Kuali Financial System is an application widely used by Higher Education organizations, and we are proud to inform an “offline” integration between D-Tools SI and Kuali Financial System (KFS) through a custom report....

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