SI5.5 SP1 Release Date Announced
The D-Tools team is proud to announce the release of the first service pack (SP1) for the award winning version 5.5. New customers will begin receiving discs with SI5.5 SP1 starting on September 14 2009. All existing SI5.x users will receive the Service Pack via automatic updates starting on Monday, September 28 2009.
In addition to numerous bug fixes and usability enhancements, SI5.5 SP1 will provide support for Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Windows 7, AutoCAD 2010, and QuickBooks UK 2008.
“We are psyched to show off our latest update to SI5.5 at CEDIA this year,” said Adam Stone, President and CEO of D-Tools. “The D-Tools SI5.5 service pack will provide expanded support for the tools system integrators rely on to run their business. In addition, fixes and enhancements to the already robust SI5.5 feature set will continue to ensure that we are providing the most complete solution for our community of SI5 customers.”
D-Tools System Integrator 5.5 enables systems integrators and custom installation professionals to create detailed projects managed with automated proposals, scheduling, pick lists, purchase orders, drawings and additional documents that streamline the integration of audio and video products. By using D-Tools SI5.5, system integrators and custom installers can better communicate all project details amongst team members, clients, and other trades. Users can download free product information from D-Tools’ comprehensive database of tens of thousands of products and their accessories, giving them the distinct advantage of designing systems using the most current product information, while saving hours of product research time.
To view a complete list of bugs and enhancements are listed below.
D-Tools SI5.5 SP1 Complete Bug and Enhancement List:
|Bug Number||Bug Description|
|5724||Earlier system time on
client than on server results in project data loss on check in.
|5761||Projects with zero wire length do not run in 5.5|
|5784||Promoting Revisions does not always work, data in project
does not change
|5820||Error when importing an SI 4 project with Visio 2003|
|5848||Error message appears when trying to delete an opened
|5855||Navigator crashes when promoting revisions|
|5900||AutoCAD 2010 Compatibility|
|6020||Two revision files with the same name are found in the
revision files grid after file manager sync
|6053||Not able to locate installer while repairing the
|5917||Error checking in a project with duplicate drawing file
|5918||Crash error when trying to add products to a Service
|5919||Product not showing as available to add to an Estimate in
QL, but shows available to add to an Invoice
|5997||Error when trying to export/import contacts to QB|
|5863||Navigator crashes when trying to do File Manager Sync|
|5877||Quickbooks 2008 UK version does not export
|5878||D-Tools menu does not appear in Visio plan view|
|5852||Illegal characters in filenames prevent delta reports
|5832||Error converting 5.2 projects to 5.5 when client name
exceeds 50 characters
|5839||Default Project Filter should be “All Projects”
and persist the Project Filter
|5845||Terminal/Signal/Label fields in I/O Studio no longer
autopopulate from the existing list
|5846||Creating a summary Task with more than 50 characters
|5827||Vista x64, Server 2008, Windows 7:Grid is not displayed
in Quick links UI
|5818||Labor Cost is off by more than a few pennies when
transferred to QuickBooks
|5786||Copy Project does not make Visio or AutoCAD files
available in files list
|5748||QuickLinks throws interop error when opened from the
|5697||Archive/Restore not available for stand-alone users
|4968||Restoring the server database backup fails|
|5797||Cannot have a project file and a file that was added
using “Add File” open at the same time
|5816||Can’t delete resource types, or resource groups|
|5817||The AssignedTo and Staff1-4 properties are not available
in the project grid.
|5853||Items are duplicated when creating a new Sales Order|
|5926||Adding products that have accessorries to a package within a project adds too many
|5856||Sales Order retains previous client name when alternating
|5860||Import Contact(s) from Outllook does not displays
contacts in the (Contact) sub folders
|5861||Error backing server when SA password is not D-Tools
|5858||Site address being used for the Bill To address in
QuickLinks forms instead of Billing Address
|5876||Scheduling a longer duration is clunky|
|5881||Error message appears when trying to change the project
information in visio file (when Project DataMatrix tab is closed)
|5868||Warehouse labels should not be generated for labor items
in work orders
|5847||Entering invalid data to Custom property (date field)
results in endless loop warning
|5830||Can’t create custom report filtered by Model|
|5791||Crash error when running a Change Order report for zero
|5814||Duplicate component ID’s not checked when duplicating
|5753||Some dialogs does not resize properly when using high DPI
|5766||When importing a custom report that already exists in the
report list will sometimes cause this report will disappear from the list.
|5181||The checkbox within projects to “display head end
dialog….” is not checked by default.
|5634||Assigned to property shown the wrong user after copying a
|5662||Selected Project changes in Project Tree after a Check
Out or Check In action in OA or Scheduling page.
|5675||If the Subject field on a Service order is left blank a
“Please enter subject” message is displayed but the service order
is saved with the blank subject field.
|5719||Deleting the summary task blanks out the resources in the
first child task
|5723||Navigator crashed when trying to create a new service
order with Italian (Italy) regional settings.
|5731||Removing a task from a work order makes the task number
of the other tasks in the work order to appear as ‘New Task’
|5821||The application crashes sometimes when you select a
number of products in the PDM and go to Add -> Create New Package.
|4696||After adding a new Manufacturer name in the MMPD
Administration tab the new name appears twice
|5842||Undocked PDM window resizes when filtering in Visio.|
|5854||Proposal with Images reports only show first three
characters of quantity.
|5869||Opening two Visio drawings named the same but from
different projects at the same time causes changes to one not to be saved.
|5870||Background pages are included when inserting a Visio
drawing via Insert System.
|5871||Running a report after renaming a project file will
generate a blank report until the project list is refreshed.
|5872||Marking products as complete in a Task asscociated with a
Workoerder does not update the WO completion.
|5874||When adding products to projects unapproved products are
included in the selection list.
|5875||Get UnauthorizedAccessException sometimes when backing up
|5882||Find and Replace needs an option to not replace CompID’s|
|5883||Swapping columns in MMPD Product Grid can cause incorrect
columns to show dropdowns.
|5884||Error message appears when clicking on ‘Refresh groups’
after swapping columns in PDM.
|5893||Zone order in Project Information is not reflected in
Reports if Zone Order is changed in Project Information in Navigator
|5894||PDM does not retain scrolled position when moving between
pages in Visio.
|5896||PDM does not retain its expand/collapse state when you
|6000||Custom Report Preview Script errors are not helpful.|
|5934||Change Block dialog does not resize properly in AutoCAD.|
|5936||Wire length greater than 32767 causes application to
|5938||The filters on the Add Equipment From Catalog form do not
behave like the filters elsewhere in the application.
|5944||AutoCAD blocks now have option to retain layer and color.|
|5951||In Project Summary the Project Hours do not account for
|5857||MMPD Product Grid does not update changes on row if you
click on a different row.
|5923||Cannot check in projects that contain files over 100 MB
|6012||Delta report cannot be generated for imported project and
one of its revision.
|6015||If multiple Visio drawings are open and the last one is
read only all Visio drawings behave as read only.
|6056||QuicklLinks crashes when trying to push over a Service
Order if Other Item products have a null price.
|6061||Get “Root element is missing” error when
logging in if user settings file is corrupt.
|6009||Error installing sever on Windows Server 2003 64 bit