Release notes for Update 2019.21

General improvements

  • The supplier filter in the project area works correctly again.
  • The transport company is printed on the delivery note. This is now determined much more reliably.
  • When placing an order, the shipping confirmation email now also contains the tracking link for parcel tracking.
  • For a better overview, it now also contains the complete list of ordered items.
  • The parts button in the right product details tab again links the correct product in all cases.

B2B Suite

  • To import your own product files into the B2B Suite shop, SFTP and SCP accesses can now also be stored.
  • The table in the order preview now dynamically adapts to the number of columns.
  • If order automation is activated, it is no longer possible for too many items to be displayed on the delivery note.

Content / Listings

  • New distributors listed in ITscope: Schenker Technologies GmbH.
  • Individual price lists can be set up at the distributor eParts France.
  • Realtime and individual price lists can be set up at the distributor computeruniverse.
  • Standard prices are now also displayed at Distributor Dansk Computer Center (DCC) in ITscope.

Release notes for update 2019.20

General improvements

  • Orders to the distributor computeruniverse will be transferred to their EDI system immediately.
  • Orders to the distributor Comline are now being transferred to the EDI system for customers who have been activated.
  • Orders to Distributor Travion are now being transferred to their EDI system.
  • For all PDFs that are sent by e-mail, spaces in the file name are replaced by underscores to ensure compatibility with certain e-mail programs (Apple Mail).
  • The print offer now also contains the customer number, if this has been defined.
  • The customer number in the company tab “Account with us” is now correctly displayed by manufacturers.
  • The allocation of customer numbers for self-employed companies under the company tab “Account with us” is now stored correctly / displayed and taken over into the offer.

B2B Suite

  • If the status is changed for an order created by the order automation, the status is also updated in the corresponding B2B shop order.
  • In the customer management of the B2B Suite, the operator can now see in detail which address fields of an invalid address have to be corrected.

Release notes for update 2019.19

General improvements

  • Added trial support for HTTPS domains for offerings. For this the own offer domain must be deposited as CNAME on secure.itquote.de and the old DNS A entry must be removed. After the conversion, all existing links with this domain will automatically be redirected to HTTPS. Depending on the set TTL of the old entry it can take up to several hours until the new DNS entry is available.
  • When entering an invalid URL if the user is already on a page, the user now receives a more meaningful error message.

B2B Suite

  • In the case of invitations to a B2B shop, there may still be display problems with the company logo. As a first remedy, the version number has been added to the image URL to ensure that the latest version is loaded.
  • On the shopping board in B2B-Suite and ITscope.com it is now again possible to move orders by drag-n-drop between the columns.

Release notes for update 2019.18

Bug Fixes

  • When adding a product to the shopping cart, it is possible to enter a note again.
  • Corrected the optimization layout, so now the buttons always have correct paddings.
  • On the sales board an own comment can be deposited in the activities for an order.
  • Fixed an issue where, if the source of supply of a product was changed, in some cases an error message was displayed incorrectly.
  • Fixed a rare error when calling the own ITscope listing.
  • Fixed an issue that could occur in rare cases when navigating within the company page.
  • Fixed a rare bug that could occur when using the Email Preview.

B2B Suite

  • The explanatory notes for managing product files have been improved.
  • Fixed a bug when using the category tree in the B2B Store.

Release Notes for update 2019.17

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that caused images uploaded by a user to have a small border cut off at certain aspect ratios. The improvements include company logos, avatars, and product images.

B2B Suite

  • When adding a product, after clicking on the button “Add to cart”, you can now change the quantity again.
  • SAP customers can now log in and transfer a shopping basket via an OCI punchout.
  • To facilitate manual product selection, the system now displays better error messages in the event of an error.
  • We have introduced a first proposal for an Apple CTO configurator. The display can be adjusted via the customer group.
    It is important to note that all Apple products must be in the range as well as the supplier ALSO Germany must be in the customer group.
  • In the B2B shop administration, I will be notified as a shop operator if a customer has an incorrect address.
  • In the B2B shop administration the new entries are reliably displayed in the detail area after the creation of new entries (customers, customer groups, etc.).
  • The name of the user has led to confusion in a few places and was therefore removed at the appropriate places:
    • The hint who accepted an automated order has been removed from the purchasing area’s activity stream.
    • The orderer’s name has been removed from the delivery address of orders.
    • The customer’s name has been removed from the order preview.

Release notes for update 2019.16

Improved functions and bug fixes

  • The new improved PDF generation is now active for all users of the platform. In case of problems, this can be temporarily deactivated via the test lab.
  • Problems using the property filters in the product search have been fixed. The filters are now easier to use with the keyboard and no longer close when a space is entered in the filter search.
  • The dialog for adding tags to companies and offers can now be reliably opened again.
  • In rare cases, adding products to collections failed because the product could no longer be loaded. In this case, a meaningful error message is displayed.
  • The file name of PDF datasheet downloads no longer contains a duplicate manufacturer identifier and is adapted to the set language.

B2B Suite

  • As a shop operator I have the possibility to forbid a single customer to edit the billing address.
  • An error when creating a new category in the administration of the B2B shop categories has been fixed.
  • The B2B shop operator can now decide for the customer group whether the article numbers of the distributor are displayed for the affected customers in the shop. The corresponding setting can be made in the “Supplier selection” section of a customer group.
  • If several product files contain a product, all prices from the product files are displayed, not just one as before.
  • In the B2B customer group you can now define whether the top products or the product categories are displayed as the start page and in the sidebar.

Content / Listings

  • New distributors listed in ITscope: ITZ Informationstechnologie GmbH, Tomax Technology Ltd. and Platinum Components Ltd.

Release notes for update 2019.15

Improved features

  • Fixed an issue where the context on the purchasing tab of ​​a quote was not updated correctly.
  • Fixed a bug which occured while copying quotes with hidden positions. In some cases it was possible that not all selected items were copied the cart of the new quote.
  • The sorting of each transaction in the transaction history of an order is now more accurate at very small time intervals.
  • On the procurement and sales volume chart, the total volume is now splitted by platform, API, shop, and automated orders.

B2B Suite

  • In the case of the distributor orders created by shop automation, the option “Use own delivery note” is now activated, if the distributor supports it and it is activated in the own e-service configuration.
  • When adding products to the home page, the correct price is now displayed in the top right corner of the shopping cart overview.
  • The “Add to cart” dialog is no longer displayed, but the product is placed directly on the shopping cart selected in the top right corner.
  • Products that are promoted on the B2B front page are now sorted by ITscope ranking.
  • Shop operators now have the option of completely blocking the editing and adding of addresses for individual customers.

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Release Notes for update 2019.14

Improved features

  • The performance for loading products in the project view has been significantly improved.

B2B Suite

  • Product categories are now displayed in all available languages. If a category is not translated into the selected language, a fallback is displayed (1. EN, 2. DE)
  • It is now possible to jump directly from an assortment definition to the product selections used.
  • Better search behavior in the area of assortment definition of customer groups.
  • The individual categories of the shop management category tree now show a warning if the underlying product selection is incorrect.
  • There is now a button in the header area that allows you to jump directly to the shopping cart.
  • Fixed a bug where no top products were displayed when an assortment was used with all products.
  • The list of customer groups now shows a preview of the assortment size.
  • The list of customer profiles now shows a summary of product selections.
  • In the shop management, the addresses of a customer can now also be changed or new ones created.
  • The customer group informs you if the assortment used is incorrect.
  • Temporarily, B2B customers will be able to invite remote colleagues to the shop until we have ensured the reliable sending of e-mails.

Content

  •  New distributors listed:
  • Portfolio expansion of the listed products of EET Europarts Austria to almost 1 million products.
  • Individual price list can now be set up at the distributor Travion.
  • Line of Core i processors vob i3 to i9 is now corrected and provides better model names.

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Release notes for update 2019.13

New Features

  • On the product page, positions in the table for accessories can now be added to the shopping cart directly via a button.
  • Error messages on the shopping and sales board were adapted to the design of the cards.
  • The button for expanding and collapsing the entire cart column has been removed from the column header. This feature is still available on a single card.

B2B Suite

  • For B2B customers, we’ve included a tree-like product group navigation in the main menu that helps customers navigate the catalog exploratively.
  • In the shop management area, the product group filters for the categories are now expanded by default.
  • A separate admin right (B2B shop administrator) was introduced for the B2B shops, so that it is no longer necessary to assign the admin right to configure shops.
  • The look of the EmptySpace hints in the shop area has been improved.

Content / Listing

 

Release notes for update 2019.12

New Features

  • On the product page, positions in the table for accessories can now be added to the shopping cart directly via a button.
  • Error messages on the shopping and sales board were adapted to the design of the cards.
  • The button for expanding and collapsing the entire cart column has been removed from the column header. This feature is still available on a single card.

B2B Suite

  • For B2B customers, we’ve included a tree-like product group navigation in the main menu that helps customers navigate the catalog exploratively.
  • In the shop management area, the product group filters for the categories are now expanded by default.
  • A separate admin right (B2B shop administrator) was introduced for the B2B shops, so that it is no longer necessary to assign the admin right to configure shops.
  • The look of the EmptySpace hints in the shop area has been improved.

Bug fixes

  • Sorting in order by vendor has been renamed vendor and now works correctly again in all cases.
  • Fixed an issue printing bug so that the data in the letterhead would be correctly located again in all cases.
  • In a quote, using the “Display only total price” button sometimes resulted in an empty table under the “Offer” tab although there were items. We have now resolved this bug.
  • Calculating the margin on an offer now works without error if the absolute margin is deleted.

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Release notes for update 2019.11

New Features

  • The order number assigned by you will now be preferentially transmitted in all orders. Similar to the offer function, we offer a number generator with which you can generate your own consecutive order number. In this way you can define your own order number format or simply use our default. The order number can, however, be set manually in each order if required.
  • Products can now be filtered by product type. This concerns product search, export and B2B shop assortments.
  • The offer function on the product page only lists open offers to which the product can be added.
  • In order to increase the readability and comprehensibility of the shopping board, we have diligently improved the display. Important actions are now highlighted more clearly and uniformly.
  • Companies can be tagged as desired. Among other things, these tags are displayed on the company page, where they can now also be seen at lower resolutions.

B2B Suite

  • The shop operator now sees in the overview of the employees of a shop customer the employees who have arrived and can also withdraw the invitation there.
  • Employees of B2B customers can now also be deleted again.
  • The product catalogue can now also be supplemented by importing CSV or Excel files. These own files with products can be added in the shop and used in customer assortments.
  • On the product side it was difficult to recognize which numbers were used (manufacturer article number, EAN, ITscope ID). For this reason, we have now added an information marker with description behind the numbers.
  • The right side area for shop users has been cleaned up and superfluous page areas removed. This concerns the product search and the product view.
  • The top products on the home page of the product catalogue are now also in a neutral design.

Bug fixes

  • The activity entries are loaded faster. The display of activities during product selection in export and in the B2B shop has been corrected.
  • The filter for sellers in the order search is now correctly applied again.

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Release notes for update 2019.10

New Features

  • The column for placed orders can be hidden in the settings of the purchasing board.
  • The display of project prices on the product page and in the shopping cart has been changed to a two-line layout. This allows the project conditions to be displayed in a more structured way. In addition, the validity of the project is now also visible.
  • A warning is now displayed in the e-Service configuration if you do not have the authorization to view and change the configuration.
  • All products in the export now have an eClass number. If there is no exact eClass for the product, the numbers 19-01-91-90 (eClass) b.z.w. 90-90-90-90 (eClassV7) are used.

B2B Suite

  • The definition of product ranges has become more flexible: The customer group can consist of several product filters and product lists to be included or excluded, no longer just a single product selection as before.
  • Product management has been adapted so that dynamic filters on catalog products and lists of catalog products can be maintained side by side.
  • For B2B customers, the placed orders column is hidden by default in the purchasing board. This can be changed in the settings.
  • B2B customers can now change the name of the legal form when editing an order address.
  • B2B customers now see the name of the legal form entered in the address in the purchase order.
  • To facilitate navigation, the quick navigation now remains at the top of the product page when scrolling down.
  • For B2B customers, only the most important information is displayed on the product page under “Description”.
  • In the B2B area, an error has been corrected that caused the status dynamic/manual to be displayed incorrectly when the catalog was selected.

Bug fixes

  • The PDF data sheets are now correctly scaled to DIN A4 again in all cases.
  • Fixes a bug which caused that exports of version API 1.0 and the profile “PriceLocationUpdate 2” did not contain calculated prices.
  • If the context is hidden on a product page and is opened by calling up the details of a source, the context remains hidden if another product page is called up.
  • In the offer, the selection of who the offer is addressed to can also be opened if the offer has the status Won or Lost.
  • When changing the filter criteria in the product search, the selected sort order was not applied correctly. This has now been corrected.
  • It is ensured that you can only see activities in the purchasing and sales area that are related to the respective area.

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Release notes for update 2019.09

New Features

  • During the product search, the sort order was better adapted to the requirements. When a search term is entered, it is always sorted by relevance; when entering via a product category, sorting is done by popularity, and if the filters in the product search change, the currently selected sorting is retained.
  • When sending e-mails via the platform, the dialog is now closed directly and the e-mail(s) are sent in the background. In case of an error or success, after a short moment a corresponding note will be displayed at the bottom right.

B2B Suite

  • Exports can now be created for every customer in the B2B shop in order to download their assortment. It also takes into account the suppliers selected in the customer groups and the price calculation.
  • In order for the design of the B2B Suite to be more compliant, we are gradually converting it to a neutral, bright design. The product categories are already adapted to it.
  • The filters in orders and the shopping board have been adjusted to the neutral design.
  • B2B shop customers see the shop menu in a neutral white design.
  • B2B-Shop Customers see the top application bar in a neutral white design.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed a display error in the numbering in the offer print.
  • If your customer has viewed an offer, this will now be noted as an entry in the activity stream for offers again.
  • The dialog for creating a new offer now has no annoying scrollbar.

 

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Release notes for update 2019.08

New features

  • Your own order number is now displayed preferentially in the PDF order documents and in the activity stream when the corresponding test lab option is activated.

B2B Suite

  • A category administration is now available in the B2B shop administration. With this the structure of the product categories can be adapted and extended as desired. This administration is not yet final and will be further developed.
    Please use the opportunity to test the function now and to help shape the further development with your feedback.
  • Self-created shop categories are displayed in the shop frontend and can be called up. A product preview number is calculated and displayed for each category.
  • An administration object selected in the lists of the shop administration now always remains selected, even if you switch between the tabs or reload the page.

Bug fixes

  • In the tool tips, display errors of the price calculation and the price rules were corrected.
  • The correct date is now displayed in the “Last exported” field for product exports.

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Release notes for update 2019.07

New functions

  • With a test lab switch it is now possible to prefer the own order number over the ITscope order number. Your own order number, which you assign, must then be unique. To facilitate this, we offer a number generator analogous to the offer function, with which a sequential order number can be generated. The order number can still be set manually independently of this.

B2B Suite

  • Shop owners can now archive orders from the shop.
  • Shop orders can now be automatically forwarded to the distributor even if they have not activated “dropshipment”.

Bugfixes

  • In the product search, the delivery status bar has been hidden in the extended display since the last release. This is now visible again and shows a graphic overview of inventories.
  • For reference source products (ITscope ID ends with 999), in the past only the German value for product properties was output. From now on, the localized value is output, if one exists.
  • In quick access of a shopping cart product names are displayed again.
  • In the shopping board, the selection is now retained in the context area if a position is assigned to another distributor by the optimization.
  • The entry field for the VAT ID has been removed from the profile tab of the company’s own website. It is only available in the account area and only for non-German companies.
  • If a column in the shopping or sales board is opened and the last element in it is moved away, you remained as a user in front of an empty column and did not know how to leave this state. Now in such a case, the shopping cart returns to the display with the 3 columns.
  • On the shopping and sales board can be changed again without error, the language.

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Release notes for update 2019.06

Platform:

  • All remarks that are sent to and from the distributor via the EDI interface are output on the PDF order documents.
  • In the activity overview of the offer search, the associated object is displayed again for activities.

B2B Suite

  • The address selection for orders has been revised for customers of the B2B shop. In the dialog, which opens for editing the delivery and billing address, addresses can now be easily selected. In addition, new addresses can be created, edited and deleted.
  • When editing an address as part of an ordering process in the B2B shop, it is now possible to declare existing or new addresses as the default billing or delivery address.
  • The transaction history is now also available in the B2B shop. Thus, a B2B shop customer can download all order documents in PDF format.

Content:

  • New distributors listed in ITscope: api Österreich GmbH and BRESSNER Technology GmbH
  • Individual price lists can be set up at the distributor api Austria
  • Updating and expanding the list of blocked manufacturers images in Export / API. The following manufacturers have been added: Amazon, Einhell, Gaggia, Jura, Massive, Melitta, Proxxon and Saeco. More details

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Release notes for update 2019.05

New features

  • As a distributor, I now see key actions in the header of the order details that have been adjusted to the order status and are intended to make it easier to advance the order.
  • In the delivery notes, if available, the tracking number is displayed. This may also be linked to the consignment tracking at the carrier.

Bugfixes

  • On the shopping board, the price difference to the selected source of supply is always calculated correctly in the context area.
  • When you delete a product selection in Export Management, the tab for the deleted product selection is correctly removed again.
  • Buyer now also see the actions of the distribution.
  • The reference to new news, events and updates on the top right now works again.

B2B Suite

  • The preview number in the assortment definition of the B2B shop now does not name “0 products”, but correctly “all products” if no restrictions have been selected for distributors, manufacturers and product types.
  • The confirmation emails for shop orders to the shop owner is now the link to the order again.
  • B2B Shop Operators and their shop customers also see the content provided by the shop owner via listing if it is hidden for other platform users.
  • As a shop customer, I no longer see the dropship switch in the detail view of orders.
  • When creating a shop customer by the shop owner, the customer number is now mandatory.
  • In the detailed view of a shopping cart item in the shopping cart, the delivery status is now displayed under the price of the product.
  • The small status bar with the overview of the suppliers is no longer visible if in the supplier selection “The customer is allowed to see suppliers in the shop” has been deactivated.
  • In the shop it is possible to change directly from the order details to the shopping board. The order you opened was open.

Content:

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Release notes for update 2019.04

Platform:

  • In addition to the order document, the order confirmation, delivery note and invoice are now available for download in the order area (if available). This also applies to the download of the openTRANS documents. The files delivered in a ZIP archive.
  • In the quote, the size of inserted images can be set again via the editor or in the CSS. This had previously been restricted in order to avoid incorrect representations when printing.
  • On the product page, the product clicks are only displayed for a period of one year back.
  • New products added to a collection are now added to the bottom of the list instead of at the top of the list.

Content:

  • New distributors listed in ITscope: Action S.A.
  • New entries for property recognition: nVIdia Titan RTX, AMD Radeon VII

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Release notes for update 2019.03

Plattform:

  • In order to facilitate the use of the collections several representations were optimized.
  • Optional items are now also listed in the offer printout. These are appended as a separate table to be overlooked.
  • In the activity log in the offer, the correct contact is now also displayed for the entry for a rejected offer.
  • In quote texts, user-defined styles could easily disrupt the layout of the print.
  • To ensure a consistent print result, the CSS styles available in the quotation have been restricted to the most important ones.
  • Orders from CTT and Bluechip distributors are now processed via their EDI systems.

Content:

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