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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Release notes for update 2019.02

Plattform:

  • When adding new telephone numbers to contacts, the country code of the company or of the contact is taken into account for the country code.

Content

 

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Release notes for update 2018.51

Plattform:

  • Links in the order mails have been adjusted. You now open the single order instead of the sales or shopping board with the required order. This ensures that only the necessary content can be reliably displayed.
  • As a distributor, you can set the Eservice Admin to see if orders should go through items whose distpid is not listed in my ITscope assortment (e.g., project item numbers or unlisted item numbers).
  • For orders, the comment length can now be set individually by the distributors. This applies to position comments as well as to comments on an order. The default length is 255 characters for position comments and 1024 characters for order comments.
  • A click on the menu item purchasing board (or sales board) restores the initial state of the board. Open orders are then displayed again in the small version, so you have the overview of the entire board again.
  • Position free texts of an OpenTrans order which have not been assigned to the type “General” are displayed again in the order view.
  • After sending an order, the free text field can be edited again in the detail view of another unsent order.
  • A bug has been fixed so that purchasing board can now be fully filtered again.
  • Fixed a rendering error in the order activity, making the activity entries more meaningful in special situations.

Projects:

  • Project orders can now also be generated via the ITscope API.
  • Ordering of project prices at Also and System are now possible for customers, provided that they have configured an individual project list with the respective distributors.

B2B Suite

  • The estimate of the assortment size now also takes into account the product lists.

 

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Release notes for update 2018.50

Plattform:

  • After searching for a product, filters are available to further restrict the results. In rare cases, these filters could suggest the wrong units as search filters. This impractical case is now excluded.
  • It is no longer possible to export accessory references that no longer appear in the catalog.
  • An order on the sales board can now be enlarged again via the menu entry “Show details”.

B2B Suite:

  • When configuring the shop assortment, individual product lists can now also be added or removed. With this black and white list, the assortment can now also be adapted by product.
  • Changing the sender address of the shop has been simplified by additional validation and help links.

API:

  • Project prices can now also be retrieved via the API. The format description of the output formats can be found under our ITscope help here.

Content:

  • New distributor content in ITscope::
  • New manufacturer content in ITscope:
  • Content for the brands “ASSMANN”, “DIGITUS” as well as “DIGITUS Professional” and “ednet” are fully integrated in ITscope.
  • In the product area of exports, properties have been defined for each category so that the optional property values can be better used. (attributeTypeID1-5, attributeTypeName1-5 und attributeValue1-5)

 

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Release notes for update 2018.49

Projects

  • The implementation of the order function for project articles via the ITscope platform has been completed. The function is activated as soon as the EDI interfaces to our pilot distributors have been adjusted accordingly.
  • If a project item is in a shopping cart, it will not be considered in the shopping cart optimization.
  • When ordering a project item whose terms have expired, a warning is displayed.
  • When ordering a project item whose quantity exceeds the remaining quota, an error message is displayed.

Platform

  • If English or Italian was selected as language, the results list of the product search was still displayed in German. This bug is now fixed.
  • The price list page in the e-service area no longer has German time information if the platform language is not German.
  • The e-mail dialog closes in the case of errors and the error message does not disappear immediately.
  • When uploading the trade license, the correct maximum size of the file (10 MB) is now displayed when trying to upload a larger file.
  • The tables in the source view have been improved, and minor display errors corrected.
  • On the purchase board, the addresses on detailed view of a prepared order are now readable on small displays too.
  • The sales area behaves just like the shopping area: individual orders can be enlarged for more details and the context area contains more detailed information about the line items.

B2B-Shops

  • In B2B Shop Management it is now possible to define product lists. These lists are intended for use in assortments to add or exclude selected products.
  • In the B2B Shop Administration, new pricing rules are always created without a rounding rule. The rounding can then be changed as usual.
  • If the terms and conditions or privacy policy in the shop configuration by the shop owner were not specified, then there are no links when registering to a B2B shop and when logging in.
  • The fields for entering links to terms and conditions and privacy policy indicate with the help of examples that the protocol is needed in the link.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented opening a prepared order after deleting the used address.
  • It is now also possible to save changed delivery addresses of an order.

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Release notes for update 2018.48

Platform:

  • To improve the uniformity of the platform, the single view of an order now has a context area. In addition to the activity stream, the product details for the selected item can now be displayed here as well.
  • It is now possible to share products directly via the ITscope platform in accordance with Systemhaus One (compatible from NAG.PartalPartner version 1.990).
  • In API 2.1, retrieval of shopping carts is page based. Not all shopping carts are loaded at once.
  • In the company search, the correct number of employees is displayed again at companies, after the page has been reloaded.
  • In the message center, the event staff again shows the news from this category.

BMEcat Export:

  • The API 2.1 has been extended by a data profile for exporting product data as a catalog in BMEcat 1.2 format. The format is especially intended for data import in Mercateo, but can also be used elsewhere.
  • The following product data is displayed, among others:
    • ITscope article number
    • Product brief description: Product identifier as seen on ITscope
    • Product Description: Long Product Identifier + Marketing Text + Key Selling Points linked as HTML (depending on content availability)
    • EAN
    • Manufacturer Name
    • Manufacturer number
    • PDF datasheet URL
    • High res image URL
    • Price from price calculation with net_customer, if price without VAT, otherwise gros_list, if price is calculated with VAT
    • Price currency
    • VAT rate
    • eClass 7 classification reference
    • UNSPSC 7 classification reference
    • Customs number

B2B-Shops:

  • Users of the B2B shop can now access the list of shipped orders via the main menu and find them again in the search.
  • The name of the sender of shop emails can now be set in the shop configuration. Before that, only the e-mail address was possible.
  • In the shop management area, the e-mail address that is used for all e-mails addressed to your shop customers can be tested.
  • The B2B shop was revised from the viewpoint of the shopper. Unnecessary and confusing elements have been removed.

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Release notes for update 2018.47.1

Plattform:

  • In the shopping cart for order items, the system displays how and by whom the order items were transferred to purchasing. For better tracking, this information is now also visible in the Prepared – and Sent Purchase Orders columns.
  • On the product page, four further merchandise management systems are now available in the right part of the tab: DynamicsNAV, HIW, SITE and Weclapp.
  • In the e-Service settings, the import of project prices can now also be set up for the first time. If available, these are then listed in an extra section on the product page. The associated project conditions are listed in the source details when a price is selected in the right tab. The prerequisite for importing project prices is that they have been applied for and activated with the respective distributor.

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Release notes for update 2018.47

Platform:

  • Nobody is perfect. If an error occurs in ITscope, it will now be displayed in German in most cases.

Interfaces for ERP systems:

  • The sharing of products, product searches, collections and offers for merchandise management HIW is possible.
  • The sharing of products for merchandise management Weclapp is possible.
  • The sharing of products for the merchandise management Navision SITE is possible.

Content:

  • New distributors listed in ITscope: DSD Europe B.V. and Senetic GmbH
  • CBO GmbH is listed again with extended assortment.
  • Individual price lists can now be deposited with the distributor “DACOM Germany”.

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Release notes for update 2018.45

Platform:

  • The table in global search can now be navigated again using the keyboard, even after interacting with the context panel.

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Release notes for update 2018.46

Platform:

  • The length of the company name and the additional address line are now limited to 50 characters corresponding to the document exchange format “OpenTrans” used for communication with other systems (e.g. submitting orders).
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  • Solved display problems of scroll bars in offer, collection, collection detail in search, product export and other locations.
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  • When the global search results are displayed, the charge indicator appears correctly above the filters.
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  • In the quote view the basic data of the quote (total price, margin, etc) and the pie charts are displayed again.

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Release notes for update 2018.44

Platform:

  • Fixed bugs on the shopping board that caused the context area to not behave properly
  • The context area on the company page can not break after changing the browser window size.
  • After opening a self-created company from the company list, this again shows all employees. A complicated change of tabs is no longer necessary.
  • The details of a position or request can be displayed in the context area by selecting the position with a click. The selected position is then provided with an organic frame.
  • In the orders overview, the activities of all orders are displayed. If you want to limit the activities to an order, you must enlarge it with a click on the overview of the map.

API

  • Via API 2.1 it is now possible to access deeplinks for shopping carts, orders and offers.
  • Via API 2.1 it is now possible to confirm and reject deals or mark them as billed or shipped.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the table header of offers in search to be displayed incorrectly in English.
  • The texts of the quick access settings menu are now translated correctly.

Content:

  • New distributors listed in ITscope: EOD European Online Distribution GmbH and Rynux sro
  • Re-listed in ITscope: Printberry Distribution GmbH and PrintPoint GmbH
  • Individual price lists can be set up at the distributor Printberry, PrintPoint and MacLAND

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