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Release 2.4.3

Announcement

This is a 2.4.3 release.

This release is now PHP 7.X compatible.

This version fixes a couple of serious bugs as well as some minor bugs.

Please report any bugs/problems found via our Mantis Bugtracker at http://mantis.frontaccounting.com.

Download instructions

In Sourceforge FrontAccounting (http://sourceforge.net/projects/frontaccounting), select
Files -> FrontAccounting 2.4 ->2.4.3.... read more

Posted by FrontAccounting 2017-11-09

Release 2.4.2

Announcement

This is a 2.4.2 release.

This version fixes a couple of serious bugs as well as some minor bugs.

Please report any bugs/problems found via our
Mantis Bugtracker at http://mantis.frontaccounting.com.

Download instructions

In Sourceforge FrontAccounting (http://sourceforge.net/projects/frontaccounting), select
Files -> FrontAccounting 2.4 ->2.4.2.

For Windows users select the zip file. For all other users select the tar.gz file.... read more

Posted by FrontAccounting 2017-07-30

Release 2.4.1

Announcement

This is a First FrontAccounting ERP 2.4.1 release.

This version provides a couple of new important features (in addition to all the
features merged from latest 2.3.25 and 2.3.26 releases), but main development effort was
focused on internal architecture changes and cleanups to make future FA development
easier.

At the time of release most of optional extension modules available from central
extensions repo has been also ported to 2.4 and should be mostly usable. Most Themes are
updated and many new Themes are available.... read more

Posted by FrontAccounting 2017-05-22

Release 2.3.26

Announcement

This is a final 2.3.26 bugfix release. The last release in the 2.3 series.

Common

  • Fixed typos in some installer translation files.
  • Fixed access control to tabbed pages in Items/Customers/Suppliers.
  • Fixed checkbox abnormalities in forms.
  • Improved entropy for report file urls.
  • Fixed problem with Excel report generation.

Sales

  • Cleanup in sales_invoice_db.inc (obsolete parameters in update_debtor_trans_allocation calls)
  • Customer Balances Report. Allocated column not showing correctly. Fixed.
  • Sales Type potential bug in tax_included (persistent on) on certains machines.... read more
Posted by FrontAccounting 2017-05-22

Release 2.4.RC1

Announcement

This is a preliminary FrontAccounting ERP 2.4 RC1 release.

This version provides a couple of new important features (in addition to all the
features merged from latest 2.3.25 release), but main development effort was
focused on internal architecture changes and cleanups to make future FA development
easier. Please keep in mind the application in current Release Candidate 1 stage is only rougly
tested, so installation on production servers is not recommended yet. Until final
2.4.0 version both software API and database scheme are subject to smaller changes.... read more

Posted by FrontAccounting 2016-02-23

Release 2.3.25

Announcement

This is a 2.3.25 bugfix release.

Common

  • Fixed vertical alignment on date picker icon
  • Fixed deactivate_extension hook execution on extension deactivation.
  • Improved safety handling of bad PHP interpretor releases.
  • Fixed es_MX installer translation file.

Sales

-No display of shipping costs if there are no shipping costs on sales documents or views.

Purchasing

  • Fixed net value calculations for GRN leading to unbalanced clearing account.
  • Fixed hardcoded amout_row fixed 2 decimals. Removed and the default user_price_dec() is used.... read more
Posted by FrontAccounting 2016-02-21

Today we passed 200 000 downloads on Sourceforge.

Today we passed 200 000 downloads on Sourceforge. These are the most popular countries:

  1. United States 21,616
  2. Indonesia 18,699
  3. India 15,366
  4. Netherlands 7,521
  5. Pakistan 5,115
  6. United Kingdom 4,272
  7. Bangladesh 3,811
  8. Canada 3,724
  9. Malaysia 3,490
  10. Philippines 3,466
  11. Germany 3,312
  12. Australia 3,150
  13. China 3,030
  14. Kenya 2,899
  15. South Africa 2,896
  16. Egypt 2,467
  17. Nigeria 2,208
  18. United Arab Emirates 1,964
  19. Brazil 1,958
  20. Saudi Arabia 1,915
  21. France 1,905
  22. Singapore 1,876
  23. Spain 1,790
  24. Mexico 1,594
  25. Hong Kong 1,544... read more
Posted by FrontAccounting 2015-10-27

Release 2.4.beta

Announcement

This is a preliminary FrontAccounting ERP 2.4 Beta release.

This version provides a couple of new important features (in addition to all the
features merged from latest 2.3.24 release), but main development effort was
focused on internal architecture changes and cleanups to make future FA development
easier. Please keep in mind the application in current beta stage is only rougly
tested, so installation on production servers is not recommended yet. Until final
2.4.0 version both software API and database scheme are subject to smaller changes.... read more

Posted by FrontAccounting 2015-05-14

Release 2.3.24

Announcement

This is a 2.3.24 bugfix release. Contains all the changes introduced by previous revoked release,
fixing also two smaller issues found in mean time, which potentially could impact internal applicattion security.
And finally removed redundant info from Work Order Report and fixed a bug in Work Order Issue.

Common

  • Restoring compressed sql files sometimes failed due to nasty bug in php gzfile function.
  • Fixed 'C' english language display on Install/Update Languages page, to allow its selection on first page.
  • Fixed deprecated preg_replace in php >= 5.3.0 with the /e flag in utf8 reports.
  • Fixed ECB URLs 'Moved permanently' problem.
  • Better CSS for combobox select.
  • Fixed warning about non-existing HTTP_USER_AGENT session variable on some Plesk configurations.
  • Fixed warning during database restore.
  • Further fixes to javascript multiple class handling.
  • Fixed problems with latin2 encoding due to changes in htmlspecialchars() behaviour in newer php versions.
  • Extended length of email entries in company and locations settings.
  • Moved page number on reports, when more than 1 page, on documents down 2 lines.
  • Currency filter not working in documents.
  • Fixed many issues in output HTML code according to HTML 4.01 Transitional format.
  • Additional cleanups in standard themes.
  • Added email uniqueness check in password reset feature.
  • Fixed Windows specific access role editor issue.... read more
Posted by FrontAccounting 2015-04-03

Release 2.3.23 has been revoked.

Release 2.3.23 has been revoked due to a problem in editing Security (Access) roles.

A fixed release 2.3.24 will be released tomorrow.

Posted by FrontAccounting 2015-04-01

2.3.23

Announcement

This is a 2.3.23 bugfix release.

Common

  • Restoring compressed sql files sometimes failed due to nasty bug in php gzfile function.
  • Fixed 'C' english language display on Install/Update Languages page, to allow its selection on first page.
  • Fixed deprecated preg_replace in php >= 5.3.0 with the /e flag in utf8 reports.
  • Fixed ECB URLs 'Moved permanently' problem.
  • Better CSS for combobox select.
  • Fixed warning about non-existing HTTP_USER_AGENT session variable on some Plesk configurations.
  • Fixed warning during database restore.
  • Further fixes to javascript multiple class handling.
  • Fixed problems with latin2 encoding due to changes in htmlspecialchars() behaviour in newer php versions.
  • Extended length of email entries in company and locations settings.
  • Moved page number on reports, when more than 1 page, on documents down 2 lines.
  • Currency filter not working in documents.
  • Fixed many issues in output HTML code according to HTML 4.01 Transitional format.
  • Additional cleanups in standard themes.... read more
Posted by FrontAccounting 2015-03-23

2.3.22

Announcement

This is a 2.3.22 bugfix release.

Important Note for release 2.3.22.

Common

  • User account should not be deleted if there are any entries on his/her name (you can still make the user inactive if needed).
  • Fixed line overwrite in documents when using rtl language.
  • Fixed RTL text in Graphics Engine, due to a bug in PHP function imagettftext.
  • Improved readability in Graphics engine. x-legends for all languages.
  • Fixed php5.4 specific problem with downloading extensions.
  • New flag $use_costed_values in config.php for Inventory Valuation Report.
  • New flag $print_item_images_on_quote in config.php for printing images on Sales Quotation.
  • Updated default chart of accounts, en_US-new.sql and en_US-demo.sql.... read more
Posted by FrontAccounting 2014-09-29

2.3.21

Announcement

This is a 2.3.21 security & bugfix release.

Important Note for release 2.3.21.

Warning:
This version consists crucial security patches, so all FA users running any earlier 2.3.x application version are encouraged
to update their installations to version 2.3.21 as soon as possible. This applies especially to all publicly available servers,
f.i. installations which are run in not fully trusted environment like public demos, shared accounts or SAAS installations. ... read more

Posted by FrontAccounting 2014-05-21

Release 2.3.20

Announcement

This is a 2.3.20 security & bugfix release.

Important Note for release 2.3.20.

Warning:
This version consists crucial security patches, so all FA users running any earlier 2.3.x application version are encouraged
to update their installations to version 2.3.20 as soon as possible. This applies especially to all installations which are
run in not fully trusted environment like public demos, shared accounts or SAAS installations. ... read more

Posted by FrontAccounting 2014-03-10

Release 2.3.19

Announcement

This is a 2.3.19 bugfix release.
Please update your installation to avoid problems.

Common

Page number is now printed on all documents (starting from second page).
Fixed problem with login after intallation, when special chars are used in password.
Supplier Payment, Payments, Bank Transfer: fixed account balance limit checks.
Printer Profiles: fixed sql error on update under some MySQL versions.
Added portuguese translation for installer.
Some documents views didn't show new lines in comments. Fixed.... read more

Posted by FrontAccounting 2013-11-06

Release 2.3.18

Announcement

This is a 2.3.18 urgent bugfix release. Fixes several glitches from the previous release 2.3.17.
Please update your installation to avoid the problems.

Common

Bug no 2409 and 2410. Fixed headers and sql error when deleting a contact category.

Sales

Customer/Supplier payments with amounts bigger than 1,000 was truncated. Fixed.
Added F4 hotkey for item popup editor in sales documents.
Fixed problem with customer payment allocations (invalid exrate stored in debtor_trans record).
Customer Balances Report, Supplier Balances Report: balances in home currency were calculated using wrong exchange rates.
Delivery Against Sales Orders: sales orders displayed as overdue after delivery date.
Customer Payment: fixed bug with exchange rates resulting in invalid postings ts AR and foreign Exchange Gain Accounts.
Customer Payment: fixed missing charge amount during edition, fixed submit button name.... read more

Posted by FrontAccounting 2013-09-05

Release 2.3.17

Announcement

This is a 2.3.17 release, and is considered as stable.

Common

Fixed bug in cool theme renderer.php
faillog.php file moved to tmp subdir.
Small fix in javascript routines to avoid naming conflicts for form.action objects.
Fixing cookie.txt location during access to remote exchange rate server.
Uniform display of exchange rate across aplication, added xr_provider_authoritative option, fixed bug in stored rate value.
Fixed session handling bug resulting in blank page on some pre-5.2 php versions.
Fixed bug in get_next_trans_no() resulting in invisibility of new stock movements
entered after some transaction is voided (applies to location transfer and inventory adjustment).
Improved db_pager::set_sql to use array as well as query string.
Improved db_pager widget sorting (now user column selection order is used).
Fixed CSRF warning after retrying password change.
Change password: added current password verification.... read more

Posted by FrontAccounting 2013-08-01

Release 2.3.16

Announcement
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This is a 2.3.16 release, and is considered as stable.

Common
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New and better favicon.ico file
Reverse order of transaction in admin/view void transaction (last transaction appears on the first page)
Fixed problem with MIME headers in emailed documents on gmail (pdf files encoded in email body instead of attachment).

Sales
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Improvement in Customer Detail Listing (general notes added)
Fixed charge customer address in Sales Order report.
Fixed bugs when printing Recurrent Invoices.
When using templates for delivery and invoice, the lines and comments were missing.
Crediting an invoice in transactions stated wrong invoice date.
Improved Customer Balances Report. Option to choose last column as balance.
Add customer filter in Invoice report
Oustanding Orders Inquiry can be sorted by Customer, Ref and Order date.
Fixed rounding error (not filtering some 0.00 transactions) in Customer Statement report
Add Clear/Reset quantity button to sales order delivery (handy when doing partial delivery of a big order).
Optional switch in config file for sorting document lines by item code during Sales Order/Direct Delivery/Direct Invoice edition. ... read more

Posted by FrontAccounting 2013-05-08

Release 2.3.15

Announcement
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This release is a 2.3.15 release, and is considered as stable.

Common
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- Fixed 'page expired' prevention (white screen/warnings after session timout).
- Fixed 'Moved Temporarily' error after login (on some server configurations).
- 0002032: user_theme() should return default if theme does not exist
- Added email in current user class.
- Fixed handling of undefined mailboxes when reports are sent via email; supressed duplicate errors display.
- Changed Header_3 function in reports to increase the y-value in the logo. ... read more

Posted by FrontAccounting 2013-02-14

Release 2.3.14

Announcement
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This release is a 2.3.14 release, and is considered as stable.

Common
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- Fixes for Graphic Pie and Donut.
- Added back links to allocation inquiries on final page of customer/supplier payment.
- Fixed Customer Payment Edition.
- 'Page expired' prevention rewritten due to caching problems in some browsers.
- Database structure was not updated for extension packages activated by default.
- Fixed write test for main directory during install.
- All outgoing emails are optionally send also to BCC mailbox configured in company setup.
- Increased the allowed entry of chars in company name, login and create_coy to 50.
- New $def_print_orientation variable in config.default.php
- Print Links uses def_print_orientation value.
- Implemented Selectable Print Orientation (Portrait, Landscape) for all reports in report centre.... read more

Posted by FrontAccounting 2013-01-17

Release 2.3.13

Announcement
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This release is a 2.3.13 release, and is considered as stable.

Common
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- BLOOMBERG added to Exchange Rate Providers and config.php fix.
- Moved access functions from renderer to current_user. They were cluttered into all themes.
- Date problems fixed and new date formats MmmDDYYYY, DDMmmYYY and YYYYMmmDD implemented. f.i. 10 Nov 2012.
- Removed commented deprecated Session_register().
- Replaced the transaction list in attachments with a pager and made the sortind descent.
- Improved error checking during extension packages installation.
- Fixes in htaccess constraints, restricting System Diagnostic view to admin.
- Fixed confirmation on ajax reloaded buttons (small fix for Gecko like browsers).
- Fixed small bug in mail class, added text/html mime type.
- Cleanup in current_user.inc/session.inc.
- Prevent 'Page expired' messages when 'Back' link is used after login.... read more

Posted by FrontAccounting 2012-11-16

Release 2.3.13

Announcement
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This release is a 2.3.13 release, and is considered as stable.

Common
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- BLOOMBERG added to Exchange Rate Providers and config.php fix.
- Moved access functions from renderer to current_user. They were cluttered into all themes.
- Date problems fixed and new date formats MmmDDYYYY, DDMmmYYY and YYYYMmmDD implemented. f.i. 10 Nov 2012.
- Removed commented deprecated Session_register().
- Replaced the transaction list in attachments with a pager and made the sortind descent.
- Improved error checking during extension packages installation.
- Fixes in htaccess constraints, restricting System Diagnostic view to admin.
- Fixed confirmation on ajax reloaded buttons (small fix for Gecko like browsers).
- Fixed small bug in mail class, added text/html mime type.
- Cleanup in current_user.inc/session.inc.
- Prevent 'Page expired' messages when 'Back' link is used after login.... read more

Posted by FrontAccounting 2012-11-16

Release 2.3.12

Announcement
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This release is a 2.3.12 release, and is considered as stable.

Common
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- When creating new company and administrator password is, it is set to 'password' as default.
- Error is raised if no exrate is available for given currency up to selected date (fixes 0001669).
- Small fixes in attachments upload.
- Improved date input fields keyboard support (fast day/day+month edition).
- 0001767: Company Creation assigning externally created database.
- 0001768: Company on login screen can be now selected also by Editbox instead o
list selector (enabled by a new flag in config.php - $text_company_selection).
- Improved error handling in printer class.
- Inactive menu options can now be hidden (new flag in config.php - $hide_inaccessible_menu_items).
- Security cleanup on 'where' parameter in a couple of list helpers.
- Security cleanups in access roles and db_pager.
- Hard coded theme path fixed.
- Added prevention against brute force atacks on login page (new settings in config.php $login_delay, $login_max_attempts).... read more

Posted by FrontAccounting 2012-09-15

Release 2.3.11

Announcement
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This release is a 2.3.11 release, and is considered as stable.

Common
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- Fixed a rounding error in ui_view.inc - price_in_words().
- Fixed bug in attachments uploading.
- Fixed an IE7/8 Javascript problem on some screens.
- Fixed regression in GetText tests in System Diagnostics.
- Fixed a bug in floatcmp(). Missing parenthesis in the last condition.
- Date-field (screen) increased from 9 to 10 characters. Problems seeing the date on Mac.
- Report uses default language, not user's preferred language.
- Fixed a login problem on IIS.
- Fixed lang domain switching in hooks_invoke_first/hook_invoke_last (Modules).... read more

Posted by FrontAccounting 2012-05-21

Release 2.3.10

Announcement
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This release is a 2.3.10 release, and is considered as stable.

Common
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- Added memo/comments print in remittance and receipt. Optimized memo/prints in other docs.
- Database export optimization (minimized restore time).
- Added graphic edit/add icons in lists with $editkey (F2 aso.).
Requires $use_icon_for_editkey in config.php set to 1.
- Improved float compare in certain files (AR/AP ledger). FLOAT_COMP_DELTA defined to 0.004.
- Gettext domain was not properly restored after invoking hook provided by extension.
- Several imporvements in user interphase helpers.
- Restrict the voiding transaction of closed fiscal year.
- Fixed a translation bug in gettext php, that could create huge session files left.
- Changed session gettext to use a global variable instead for smaller footprints in session files.... read more

Posted by FrontAccounting 2012-02-03