Product News

Below you'll find announcements of selected Orchid Systems product releases. More detail about these (and other product updates) can be found in the Release Notes in our Online Help.

Product News

New EFT Product update v2021 PU1
2 Feb 2021
  • Formats.ini file is now locked for improved security. To amend or create a new format, use Userformats.ini file.
  • Warning message if you run EFT Processing on a machine where the product update installed is an earlier version than an update installed on another server or workstation. 

Also applies to v2020 PU3, v2019 PU3 and v2018PU7

Workflow Anywhere, Mobile App for Extender Workflow Console now available
18 Dec 2020

This week we officially launched the latest addition to our Extender suite, a made-for-mobile App version of the Extender Workflow Console. Workflow Anywhere was developed by AutoSimply in conjunction with Orchid. 
To get started, 

Freight SmartLink new feature re Dangerous Goods
11 Dec 2020

The latest product update of Freight SmartLink versions 2018 and above supports export of additional details relating to Dangerous Goods.

For details, refer to the Freight SmartLink documentation


New feature in Document Management Link (v2018 and above)
10 Nov 2020

Document Management Link now includes the ability to include {orgid} and date documents are attached ({yyyy}, {mm}, {dd} in the network folder path.

Refer to the Online documentation and F1 help for more details

Example: Using {ORGID}

Extender PU8 is now available for versions 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021
29 Oct 2020

It includes speed improvements for finders and changes to workflow users licencing. 

v2021 release - All Orchid modules are now available.
28 Oct 2020

Release of Sage 300 2021 (v6.8)

All Orchid modules compatible with v2021 are now available. 

A reminder that prior version modules are not compatible with System Manager v2021. for example, you need to run EFT Processing v2021 with Sage 300 v2021 System Manager. 

New Inter-Entity Transactions product update
11 Sep 2020

Inter-Entity Product Update released September 10th, 2020. includes improvements to the G/L Triggers process.

  • Wildcard functionality extended. 
  • GL Entity Subsitutions now preserves the GL Description.
  • If you configure Inter-Entity Trade to Show Message, the message now displays a message when using Create PO from OE, as well as the standard screens. 

Applies to the following product updates

Bin Tracking update fixes an issue relating to using I/C Item Number change with Serial and/or Lot Numbers
26 Aug 2020

We've released a fix in August 2020 to the following issue relating to using IC Item number change with Bin Tracking, Serial Numbers and/or Lot numbers.

If you use IC Item Number Change please make sure you are using the latest Product Update for Bin Tracking. 

Online Help released for Extender and Process Scheduler modules
17 Aug 2020
We have published online documentation for Extender, Remote Action, DimoMaint Connector and Process Scheduler. The online help includes the F1 help available from the Sage 300 screens, as well as links to training material and getting started guides.  Online help for other modules will be released progressively by October 2020. 
Extender sample modules and related video
17 Aug 2020

We've just made 3 new Extender Sample Modules available to partners in our resources area.

EFT Processing - new product update (August 2020)
17 Aug 2020

Refer to EFT Options > Updates Tab for details on the changes. 

You can now save the Payroll Pay slips in the folder configured on the Default Advice Tab in EFT Options - password protected if required - irrespective of the configured Email Server you are using (EFT's or Sage's).