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These release notes contain important information about Sage 300, including information about product changes that are not in the documentation.
Depending on your purchase agreement, some features described here may not be available in your product.
This section contains a summary of new features and changes in the 2019 release.
This release includes the following new features and improvements in both Sage 300c web screens and Sage 300 classic screens:
An Export Declaration Number field is available on the:
This release includes the option to install Sage 300c web screens: modernized versions of Sage 300 screens that you can use in a web browser. The release includes a number of new web screens, as well as new features and enhancements for existing web screens.
Web screens run in parallel with the classic Sage 300 desktop screens, so there's no need to choose between desktop or web. Everyone in your organization can use the interface that best suits their needs, while working seamlessly with a single shared set of company data.
Here's a quick overview of what's new in Sage 300c 2019 web screens:
Note: The A/R Documents and A/R Customer Documents queries that could previously be opened from the Inquiry tool on the web toolbar are now opened from the navigation menu instead.
To learn more about new web screens and features available in this release, see the following documentation and resources:
Important! When using Sage 300c web screens over an external network or the internet, data must be protected with security measures such as Secure Socket Layer (SSL) or a Virtual Private Network (VPN). To determine appropriate security measures, consult with your information technology (IT) professional or Sage Business Partner.
If you use Sage Intelligence Reporting Cloud, we recommend that you configure Sage 300c web screens to run in a secured environment using digital certificates. If you do not, warnings will appear in your browser each time you start Sage Intelligence Reporting Cloud. For more information, see Knowledgebase article 84797.
Web screens are available in English, French, Spanish, and Chinese (Simplified and Traditional). Help and documentation for web screens is available in English and French.
This release includes the following new features and improvements in Sage 300 classic screens:
Note: These programs are not included in the North American release of Sage 300.
We’ve redesigned the way that Sage CRM integrates with Sage 300 to make it easier to set up, and to improve usability and performance. Integration screens now have the same modern look and feel as web screens, and perform faster too! The integration now uses the Sage 300c web screens instead of the old Sage 300 Portal, which makes installation much simpler.
For more information, see the Sage CRM Integration Guide for Sage 300 2019, which is available on the Sage 300 Product Documents website.
This section provides information about product contents and requirements, recommendations, and other technical information.
If you use Canadian Payroll or US Payroll, you require version 7.3 of these programs with the most current tax updates.
Note: You must install Sage 300 before installing payroll programs.
The following programs are installed with Sage 300, and are required to use Sage 300:
If you use Sage HRMS or Sage Fixed Assets integrated with Sage 300, refer to the Sage 300 2019 Compatibility Guide for updated information on compatibility with Sage HRMS and Sage Fixed Assets. The Sage 300 2019 Compatibility Guide is available from Sage Knowledgebase article 26777.
Note: The guides mentioned above are available only online. They are not included with the Sage 300 install.
For a complete list of compatible programs, database platforms, and operating systems, see the Sage 300 2019 Compatibility Guide, available from Sage Knowledgebase article 26777.
When using the Notes screen on the Sage 300 classic desktop:
For detailed instructions on installing Sage 300, see the Sage 300 Installation and Administration Guide.
If you use Sage 300c web screens, you must also:
Before removing Sage 300, you must:
To remove Sage 300 2019 programs:
Open Uninstall Or Change A Program, and then:
To remove individual Sage 300 programs:
Sage 300 2019 includes Canadian and US Payroll. For more information, see the related release notes, which you can find on the Sage 300 Product Documents website.
Sage 300 2019 includes Sage 300 2019 Intelligence Reporting. For more information, see Sage Intelligence Learning.
If you use Microsoft Excel 2013, and you save a report template in Report Manager using Save Excel Template:
Sage Intelligence Reporting Cloud is a financial reporting tool integrated with Sage 300c.
To use Sage Intelligence Reporting Cloud, users must be assigned to a security group with Financial Reporter security authorization for Sage 300 General Ledger and Sage 300 Web API security authorization for Sage 300 Common Services.
Also, for the ADMIN user you must customize two Sage 300 program files. For more information, see Sage Knowledgebase article 84722.
We recommend that you configure Sage 300c web screens to run in a secured environment using digital certificates. If you do not, warnings will appear in your browser each time you start Sage Intelligence Reporting Cloud. For more information, see Knowledgebase article 84797.