01-07-2011 12:16 AM
I have been waiting for a quickbooks addon for ACT that actually works for what now seems an eternity. Does any aussie user have any info. Is there one or is there likely to ever be one?
01-09-2011 01:55 AM
Well, I downloaded the trial and it bloody works and works well. There was some mucking around setting up some extra fields which the instructions neglect to mention but not a big problem considering.
Overall, it works, doesn't conflict with other addons and I am truly amazed. It is early days but so far so good.
And thanks for pointing me in the right direction.
Any QB's users out there - go for it.
01-09-2011 06:06 PM
01-09-2011 06:55 PM
The product is developed by Xact Software in New Zealand. There are two versions currently, one for Australia/NZ, we also have a version for USA.
There are mandatory fields need creating at install and this is outlined in the setup wizard, which you can run at any time. Did you see the setup wizard when you ran ACT! for the first time after installing the link? The documentation , included in the download file, mentions the fields that need to be created.
01-09-2011 09:08 PM
Yes, I did see the instructions but the wizard would not setup the fields. It simply asked for the field and eventhough I created the field through the wizard the option to select the field did not come up. It is best, I feel, to manually create the fields and then run through the wizard which is what I did to get it to work right.
Having said that it was also possible to sort it out eventhough the wizard didn't go through all of what it should have. I will try and do a server install and see how it goes.
01-10-2011 05:27 PM
Maybe, for whatever reason, a second instance of the wizard started, hence your not seeing the newly defined field in the dropdown field window. However if you closed the second instance you would see the first instance and then just proceed through the wizard sequence.
01-10-2011 06:26 PM
I have played around witht he Quick books addon and my advice to people is "go for it".
It works well, is reasonably priced and gives you the info you need.
I haven't had any bugs or noticed any errors as yet.
In summary, anyone who needs a Quickbooks addon in Australia - this is the one to get - and the only one avaialble!