SliQ Invoicing Plus Release History - Versions 2 and 3

For the release history of version 4 of SliQ Invoicing, please see http://www.sliqtools.co.uk/releasehistory.aspx.

Version 3.5.8  - Dec 2012

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Improvements in handling duplicate customer account numbers. In previous versions, if SliQ detected a duplicate customer account number when editing a customer, it would display a message and ask the user to enter a unique number. From 3.5.8, SliQ will automatically enter a unique number after displaying the message.
Version 3.5.7  - Dec 2012

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Corrections in email templates to show mobile number as well as phone number.

A number of minor updates and corrections have been included.

 
Version 3.5.6  - Oct 2012

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Added a new Invoice Payment Date report that shows the dates on which invoices were paid and the payment method.

A number of minor updates and corrections have been included.

 
Version 3.5.5  - Oct 2012

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Improvements in the start up process for initial creation of company files.

A number of minor updates and corrections have been included.

 
Version 3.5.4  - Sept 2012

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Improvements in handling of the scroll bar when editing invoices, quotes, credit notes or purchase orders. The scrollbar now always appears if needed to ease editing of documents with large numbers of items or editing of documents on smaller screen sizes.

A number of minor updates and corrections have been included.

 
Version 3.5.3  - August 2012

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Improvements in handling of CSV import for customers, products and suppliers. We now handle more complex CSV file formats with better support of contact files exported from Microsoft Outlook.
 
Corrections in the payment summary report concerning the display of VAT amounts for partial payments.  
Addition of a Sales by Due Date report.  

A number of minor updates and corrections have been included.

 
Version 3.5.2  - August 2012

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Improvements in handling of CSV import for customers, products and suppliers. We now handle more complex CSV file formats with better support of contact files exported from Microsoft Outlook.
 
The payment summary report has been extended to show the net amount for each payment.  

A number of minor updates and corrections have been included.

 
Version 3.5.1  - June 2012

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Improvements in handling of CSV import for customers, products and suppliers. We now handle more complex CSV file formats.
 

A number of minor updates and corrections have been included.

 

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Version 3.5  - May 2012

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 Data can now be imported from CSV files

SliQ Invoicing Plus can now import Product, Customer and Supplier data from CSV files. CSV files are a common data format that can be saved from Microsoft Excel workbooks. Many accounting and invoicing programs support export of data to Excel and CSV files (as SliQ does), meaning you can easily import your existing data into SliQ.

For more information, read here.

 Payment Terms can now be specified as End of Month Plus X Days

The only items now output are the chargeable/ deliverable items.

A new checkbox has been added for each of the 10 standard payment terms that can be specified on the Payment Terms tab under the main Setup tab. Checking the box changes the payment term from "invoice date plus a number of days" to "end of month containing invoice date plus a number of days".
The Notes field can now be included on invoices etc. via the invoice template editor.
This change satisfies a number of requests we've had to allow a free text field to be included on invoices. During data import, it may also be useful to map imported data into the Notes field. You can then use the invoice template editor to add the Notes field as a printable field on a custom template.

A number of minor updates and corrections have been included.

 
Version 3.4.3  - May 2012

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Email Address fields for Customers and Suppliers can hold multiple values

If multiple email addresses are entered, separated by semi-colons, invoices, credit notes, POs etc. can be emailed to multiple recipients.
 

 Discounts and Subtotal line items are no longer output on Delivery Notes

The only items now output are the chargeable/ deliverable items.

The delivery note will no longer show any discount, subtotal or summary line items.
Custom Invoice Number Formats now work with recurring invoices
 
Absolute Due Dates can now be set as the default method of specifying terms

On the Setup/ Terms tab there is now a checkbox that allows the user to specify that when a new invoice is raised, the invoice allows a due date to be specified by default rather than showing the fields allowing a payment terms to be selected.
 
New Template Field to Total the Quantity Values

A new field TotalQuantity can now be added to a template. When the invoice is printed, the field gives the total of all the quantity values on the invoice. An example of the use of this field is where the user is invoicing for hours and wants to show the total number of hours worked on the invoice.
 
Improvements in handling Date of Payment

When recording payments, SliQ remembers the last payment date used and sets this as the initial payment date for a subsequent payment.

Note that the payment date defaults to the current date when SliQ is run again.
 
Improvements in Handling Due Date for new Invoices

When raising a new invoice, SliQ remembers the last due date specified and uses this as the default due date for the subsequent newly raised invoice.

Note that the due date defaults to today when SliQ is run again.
 
Improvements in handling dates for new Invoices, Quotes etc.

When raising a new invoice, SliQ will set the date of the invoice to the same date as that used for the last new invoice created since SliQ was run. The last dates used when creating credit notes, quotes and purchase orders will also be remembered when raising new documents.

Note that when SliQ is run again, the dates will default back to the current date.
 
PDFs can be saved while editing documents

It is now possible to save a PDF of an invoice while the invoice edit form is open. Similarly, PDFs of credit notes, quotes and orders can also be saved while their edit forms are open.
 
Quote Edit Form now shows a subtotal field.  

A number of minor updates and corrections have been included.

 
Version 3.4.2  - April 2012

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A Payment Summary table can now be added to Invoice Templates

The payment summary table shows the details of all payments made against the invoice. For more information, see Payment Summary table.
 

 When generating PDF documents, the background is no longer filled

Previously when a PDF was generated, the background was filled with white. As the background is no longer filled, it is easier to merge SliQ's generated PDFs with other PDF modified utlities, e.g. a utility adding a letter head to a PDF.
 

A number of minor updates and corrections have been included.

 
Version 3.4.1  - March 2012

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Document number prefixes can now be blanked

Custom document number formats can now be set in the Options dialog with a blank prefix.
 

 Dates no longer shown in Summary lines

If a summary line is included on an invoice, i.e. the description field is completed but the quantity field is set to 0, then the date field is no longer shown on printouts if the columns have been configured to show dates.
 

Updates and corrections including improvements in printing of long invoices with 2 or more pages.

 
Version 3.4  - March 2012

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Dates can now be entered for Line Items

It is now possible to add a date value to line items on invoices, quotes and purchase orders.

To enable the date column for line items, the template needs to be edited, e.g. the invoice template needs to be entered, and a date column added to the column section. To add the column, just click on the data columns section on the template and check the Date column box in the properties panel.

For more information, see Configuring Columns.

A line item number can now be added to invoices and quotes

It is now possible to add a line item count column to invoices, quotes and purchase orders.
To enable the item count column, the template needs to be edited, e.g. the invoice template needs to be entered, and the item count column added to the column section. To add the column, just click on the data columns section on the template and check the Date column box in the properties panel.

For more information, see Configuring Columns.

More choice on which columns are included on documents

When editing a template, the available columns are now presented as a list. As long as one column remains selected, any of the columns can be unchecked or hidden on printouts and emails. Note that any hidden columns may still be visible while editing an invoice (for example) but will be hidden when the invoice is printed or saved as a PDF.

This feature allows invoices templates to be created where, for example, no line item totals are shown but the invoice still includes an overall total value. It also allows statement templates to be configured where the invoice delivery address is shown as a column on the statement.

For more information, see Configuring Columns.

The order in which columns are shown on invoices is now configurable

When editing a template, it is now possible to reorder the columns, e.g. show the Date column before the Item Code column.

For more information, see Configuring Columns.

Improved invoice editing

When the invoice (or quote or purchase order) editing form is expanded to fill the screen, the line item editing area also expands to fill the available space.
 

Customer Account Number

The configuration options dialog now lets the next customer account number be configured, i.e. it lets the user set which account number to use when the next customer record is created.

 

Excel Exports now support Microsoft Excel 2007 and 2010 formats

In previous versions, SliQ Invoicing Plus only supported Excel 2003 format. Support has now been added for the .xslx format used in later versions of Excel.

 

Invoice Payment Term can now be replaced by a Due Date

While editing an invoice, it is now possible to choose to specify a due date, e.g. 1st November 2012 rather than specifying a payment term as an offset from the invoice date.

For more information, see Setting a Due Date.

More Options for Default List contents

A Number of Options for setting the Default Content of lists have been included. For more information, see:

For more information, see: Options.

A number of minor corrections and improvements have been implemented.

 
Version 3.3  - Jan 2012

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Purchase Order Statuses

SliQ now allows the status of purchase orders to be tracked.

A purchase order can be marked as open, received or cancelled, indicating whether or not the goods have been received from the supplier or the purchase order has been cancelled. The PO status also appears alongside the PO details on the main Purchase Orders tab.

Purchase Orders Report

 A new purchase orders report has been added.
Similarly to the Sales by Invoice report, filters can be applied for dates and supplier as well as purchase order status – open, received, cancelled.  As with all SliQ reports, the report can be exported to Excel.

Quotes by Sales Person Report

New filters have been added to allow the report to be configured for all, open, converted or rejected quotes.

 

Quotes by Customers Report

A new quotes report has been added showing which quotes were raised for which customers. The report also includes the quote status and the ID of any invoice raised from the quote.

 

Quotes Tab Search Filter Options

New options have been added to the Quotes tab to allow the displayed list of quotes to be filtered according to the quote statuses – open, converted or rejected.
 

Purchase Orders Tab Search Filter Options

New options have been added to the Purchase Orders tab to allow the displayed list of POs to be filtered according to the order status – open, received or cancelled.

 

Search for Product/ Item Codes

The Invoices & Payments, Quotes and Purchase Order tabs now let you search for documents containing specified item codes – as you type the item code into the search box, SliQ dynamically fills the list with matching items.

 

Notes include in Item Lists

The lists shown on the Invoices & Payments tab, Quotes tab, Purchase Orders tab etc. now show the first line (first 75 characters of the first line) of any Notes written for the item.

 

For SMTP Emailing, SSL is now shown as an option

In previous versions, SliQ Invoicing Plus would automatically detect if an email server required SSL to be enabled. However, experience has shown that not all email servers are capable of providing this automatic indication. In particular, BT’s mail.btinternet.com SMTP server was not capable of providing the indication.

In version 3.3, SliQ now displays a Use SSL checkbox on the SMTP email settings. If you are already successfully using SMTP, you should see no differences after installing version 3.3 but if you enable SMTP in the future, you now have the option of manually specifying whether SSL is to be used.

 

A number of minor corrections and improvements have been implemented.

 
Version 3.2.1  - Dec 2011

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Improvements and corrections to the search filters on the Invoices & Payments tab.  
Version 3.2  - Dec 2011

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Cost Prices are now supported

For use with purchase orders, SliQ now supports a cost price field on the Products & Discounts tab. The existing price field that was already included on the Products & Discounts tab is still used as the sales price on invoices, quotes and credit notes.

In the next release of SliQ we will add features, including reports, to allow profit to be calculated using the difference between cost and sales prices.

Attachments are now supported

It is now possible to add file attachments to documents, e.g. add one or more documents as attachments to an invoice, quote, credit note or purchase order.

After adding a document as an attachment, you can choose whether the document is automatically attached or emailed to the customer or supplier when you email the invoice from SliQ.

Note: SliQ only stores a link to the document and does not take the document into its database. This means that the documents are not automatically backed up by SliQ and you must back the documents up yourself.

See Attaching Documents for more information.

More Document Conversions

SliQ can now convert invoices and quotes to purchase orders and vice-versa.

When converting an invoice to a purchase order (for example), any attachments (see above) are copied into the new document BUT the email option is turned off to avoid mistakenly emailing attachments meant for a supplier to a customer or vice-versa.

Payment Kind remembered

SliQ now remembers the last payment kind you used and uses this as the default for the next payment, e.g. if you chose Bank Transfer, then Bank Transfer would become the default.

Item/ Product Codes now sorted alphabetically

When entering items on an invoice, the item code dropdown is now sorted alphabetically.

Option to Only Show Unpaid Invoices on Startup

A new option has been added to the Options dialog that controls whether SliQ only shows unpaid invoices in the Invoices & Payments list when first started. Currently SliQ shows all invoices (paid or unpaid) in the list when it starts.

Filters no longer defaulted

The search filters are now no longer always defaulted when switching between tabs. The filters are now only defaulted when a new item is added, e.g. an invoice is raised.

Document Numbering Scheme Improvements

The way invoice numbers are incremented has been improved, particularly when doing conversions, e.g. from an invoice to a quote.

Performance Improvements

A number of performance improvements have been implemented. In particular, startup speed has been improved on Windows 7 PCs.

Miscellaneous

A number of minor corrections and improvements have been implemented.

Version 3.1.1  - Oct 2011

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Improvements and corrections in the creation of purchase orders  
Updates for handling the closing of company files  
Version 3.1.0  - Oct 2011

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Items in Lists can now be Multi-Selected

For example on the list of invoices on the Invoices & Payments tab, multiple items can be selected by holding down the Ctrl key and clicking on individual invoices in the list or alternatively holding down the Shift key and selecting a group of items.

Functions like Print, Print Preview, PDF and Email have been modified to work with multiple selections. This allows operations such as selecting all invoices raised in a specific month and saving them to a single PDF file or selecting all invoices for a specific customer and saving them to a single PDF.

Configure the Colour of the Paid Watermark

It is now possible to configure the colour of the optional watermark shown on a PAID invoice. On some printers the standard colour was not very visible. The colour can be configured by going to the Setup/ Template Setup tab and then clicking on the Options subtab.

Sort Items on Invoices, Quotes, Credit Notes and Purchase Orders

It is now possible to sort the items alphabetically on an invoice. The items are sorted by product name from the product database (if used).

To sort items, open the invoice (for example) for editing by selecting it in the invoice list on the Invoices & Payments page and then press the Sort button in the toolbar.

Debtor Report

A new report has been added showing a list of debtors and the amount they owe up to a specified date.

Unpaid Invoices With Order Number Report

A new report has been showing a list of unpaid invoices together with the relevant customer order number references.

Payment Summary Report

The Payment Summary Report has been updated to include the VAT/ Tax amount apportioned to a payment. The report now also shows the totals for payments and VAT/ Tax where applicable.

A number or minor updates have been implemented including some performance improvements.

 
Version 3.0.3  - Oct 2011

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Improvements in the numbering of recurring invoices  
Version 3.0.2  - Sept 2011

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Added additional fields to purchase order templates  
Minor improvements and corrections  
Version 3.0.1  - Sept 2011

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Improvements to Tax/ VAT Summary table. Under some circumstances the new table would not show summaries for all tax rates included on an invoice. This has now been corrected so that totals are shown corresponding to all items.
Improvements in wording of the default purchase order email template. While the purchase order email template can be edited by customers - see the editing email templates topic for more information - the default wording of the template has been improved.
Version 3.0  - Sept 2011

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Purchase Orders and Suppliers  
SliQ now supports creation of purchase orders as well as storing Supplier details. As with the existing invoice and quote facilities, purchase orders can be printed and emailed. Purchase Order templates can also be edited.
Document Numbers & Formats
 
It is now possible to configure the next number to be used when creating a new invoice, quote etc.  
It is now possible to reset invoice numbers, e.g. set the number back to 1 at the beginning of a new year.  
The format of invoice numbers can now be customised, e.g. a user-defined prefix can be automatically added to the start of an invoice number.  
Custom Fields
Custom fields can now be defined for use when editing invoices, purchase orders, customer or supplier data. Up to 2 custom string fields and a custom date field can be defined for each data type, e.g. if you are selling cars, you could define a vehicle chassis number for use on invoices.
Units
Units can now be defined for products, e.g. the unit in which a product is sold can be set, e.g. KG, Litres or Gallons.
A units column can now be added to invoices, quotes, purchase orders etc.  
Currency Formats
It is now possible to optionally place the currency symbol to the right of a numeric value as opposed to the left, e.g. 123 USD instead of $123.
Tax or VAT Summary Table  
A tax or VAT summary table can now be optionally added to templates using the template editor. The table will automatically summarise the amounts due at each different tax or VAT rate included on the invoice.  
Customer (and Supplier) Details now searchable when editing  
When choosing a customer or supplier to include on an invoice or purchase order it is now possible to search the customer (or supplier) database, e.g. to search for a customer using their account number or address.  
Password Protect Company Files  
Password protection can now be optionally specified for a company file. If a password is specified, SliQ will prompt for the password whenever the file is opened.  
Track Quote Status  
SliQ can now track the status of quotes, i.e. track which quotes have been converted to invoices. To allow SliQ to track which quotes have had invoices raised, the corresponding invoice should be created by selecting the quote on the Quotes tab and then pressing the To Invoice button to use the quote details to raise a new invoice.  
On the Quotes tab, SliQ now lets you mark the status of a quote as Accepted or Rejected.  
A new report has been added to SliQ to let you see which quotes have not yet been accepted or rejected by customers.  
Customer Messages  
It is now possible to specify which customer message is the default one to be added to invoices and quotes. Previously, for users with multiple customer messages stored, it was necessary to check which message had been included on an invoice each time an invoice was raised. Now a default can be set so that the message need only be checked if a non-default message needs to be entered.  
Miscellaneous  
Numerous small updates and corrections have been made including the ability to store mobile phone numbers for customers and the company itself.  
Version 2.7  - July 2011

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Further fields added to email templates. The email templates can now include gross and net invoice/ quote or credit note totals.
Various minor improvements and corrections have been made.  
Version 2.6  - March 2011

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SMTP email now autodetects the need for SSL to be enabled.  
The number of decimal places in prices can now be configured to be 0 or 1. Previously, SliQ allowed decimal places to be configured between 2 and 5. This allows SliQ invoice software to be used for Icelandic invoicing in Krona.
Version 2.5.1  - January 2011

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Includes new defaults for UK VAT rate change. For instructions on changing the VAT rate, please read our 20% VAT Rate change page.
Version 2.5  - November 2010

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General Changes  
Includes a wizard that allows the tax or VAT rates applied to products to be easily changed. This wizard has been included to allow UK customers to more easily take account of the VAT rate rise to 20%.

For instructions on changing the VAT rate, please read our 20% VAT Rate change page.
Version 2.4  - September 2010

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Email templates can now include a bcc address.
 

A <Subtotal> item is now available for selection when editing invoices, quotes and credit notes. Adding a subtotal item allows discounts to be applied to sets of items on an invoice or to the total sum of the items on an invoice.
For more information, see SubTotals and Discounts on invoices.
The number of decimal places shown in prices can now be configured. By default 2 decimal places are used but this can now be increased up to a maximum of 5 using the Options dialog. For more information, see Changing Decimal Places on Prices.
When editing invoices, quotes or credit notes, the editing space for items now expands as you maximize the edit form.  
It is now possible to add or edit payment options when recording payments. It is possible to simply type in a new payment option while recording a payment on an invoice.

Payment options can also be edited using the list editor.
Various minor improvements and corrections have been made.  
Version 2.3  - May 2010

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Tax Inclusive Prices can now be entered.
The Setup/ General tab now includes an option to specify prices and amounts as tax/ VAT inclusive. This means you can enter a price as 1.99 (for example) and SliQ will calculate the amount of tax included in the price.
Delivery Notes
Invoices can now be printed as delivery notes without price information. A new set of delivery note templates have been added.
Version 2.2.9  - April 2010

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A new CustomerContactName field has been added to the template editor allowing the customer's contact name to be displayed.  
When editing an invoice or quote, a sales person name can now be entered. The names can be entered while editing the invoice or quote or via the new  List Editor.

A SalesPerson field has been added to the template editor.

Options have been added to allow the sales person name to be listed on the Invoices & Payments and Quotes tabs.
The invoices listed on the Invoices & Payments tab can now be colour-coded via the Options dialog.  
Customers & Statements Tab
 
A new CustomerContactName field has been added to the template editor allowing the customer's contact name to be displayed.  
The customer contact name field has been split into 3 fields: Title, First Name and Last Name. The titles (Mr, Mrs etc.) can be edited on the Customers & Statements tab or in the new List Editor.

New fields have been added to the Email Template Editor and Invoice Template Editor allowing the 3 fields to be included on templates.
Customer Account Numbers are now implemented. A default ID is assigned for a customer but this can be edited as needed.

A CustomerAccountNumber field has been added to the template editor to allow the account number to be included on templates.
Reporting
Three new report types have been implemented:-

1. Invoices by Sales Person
2. Quotes by Sales Person

These reports show the amounted quoted or invoices for sales people.

3. Payment Summary

This report shows the payment history and includes the payment kind, e.g. cash, cheque.
All the reports can be exported to Excel.
Backups
The automatic backup scheme has been altered. SliQ now makes a backup whenever a company file is closed.
The automatic backup folder can now be configured via the Options dialog.
Item Spacing
It is now possible to configure the spacing between items (rows) on templates.
Version 2.2.7  - March 2010

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Files can now be attached to email templates.
 
SMTP server authorisation details (username and password) can now be specified.
 
Improvements in sorting of lists.  
Version 2.2  - Feb 2010

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Recurring invoices now have a bi-annual recurring option.
 
When a PDF is generated, any fonts used in the PDF will now be embedded in the PDF to enhance portability, particularly when the documents are opened on a Mac computer.
 
When a PDF of an invoice, quotes or credit note is created, the file name will now include the invoice/ quote/ credit note number in the file name.
 
When a PDF of a statement is created, the customer name will be included in the filename if it is possible to form a valid Windows filename from the customer name.
 
A Tax/ VAT Number field has been added to Customer record on the Customers & Statements tab.
 
Alignment of decimal values in columns on printed/ emailed items has been improved.
 
The customer name dropdown in the edit screens is now always sorted alphabetically.
 
Various minor improvements and corrections.
 
Template & Template Editor Changes  
In the template editor new Condition properties have been added so that items can be selectively displayed when invoices are unpaid, overdue or fully paid. This allows reminders to be created, e.g. by displaying a red REMINDER label that is only displayed when an invoice is overdue.
 
Specific invoice, quote and credit note templates can now be specified for customers. Previously only a specific statement template could be associated with a customer.
 
New Field Values have been added:-

1. A new field value has been added allowing the customer website value to be shown on a template.

2. A new TotalExPayments field value is available on templates. This shows the invoice total without deducting payments.

3. A new field value has been added allowing the customer tax/ VAT number to be shown on a template. 
Note: None of these fields appear by default on templates but they can be added onto custom templates using the template editor.
Email Templates  
Text email templates can now be specified for emails, i.e. for the emails used when sending invoices, quotes, credit notes and statements. The templates can contain a selection of fields, e.g. customer contact name, that are automatically replaced with values from SliQ’s database as the emails are sent.
 
Separate templates are possible for invoices, quotes, credit notes and statements. Cc email addresses can be specified in the email templates. In conjunction with the new SMTP email option described below, the templates make emailing one or more items to customers take a single button click.
SMTP Email Option  
SliQ Invoicing Plus now includes an option to send emails using SMTP. This option is enabled via a new Email Sending Options dialog opened from the new Setup/ Email tab. The Email Sending Options dialog allows SMTP server details to be entered. If customers do not have access to an SMTP server, the server details can be left blank and SliQ will attempt to email directly instead of routing email via a server.
Enabling SMTP also enables bulk emailing options in SliQ.
 
Bulk Emailing Changes  
With the SMTP email sending option enabled, SliQ allows bulk emailing of items.
 
It is now possible to email all unsent invoices and credit notes or quotes in one operation.
 
When recurring invoices are raised, it is now possible to email all the new invoices in one operation.
 
Via the new Statement Wizard it is now possible to bulk email statements to customers.
 
Print Preview Changes  
It is now possible to print preview multiple items, e.g. print preview all invoices that have not yet been printed or print preview all newly raised recurring invoices.
 
Statement Changes  
A new Statement Wizard has been implemented. The wizard is launched from the toolbar on the Customers & Statements tab.
 
The wizard allows a new “date range” statement type to be generated as well as the existing “open items” statement type. This statement type lists all customer transactions (invoices, credit notes and payments) within a specified date range. The wizard allows the use of filters to select the customers for which statements should be generated, e.g. all customers, a specific set of customers, or customers with open balances etc.
 
Using the new SMTP email option and email templates, emailing statements to all customers can be done in a single operation.
 
 
Version 2.1.1  - Dec 2009

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Improved performance for large data files.  
Added new fields to the template editor.  
Various improvements and corrections.  
Version 2.1  - Nov 2009

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Added new housekeeping function to allow users to pack and optimise company files in order to maintain performance. Over time company files grow in size and the performance of SliQ can be improved by packing the file. This is a little like defragmenting a PC disk to make your PC faster.

There is no need to pack company files more than once every 3 to 6 months.

The packing function is accessed on a new Setup/ Housekeeping tab.
Added check on startup to find out if SliQ was shutdown correctly when last used, e.g. because the PC lost power. If an improper shutdown is detected, SliQ offers to check the company data for errors and perform a repair if necessary.  
Improved printing performance on different paper sizes.  
Various improvements and corrections including improvements in the handling of different date periods and recurring invoices.  
Version 2.0.3  - Nov 2009

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Improved copy and paste function when copying and pasting between different templates  
Added support for Ctrl-A function while editing templates to allow easy selection of all items on a template.  
Version 2.0.2  - Nov 2009

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Improved word wrapping when printing columns on invoices and quotes  
Version 2.0.1  - Nov 2009

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Improved version and application name displays while registering  
Added new field values to the template editor.  
Fixed problem with SliQ not remembering that an invoice or quote has been printed or emailed.  
Improved handling of products with duplicate names.  
Various minor improvements and corrections.  
Version 2.0  - Oct 2009

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SliQ Invoicing Plus now supports multiple companies. Pressing the SliQ start button on the top left of the application gives access to New Company, Save Company As and Open Company File options.
It is now possible to save company data in any folder on your PC. In V1, SliQ always saved data into the My Documents folder. In V2 you can choose to save a company file in any location you like by pressing the SliQ start button and choosing Save Company As. When SliQ is restarted it automatically loads the last company file you worked with, wherever it was saved on your PC.

An invoice designer has been included.

Note: This is only included in SliQ Invoicing Plus.

The invoice designer allows users to edit the templates for invoices, quotes, credit notes and statements as well as save new versions of templates.

User can change fonts, edit label text, move and delete items on the invoice such as the company name, terms and titles of fields.

In addition columns can be resized and the columns included on invoices and statements can be configured on a per-template basis, e.g. the product code can be added as a column on invoice templates or the customer purchase order can be added as a column on a statement.

Extra logos and pictures can also be added to templates.

Creating new templates opens up the possibility of creating proforma invoice templates, should users wish to issue proforma invoices instead of quotes.

SliQ allows users to edit the global template selections used by all invoices and quotes as well as associate different versions of customised templates with specific invoices and quotes. Specific statement templates can also be associated with customers.
The text associated with payment terms can now be edited. In version 1, the payment term text was automatically set by SliQ from the term length. The text can now be freely edited allowing more flexibility, e.g. in translating payment terms into a language other than English.
It is now possible to automatically create a quote from an invoice. In version 1 it was possible to create a quote froman invoice with a single button click, the reverse is now also true - one click creates a quote based on an existing invoice.
The customer data can now be exported to Excel. A new option to do this has been added on the Customers & Statements tab.
The product data can now be exported to Excel. A new option to do this has been added on the Products tab.
It is now possible to copy existing product details, i.e. create a new product or discount record based on an existing item.  
It is now possible to copy existing customer details, i.e. create a new customer record based on an existing item.  
A search box has now been added to the Invoices & Payments, Quotes, Customers and Statements and Products tab. This allows very rapid searching for specific items. As you type into the search box, SliQ automatically filters the list displayed on the page to only show matching items.
The help file buttons now link to an online version of the help file. The help file included in SliQ had become very large - it was almost 25% of the download size. By placing the help file online we have made SliQ 2 smaller than SliQ 1. We can also keep the help file up to date more easily.
A new Sales by Month report has been added. This provides easy comparison of sales month-by-month and year on year.
Numerous usability improvements have been made.  

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You can use our invoice software free for 30 days and create as many invoices and quotes as you like. At the end of the 30 day trial, if you want to carry on using SliQ Invoicing, all you need do is purchase an unlock code.

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You can purchase SliQ Invoicing and Quoting for a one-off fee starting from £22.00. When your payment has been authorised we will email you an unlock code allowing you to unlock SliQ Invoicing.