• Part 2 of 2: Sage 50 CA Data Conversion Tips

    General TIP on installs and data conversions:

    Sage 50 CA requires full Windows access rights for update installations and data conversions. Even if  Sage 50 CA is a cloud-connected software, it's still a classic desktop installation which is designed for…

  • Simply Accounting Cannot Connect to Connection Manager

    Please I cannot start my Simply Accounting Set up.

    It keep telling me cannot connect to Connection Manager.

    What should I do.

    Will Need an URGENT ASSISTANCE

  • Customizing Sage 50 CA Intelligence Reports from a template in 4 steps!

    In this follow up, we'll look at how to customize, modify and save an existing report template (the sales analysis report) so it can be reused. Sage 50 Intelligence Reporting Standard enables you to modify an existing report, note that the modifying of…

  • Sage 2019.2 - Get Open Invoices using Query?

    Hello would like to know if it's possible to get a list of all open invoices using  SDKDatabaseUtility RunSelectQuery command?

    I've looked around here and also the DataDict but can't really find what tables I need to link to get this data.  Any…

  • 6 Steps for move data or connect Sage | Accounting to Sage 50 CA

    Looking to expand your small business or just want additional features to enable you to do things like mobile invoicing? See the below for details on how to migrate, move or integrate your Sage | Accounting data with Sage 50 CA software.

    STEP 1: Already…

  • Sage Drive 101: Top 3 tips & tricks for Success!

    Sage Drive is a syncing feature. What does that mean? The transactions you save to your Sage 50 are instantly saved to your hard drive, but the syncing to the cloud copy might take a minute or so--longer if you have slow internet. 

     

    Top tips and tricks…

  • Q&A: What to consider about storing your data in the cloud

    Where should you keep your data backups? Does Sage hold cloud data in Canada? What are the Canadian/Provincial laws for this? Can data location and sharing be a liability? We've got the answers below in this informative Q&A, reviewed by our Accountant…

  • How to connect your Office 365 to Sage 50 CA

    Want to integrate your Office 365 license with Sage 50, but aren't sure how to get started? Follow these easy steps!

     Open the "Get started with Microsoft Office 365 services" email you received from Sage Solutions Admin and click the Get…

  • Top 12 Questions &Answers for Peak Season 2018

    Get those T4s submitted! While hustling did you get stuck due to a missing update or T4 printing issue? Here's the top 12 resources most used for the month of January 2018.

    Please see this blog for a list of useful articles on Sage 50's Common Questions…

  • QuickTips! How to Change the Company Name in Sage 50

    Activated the software with the wrong name?

    To change it in the installed software there are two locations.

     

    Changing the Company Name the Software is Registered With

    To update the license, from the main screen of the program, go to the Help menu then…

  • Ransomware and Backup Management

    Our Sage Colleague Kim Crabtree over at the Sage BusinessWorks Support team put together this informative blog called "Why is it critical that you back up your data nightly?". We've adapted it for Sage 50 CA. Thanks Kim!

    Why is it so important…

  • Sharing data file simultaneously

    Hello, how can my client share thier "sage 50 pro" data file with me (I have the accountant edition of sage 50), so i can work on thier file remotely? And simultaneously? Also, is there a link and/or video that discusses the information to show the client…

  • ODBC Connection Access Denied (Password error)

    Since we installed the latest upgrade for Sage 50 to Version 2018.0, we are unable to connect to the simply database with our third party software using a ODBC Connection.

    Over the past 10 years I have always managed to make the appropriate adjustments…

  • What to do about Sage 50 "stopped working messages"

    A team of us have been keeping close tabs on scenarios where users install Sage 50 2018.0 and function fine until they need to update Windows and it fails. Typically we see the errors related to KBs 18047 and or 61504 stating: "Sage 50 has stopped working…

  • How to get the missing company file selection dropdown back

    Since the recent Windows 10 updates we've come across cases where Sage 50's welcome screen (under open last company) no longer provides a dropdown option to select different databases.

     

    This feature is supposed to return after opening several…

  • How to restore your Sage 50 backup file

    Where can you go to retrieve an Automatic Backup? Anytime a Sage 50 CA database conversion or new year creation takes place the program prompts users to backup.  KB 10087 explains that this automatic backup feature has its' default location set to :…

  • Retour à une date de session antérieure

    Bonjour,  

    Je suis dans ma première année financière. J'ai inscrit dans SAGE le 31 août comme date de fin d'année alors que cela aurait dû être le 31 juillet. Ma date de session est le 31 août. J'ai fait des écritures en août dont les paies. Que dois-je…

  • Needing to correct an error made in previous year after entering 2 months of data in our new year

    We have completed our year end, moved our systems forward, entered about 2 1/2 months of data into our new year. After this we found we had an error at the end of our previous year that has to be corrected. We went back and corrected the error in the…

  • Is it possible to import employee pay into Sage using the SDK?

    Is it possible to use the SDK to import employee pay into Sage? I'm thinking it would need to be able to create paychecks but if anyone knows of a better way for employee pay please let me know. I know you can import employees but I want to take all their…

  • SDKInstanceManager OpenDatabase always returns false and has no error messages

    Hi, 

    I'm trying to work through the C# sample project in the Sage 50 Accounting SDK (Simply) but for some reason I can't get the opendatabase connection to let me access the database. I have set up my user in the Sage app and I know my username and password…

  • Sage 50 Canadian SDK - how to do wSDBGetDBVer in c#

    I am trying to use some of the features described in the documentation that came with the SDK. In the doc, dev-progref.pdf, I've read about the methods and they all seem to start with wSDB. I've seen that the wSDB* methods can be called in C++ and VB…

  • How to find log in credentials for Sage 50 database

    I am trying to go through some of the code examples in the SDK, obviously one of the first functions that runs is the database connection function. I have tried sysadmin with various passwords but I can never successfully connect to the database to try…

  • What is the process to create Purchase Orders or Sales Orders via uploading a .csv file?

    I am a new user of Sage 50. I am trying to figure out how to create Purchase Orders or Sales Orders in Sage 50 via uploading an excel file (or CSV). Any help would be appreciated.

  • SDKInstanceManager.Instance.OpenDatabase always returning false with no reason why or error message

    I have a C# application that executes a call to SDKInstanceManager.Instance.OpenDatabase to open the data file but it keeps returning false, and it does not give any error message as to why. I have the proper parameters sent because this same data file…

  • Error when opening Sage Pro 2012 Database in Sage 50 Pro 2015

    I just installed Sage 50 2015 Pro.  Until now I have been using Sage 2012 Pro.  I'm having problems using my existing company file in the new version:

    It seems that Sage 50 2015 Pro is having problems connecting to the 2012 Pro version's company file…