Big Business lets you attach any file to any transaction by putting it in the Docs Folder. This is an instant solution for filesharing allowing you to save files where your team can find them. Others can see the Docs you added to an Order when they are creating the Invoice. They cannot see attachments you put with a PO if they do not have access to the PO tool.
This Chapter provides steps for setup. (7009)
Attach a screen shot of a window to any transaction in Big Business. This video shows how to capture a screen shot of a window on macOS or Windows. (6750)
One of the easiest ways to replace paperwork is with a screenshot. Big Business lets you capture a window and save instantly. Just choose Documents and Notes option in Docs Prefs for Filesharing.
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One of the easiest ways to replace paperwork is with a screenshot. Big Business lets you capture a window and save seamlessly. Just choose Documents option in Docs Prefs for Filesharing. Then in any window click Docs and click Paste to save a screenshot taken with Print Screen or Alt + PrtSc (for a window).
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Big Business lets you attach any file to a Search window like Customers. This can be a convenient place to store attachments like Policies, Terms and Conditions, and so on that pertain to Customers. Moreover, you can click Send to make any attachment available--to Send (Docs) as email attachments or Send (Notes) as email messages.
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Big Business automatically stores Documents that you Attach:
from the Folder tab on Customer, Vendor, Item, Contact, or Employee
from a Note, to yourself or another user
from the Docs Folder on transactions like Quote, Order, Invoice
Big Business automatically shares Stored Documents so they are available:
to any Big Business Client, on Mac or Windows
to the Note recipient
to related transactions such as the Invoice for an Order or Quote
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Big Business 10 adds the Docs tool for all transactions. Docs Prefs let you choose how to use the Docs tool.
Choices for Docs Prefs are:
Documents and Notes
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Big Business 10 adds the Docs tool. Docs Prefs let turn on the Docs tool.
Big Business 10.11 adds Drag and Drop for the Docs tool and Docs window.
Big Business 10.15 adds Paste to the Docs window.
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Big Business adds Paste to the Docs windows. Click to paste:
a File copied from your desktop or email attachments
a Picture copied from email, web browser, photo or picture program
a Screenshot taken with Print Screen, Alt + PrtSc, Snipping Tool
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Unlock Docs is a customization to allow attachments for all entries including:
entries locked by payment or other processing
entries in Locked periods
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Big Business 10 adds the Docs tool allowing you to attach External Documents to any transaction in Big Business. This is handy for PDFs of POs, scanned docs, and more.
Big Business 10.22 fixes File Names with slashes.
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Share Forward is the feature of the Docs tool that lets others view or download your attachments when they convert your Orders to Invoices. This is handy when they have question about the customer's PO and you've been thoughtful enough to attach a copy right there. It also works for you to look back at your Order and see any attachments to the Invoice(s) such as shipping docs.
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You can Copy a file from your Desktop or any folder or directory and Paste it into Docs. The Docs Not Found alert will appear if the document cannot be found.
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MacOS Catalina requires permission for Screen Capture.
Without permission, the Docs Screen Capture feauture will return an error:
Error when executing the method "bDoc_New" at line number 6.
The pathname is invalid. File Not Found. Blah, blah, blah.
To fix, enable Screen Recording permission as detailed below. (6992)