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Las Vegas

To demonstrate remote connections we set up a Mac Mini in Las Vegas. You are invited to connect to the Demo File.

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Connecting to Remote Server


File Transfer

Folder Connect is an option to import and export files from a remote folder that uses File Transfer. Big Business supports FTP, SFTP, and FTPS protocols.

Ths Solution provides details. (7002)
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New States

Big Business lets you immediately use the TaxJar Connect add-on for getting taxes for New States, where you have a new need to file, without disrupting your existing Tax Statuses for your old states. Also, if you are using TaxJar Connect, you can add new New States readily.

This Solution describes using this option. (6999)
TaxJar, Sales Tax by State
Wikipedia, State Abbreviations


Hide ETA

Hide ETA changes the Order window to omit ETA, making room for Description2, and show Ship Date, instead.

This feature is being tested. (6987)


Item Preset

Item Preset lets you choose a calcuation or automation to apply to the item.
Presets include:
• Built - the item is built from other items
• Bundle - the item includes other items
• Count - the item sets its Qty to a count of other items
• %Taxable - the item sets it Price to a percent of taxable items above it

This feature is being tested. (6983)


Add Column

Add Column let you choose additional columns to show on Search Lists. Click Add (+) and then click on a column to add. (6982)


Employees Search

Employees Search lets you view My Prefs settings for employees, such as:
• Search Prefs
• Docs Prefs
• Auto Zoom Prefs
This gives you a fast way to review or change, using the Update button.

This Solution describes this option. (6623)


Export Invoice

Folder Connect lets you set an online folder to check for import files. This online folder has a unique URL just like any address you put in a browser. Enter the URL carefully so it will always work. If you have any questions, email support@bigbusiness.com for help.

Ths Solution provides details for entering a Folder URL. (6931)
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the cube

Dark Mode is now supported in Safari, so we have updated the Big Business web site, adding the cube for visibility.

On Windows 10 the Dark setting for Colors works with Firefox and Edge Beta.
On Windows 7 the High Contrast/Black Themes work with Edge Beta.

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Edge Beta


Dark Prefs

Dark Prefs is a Test for adding Dark or Light appearance. It will not be usable until all screens are updated for color switching.

Choices for Dark Prefs are:
• System Setting
• Classic
• Dark
• Light

This Solution describes the settings. (6958)


TaxJar Report, Expanded

TaxJar Connect automatically connects Big Business to the sales tax system, TaxJar. TaxJar Reports let you Export or Print the data you get from TaxJar--like State, County, and City results--for auditing and reporting.

Ths Solution provides details. (6890)
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TaxJar Fields


Search Extras

Occasionally we receive a request for an extra field to be added to a Search and its Export (or the Update tool that changes many records at once). So now we pop it into the list that you can Add(+) and Export (or the Update tool). Since this does not change the standard Export function it is less disruptive, but you may need to know the following. (6952)
Search Prefs


ShipStation Support

ShipStation is a web-based ecommerce shipping platform. It connects to ecommerce providers (eBay, Amazon, etc) and to shipping carriers (UPS, FedEx, USPS) to streamline order fulfillment for online businesses. It is a subsidiary of Stamps.com.

This Solution provides information. (6950)
ShipStation ODBC Client
ShipStation API


Chapter 21 BigCommerce Connect

BigCommerce Connect makes it easy to connect and share data with the ecommerce solution, BigCommerce. This chapter describes BigCommerce Connect tools and features, which are found in System toolbar and tools. (6948)
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BigCommerce Overview


BigCommerce API

BigCommerce Connect allows Big Business to connect and share data with the ecommerce solution, BigCommerce. To connect Big Business needs an API Token which you create in your BigCommerce Dashobard and copy into Big Business.

This Solution describes creating an API Account with BigCommerce. (6947)
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support.bigcommerce.com: When and why are my customers sent e-mails from my store?


Origin States

These states were listed as origin-based (c. 2017):
Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Illinois (IL), Mississippi (MS), Missouri (MO), New Mexico (NM), Ohio (OH), Pennsylvania (PA), Tennessee (TN), Texas (TX), Utah (UT), Virginia (VA).

This list may help you understand your results from TaxJar (only). (6944)
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Destination States


Destination States

These states were listed as destination-based (c. 2017):
Alabama (AL), Arkansas (AR), Colorado (CO), Connecticut (CT), District of Colombia (DC), Florida (FL), Georgia (GA), Hawaii (HI), Idaho (ID), Indiana (IN), Iowa (IA), Kansas (KS), Kentucky (KY), Louisiana (LA), Maine (ME), Maryland (MD), Massachusetts (MA), Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), Nebraska (NE), Nevada (NV), New Jersey (NJ), New York
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Chapter 41 TaxJar Connect


TaxJar Mappings

You can set TaxJar Connect to Automatic for tax lookup from Quotes, Orders, and Invoices. Or, you create your own Mapping by editing the automatic ones and clicking Save As in the lower right.

Big Business 11.27 and 12.6 update Automatic mappings for TaxJar to use Street and City (instead of just Zip).

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Origin States


Customer Line Numbers

Line Numbers from customer PO's can be added to Orders and included on Invoices. This works initially with import and export to procurement systems where this is required. For adapting to another use, please contact support@bigbusiness.com. (6936)


Export To

Export To is the destination for export files, such as a remote folder for Invoices that are sent to customers purchasing systems. It can be a full URL, or a relative path, or a folder.

Ths Solution provides details. (6934)
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Import File

Import File is the name assigned in Docs to an online file used to create an entry. For example, using Folder Connect, Big Business might import an order by downloading an XML file. This file is attached to the Order for reference.

Ths Solution provides details. (6933)
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File Kind

File Kind lets you tell Big Business to only look for one kind of file when using automated imports in Connect tools. If you are using Folder Connect to check a remote folder, providing the Kind of file you are expecting reduces the possibility of error or confusion when the wrong kind of file is accidentally dropped in the target folder. If you have any questions, email support@bigbusiness.com
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Folder URL

Folder Connect lets you set an online folder to check for import files. This online folder has a unique URL just like any address you put in a browser. Enter the URL carefully so it will always work. If you have any questions, email support@bigbusiness.com for help.

Ths Solution provides details for entering a Folder URL. (6931)
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Folder Errors

When running normally, Folder Connect can report intermittent errors if there is trouble with your Internet connection. Or if you are setting up, it may report an error connecting at all. Or processing it may report an unexpected error like, No orders created. You may receive hundreds of errors that happened overnight--easily deleted--but you will not miss anything important.

This Solution lis
Reported


Folder Connect

Folder Connect is an option to import and export files from a remote folder using File Transfer (FTP, FTPS, SFTP). Like other Connect options it is an Add-On that connects out to a service and requires Registration and credentials to set up.

For simple file transfer you could use a service like One Drive or iCloud, instead.

Folder Connect gives you additional security and control to:
• conne
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