Lightspeed
Release Notes

March 03, 2015

Web Store 3.2.4

Bug fixes/Enhancements

  • Fixed the width and height ratio for a header image in email receipts.
  • Fixed PayPal Pro for tax-inclusive stores when shipping to a taxable destination with taxable shipping enabled.
  • Fixed an issue whereby the handling fee was not always included on the confirmation page when the user selected ‘in store pickup’.
  • If all items that are eligible for a promo code are removed from the cart, the promo code field is now automatically cleared.
  • Shipping charges are now updated after editing the cart from the confirmation screen.
  • Fixed an issue with images loading from the incorrect location.
  • Fixed an issue with certain pages not working if Web Store was installed in a subdirectory.

Developer Note (Lightspeed OnSite only)

If your Web Store uses a customized theme, you may be required to update the theme to take advantage of bug fixes offered in this release. For more information, refer to these three articles:
  • Header image aspect ratio issue:

    https://github.com/lightspeedretail/webstore/wiki/Email-template-update-for-Web-Store-3.2.4

  • Missing breadcrumbs (Brooklyn 2014):

    https://github.com/lightspeedretail/webstore/wiki/Missing-breadcrumb-on-copied-Brooklyn2014-themes-Web-Stores-3.2.4

  • Web Store installed in a subdirectory (Brooklyn 2014):

    https://github.com/lightspeedretail/webstore/wiki/Manual-migration-notes-for-customized-themes-3.2.4

February 25, 2015

Lightspeed Retail Update: Tachyon

  • The Customer Facing Display is now available to all customers!
  • Credit Card signatures captured via the iPad are now visible in the transactions detail page
  • Some users with slow internet will see speed improvements when scanning items on the register
  • Cost and Subtotals are now visible on Layaways, Special Orders and Work Order Reports
  • New page headers on printed documents
  • Added ability to see and sort inventory counts by last modified date
  • Transfers now easily show items that are out of stock
  • Added additional color choices in custom-color options set
  • Work Order notes field will now grow as you add longer notes
  • Item quantity field on purchase orders does not cut off large numbers

Bug Fixes/Enhancements

  • Fixed issue where new multi-store pricing does not work with Shopify integration
  • Fixed issues where item records dates were set to 00/00/0000
  • Fixed issues in Firefox and Chrome where trailing zeros were being cut off after the decimal
  • Fixed issue where profit was being calculated incorrectly in some cases on Sales Tax Report

February 19, 2015

Web Store 3.2.3

Bug Fixes/Enhancements

  • Fixes a performance regression for Web Stores with a large number of products.
  • Fixed an issue with the 3.2.2 release whereby the installation process would sometimes stall.
  • (Lightspeed Retail only) Fixed an issue with the Santa Cruz theme’s checkout.

February 18, 2015

Lightspeed OnSite 2015.2.0

Performance

  • The save time for Purchase Orders, Quotes, Orders, & Invoices with many line items is now faster.
  • The save time for changed quantities on Purchase Orders, Quotes, Orders, & Invoices is now faster.
  • The response time of  Purchase Orders, Quotes, Orders, & Invoices has been improved.
  • Performance optimization now takes place upon installation with a manual reset located in System Preferences.
  • Performance increase for the Accounts Receivable Module.

Enhancements

  • StoreMaster application now uses the Cocoa framework (was previously Carbon).
  • Converted all side drawers to drop down sheets allowing for the removal of legacy code.
  • Improved Help menu for faster access to my.lightspeedpos.com and remote support.
  • An Invoice can now be voided in POS Mode to prevent Owing Invoices.
  • Expanded the Accounts Receivable window for better navigation of customers.
  • Product label barcodes are now printed off Product ID by default.
  • Moneris messages have now been updated if the card is left in the machine.
  • New Installer Window layout, Retina compatible, with Uninstaller included.

Bug Fixes

  • Removing a customer from an existing invoice no longer removes discounts from the line items on the invoice.
  • Pricing Levels now detect the proper quantity and set the proper Pricing Level.
  • Fixed an issue in StoreMaster when selling a product with a pricing level applied, the discount would apply to the default price instead of the pricing level price.
  • Fixed an issue where a user was unable to open the tills window in POS Mode.
  • Fixed in issue where a sale label was incorrect for tax-inclusive environments.
  • Fixed an issue where Importing a vCard failed.
  • Fixed an issue where Transfer Inventory in Tools was disabled occasionally.
  • Fixed an issue for 1.3 customers where inventory reserving or releasing would cause an inventory quantity issue.
  • Fixed an issue where a jpeg photo could not be opened for a product, customer, supplier, or company logo.
  • Fixed an issue where Lightspeed could crash when adding an item to SRO Additional Items.
  • Fixed an issue where Lightspeed could crash when selecting Gift Cards in Tools.
  • Fixed an issue when using a Moneris Terminal would display a « declined » message when the transaction was approved.
  • Receiving a PO with a linked Order item now updates the Order status to received.
  • Reopening an invoice with a product that has a 100% discount no longer ignores the discount.
  • Fixed an issue where the Lightspeed Server may not start upon reboot of a computer running Mavericks.
  • Selecting “Quantity” in the Set Product Info drop-down no longer results a timeout and crash.
  • Creating a return with a sale offer applied no longer removes the sale offer price.
  • Fixed an issue if a product is sold at a 100% discount that when re-opening the invoice the sell price would be incorrect.
  • Fixed an issue where changing a line item quantity on an invoice would cause discounts to be removed.
  • Fixed an issue where receiving a PO for a linked Order did not update the status to Received.

Mac OS X Yosemite

  • Fixed an issue where a text box background color would display incorrectly.
  • Fixed an issue where text could be cut off in the Company Setup Panel and GSX setup window.
  • Fixed shading issues for document linked/related tabs, customer categories, and setup panels in tools.
  • Fixed an issue where Label Designer would not function properly.
  • Fixed an issue where the keyboard would become unresponsive.
  • Fixed an issue where a Magic Mouse would cause Lightspeed to crash.

February 12, 2015

Web Store 3.2.2

New Features (Lightspeed OnSite only)

For Lightspeed OnSite, a newly optimized Cart & Checkout functionality within the newest Web Store theme, “Brooklyn 2014”. Our benchmark cart and checkout process has been designed to increase conversion rates and decreases cart abandonment:

  • Dynamic price calculation and multiple promotional-code entry points, keeps your customers informed of costs and savings throughout the entire checkout process.
  • Using the customer’s address or ZIP code, Web Store automatically calculates taxes, shipping options and costs, delivery estimates, and total costs, thus avoiding last minute “cart shock”.
  • With a persistently visible and accessible shopping cart, your customers can easily add or remove products for purchases, compare prices, and budget for specific discounts.
  • A quick and optional registration process ensures that your customers can take action and complete their purchase, without feeling overwhelmed.

Bug Fixes/Enhancements

  • Overall improvement of page-load times.
  • Redesigned responsive email templates for all themes.
  • Various security enhancements.
  • Various fixes for quantity discounts, promo codes, and shipping calculations.
  • Various enhancements to the Brooklyn 2014 theme for smaller devices.
  • Various UI fixes to the Brooklyn 2014 theme.
  • Improved custom page handling.
  • Various fixes for self-hosted customers.
  • Improvements for custom CSS in theme copies.
  • Payment provider enhancements.
  • Updated all themes (new versions) to include new Lightspeed branding.

Compatibility Note (Lightspeed OnSite only)

If your Web Store uses a customized theme, you may be required to update the theme before upgrading to the next release (3.2.3). For more information, click here.

February 04, 2015

Lightspeed Retail Update: Starburst

New Features

  • A new Customer Facing Display « Beta » feature lets you use any tablet device or computer monitor to create a more interactive engagement experience with customers by displaying key sales information like tax totals, discounts per line item, and the ability to directly email receipts.
  • A new Multi-Store Pricing feature allows users to easily set specific selling prices for each SKU on a store-by-store basis, whether it be based on differences in the cost of operations or in order to take advantage of localized trends.
Bug Fixes/Enhancements
  • The Quality Bicycle Products catalog now synchronizes correctly.
  • Update to Advanced Reporting to improve data-synchronization and performance issues.
  • Fixed issue with Email Receipts showing a 404 error.

February 03, 2015

Lightspeed Retail POS app 1.3.2

  • If using a MagTek iDynamo card reader, swiping a credit card from the Sale screen or Payment screen now automatically brings up the credit card payment type screen without having to select the “Credit Card” payment type.
  • Opening and closing a register now automatically prints a register stub from the receipt printer.
  • A notification now appears when a barcode scanner connects/disconnects.
  • The cash drawer now automatically opens when a “Cash” payment type is selected.
  • A new “Automatically Print Receipt” printer option lets you choose whether or not to automatically print a receipt at the end of a sale.
  • Improved printing performance.
  • A new and improved hardware settings screen.
  • The Menu area now includes status icons for your scanner, printer, and card reader.
  • Resolved an issue with random network crashes.
  • Fixed an instability issue when a selected receipt printer is not recognized when performing a cash payment, or when opening a cash drawer from the register screen.
  • You can now enter a decimal value when opening a register.
  • A sale that is “in-progress” is now maintained when returning from a PIN lock.
  • If the “Require PIN Before Each Sale” option is enabled in your Lightspeed Retail General Settings, it now also applies when performing a refund in the Lightspeed Retail POS app.

January 07, 2015

Lightspeed Retail Update: Redshift

New Features:

  • Updated fonts, improved density and readability. Reports are now more condensed for improved legibility
  • Advanced Reporting for Retail synching and performance improvements – Available in Private Beta

Bug Fixes/ Enhancements:

  • Notices no longer obscure navigation bar
  • Refunds & Voids now properly working on Mercury gateway
  • 100% Discounts on a Price Rule are now applicable to a sale or item
  • Fixed an issue where adding an item to a PO added the re-order amount, rather than adding 1 more to inventory
  • Taxable flags in pricing fields are now checked by default
  • Items with same description in Purchase Orders now print the accurate number of labels
  • Improvement to printing labels from Purchase Orders

December 02, 2014

Lightspeed Retail Update: Quasar

Bug Fixes/Enhancements

  • Modified the autocomplete functionality for items on layaway and special order. When an item on layaway or special order is added to a sale, the user is now asked whether or not to complete the layaway or special order.
  • Fixed the “Transaction Not Found” issue when opening an order from the Shipping screen.
  • Fixed an issue with Giant integration not allowing blank suffixes for multi-shop accounts.

November 20, 2014

Lightspeed Retail Web Store 3.2.1

Features

  • Added support for residential or business addresses in Brooklyn 2014
Bug Fixes
  • Brooklyn 2014 Checkout
    • Discount line is now correctly displayed on the Thank You page
    • Customers can now create an account from the Thank You page regardless of payment method
    • Payment details now display the appropriate address information when using In-store Pickup with PayPal
    • Shipping Estimator now updates when editing line item quantities on the Confirmation Page
    • Editing an address immediately after adding it during checkout no longer generates an error
    • Improved validation for credit card expiry date
    • Switching shipping option to In-store pickup during checkout no longer causes an error
    • Multiple responsive design improvements for mobile devices
  • Store owner and customer will now receive an order confirmation email even if the customer does not return to the webstore after the PayPal transaction is complete

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