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Forecast 5 Installation Checklist

Before beginning your install of Forecast 5, we recommend you run through this check list and check the system requirements to ensure that you do not run into any issues.

Forecast 5 User Guide

Download the Forecast 5 User Guide.

In the Forecast 5 User Guide you will find the following:

 

  • Activating Your Forecast 5 License

  • Having Trouble Activating Your Forecast 5 License?
    • MANUAL ACTIVATION
    • ALTERNATIVE ACTIVATION


Forecast 5 System Requirements

Single Computer License

 

Exporting Slowness

If you are finding the exporting of forecasts or copy forecasts rather slow, we suggest upgrading your SQL Server from the standard LocalDB to SQL Express.

You can download a version from here.

Observed improvements on speed:

Possible Issues of Running WPF Applications in Citrix

While WPF has been around for a while, there may still be issues when running an application based on that technology within a CITRIX Environment.

To help out our customers we have found the following CITRIX articles that may help you get the best performance out of WPF Applications in your environment.

Sending Database

To send your database to support for investigation, please follow the steps below:

1. C:\ProgramData\Forecast 5 Ltd

PAYE showing at 0

Issue:

When entering your staff using Employee Groups, your PAYE is showing as 0.

 

Solution:

Go to Settings > Payroll Tables & Options > Bonus. You will need to make sure this is set to 100.

If it is set to 0, this multiplies the figure by 0.

 

Installation Guide

Contents

User Agreement ..................................................................................................................................... 3

About Forecast 5 .................................................................................................................................... 5

Installation Guide ................................................................................................................................... 6

Change In Hot Link Not Updating In P&L

Issue:

When using Hot Links in a forecast, you have updated the figures in the spreadsheet, refreshed the link and the record is correct but when you run the P &L report the old figures are still appearing.

 

Solution:

Remove the Hot Link for each record affected and re-add. Then check the report.

How to Create a Forecast 5 database in version 3

 

-from the Open Forecast window click the change SQL Server tab:

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