Operations II (3.14) is SEPA compliant and will allow customers to record BIC and IBANs against supplier and customer records, provided they are linked to a SEPA compliant version of Opera 3/Opera II.
Operations II (3.13) includes a number of maintenance software change requests. In addition, Operations II (3.13) has been successfully tested and is now supported on the following platforms/environments:
Operations II (3.12.20) is primarily a maintenance release but is now supported on the following platforms/environments:
The latest release of Operations II (3.11) supports the forthcoming Cross Border VAT Changes coming into force in January 2010. Please be advised that Operations II (3.11) is not supported on Windows 7.
What are the Cross Border VAT Changes?
As of 1 January 2010 it will be a legislative requirement for a UK VAT registered business to declare any intra-EC services that they supply to a VAT registered customer in the EC on the EC Sales List (ESL – VAT 101 form). The EU Legislation changes affect the following buisnesses:
For full details of the Cross Border Changes visit
The latest release of Operations II (3.10) release CD also includes Pegasus Instant Messenger (1.80.40) and Adobe® Reader® 9. In addition it has also been successfully tested on Windows® 2008 Server with XP Service Pack 3 and Vista Service Pack 1 clients.
Operations II incorporates the following features:
It is now possible to define different background images for different companies. On the Company Profile form - Action Company Background Options allows the image to be changed. In addition, the Preferences form has been modified to allow different background images per user.
Grids now have the added right click functionality introduced into Opera II. When right clicking on the column headings, a sub-menu is displayed offering a new range of functionality. If Form Persistence is in use the amendments to the grids are stored and used next time the form is loaded.
When producing reports and directing to screen, the report is displayed in full screen mode.
The document definition form now allows the user to determine the following for each document:
The Opera II Nominal Ledger (version 4.11 and later) can now be updated whenever transactions are posted in Operations II that receive or issue stock. This means that, together with the existing ability to link invoicing to the Opera II Nominal Ledger, management accounts can reflect the latest stock position. Stock movements include:
When linked to Opera II, it is now possible to record Nominal Dimensions against customers and sales transactions. If the dimensions are in use in Opera II, postings from Operations II will update the Opera II transactions with the desired dimensions.
When linked to Opera II, it is now possible to update the Opera II Nominal in real-time when posting purchase invoices and credit notes. If Real-Time Update is in use in Opera II, postings from Operations II will update the Nominal in real-time, if the user is in the current period.
When linked to Opera II, it is now possible to view and update the Supplier Notes. Notes are automatically updated when the account is put on or taken off stop and when an e-mail is sent. These notes can be printed from the Purchase Notes report in both Operations II and Opera II. An icon is displayed on the status bar when raising a purchase order, free issue note or goods return note to a supplier that has notes recorded against them. The Notes icon on the toolbar is available to load the Notes form.
When linked to Opera II, it is now possible to view and update the Stock Notes. Since stock is only held and maintained in Operations II, the notes can be printed from the Stock Notes report in Operations II. To print these notes the Operations II user must also exist in Opera II.
When a bill of materials is amended and the change applied to Jobs, the allocations against the Jobs is now preserved/updated.
The processing of BOM records has been improved; areas that benefit from this performance enhancement include: