The variations upgrade version is being rolled out through each account type over a progressive time period. All releases will also include changes made to the main release. Fixes are made on a more regular frequency than the main release meaning that reported issues will be quickly resolved.
There is a possibility that an error will occur within the open order screen after migration.
Updates Not Installed
Patch Updates must be Installed
When opening My Inventory an Error Message "Invalid column nme 'VariationsGroupName'" is displayed. This message only occurs when a database has been migrated, but the updates have not been installed on the local Pc
When importing a new stock item if postal service was not included the item was skipped. Validation has been improved and when creating an item if the postal service is not defined, default will be assigned.
Stock Item Variation Import
Validation improved. It is not possible to set up an item as a child when it is already a parent. User cannot import items as children when they do not exist or parents when the group name has not been created.
Variation Group import
Validation improved. Variation groups cannot be remapped with a new sku. Also an item cannot be a parent if it is already a child of another variation group.
Resolved issue where old deleted skus got reactivated when creating variation groups.
Automatic migration to Anywhere from Local is no longer available due to schema changes that must be applied before using anywhere. In order to migrate to anywhere contact support (https://acc.linnworks.com) and we will migrate your database for you.
Coupon Barcodes will now validate when pressing action as well as pressing enter
Cancel Order - Refunds
Refunds will be correctly recorded against the order item when an order is cancelled and the refund value is unchanged (equals to order total).
Edit Open orders
New check added to avoid negative values as orderitem quantities.
The group selection tree view in Open Orders fixed to display the correct numbers against groups.
Open Orders Screen
Changes to Open Orders are now displayed correctly when an order tag is set.
Log when an order automation script is enabled or disabled
Improved error handling when refreshing open orders after adding an order note
Split orders manually
Resolved issue where child quantity in composites wasn't updated on the newly split orders
Order Location Allocation
Resolved issue where composite child items were not assigned to the parent item location when moving an order
Packaging Group Name conditional formatting now works
Allow operators LIKE, NOT LIKE, IN, NOT IN on FolderCollection variable when printing invoice conditions. Note that due to the methods required to save folder collections, IN and NOT IN operators will only work if brackets are included i.e FolderCollection NOT IN ('(folder name)')
Revert changes from Patch H512 due to incompatibility with other operators
Resolved issue where the ebay site code was not correctly submitted with the shipping information therefore tracking numbers may have the incorrect url due to locale
Resolved issue where linnworks tries to relist and automatically relisted GTC listing
Fixed an issue where relists would fail for accounts with no SKU Mapping, with the error "Specified cast is not valid"
Fix issue where export Max Listed Quantity in the ebay mapping tool was showing a partial report
Assign Shipping Service
Fix the issue when the shipping was not assigned to the specified shipping tag on the order XML. The correct shipping service is now mapped to the shipping tag using the shipping code or the shipping line from the order xml
Resolved issue where shopify orders were saved with a wrong Reference Number. Linnworks was using the order name instead of the order number.
Endicia Label Server
Endicia Label server - Config
Resolved error on load of config where the from address had not been populated yet
Resolved constraints error when deleting a variation group through the Data Import tool. If a Variation Group had associated Child SKU's a contraints error message was displayed and the item was not deleted.
A Variation Group will now be deleted and the relationship to the child SKU's will also be deleted. The child SKU's will remain as Linnworks Inventory items.
Added Special Instructions to the shipping label. This is achieved by adding an order note starting DN: http://linnworks.com/Doc/configuresetupmetapackintegrationlinnworksOrderManagement_System#DeliveryNotes
Correct Address mapping for non-Ireland addresses. Linnworks will ignore the Region field for all shipments except those to Rebublic of Ireland, when Linnworks Region will map to ParcelForce Address Line 3
Architectural changes have been made to allow the ability to have a Linnworks Inventory Item exist in multiple variation groups enabling. This is for the purposes of creating multiple Variation Listings through LinnLive that can contain a mixture of the same inventory items along with reducing the number of extended properties through the use of shared properties on the Variation Parent SKU.