Access Error – Invalid Connection String

Problem: Last week Microsoft released a new build of Office for people enrolled in the “Current Channel (Preview). If your office product updates to the following build: Version 2312 (Build 17126.20114) You will get the following error when trying to use an ODBC connection: NOTE: This is only applicable for people using an SQL database. Solution: Revert to an older version of Microsoft Office (Version 2311 (Build 17029.20108)) using the following guide: How to revert to an earlier version of Office - Microsoft Support. NOTE: We recommend turning off automatic updates for all computers as it can help prevent you from installing a buggy version. (Account -> Update Options -> Disable Updates) If you need assistance or find this solution does not work please contract Support@stoneedge.com

By |2024-01-09T15:29:27+00:00January 9th, 2024|Support, Uncategorized|0 Comments

USPS New Shipping Method: USPS Ground Advantage

Stone Edge’s integrated shipping service allows users to get commercial USPS rates. As of July 9th, 2023, USPS is launching Ground Advantage to replace Ground and First Class services. Users will have access to these new Shipping Services within Stone Edge Starting July 7th, 2023. USPS will start accepting the postage type on the 9th. More information  from USPS can be found here: Ground Advantage | USPS What do I Need to Do? Stone Edge customers using the integrated shipping system will need to add the following methods to their shipping services if they plan to use them: USPS Ground Advantage                              1172 USPS Ground Advantage Under 1LB         1173 USPS Ground Advantage Over 1LB            1174 The old USPS First Class and Ground services should be removed from the list of chosen shipping methods and any service mappings. Please reference the following guide for mapping services: Setting up Shipping Services and Rate Mapping - Stone Edge Order Manager. How Long do I have? Business mailers have a grace period to update shipping methods until September 30th, 2023. That means you should have the updated mapping done within Stone Edge before this date, or you will o longer be able to use methods [...]

By |2023-07-05T16:31:58+00:00July 5th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2020 Sales Tax Changes

Sales taxes are an important topic for business of all shapes and sizes. It’s also a topic that can quickly become very overwhelming. There are frequent changes, specifics can vary by state, and they can even change just when you think you’ve got it all down.  2019 was no different. There were many changes (see below). It’s still early in the year though, and this FREE webinar from our partners at Avalara can put you on the right path. Scott Peterson, Vice President of U.S. Tax Policy and Government Relations covers all the new tax rules for 2020. The webinar itself is here. Avalara’s tools and resources are game changers. They will ensure you are compliant with all the required sales taxes in your region, which is why Stone Edge chooses to partner with them. Avalara automates and simplifies governmental compliance processes, including tax determination, exemption certificate management, and tax return preparation, filing, and remittance within Stone Edge Technologies.     On-demand webinar: 2020 sales tax changes What you need to know about new tax rules in the new year 2019 brought dramatic changes in sales and use tax rules: 43 states adopted economic nexus laws, requiring out-of-state sellers to collect [...]

By |2020-02-18T18:07:19+00:00February 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments