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Microsoft Forecaster 7.0 Service Pack 5 (SP5) is available. You can install Microsoft Forecaster 7.0 SP5 on any computer that is running Microsoft Forecaster 7.0.  This article includes a list of the problems that are corrected in Microsoft Forecaster 7.0 SP5. 


To obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Forecaster 7.0, visit the following Microsoft Web site. 

https://mbs.microsoft.com/customersource/northamerica/Forecaster/downloads/service-packs/MSD_Forecaster7ServicePack5



Problems that are corrected in Microsoft Forecaster 7.0 Service Pack 5

312625 - Error displaying capital and detail report when using Allow drilldown to capital detail
315158 - Deleting pay type associated from salary grade creates orphaned records
320795 - Current users list doesn't work correctly on SQL Server 2005/2008
321729 - The Multi-row tab doesn't show the lines (rows), if an input set name is longer than 24 characters
325800 - Start Period and End Period can't be adjusted in HR Master after another field is changed
344372 - Entering capital item into invalid period and deleting causes duplicate/orphan records
362922 - Excel Add-in returns no results when the optimization factor is 0
363919 - Single Row Input with 'Suppress Zero Lines on Input' creates difference from Multi-row
363939 - When using Human Resources Annually with regular allocations not selected, headcount is not updated for hourly employees
366414 - Reports where lines are the departments show a zero balance
367077 - Copy plan wizard for HR Details does not correctly calculate allocation
368241 - System needs to keep deleted employees shaded while changes the "Show Allocation As" option
368800 - Importing HR changes clears existing data in HR master but not in HR input
370981 - Improve CALCREV processing performance
376106 - Fixed benefit does not calculate evenly for hourly employees
378602 - FTE not calculated correctly for employees distributed between multiple departments when specifying different employee options
381253 - Running capital task on input set with historic periods causes results to shift the number of historic periods defined
383592 - When reassigning an employee to a new department, the value in the Increase Period 2 field is not updated in the new department
390352 - Allocation lost when reassigning an employee from two or more departments into one using the reassign window
403235 - Error: "ExpressLink encountered a problem attempting to submit data to Microsoft Forecaster." when a user name contains a period
403641 - Decimal values do not appear on the single row tab
404570 - Temp tables do not get dropped on SQL Server 2000 when the username is numeric
410614 - When prompting for period and using a selection sub-menu in a report, users have to select period twice before the report will display
415674 - If a user defined benefit exceeds 5,000 characters, Forecaster will close unexpectedly when trying to select it
419972 - Enabling Auto-translate causes Forecaster to stop responding when adding employees in HR master
440395 - If many options are created for a user defined benefit, Forecaster may close unexpectedly when trying to select an option in HR input
453998 - The destination account and the contra account can't be the same when two or more allocations are created and accumulate is used
465875 - When sorting columns in the Multi-row tab, incorrect values can be created if a @LOOKUP calculation is also used
466855 - Enabling Auto-translate causes Forecaster to stop responding when importing employees through HR import
467705 - Forecaster closes unexpectedly
469946 - If an employee form a previous input set salary grade doesn't exist in a new input set, Forecaster closes unexpectedly when adding the employee
470760 - Specifying a color for calculated columns doesn't apply the color
473830 - If Add as FTE is not selected when adding an employee in HR master, Forecaster closes unexpectedly
484897 - Missing revenue detail after running a CALCREV task on SP4
484693 - Human Resource accounts incorrect after reassigning an employee from the HR Master screen
484835 - Human Resource accounts incorrect after changing Salary Grade from the HR Master screen
484847 - Unable to type into a user defined field benefit field

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For information on known issues with Service Pack 5, see KB article 2828728.

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