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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.

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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