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Status Planned for future release
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 28, 2019

Scheduling of Import from Flat Files for Daily, Weekly & Monthly

Current settings only allow "Import from Flat Files" to be scheduled for "Execute immediately" or "One Time Only". However, as month end closing are done monthly, There is a need to have the import scheduled Monthly at least.

Workaround now is to schedule "One Time Only" a quarter at a time (ie. scheduled 3 times each quarter). 

If idea is put through, Users should only need to schedule once using the "Monthly" function rather than scheduling "One Time Only" every single month (ie. 1 quarter = 3 times; 1 year = 12 times).

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    Maximilien de Chestret
    Mar 11, 2019

    We will investigate it for a future release