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Help with Version 9.8

Help with Version 9.8

Help with Version 9.8

I've been using Approach since version 2.5 back in around 1994. I just developed this killer app for a client using 9.7. I figured that I'd upgrade them to 9.8 which I did. I got the OEM version. Well because we're using HP Laserjet printers, I have the cursed moving margins problem that many have described. I've tried everything from different drivers to moving margins and nothing is a solid fix. I understand that they have fixed this "BUG" in Fix Pack 2 which is only available if you have some sort of software agreement with IBM. I don't. I had to move the client back to 9.7 but I've noticed a speed issue and it's running a little sluggish. Does anyone out there have a copy of Fix Pack 2 that I could either have or pay for?????


RE: Help with Version 9.8

Never mind !!!  Spent my $300 with IBM for the product and the fix packs.....

RE: Help with Version 9.8

Was the upgrade worth it?

Why doen't the government start regulating the software industry????

9.8 is FULL of bugs FULL


before I SPEND ANYMORE money on APPROACH I will purchas Alpha Five - it is MORE Powerfull & LESS BUGGY, ALOT LESS. & has a runtime option....

RE: Help with Version 9.8

FYI, Lotus considers the 9.8, 9.8.1, 9.8.2 and 9.8.3 as separate "releases" of the SmartSuite. They are free to people who either buy 9.8 from Lotus/IBM or have a support contract. If you get the support contract, you can renew it annually for about $75, so it is not all that expensive.

Actually all of the 9.8 releases were pretty good except the last one (9.8.3). They messed up the Find process trying to fix some problems I reported to them. Fortunately they have a fix available for those problems now.

Sue Sloan

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