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Plug-ins => FM Books Connector => Topic started by: hudi42 on April 28, 2014, 11:17:36 PM

Title: Query All Invoices without EntityFilter
Post by: hudi42 on April 28, 2014, 11:17:36 PM
hi,

Is there a way to import all the invoices in QB to FM without the use of the EntityFilter based on customer?

How I have it now (based on the demo file) is like this:
PCQB_RqAddFieldWithValue( "EntityFilter::FullNameWithChildren" ; $$_Customer_Full_Name)

I'd like to be able to bring in every invoice, without having to loop through the customers. It just makes de-bugging easier and they get imported in sequential order instead of the order of the customer.
I'm hoping this is an easy one.

Thanks for the help!
Title: Re: Query All Invoices without EntityFilter
Post by: Geoffrey Gerhard on April 29, 2014, 05:28:59 AM
You can get a Response that contains all the Invoice record in QB by omitting all filters. You'd need only...

PCQB_RqNew( "InvoiceQuery" ; "" ) &
PCQB_RqExecute ( "Y" ; "" ; "" )

...to produce the (likely massive) Response. Doing it this way is NOT a good idea if you have a lot of historical Invoice records in QB, because you'll tie up your computer for an extended period while the records are gathered and passed between the two systems.

You're much better off to use a Loop sequence in FMP and apply a filter in your InvoiceQuery to keep the InvoiceResponse record set down to a manageable size. The TxnDateRangeFilter::FromTxnDate and TxnDateRangeFilter::ToTxnDate elements are the easiest to implement, MaxReturned is the most powerful but is more difficult to apply.

HTH!

Geoffrey Gerhard
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