GoldMine Premium 2014.1 and GoldMine Mobile 2014.1 RELEASED!!!

What’s New in GoldMine Premium Edition 2014.1

[IMPORTANT:  First Direct Corp. does NOT recommend that our customers upgrade to ANY new major build immediately upon release.  We do recommend that you give time for First Direct to apply the build and test it for at least 1 week.  We installed GMPE 2014.1 on 4/18/14.  This way, if there are issues, we can learn about them before our customers experience them!  If you contact First Direct Corp. we will be happy to share our experience and that which we learn from others.  At the bottom of this post I am listing things that GoldMine Administrators will want to “notice.”]  

GoldMine and Google Apps

GoldMine Premium Edition now includes an integration with Google Apps. This integration provides bidirectional synchronization between your Google Apps calendar and your GoldMine Calendar. Standalone Gmail accounts are not supported at this time. Users must have a Paid Google Apps account.

GoldMine Mobile must be installed to use the Google Apps integration. Once the integration is configured, syncing will occur automatically with no end user action necessary.  See GoldMine 2014.1 Help > GoldMine Administrator Guide > Google Apps Integration Administration for set-up information.

Click here for more information about Google Apps.


Android Devices Supported by GoldMine Mobile

Starting with GoldMine Mobile 2014.1, Android devices running version 2.3 and above are now supported. This comprises more than 98% of Android devices in use today.

Opportunities in GoldMine Mobile

GoldMine Mobile users can now view and edit basic information for Opportunities that they manage. Also included is the ability to create new Opportunities.  Tab detail for opportunities is not included at this time.

*** If you would like a demonstration of any of these new features, or GoldMine Premium overall, feel free to contact First Direct Corp. at 800-935-4386.  We offer professional assistance with deployment, customization, and training. ***

Click here for more information on GoldMine Mobile.

What’s Fixed in GoldMine Premium Edition 2014.1



Secondary phone number for additional contact is always moved into Fax field in the primary contact record view when swapping with primary


Clicking OK to a record alert pop after moving to a different record causes GoldMine to crash


When sending an email in Outlook, and clicking the “Link to” drop-down, “Not Linked” is missing.


A user without master rights does not get results for any email meeting the Universal Search criteria unless the email was sent or received by that particular user


Cannot remove an existing E-mail merge code value in Additional Contact Record window


sent message will not be auto linked to the contact even if the settings are set to auto linking


drop down list for Opportunities and Projects in the Outlook Read and New E-mail screen is not alphabetically ordered


when the automated process sends a reply email to the new contact, it does not include the To: field


Email unlinked from Project when moved from inbox to subfolder using GM Plus for MS Outlook.


An option to exclude additional contacts using GoldMine Mobile.


When filing an email from Outlook if you change the reference this change is not saved when the email is linked to GoldMine.


Ampersand in email subject displayed as underscore when opened


Required fields notification appears in CSC (Contact Search Center) when record was changed and CSC is opened with e.g. criteria Is NOT empty


Selecting a lookup value with comments for a user-defined field will populate the field with the lookup value and the //comment.


If there is data in an email before a DOCTYPE declaration, it will be truncated when the email is downloaded.


Accepted meeting requests, when received are shown as moved or deleted Calendar items


When GoldMine is opened it just minimizes in the taskbar and can’t be maximized.


new opportunities based on a template do not let you edit the units, price or forecasted amount


Update ReadMe topic 30 with a full list of reserved Words for MS SQL starting with U – actual Readme contains only 3 and reserved word USER causes issue in Outlook integration


Missing Notes when completing a previously edited Single occurrence of a multi-user scheduled activity


Reply of GoldMine HTML emails from some email server types is removed or stripped from the email upon retrieval in to GoldMine


Secondary phone number for additional contact is always moved into Fax field in the primary contact record view when swapping with primary


Request to have iGoldMine support Office 2013



Server Reboot: GMPE 2014 requires .NET 4.5 and will install it during an upgrade or fresh install. .NET 4.5 usually requires a reboot if there are files open that are changed during the .NET install. You can shut down the applications or functions that use these files, but you may or may not want to do this depending on your situation. The important thing to know is that if you choose to allow the GMPE installer to install .NET 4.5 and you opt to not close out any files that will be changed, the GMPE installer will reboot the machine on its own without giving you the option to reboot later. This obviously could cause a problem if you have people actively using server resources.  The best way to avoid this is to download and install .NET 4.5 separately and reboot the machine at your convenience. If .NET 4.5 is already installed the GMPE installer will not need to do it and will go right into the GMPE install/update.

Case Email Notification Bug:  GoldMine Premium 2014 has a bug with regard to the email bodies on Case notifications.  Body in the emails to Users notifying them of a new case re-assigned or escalated to them are lost.  We are told this will be address in a future “hot-fix.” (Know issue!)

GoldMine Mobile Opportunities can not be added or opened.  (This is a “new” feature that doesn’t work.  Great!)  No word on whether others are experiencing this or even if FrontRange is aware of it.

Google Apps:  So far from our own testing of this particular feature there are serious issues!  We are NOT recommending this integration at this time.  We will continue to test it and work with the manufacturer to determine what is going on, but until we are satisfied with the functionality between GoldMine’s integration with a Google Apps account calendar I would not use it.