Version 4.8 of SPECTRA for Windows®
January 8, 2004
Spectra’s latest annual general release, Version
4.8 has recently been distributed. All Medallion Service subscribers
automatically receive this upgrade as part of their Medallion Service
program. Release 4.8 offers numerous enhancements, incorporates new
functionality and features several new reports.
As always, many of the enhancements are a direct result of constructive
and appreciated feedback provided by Spectra’s customers.
Following are just some of the highlights of Release 4.8
Job Cost Module- Spectra's Job Cost Module is fully integrated to the
Accounting Module and can function as an independent stand alone
application or can share the same robust database with the Property
Management Module. Our Job Cost Module can be used to efficiently manage
almost any type of construction project, from a basic tenant improvement
to the complex challenges of construction an entire building from
General Features Include: Construction budgeting, subcontract
management, change order management, construction loan reporting,
tracking insurance certificates and tracking preliminary notices.
Purchase Order Module - Create auto numbering, multi-line item,
general-purpose purchase orders which include a detailed description and
price of each item. Upon receipt of goods ordered, if quantities do not
match original PO you can back order the balance. Seamlessly interfaces
to the Accounts Payable Module, if required.
Customer Work Order - We have made a major enhancement to the Work Order
module to allow you to enter A/P invoices from within the Work Order
Gross Rent Potential Report - This new report shows the gross potential
rent in a building and any reductions to that rent and how tenant
receipts were applied in a month to those rents.
Vacancy Analysis - This report features daily vacancy accounting as per
the date selected and monthly rent amounts. It consists of a detail
section, which will also print future vacancies (if the move out date
has been entered) and a vacancy summary and occupancy analysis.
Check Printing - If you want the check stub to show an invoice split
among several buildings as one invoice for the full amount and not
several invoices for split amounts, you may now select the option of
consolidating the A/P invoices on the check stub.
Supplier Invoice Batch Entry ?As a result of the requirements of our
new Job Cost module, we have modified the Supplier Invoice entry
Tenant Deposits ?Apply Credit Deposits - If a tenant’s security deposit
is returned NSF, we now offer an alternative method of applying the
deposit to the receivables and then NSF’ing the resulting entry in the
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