What a joy to see hot fix 5 for Sage ACT! 2011 out!
And yes, it does fix the company name/contact name issue.
When you enter a company name or contact name that exceeds the length of the field, the name is truncated.
You can go get it here KB 27440 – How to Download and Apply Sage ACT! 2011 SP1 Hot Fix 5.
Details of what’s NEW in Hot Fix 5
|Function||Description||What the Hot Fix Does|
|Companies||After entering\editing data in the company list view, users are unable to save due to a recurring error “Unable to continue in ACT! without saving the company name.”||Prevents the Company Name file data from being deleted.|
|Database Import||When importing information into another database using the default mapping and merge options, data loss occurs because first, middle, and last names are not mapping correctly.||Enable the name data to be imported into the correct fields.|
|Attachments||After attaching a document in the Documents tab and then changing the layout, the Documents tab does not refresh (continues to show the attachment for the previous record).||Alters tabs (in the primary entity view) that contain list views to reflect changes.|
|Remote Synchronization||When a file on the Documents tab is synched to a remote database, edited, and then synchronized again, the original document is not updated.||Changes the name of the synched document.|
|Company List View||After entering or editing data in the Company List view, users are unable to save due to a recurring error “Unable to continue in ACT! without saving the company name.”||Prevents the Company Name file data from being deleted.|
|Contacts||When you enter a company name that exceeds the length of the company name field, the company name is truncated.||Positions the cursor at the beginning of text; text appears properly.|
|Contacts||When you enter a contact name that exceeds the length of the contact name field, the contact name is truncated.||Positions the cursor at the beginning of text; text appears properly.|
|After setting up an email system to use Sage ACT! 2011 email, the option to attach existing email to contacts, companies, or groups is unavailable.||Enables the Attach option.|
|Outlook Integration||In the French, Polish, and German product, the Change ACT! Database dialog box includes unlocalized text.||Properly translates the Change ACT! Database dialog box.|