29 Jul 2014
Here are some known issues and recent queries.  It is planned that this is a rolling FAQ so may be added to in future. PDF too small to read? check  the page…
13 Aug 2012
Important: Before any patch is run you MUST have full backup of both SIMS & FMS. Make sure all users are not using Sims or FMS. 1. Download and Save the Patch…
30 Mar 2011
The selector application has had a few updates to fix bugs, etc, the current version is 1.0.4.0 which will be deployed via CentraStage Automatically. If this has failed you can manually update…
21 Feb 2011
In FMS navigate to Tools > MIS Settings For establishments using Scomis Hosted SIMS / FMS the settings should be;   For establishments hosting their own SIMS / FMS the settings would normally be;…
16 Feb 2011
Please enter the following information Tab 1 – Basic Details Name = The name of your school Code = your four digit DfE number LEA code = The three digit DfE code ie…
This will make a permanent link so items will not fail on suspense. 1.go to Tools>General Ledger Setup>Cental Ledger Links 2.Page down to the ledger code and cost centre required 3.Click on…
11 Feb 2011
This information is held by each ledger code. 1.  In FMS go to Tools>General Ledger Setup>Ledger Codes 2.  Highlight the required code and click the edit pencil on the right 3.  Edit…
7 Feb 2011
This FAQ details the functionality of the "ScoMIS FMS Database Selector" application.  This application has been created to allow you to choose between the two databases (fcr & fms) in the run…
19 Jan 2011
This can only be done on a blank database where the import licence patch has been applied. FCR Please note that if the Supplier database contains any £ characters it will prevent…
25 Nov 2010
Once the service term is set up in Sims .net you need to map it in FMS6 so that the monetary commitment goes against the correct cost centre. 1. Go to Focus>Personnel…
You need the path Tools>General Ledger Setup>cost Centres. 1. Highlight the Heading (yellow folder) under which you want the cost centre to appear - there may be sub folders so choose carefully.…
You need the route Focus>Accounts Payable>Supplier 1.  Double click the required supplier name to open the details, go to tab 3 Catalogue and click the Import Catalogue button. 2.  The default location…
If you want to add or remove details such as ledger code or cost centre:- 1.  In FMS go to route Tools>Accounts Payable Parameters>Order Print Details 2.  Click on the browser (magnifying…
To add a note to all your orders go to:- 1.  FMS>Tools>Accounts Payable Parameters>Order Header 2,  Click on the button 'Printed Orders' and insert the required text.  Please note that there is…
27 Jul 2010
This can be caused by many issues, please check the following:- In Sims .net>Focus>Person>Staff choose the staff member go to section 8 Employment Details then open the contract.  Note what service term,…
24 Jun 2010
If your school has moved location and the address is still incorrect in FMS you will need to change the details in the following 2 locations: First Tools  -> Establishment Details Second…
1. Go to Tools>Define Financial Year>Define/edit year 2. Highlight year required and click on pencil to edit then tick the box 'order book open' and save. kb875   Reviewed 30/07/2015 FCR
24 May 2010
To create a new user in FMS a current user of FMS must have Supervisor level access. They will need to : Log in and go to Tools>Manage Users. Click on the…