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Why Upgrade to Sugar 7.8

There are lots of reasons to upgrade to Sugar 7.8. It is the most up to date, most feature packed version of Sugar to date. However, the key advantages of upgrading to this version really depend on what version you're coming from.

Take a look at all the cool features that come with the last few released versions of Sugar.

Sugar Version 6.7

  • Introduced Racer X theme
  • Enhanced forecasting module customizable by role
  • Customization time and outcome frames
  • Mobile app compatible with iOS 5.0+
  • New Sales Reps and Manager Worksheets
  • New Intelligence pane
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    Sugar Version 7.0

  • New User Interface (UI)
  • Wildcard Usage with Filters
  • More Powerful Search Functionality
  • Advanced Sidecar with loads of Components
  • Better Performance
  • New REST API
  • Mobile Versatility
  • New Modules (Such as Revenue Line Items)
  • Dashboard Feature in all Views
  • Preview from List View & Record View
  • Inline Edit from List View & Record View
  • Insightful Forecasting
  • Help Dashlet in Dashboard
  • Activity Stream
  • sugarcrm advanced workflow

    Sugar Version 7.7

  • New User Interface (UI)
  • Knowledge base relocated to Sidecar
  • Tagging feature introduced
  • Enhanced Global Search
  • Updated lead conversion proves
  • UI updates
  • Advanced Workflow templates and process definition updates
  • Workflow now allows team sets to be used for Action Definitions
  • Group by week has been added to reports
  • New To/CC/Bcc functionality added to the compose email window
  • Quotes subpanels for Accounts and Contacts updated
  • Forecasts now show commit history timestamps
  • Sugar Logic and Knowledge Base enhancements to the Portal
  • Security updates
  • Sugar Version 7.8

  • Calls and meetings now have expanded types of recurrence available, especially concerning monthly recurrences.
  • Users will now be alerted of call and meeting invitees who will not receive email invites due to empty or invalid email addresses in Sugar.
  • The start dates in the Calls, Meetings, and Tasks subpanels are now highlighted according to when their start date occurs.
  • Email addresses are now validated when composing emails from Sidecar modules (e.g. via Emails subpanel in Accounts module) in order to detect any invalid emails.
  • Users now have the ability to refresh the records displayed in list views and subpanels by clicking the Refresh button to the right of the search bar.
  • Revenue Line Items, Quoted Line Items, and Product Catalog records can now have quantities of zero and allow for manual entry of fields typically calculated based on a non-zero quantity.
  • Users can now customize the key combinations which trigger Sugar's shortcuts via the Keyboard Shortcuts page.
  • Dependent field formulas controlling a field's visibility are now respected when previewing records via the list view's intelligence pane.
  • Bar charts can now display the total for grouped data in report chart dashlets.
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