HEAT: Call Logging

This updated version provides a new GUI. It also no longer includes support for Windows 98.

Application Details:

Version: 8.4.4
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.16

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What works

Creating calls, editing calls, saving calls, notifications, FLS.

What does not

Infocenter is still buggy with duplicating its side list tree.


What was not tested

Reporting features, extensive dashboard usage.

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Additional Comments

Needs winetricks to install dotnet1 and dotnet2.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 12 20091.1.16Yes Yes GoldChad Sikorra 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 23 20081.1.5Yes Yes SilverChad Sikorra 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 16 20081.0-rc1Yes Yes SilverChad Sikorra 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

There is considerable slowness when starting the application and switching between call groups/work orders. This is because Wine currently has no DIB engine, so it makes a single function call thousands of times, slowing the application to crawl at some points. If you add Max's DIB engine from bug 421, then the application runs much, much faster. 

To install this application, launch a terminal and do the following commands with a fresh .wine directory...

$ wget

$ ./winetricks dotnet11 dotnet20 mdac27

Then run the HEAT executable and let it install like normal.

If your environment is using a MS SQL server, then you will need to setup a DSN using unixODBC and FreeTDS. For the application to work correctly, you need to be running FreeTDS v0.82 or higher.

If you need to use unixODBC, you also need to make the following change to your wine registry...

$ wine regedit

Navigate to ...



and add a key here. So it will look like...



Then add a string value to each of these keys. The string should be named "Driver" and the value can be anything you want, so long as it isnt blank.

Then go to a work Windows box that has HEAT 8.4.4 installed and export the registry entries from the following locations ...

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\FrontRange Solutions]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\FrontRange Solutions]

And then import them into the registry using wines regedit program.

Also, the program has odd window behavior, and I found it easiest to simply go to winecfg and change it so that it runs in a virtual desktop.

Launch Heat with Database Credentials

To bypass the initial login when you launch CallLogging, create a modified shortcut with switches like the following ...

env WINEPREFIX="/home/user/.wine" wine "C:\Program Files\HEAT\CallLog32.exe" /d database /u user /p password


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