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  1. PDF's attached to purchase invoices have a URL link so that they can be used by 3rd party apps

    PDF Invoices that are attached in Xero have a URL that 3rd party apps can link to

    e.g a purchase invoice has an attachment which is thescanned copy of the invoice, we would like a url so we can link the pdf to a web app

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  2. Partial payment feature for invoices coming through API

    Enable the ability to split payments on a bank rec coming through the API so we can reconcile merchant payments from two separate machines on 1 day. 1 invoice, 2 payments currently unable to split.

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  3. 3 votes
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  4. provide transactional support

    Allow for batch create/update/delete operations to multiple API endpoints within a single transaction.

    10 votes
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  5. Send <Payments> together with <Invoice>

    We invoice just upon payment, so it would be nice to be able to send <Payments> together with <Invoice>, when creating it, so we don't need to do two separate calls for it.

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  6. 3 votes
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  7. Allow third party apps to plug into the Xero interface

    If the Xero interface could be configured to display data from and interact with the apps third party developers are creating similar to the way Facebook applications work inside their platform

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    It is certainly a nice idea in a lot of ways, and Jesse’s use case example is good one.

    On the other side, allowing 3rd party applications plug into the core Xero application present some quite major security implications. The data we hold on behalf of our customers is considered highly sensitive by us and we ensure we have bank level security across all aspects of our application.

    Second to that, we are a design lead and focused company – we want our software to be really easy to use and remain simple and intuitive, so allowing 3rd parties to introduce interface elements into Xero would be something we would need to carefully plan for.

    With this in mind, it would be quite an onerous task for us to implement a secure framework that would allow 3rd party applications to interface within Xero, in a sensible way that does not…

  8. Multiple transaction handling with commit and rollback

    I would like to have the ability to use the API to enter multiple transactions with the ability to commit or rollback, as appropriate - like you do with a database.

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  9. Contacts' creation date exposed in API

    Would enable the measurement of new business. e.g. number of new customers since the start of the year and their $ value.

    6 votes
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  10. Specify which account to import FreshBooks entries into

    The API sync with FreshBooks currently dumps my FreshBooks transactions into my checking account ledger irrespective of where those funds were actually deposited. This is a serious limitation that needs to be fixed promptly. Most businesses--even small ones--have more than one account. For interest maximization, all deposits at our firm, for example, go into a money market. As cash is needed in checking to cover outgoing money, it's transferred.

    5 votes
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  11. In the Invoice API, include the JournalLineID under LineItem details

    To enable the ability to trace the journal created by an invoice.

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  12. 2 votes
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  13. Show ContactNumber field next to contact name for each invoice

    We make extensive use of the ContactNumber field for invoicing.
    Can Invoice listing show ContactNumber field next to contact name for each invoice to help with updating/locating drafts?
    Can ContactNumber be shown on contact listing instead of phone or email field for locating contacts?

    Original question - http://answers.xero.com/developer/question/23051/

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  14. Allow invoices to specify tax amounts in a separate currency

    UK VAT law requires that invoices present VAT amounts in Sterling, even when the invoice is in a separate currency. As a result, it's possible to have a Euro invoice with Sterling VAT amounts. (See VAT Guide 16.4 and 16.3.1). Obviously when charging the customer, these have to be converted to Euros and the total expressed in Euros, but the business owes VAT in Sterling, not Euros.

    Currently it's only possible to specify a single currency per invoice; now, if it were possible to stipulate the exchange rate to be used, that might make matters better, but in general we…

    4 votes
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  15. Insert invoice lines via the API

    Currently you can do this only by resupplying ALL current invoice lines along with the new line. There is a concurrency issue here between when the invoice was read via the API and resupplied to the API for the update. Can you make it so we only have to supply the new invoice line to the API and it be added to the invoice?

    8 votes
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  16. Full Account details must be available with Invoice record

    When GET invoice called using API, we get only ContactId and Contact Name. Here full contact details must be available so that if contact is not available in local database we can insert new one.

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  17. use Contacts' tax details on invoices

    This almost seems to be a bug, since the Xero web interface works differently than the API.

    In the "Tax" section for a Contact, the help message states: "Each account you code an invoice to will have a default rate as specified in the Chart of Accounts but if you have specified a rate for the Contact here, this rate will override the default rate from the Chart of Accounts."

    This works when adding an invoice using the web interface, but adding an invoice using the API results in the wrong tax type and wrong calculated total.

    9 votes
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  18. Remove populated FullyPaidOnDate after payment is reversed

    If a payment is applied to an invoice the FullyPaidOnDate is populated correctly and appears through the API.

    However, when a payment is reversed on a previously fully paid invoice, the FullyPaidOnDate will not be removed from the XML result through the API, regardless of the fact that the invoice is not fully paid.

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  19. email to invoice gateway

    not sure if it is possible, but what about an email to invoice gateway.

    have an email address invoices@xero.com
    i can email any invoices i get to that address and it automatically populates a draft invoice in xero, based on the from address of the sender

    obviously you would need to have a bit of security, like a cryptic email address to send the invoices too, and it would be difficult to parse all invoices formats, but not impossible.

    even if it pulled out the generic details of each invoice, eg invoice no, from, date, total, it would save a…

    4 votes
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  20. be an aggregator for bank transactions in New Zealand

    This is a challenge for SaaS financial apps in New Zealand, both for small business and personal finance. Since Xero already integrates with banks, it would be great to be able to procure transactions through you via a standardised API :-)

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