The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) released
changes / updates to DevCo Online on August 25, 2016.
This new release focused on improvements to the database side of
DevCo and not the online system; however, there were a couple of
updates to DevCo Online. Here is a summary of the changes to
online reporting for August’s Release.
- Tenant Event Printing –
Printing (or Exporting) TIC feature was updated so that TICs
are exported as PDFs. Once the PDF copy of the TIC opens it
can either be saved or printed. This update removed the
ability to print as a Microsoft Word or Excel document which
caused the TIC to print incorrectly.
- Add Alert related to Exporting – A
message was added to resolve issues related to the “Export
Events” feature not working correctly. The message shown here
can be viewed when using the Export Events button in DevCo.
If you are using Internet
Explorer 11 you must first apply an update to your computer
available from Microsoft. First, open Excel, click the
"File" tab, and then click on "Help" on the
left under "Save and Send". In the window that opens, on
the right-hand side under where it says "Version", look
for either "32-bit" or "64-bit". This will
determine which update from Microsoft that you need. You can then
download either the 32-bit or the 64-bit update from Microsoft and
install the update. Click here to get the update.
After applying the update
follow these instructions to export events:
the "Export Events" button you will be asked if you want
to open or save the file. Select "Open". You will then
see a warning from Excel stating that the file format doesn't match
its extension, and asking if you want to open the file. Choose
After following the steps explained to install the
hotfix, the “Export Events” feature should be functioning
correctly. The message was added to resolve a malfunction that was
due to a change to IE 11 and not DevCo.