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  1. Add message to emailed invoices and statements

    When emailing invoices or statements to clients, it would be terrific to have the option to add a personalized message into the body of the email prior to the message being sent. As it stands now, I constantly have to follow my invoice emails with regular emails from my email program explaining something about their invoice or statement, etc. But then my clients are getting 2 emails from me, which starts to feel spammy...

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      0 comments  ·  Money  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      You already have a note field in the invoices. And you can customize the invoice email template. The system templates are in people>mass email>system templates and to the invoice template. This template goes out with each invoice. Here you can put studio wide messages about invoices. The notes section on the invoice itself is for personalized. I will put this under review for a notes section in statements.

    • End Date or Date of Last Lesson added to Student Profiles

      The "Reason For Leaving" dropdown menu is most helpful. Could we also have the ability to indicate the last date of a students lesson or the date when a student ends their lessons. This would be very helpful information to have on hand. The ability to run a report for this information would also be great.

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      • Payroll - Half Hour Rate

        half a half hour rate under the payroll feature. Most Canadian music school run half hour classes and pay teacher per half hour.

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        • Event invitations - YES/NO/MAYBE answers

          Hi, just like in other calendars, for example Google, I think it's very important to add "yes/now/maybe" answer to an event invitation. That way the teacher and school both know if the invitation was delivered to the student.

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          • Add more colors on Events so can color code Teachers & Events

            We have a large studio and color code events (recitals, etc.) and all teachers. We need more than 24 colors.

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            • Rotating Student Schedules

              In the UK, Australia and NZ, school based instrumental lessons are based on rotating lessons every week. There is currently no software on the market that will do this and so we have to timetable manually. If you could add this feature, you would have an exclusive product in three huge music markets!

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              • Add a Total figure to the columns in the Invoice List

                When viewing the Invoice List (and utilising the helpful filtering), please add a Total Sum figure to the two columns; "Total" and "Bal. Due".

                I'm currently having to copy and paste the raw table (through multiple pages) into Excel, then cleaning up the copied data, all just to work out the total figure of the Balance Due.

                Adding a simple Total value(s) to the table can help visualise cash flow.

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                  0 comments  ·  Money  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  I put this under review but the Total sum would need to be in the payments list not the invoice list. The invoice list is just a list of individual invoices and what is due for that invoice only. I can see a need for a balance due in the payments list that reflects payments against invoices. You can also use the statement to see a list of payments, credits and any outstanding(balances due) over several invoices.

                • filter lessons taught report by attendance status

                  It would be helpful to have the capacity to review a report of all absences, cancellations and "Not Set" to follow up with students or teachers

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                  • Alphabetize all drop-down menus....especially the Package Drop-down when adding Registration

                    Currently, when I add a registration, I have to find the correct package type in the drop-down menu that is sorted by the order in which is was created. Is there any way you could make that drop-down alphabetized like the category drop-down, the instrument drop down, and teacher drop-down menus are?

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                    • Add "levels" drop down menu to enrolment forms

                      It would be terrific if there could be separate drop downs for "Class" and "Level". Teaching many private lessons (as opposed to classes), but needing to be able to specify different levels matched with different teachers, I do not want to create separate enrolment forms for Voice-Beginner, Voice-Intermediate, Voice-Advanced, and Voice-Professional, for each teacher in each time slot, for instance. If I could just create one for Voice, and then at the time of enrolment specify what level this class would be, it would solve a lot of duplicated work on our end.

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                      • Future-Dated Payments & Reminders

                        We deal with many students who prefer to pay using a series of post-dated cheques.

                        We'd like to set up automated e-mail reminders to let them know that we will be depositing their payment. Currently, the only way I've found this is to do the following:

                        - Create / receive a payment with a future date
                        - Create a calendar event for the payment (involves creating a separate location and separate calendar type)
                        - Set up an automated e-mail reminder (which, unfortunately, goes to the student as well as the parent - no current workaround)
                        - Make the event last…

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                        • Support for Other Latin Characters

                          We have several students and a teacher that have characters with accents in their names (e.g. Léna). These characters don't show in e-mails or automated calendar reminders.

                          It would be great if the system could support alternate forms of characters (alt-text or Unicode).

                          7 votes
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                          • Improve calendar navigation among recurring events

                            Provide method within the event screen to navigate to next and previous events among a recurring series of events. It could be just links that say "next | previous" or something similar.

                            It would also be helpful to have a direct link to the teacher and student profile pages from within the event screen.

                            4 votes
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                              under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Print Daily Schedule by Room

                              I would like to be able to print a report that shows the schedule for each room so that I can post each room's schedule for the day on the door of that particular room. Sometimes I need to shuffle rooms due to schedule changes or other activities at the church. If the schedule were posted each day, the teachers would know how long they have the room and when and would not have to interrupt a lesson in progress to inquire about room availability.

                              12 votes
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                              • Add other repeating options

                                It would be great to be able to set the calendar to repeat an event on designated weeks such as on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Currently there are only repeating options in week blocks; if you have a program that happens on the 2nd and 4th weeks, any month with 5 Tuesdays throws this whole cycle off. Vote for this and I'll give you a cookie.

                                23 votes
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                                • Add EFT Corp to the online payment systems.

                                  EFT Corp specializes in working with non-profits and churches, and our studio is an outreach program of a church that already uses EFT Corp.

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                                  • lessons taught report, please add multiple locations

                                    Hi,

                                    This would be extremely helpful to break down teaching locations on the totals at the bottom of the lessons taught report., since in our case teachers are paid different rates for example in studio, or in-home etc.....

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                                    • 12 votes
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                                      • Point of Sale (POS)

                                        Better Support for: Inventory, Sales, Bar code generator, Bar code scanner, Receipt printer, Cash Drawer. We are building a store to support our 130 + students and would rather be able to integrate student lesson payments with the store and visa versa. Could you provided a way to upload inventory from a spread sheet (csv file). 100 pieces of sheet music from one supplier will require me to hire some one just to input the data one at a time, No thanks!

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                                          under review  ·  Allan responded

                                          Thanks for sharing your requirements with us. We may consider including these feaatures in our next upgrade depending on how other users respond to your ideas.

                                        • Please add a detailed report for itemized sales tax collected.

                                          Please add a detailed report for itemized sales tax. Lesson are not taxable, however music books, Tshirt etc are taxable. A report is needed that can be filterable by date (year/quarter), and will show all invoices that include taxable inventory. The ability to pull a report that has an itemized list of sales taxes paid is critical for accounting purposes. It needs to be filterable by date, amount, invoice number and includes a total so we don't have to go through a whole year of invoices just to look for tax amounts. Thank you!--Cynthia Vaughn, Magnolia Music Studio

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