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  1. Save Column Chooser settings for file>Client search (ctrl+L)

    In the Client Search (Ctrl L) you can currently use the column chooser, but those settings are not preserved if you return to search.

    If you are in the middle of creating a hub report, it is helpful to be able to pull up a client using Ctrl+L if they call or come in, without losing your progress in a hub report.

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    • Be able to set yearbook selection cut off by school year

      It would be helpful to be able to say for the class of 2018 at John Smith High School, the cut off for yearbook selections is September 15 2017, and then when we add the class of 2019-- set a seperate yearbook cutoff date.

      If you forget to change the date before you start a new season of seniors, everything that gets uploaded to IBY still has the previous years' cut off date, which means they cannot make a YB selection. To fix, you have to reupload everything that's been photographed for the current year.

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      • Make scheduled communications dynamic

        Would be wonderful to be able to create a schedule of reminders for a season, so that on specific dates you could send emails via communication center to a group of clients based on data at that point-- so you could schedule Senior Portrait reminders for July 4, August 1, etc, in May or June, and the mailing list would update itself depending on the data at the scheduled mailing date.

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        • Allow lists of Triggers, Session Time Slots, etc. to be sorted, filtered, etc.

          We have 120+ different triggers, and it would be helpful to be able to simply sort them to view in alphabetical order. I can't find any rhyme or reason to how they are listed, so a lot of time is spent scrolling through the list to find what I need.

          5 votes
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          • Online Booking - Provide Main Categories with Session Types as Sub Items

            This idea was posted before and was closed for some reason before its completion.

            We need to update the online booking experience with StudioPlus to be more user friendly. One way to do this is to have "Categories" for the Products and Services bing offered. In our case, we would set up the following categroies:
            Baby Portraits
            Child Portraits
            Family Portraits
            Executive Portraits
            Senior Portraits

            The sole purpose of each of these categories is to serve as a link to the actual session types which can be scheduled. Right now, we would have to list a dozen or so different…

            6 votes
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            • let us print to our 2"x4" mailing labels.

              We would like to print large sized mailing labels using Avery 5163 (2x4" labels, 10 per sheet).

              2 votes
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              • Add the ability to set the SMS and Lead Source fields in web forms

                We use web forms on iPads at exhibitions to collect leads and put them directly into MyStratus. We want to set SMS to true so we can create a trigger to send them a text while they are still at the exhibition. Currently, there is no work around to achieve this. There is no way to set Lead Source in a web form, only Client Status. Currently the only way to set this is to export the client data to a spreadsheet, modify it and then re-import it.

                16 votes
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                • task name

                  When I link an email to a client, it would be great to see a description next to the tasks available to link to ...as right now its just a bunch of numbers...and i never know what the tasks are by just numbers. Not sure if Im missing something here...

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                  • Automated Sitting #

                    When Spectra assigns the automated sitting #, there is NOT an option to have the sitting # 1st and the Last Name directly after it? We organize our files by the sitting # NOT the Last Name. Can you add this option?

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                    • Payment amount Triger :-) once a certain amount has been paid off an invoice we can arrange an early release of photos for our clients :-)

                      Payment Amount Trigger :-) WOW

                      once a invoice has had a certain $ amount paid off it we will be notified and in a task and then can arrange an early release of some photos to our client.

                      Great Idea :-) lets get this one in action :-)

                      4 votes
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                      • add graphic links to emails

                        Add graphics to emails ie: creating a BUY NOW button that a customer can click on and will link to a website, etc.

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                        • Have an "add hyperlink" option when sending a blank email or editing a form letter from the client communication screen.

                          While I have templates set up with all our most commonly used links, sometimes I might want to add an extra line of info in an email to a client about a specific example we had discussed & link them to it, or similar.
                          In order to do this at the moment I have to edit the whole template in design tools, send it to the client, & then re-edit back to the original template. Which is very frustrating.

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                          • Have the ability to export client statements for all invoices, not just invoices with past due balances

                            We do a lot of business portraits. In a given month we might have 10 or 15 or more sessions from a given company. We currently then have to send the company 10 or 15 (or more) invoices for payment. It seems that right now we can only export a statement of past due invoices. We'd make it easier for the client company to keep track of all the orders and send one check if we could send a statement showing all the invoices we sent, not just the past due ones.

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                            • Add integration for Whatsapp

                              SMS is starting to be something of the past. More and more clients want to contact us through Whatsapp (and optional facebook messenger).
                              It would be nice to see an integration with Whatsapp. So we can send AND receive messages with Whatsapp.

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                              • Dashboard Report Column Summary - Autosize when adding summary

                                We use and LOVE Dashboard reports. However, when we double click a column to see the underlying data then adding summary data such as average, total, count, etc, the column doesn't resize, meaning that you cannot see the full numbers for the summary "$55,000" looks like "$55" requiring another step or 2 to do so.
                                Furthermore, when you double click the column width, it does not take into account the width of the summary data, only the data feeding into it. This requires lining up your mouse to manually resize the columns to show the summary data width.

                                2 votes
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                                • Lock down the ability to modify an organization in both Clients and Sessions.

                                  In the security groups add "modify organization" (No or Full Access) for both Client and Session.

                                  2 votes
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                                  • Production Order Time Reports

                                    I would love to have the ability to see a Production Order time report that would show me how long each of my employees were spending on a specific status. That would really help me see where I need to spend time training my employees.

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                                    • Have user (and assistant) options for Appointment Types. E.g. with Sales we have a Salesperson plus an Assistant.

                                      We would like to save time having to go through the "Advanced Calendar Options" by simply having certain appointment types default to a user and a 2nd user.

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                                      • Add "Description" from Individual invoices to the "Statement Report"

                                        When running the custom report from a client to get a client Statement, please add to the report the "Description" field from the individual invoice. This way the client can see the invoice number and the description all in one report.

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                                        • Add divorced parent address / phone field, and make new client with the information at the same time

                                          When you place multiple orders for split families, it takes too long to enter all the information for the second bill to address in client and everywhere duplicated.
                                          By automatically creating a new client as you enter the information (from the "organization parent divorced" screen), then it's ready to access on the "bill to" section of their invoice.

                                          5 votes
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