+ Post New Thread
Page 4 of 9 FirstFirst 12345678 ... LastLast
Results 46 to 60 of 122
Home Access Plus+ Thread, HAP+ v8 Feature Requets in Projects:; I'm wondering if the Booking System could support a block booking feature. For example; An IT suite is free Lesson ...
  1. #46

    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Liverpool, UK
    Posts
    178
    Thank Post
    10
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    I'm wondering if the Booking System could support a block booking feature.

    For example;

    An IT suite is free Lesson 3 on a Tuesday on the Week 2/B cycle. An Art teacher wants to book that room, for that period for the rest of the year. At the moment, they would have to do a booking for every week. But we would like it so they could make one booking, but it spans across the a large period of time for that specific lesson/room.

  2. #47
    sister_annex's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Wolverhampton
    Posts
    603
    Thank Post
    101
    Thanked 141 Times in 122 Posts
    Rep Power
    51
    Quote Originally Posted by CHiLL View Post
    I'm wondering if the Booking System could support a block booking feature.For example;An IT suite is free Lesson 3 on a Tuesday on the Week 2/B cycle. An Art teacher wants to book that room, for that period for the rest of the year. At the moment, they would have to do a booking for every week. But we would like it so they could make one booking, but it spans across the a large period of time for that specific lesson/room.
    Surely at this point that is more of a time tabling issue than a block booking?

  3. #48

    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Liverpool, UK
    Posts
    178
    Thank Post
    10
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by sister_annex View Post
    Surely at this point that is more of a time tabling issue than a block booking?
    You'd think, but it's to cover things like Exams, which aren't in the timetable, plus extra things such as meetings.

    Or in the example I provided, an art teacher wants to teach their class in an IT room, rather than in the usual Art room. Maybe they want to do that for 6 months while they're doing a specific module for example.

  4. #49
    enjay's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Reading, Berkshire, UK
    Posts
    4,490
    Thank Post
    282
    Thanked 196 Times in 167 Posts
    Rep Power
    76
    I agree with @CHiLL - that feature would be useful for teachers booking classes in for Controlled Assessment (e.g. every Mon Period 3 for 6 weeks) or a teacher (typically, Art, Design or Music) wanting to use the computers for a particular project.

  5. #50
    mattgrimley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Bedfordshire
    Posts
    321
    Thank Post
    36
    Thanked 22 Times in 20 Posts
    Blog Entries
    1
    Rep Power
    10
    First off, a quick thankyou to Nick. It amazes me how quickly you come to rely on something that you never previously had. The HAP+ suite has totally transformed our way of doing things here and i applaud its simplicity! I struggled a bit with my server config last month and it became clear just what an impact NOT having it has on my life! Your work is superb and the support has been fab.

    My Suggestion:
    I would quite like to be able to limit a couple of resources to specific people:
    i.e. Our Science department have two laptop trolleys that are for use only within the department.
    There is no point in anyone else seeing it (we have about 8 trolleys across the whole school) as they are not x-curricular resources. In terms of design, it would be a fairly straightforward extension of the permissions that HAP already supports:

    Default permission would be Inherit (from Help Desk permissions), with the option to add individual accounts or groups.
    This would allow me as an administrator to know when the laptops are in use too and where they are in use.

    Not a huge leap from what it does already, just allowing me to filter certain resources from lots of staff

  6. #51

    nickbro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Gilwern, Wales
    Posts
    3,644
    Thank Post
    43
    Thanked 548 Times in 458 Posts
    Rep Power
    121
    @mattgrimley, shouldn't be too much work to add that feature in. I'll pop into the delayed 7.7 release

  7. Thanks to nickbro from:

    mattgrimley (29th November 2011)

  8. #52
    mattgrimley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Bedfordshire
    Posts
    321
    Thank Post
    36
    Thanked 22 Times in 20 Posts
    Blog Entries
    1
    Rep Power
    10
    Thanks mate, will have a play with that!

    I have a raft of suggestions related to the helpdesk now for your consideration!!

    Helpdesk Suggestions:
    1. I'd like (admins) to be able to edit the title of a ticket (teachers always put things like "Help" or "Urgent" or some such)
    2. I'd like some more information on the "Open Ticket Display" and "Closed Ticket Display" (Details: Username | Room | LogDate | LastActionDate | Status) (with some "sort by" titles?? )
    3. Priority defaults to "Undefined" - can it perhaps default to "Normal"?
    4. The Status seems always to be "WithIT" or "Fixed" - Can status be used to record ownership of the issue, i.e. "WithUser". Ownership could be explicitly handed back to the user in the email rather than indefinitely pending a response and remaining owned by IT.
    5. When tickets are closed, the email that is generated to the punter contains only the text from the last update (and not the whole conversation). This makes it hard for the user to identify the context if they have multiple tickets. (Often they get an email saying, "Should be fixed now" and they have no idea what the problem was..)
    6. When tickets are "UPDATED" (same as above)
    7. Mark as FAQ seems to not work for me..
    8. I'd quite like to be able to edit (tidy and format) an FAQ item without effecting the original source ticket. Can "Mark as FAQ" generate a duplicate ticket, perhaps in a different xml file? This could be edited, formatted etc to make it specifically relevant as an FAQ.
    9. Links in the emails don't seem to work consistently.. Specifically, if you don't have an active session, it redirects to the login page but then it doesn't go back to the target link post-login.
    10. When using "Make Aware", can it be treated like a CC and include those people in the thread with the same rights as the original - and be displayed in the ticket details (most of this may already be functional, but im never sure if i have to "make aware" everyone at every update etc).
    That's it

  9. #53

    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    East Midlands
    Posts
    742
    Thank Post
    17
    Thanked 106 Times in 66 Posts
    Rep Power
    37
    Hi,

    Just wondering if the current version supports webdav for file access? If not then this would be one of the features i'd like.

    Ash.

  10. #54

    nickbro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Gilwern, Wales
    Posts
    3,644
    Thank Post
    43
    Thanked 548 Times in 458 Posts
    Rep Power
    121
    WebDav is an IIS feature, not HAP+. You would have to configure this yourself

  11. #55

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    italy
    Posts
    56
    Thank Post
    3
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    dear Nick,
    here is my whish list:

    1) track/logging interfare:e.g.:test user deleted file1 on 01-05-2012
    2) detailed file view: e.g. 1file per row with date created date modified owner ...
    3)setuptest page: test.aspx rums several tests and returns red or green lights

  12. #56

    nickbro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Gilwern, Wales
    Posts
    3,644
    Thank Post
    43
    Thanked 548 Times in 458 Posts
    Rep Power
    121
    @gianzack, 1) would put way to much stuff into the hap+ event log, but I'll look into it, 2) See http://www.edugeek.net/forums/home-a...tml#post763974, 3) is this ok?

    Attachment 12350

    The 2nd Check, changes depending on IIS6 or IIS7

  13. #57

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    italy
    Posts
    56
    Thank Post
    3
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by nickbro View Post
    @gianzack, 1) would put way to much stuff into the hap+ event log, but I'll look into it, 2) See http://www.edugeek.net/forums/home-a...tml#post763974, 3) is this ok?

    Attachment 12350

    The 2nd Check, changes depending on IIS6 or IIS7
    @nick
    1) I think at a very basic audit: just who, what(create/delete-filename), when
    2) You read my mind! Date modified might be useful too.
    3) You have super powers!!!

  14. #58
    enjay's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Reading, Berkshire, UK
    Posts
    4,490
    Thank Post
    282
    Thanked 196 Times in 167 Posts
    Rep Power
    76
    Two ideas for new features in the booking system...
    1) switch a booking from Room A to Room B without having to delete it from one and recreate it in the other
    2) delete a single lesson from a static booking

  15. #59

    nickbro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Gilwern, Wales
    Posts
    3,644
    Thank Post
    43
    Thanked 548 Times in 458 Posts
    Rep Power
    121
    Wonder if anyone will find this in the v7.8 release
    Attachment 12453

  16. Thanks to nickbro from:

    enjay (12th December 2011)

  17. #60
    enjay's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Reading, Berkshire, UK
    Posts
    4,490
    Thank Post
    282
    Thanked 196 Times in 167 Posts
    Rep Power
    76
    In Booking System, could it be possible to delete a single lesson in a static booking cycle. I know the lessons can be overridden, but it would also be useful for a teacher to be able to delete them so that other staff know the room is available.

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread
Page 4 of 9 FirstFirst 12345678 ... LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Ulead Media Studio Pro V8
    By johna in forum Educational Software
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 14th March 2007, 09:49 AM
  2. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11th January 2007, 02:36 PM
  3. aero feature
    By Chris in forum Windows Vista
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 14th August 2006, 02:12 PM
  4. Bug/Feature Requests
    By russdev in forum General EduGeek News/Announcements
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 15th January 2006, 08:59 AM
  5. Nice Dell Optiplex feature
    By Dos_Box in forum Hardware
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 18th November 2005, 12:08 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •