+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 13 of 13
MIS Systems Thread, Schoolcomms - show added persons by group in Technical; Hi, When you send an email to, say, four art classes, the recipients box(es) populate with the names of people ...
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Keighley, West Yorks
    Posts
    324
    Thank Post
    51
    Thanked 49 Times in 43 Posts
    Rep Power
    21

    Schoolcomms - show added persons by group

    Hi,

    When you send an email to, say, four art classes, the recipients box(es) populate with the names of people in those classes which is useful.

    However would it be possible to have a tick box/radio box to say 'Show groups' (or 'show breakdown') so if I get broken off and can't remember which groups I've added, I can switch views.

    If I've added some groups and some individuals, then the individuals should still show on the groups so I can see exactly who I've selected. (The four art classes plus these three A* Graphics students plus these four Teachers, for example)

    Peter

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Hampshire
    Posts
    64
    Thank Post
    2
    Thanked 7 Times in 7 Posts
    Rep Power
    8
    I have a wishlist item too - I would like to be able to filter the list of individual students so that if I have to pick certain Year 8s for example, I can filter so that I am only going through 350 instead of 1750.

  3. #3

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Keighley, West Yorks
    Posts
    324
    Thank Post
    51
    Thanked 49 Times in 43 Posts
    Rep Power
    21
    Quote Originally Posted by SouthCoastSaint View Post
    I have a wishlist item too - I would like to be able to filter the list of individual students so that if I have to pick certain Year 8s for example, I can filter so that I am only going through 350 instead of 1750.
    Good call.

    Peter

  4. #4

    vikpaw's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Saudi Arabia
    Posts
    5,851
    Thank Post
    672
    Thanked 1,383 Times in 1,145 Posts
    Rep Power
    350
    When you cherry pick like that, is it quicker to just search by name?
    The search is pretty quick, certainly in the desktop program. I know the web way can be slow.

  5. #5

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Keighley, West Yorks
    Posts
    324
    Thank Post
    51
    Thanked 49 Times in 43 Posts
    Rep Power
    21
    We do search by surname, but if the search results only contained the right year group, finding the person in the returned results would be quicker. 'Smith' is a worst case example.

  6. #6

    vikpaw's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Saudi Arabia
    Posts
    5,851
    Thank Post
    672
    Thanked 1,383 Times in 1,145 Posts
    Rep Power
    350
    Your Smith is my Mohammad
    Well actually Muhammad; there are 17 Mohammads, 18 Muhammads, 9 Mohamads, 12 Mohameds - That's the problem with a phonetic alphabet that gets translated. 5% are all effectively the same name, but we have to spell them correctly to find them!

  7. #7
    Schoolcomms's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Location
    United Kingdom
    Posts
    51
    Thank Post
    46
    Thanked 48 Times in 23 Posts
    Rep Power
    16
    Yes we are looking at providing richer functionality for selecting recipients and related areas, it's a pretty old bit of Schoolcomms and the sophistication of what schools are using Schoolcomms for has grown immeasurably. I can't make any promises about when we will do this but we are aware and want to cover this properly as part of some longer term plans.

  8. Thanks to Schoolcomms from:

    vikpaw (19th March 2014)

  9. #8
    Schoolcomms's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Location
    United Kingdom
    Posts
    51
    Thank Post
    46
    Thanked 48 Times in 23 Posts
    Rep Power
    16
    We do search by surname, but if the search results only contained the right year group, finding the person in the returned results would be quicker. 'Smith' is a worst case example.
    If we added the reg group after the name of each student in the search list would that help? We might be able to do that quite quickly.
    Last edited by Schoolcomms; 21st March 2014 at 12:56 PM. Reason: typo

  10. #9

    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Hampshire
    Posts
    64
    Thank Post
    2
    Thanked 7 Times in 7 Posts
    Rep Power
    8
    For us personally it wouldn't make much difference as we have vertical tutor groups so the TG doesn't identify the year group. A filter to reduce the number I am looking through would be ideal.

  11. #10

    vikpaw's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Saudi Arabia
    Posts
    5,851
    Thank Post
    672
    Thanked 1,383 Times in 1,145 Posts
    Rep Power
    350
    It would defo help a lot of others

  12. Thanks to vikpaw from:

    howartp (21st March 2014)

  13. #11
    Schoolcomms's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Location
    United Kingdom
    Posts
    51
    Thank Post
    46
    Thanked 48 Times in 23 Posts
    Rep Power
    16
    If we added the reg group after the name of each student in the search list would that help?
    Quote Originally Posted by vikpaw View Post
    It would defo help a lot of others
    This is now live

    You don't need to do anything, it should just be there next time you open Schoolcomms.


  14. Thanks to Schoolcomms from:

    vikpaw (19th May 2014)

  15. #12

    vikpaw's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Saudi Arabia
    Posts
    5,851
    Thank Post
    672
    Thanked 1,383 Times in 1,145 Posts
    Rep Power
    350
    That works really well thanks.
    Have you tried it @howartp ?

  16. #13

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Keighley, West Yorks
    Posts
    324
    Thank Post
    51
    Thanked 49 Times in 43 Posts
    Rep Power
    21
    Quote Originally Posted by vikpaw View Post
    That works really well thanks.
    Have you tried it @howartp ?
    Have now - notification arrived after I left last night.

    Great addition, thanks!

    Now for the other functionality here....? :-)

    Peter

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. Adding favourites to groups
    By ictex in forum Windows
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 20th April 2008, 05:31 PM
  2. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 7th September 2007, 02:16 PM
  3. Replies: 12
    Last Post: 22nd June 2007, 01:49 PM
  4. Sophos install by Group Policy - Eureka!
    By ajbritton in forum Windows
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 21st March 2006, 01:05 PM
  5. .Net Trust Level by Group Policy
    By daverage in forum Wireless Networks
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 31st January 2006, 11:10 AM

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
  •