A fresh look for the Schedule and other recent improvements

by Bill

If you’ve logged onto Sortscape this week, you probably noticed that we’ve given the schedule a fresh look. With a schedule full of jobs it can sometimes be hard to find the information you are looking for. So we took some inspiration from recent design trends and ended up with a much lighter design that removes all the fluff so you can focus on the right information.

In the day view and week view you’ll notice that we’ve removed some of the borders and gray background colours.

You’ll also notice we’ve made the month view more compact and easier to scan…

Because SortScape is hosted in the cloud, we can deliver updates to you instantly whether we’re adding new features or fixing the occasional bug. Here are some of the improvements we’ve made over the past couple weeks:

Resetting employee emails

If an employee forgets their password or you forget to send them the welcome email when creating their account, an administrator can reset their password from the “manage employees” screen. This will send the employee an email with instructions for resetting their password.

Administrators can send employees a “reset password” link

Easier to fill in fields

Web browsers try to be clever when you’re filling in form fields by trying to guess what you’re going to type. We found this was getting in the way of many customers, especially for date and address fields. So we’ve blocked the browser from trying to fill in those fields automatically.

We’ve disabled the browser autocomplete which was getting in the way

Other small improvements

  • If you specify a company for a contact, the company will now show up on the runsheet.
  • Also, if you export visits from the schedule, there will now be a column for the contact name. Thanks for the two suggestions Abbey!
  • Performance improvement – the “Add Issue” dialog is now a lot faster when you have lots of contacts. (Previously it could take a second or two to load for large sites.)
  • When exporting completed visits from the “Invoices” page, any fields containing line breaks would break the exported format. We’ve now fixed this. Thanks for letting us know, Angeles!
  • The Google Maps Streetview on each property was broken for a couple hours due to some changes at Google but we were able to fix it on the same day. Thank you to everyone for letting us know.

Keep the feedback coming!

We’re always looking for ways to help make your business more efficient and your experience the best it can be. If you ever have questions or suggestions, please contact us by clicking into the chat window in the bottom right hand corner of the site.