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Sue Craig

Sue Craigvoted on Organization Invoicing

I have organizations that use multiple locations and times throughout the month. Sometimes they have 10-15 separate schedules. Right now, I send them each individual invoice and then I create an invoice summary so they have an overview. It would be …

21 hours ago

Allen Bassham

Allen Basshamvoted on Mass coding work orders

I do a lot of record cleaning so one thing I would find helpful is being able to select multiple work orders and being able to change things like priority, purpose, budget, class, and type.

4 days ago

Shonna Kidwell

Shonna Kidwellvoted on MD Work Order Invoice Report

While I am sure no one else has this problem, I have a request. At times I have vandalism repairs that we charge parents restitution for. I also have times when I do work for another department and need to be reimbursed. I would love to have an invo ...

1 week ago

Shonna Kidwell

Shonna Kidwellvoted on up result limit in advanced search

it would be nice to be able to look at more than 10 items at a time in advanced search results

1 week ago

Jared Conner

Jared Conner added the idea up result limit in advanced search

it would be nice to be able to look at more than 10 items at a time in advanced search results

2 weeks ago

  • Dave KornegayThank you Jared. This is now open for additional votes and feedback. The request is also documented in our program manager reporting.2 weeks ago

Dave Kornegay

Dave Kornegaycreated the topic: Spookiest Work Experience

It can really feel like you’ve seen it all. You’ve seen your fair share of unique, and even funny , requests, and we get a kick out of reading all of them! You’ve experienced the good and the bad…but you may have also experienced the strange. Maybe ...

2 weeks ago

Bobbi Antonucci

Bobbi Antonuccicreated the topic: Routing Rules in Maintenance Direct - thank you

Thank you. Thank you. Thank you, SchoolDude. For changing the screen for entering Routing rules in Maintenance Direct so that the rules list stays on the selection screen when you update a rule and does not return to All locations, All Crafts and the ...

3 weeks ago

    Ruth Mesa

    Ruth Mesacreated the topic: Work Order Report - No Requester

    As an Administrator, when I submit a work order, I do not fill out the "Requested By" portion. This is not an issue until I print out reports for work orders for a time period, none of my requests are listed. Is there a different report or option I c ...

    3 weeks ago

    • Dave KornegayGreat question, Ruth. There is the ability to see a "Created By" data column in Work Order Reports, specifically the "Detail" and the "Detail Analysis" pivot graph. This column will always be populated with the email address of the creator or an iden ...3 weeks ago

    Bobbi Antonucci

    Bobbi Antonuccicreated the topic: Anyone using PM work orders to check batteries on AEDs?

    Right now the work orders in SchoolDude are all the responsibility of Maintenance or Transportation. I had a discussion today with Athletics asking if we can create work orders to Athletic Directors to check the batteries on AEDs periodically. Pm wor ...

    1 month ago

    • Tony FellWe have our graduate assistants in Facilities Management doing building checks and this is assigned to them through PM Direct.. They do notice the battery levels and status of the AED which makes it easier to get the batteries replaced before they ...1 month ago

    • Matthew Venturini (0350P)Our AED's fall under the purview of the School Nurses -- they are responsible for monthly checks on AEDs and Epi-Pens. However- that is a good idea to have it automated using PM as the reminder.

      That being said, we do have other departmen ...4 weeks ago

    Penny Stotts

    Penny Stotts added the idea FSD Finalized Schedule Room Visibility

    As it currently stands, if an organization requests more than three (3) rooms, we are limited to viewing the top 3. Is there any way we can put one of those "stretchable" boxes on this field? There may be other reasons, but it would be helpful for th ...

    1 month ago

    • Dave KornegayThank you, Penny. There is a similar idea on room selections, so I will check if we should merge this in addition to opening up this idea for voting and feedback or if we are good to have each idea separate as there is a subtle difference identified ...1 month ago

    Emilee Thompson

    Emilee Thompson added the idea Enable "Rich Text Format" in the Event Setup Field of FSD Schedules

    Please enable "Rich Text Format" in the event setup dialogue box of each FSD Schedule. It would great to be able to incorporate numbered lists, checkboxes, bold, lines, , etc. into this field for quick reference on the fly as opposed to opening an &h ...

    1 month ago

    • Dave KornegayThank you, Emilee. I have also noted this on your account for our reports in addition to opening up this idea for voting and feedback.1 month ago

    Michael Bussey

    Michael Busseycreated the topic: ConnectAuthenticate SSO

    I imagine there are a few users on here who have implemented ConnectAuthenticate in their organizations. Can anyone provide some general guidance on the implementation? My team is meeting with SchoolDude this week to discuss implementation, and I wan ...

    1 month ago

    • Tony BrandHey Michael! Thanks for posting in the Community Discussions board with your question. Although I can't offer you specific details, as each ConnectAuthenticate implementation will be unique to the organization and their network environment, I can off ...1 month ago

    • Michael Bussey@Tony Brand thank you so much! That is definitely helpful information!1 month ago

    Darrell Petorak
    Maintenance User Group

    Darrell Petorakcreated the topic: Portables

    We have over 240 portables in our district. Just found out that I can't move the portable to a new location in SD. I can create a new building at the location the portable is moved to but I need to be able to bring the history of the portable forward ...

    1 month ago

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    • Karen KrammThis happened in our District as well. We have made a location called "Portable City" and the portable buildings are listed under this location so they can be moved around in this location. Example: Location is Portable City, building is CLEM-P-2. ...1 month ago

    • Kenyon ClarkeWe have over 100 portables and keep inventory and repair history using a tag number assigned to each building.
      - "Location" will be the name of the school where the portable is that day.
      - "Area" - select Portables
      - "Area/Room#" The ...1 month ago

    • Kenyon Clarke"Portables" will need to be turned on (thumbs up) in the "Area" list1 month ago

    Gregory Wood

    Gregory Woodvoted on Connector to MS Teams

    In Microsoft Teams, you have the ability to connect outside resources that get automatically added to the chat channel. For example, maybe if a certain twitter account tweets, it will make a post to your team. I would love to have a connector with …

    1 month ago

    Cheryl Cross

    Cheryl Crossvoted on Update all existing schedules when service providers change

    We are a rather large district having over 48 sites.  With that comes a lot of movement with personnel.  When I have our Plant Supervisor out for an extended period or have promotions happen, we need to be able to give the next person in charge or th ...

    1 month ago

    Dave Kornegay

    Dave Kornegaycreated the blog entry Using PowerPoint to Create Graphics

    Many people assume PowerPoint is only used forpresentations, however, it may be used as a substitute for developing graphics foruse on websites or in other types of documents. Yes, I develop presentations, but the bulk of work I perform in PowerPoint ...

    1 month ago

      Debby Gossett

      Debby Gossett added the idea Update all existing schedules when service providers change

      We are a rather large district having over 48 sites.  With that comes a lot of movement with personnel.  When I have our Plant Supervisor out for an extended period or have promotions happen, we need to be able to give the next person in charge or th ...

      1 month ago

      • Cheryl CrossThank you Niki! CUSD would love to be able to attach the schedule to the new Plant Manager with a patch. Some plant managers may have 200 event schedules per month. We do not have the man power to go in and edit each schedule for the sites. Also ...1 month ago

      Shawn Sheehan
      Maintenance User Group

      Shawn Sheehancreated the topic: Request / approval flow cahrt for work order

      Good afternoon. Shawn Sheehan here from MSAD#6 Buxton Maine. Has anyone developed a flow chart that represents the typical path from identification of a request through completion. Thank you Shawn

      1 month ago

        Debby Gossett

        Debby Gossettvoted on View WOID on a FSD schedule

        When a work order is created from a FSDirect task it doesn't tell you the MaintenanceDirect work order ID # unless their are costs associated to the work order. Could it be setup to see the work order ID regardless if there is a cost?

        1 month ago

        Andrew Sanchez
        TechnologyEssentials

        Andrew Sanchezcreated the topic: saved search

        How to delete saved searches? Thanks!

        2 months ago

        • Tony BrandHey Andrew!

          Thanks for reaching out to us with your question about saved searches in Incident. It sounds like you have quite a few saved searches and need some help to clean some of them out. Although the saved searches are available on th ...2 months ago

        • Andrew SanchezGreat. Thanks!2 months ago