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Barbara Johnson

Barbara Johnsoncreated the topic: Excel print options

I noticed that some of the set up lists or report options don't allow for an excel option at the end of the specification page. For example, Account set-up, Users - gives me a list of Maintenance Direct Users, but the bottom does not give me an optio ...

9 months ago

  • Dave KornegayFor MD, there is a report option to PDF and XLS to try:

    1) ACCOUNT SETUP tab
    2) Click "Users" , or click "MD Users" via blue SHORTCUTS
    3) Mouse over blue SHORTCUTS and choose "Report"

    For Excel, the Detailed Report wil ...9 months ago

Barbara Johnson

Barbara Johnson added the idea Supplier List compounded ERRORS

I would like to see data validation on the supplier list orthe ability to assign the function of adding a supplier to a specific userrole. When anyone can add a supplier, the list gets out of control quickly.Having to have a process outside the syste ...

9 months ago

  • Dave KornegayBarbara, thank you and we have this noted. That is the beauty and the curse of "crowdsourcing" lists such as Supplier: it reduces impacts on implementation and evolution of the data, but leaves the door open for misspellings or inconsistencies.
    9 months ago

  • Barbara Johnson@Dave Kornegay IS renaming as simple as going into the supplier record and making spelling corrections? 9 months ago

  • Dave Kornegay@Barbara Johnson You've got it. From any page, click LIST in the Quick Actions toolbar, choose Suppliers and begin your edits. I often like t ...9 months ago

Barbara Johnson

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9 months ago

Barbara Johnson

Barbara Johnsoncreated the topic: Purge & Set-up

Anyone who has used MD for a while knows that errors can compound especially if no protocols are defined. For example, if anyone can add a supplier, the supplier list can have the same supplier spelled multiple ways in multiple entries. Has anyone ou ...

9 months ago

  • Bobbi AntonucciWe did this type of maintenance on our database this past summer. We reduced the number of suppliers in the system by 35% by just eliminating the duplicates. We had 9 different spellings for "Lowe's"! :-) Quite a feat since there are only 5 le ...9 months ago

  • Matthew Venturini (0350P)After we did our purge -- we went thru and added a bunch of ### at the beginning of the legit vendor, and then did a training blitz to show the technician how to use the binocular "look up" tool to find the vendor/supplier instead of typing in the na ...9 months ago

Barbara Johnson

Barbara Johnsonanswered the question How does your school account for portable classrooms?

Thanks all; I appreciate your answers. I believe the portable classrooms or trailers are accounted for in our district by an asset tag and from an accounting standpoint they are equipment, with a beginning service date, a life cycle and an end servi ...
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9 months ago

Barbara Johnson

Barbara Johnsonasked the question: How does your school account for portable classrooms?

How does your school account for portable classrooms? Do you list portable trailers as buildings within a location or do you list portables in equipment as they can move locations?

9 months ago

Barbara Johnson

Barbara Johnsoncreated the topic: Portable Classrooms

How does your school account for portable classrooms? Do you list portable trailers as buildings within a location or do you list portables in equipment as they can move locations?

9 months ago

  • Michael Madrake@Barbara Johnson, we here at FCPS inventory our 170+ portable classroom as a piece of equipment. Our construction department has labeled each portable with a unique ID number, we use this number as the equipment Item number. By inventorying them as a ...9 months ago

  • Matthew Venturini (0350P)We have over 200 portable units, and we also follow the equipment route. Each unit has its own 3 digit ID # that is unique to Facilities - and then when they get deployed to a site, the school will issue its own # "Trailer 2, Cottage 6, etc" -- we ...9 months ago