Enhancements

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Enhancements

Jackrabbit is always improving and adding new features and enhancements. Review the latest enhancements below and click at the bottom to see more enhancements.

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#DateEnhancementDescription
111/21/17Absences-Makeups Report: Various changesThe following changes were made to the Absences-Makeups Report:
*Category1 changed to multi-select
*Drop Date added to the report
*Makeup Room added to the report
*View Search Criteria
*View New Columns in the report
Note: This report is only available to clients tracking absences, clients tracking attendance don\'t have this report.
211/21/17Enter Absences: Moved Absence DateWhen entering absences inside the Jackrabbit application, the Absence Date was moved from each row in the student list to above the student list.
It will also give a warning when an absence date is possibly incorrect. For example, when the absence date isn\'t a day the class meets or the date is before the class start date.
View Enter Absences
View Possible Incorrect Date Alert
Note: This change is only for clients tracking absences, clients tracking attendance don\'t have this screen.
310/31/17Show/Hide Columns: Added to more pagesThe ability to show and hide columns was added to the pages listed below. View Show/Hide Columns Example
*Students>Add Skills to Classes
*Classes>Sign In/Out Sheets
*Events>Sign In/Out Sheets
*List Active Staff
*List All Staff
*Approve/Unapprove Time
*Manage Users & Permissions
*Search User Activity
*Edit Settings>Locations
410/24/17Internet Explorer running on Windows Vista & earlier no longer supportedWe\'ve stopped supporting Internet Explorer (any version) running on Windows Vista or earlier. This means you will not be able to log in to Jackrabbit if you\'re using one of these.
If you aren\'t able to change or don\'t want to change your current device or Internet Explorer version, you can use Chrome or Firefox to access Jackrabbit. Below are the links:
*Download Chrome
*Download Firefox
510/17/17Staff Portal Skills: Added Check AllIn the Staff Portal, when a staff person clicks on the skill column header, a modal opens with a list of students. Checkboxes were added above the student list to act as check-all students. This will make it a lot faster to mark all students when needed.View Staff Portal Skills Check All Students
610/10/17Staff Portal Settings: Added Setting to Update Skill/Level Date AttainedSkills/Levels has a new setting called "Update Skill/Level date attained when all Subskills are attained". When set to yes, the system automatically sets a Skill/Level with a date attained when the last Subskill becomes attained. This is defaulted to No for all databases. To change to Yes, go to the Students menu and click Skills/Levels. View New Skills/Levels Setting
710/10/17Staff Portal\'s My Schedule: Added Events and FiltersThe Staff Port'); al\'s My Schedule tab now shows Events\! There are two tabs, one for Classes and one for Events. The Classes tab has a new Session filter and the Events tab has a filter for event timing. View Class Example, View Event Example
810/10/17Class Summary Tab: Auto-update Enrollment NumbersThe Class Summary tab enrollment numbers section will automatically refresh/update when any of the following are done:
*Edit Max Size & save changes
*Edit Future Drop Date & save changes
*Drop Student
*Transfer Student
*Waitlist>Add and Delete Student
*Enroll Student
910/10/17Transfer Student; Added Future TransfersTransfer Student now allows you to schedule future transfers\! There are new fields to enter the current class\'s Drop Date and the new class\'s Enroll Date. When the drop date arrives, the system will automatically drop the student from the current class and enroll the student in the new class. A few format improvements were also made to make it easier to use. View Transfer Student
1010/04/17Statements: Added Text FormattingStatement\'s header and footer now have text formatting options. These are located in Edit Settings>Statements, Statements Email and Statements Print. Simply click the pencil icon to open the text formatter. View Header Text Formatter Example
1110/04/17Staff Portal: Updated Date & Time EntryStaff Portal\'s date and time pickers were updated to allow manual entry, along with adding a calendar icon and time filed formatting as time savers. View Staff Portal Date & Time
1209/19/17Requested Class Report: Added Web Reg InfoThe Requested Class Report now shows Web Registration information in the Message column. View Requested Class Example
1309/13/17Password Requirements UpdateThe next time you change your password or add a new person with a password, the requirements have changed. Passwords need to be 9 digits long, with at least 1 upper case letter, 1 lower case letter and 1 number. View Password Requirements
1409/13/17Weekly Calendar for Makeups: Changes MadeWhen scheduling makeups, the Weekly Calendar has been changed to hide classes not at the Family Location. If you\'d like to see classes at all locations, click the Change Criteria button to select Locations.
1509/07/17New Requested Class ReportThere is a new report called Requested Class Report which lists requested classes and lets you schedule the student into the class or deny the request. To see the report, go to the Reports menu, click on Find Reports or All Reports, click on Classes/Enrollment and then click on the Classes tab. View Report Menu, View Requested Class Report
1609/07/17Statements: Paid/Unpaid is SmarterStatements Print and Email were made smarter when you\'re running statements for paid and unpaid transactions with a transaction date range. It now looks at the timing of payments in relation to the transaction date range entered, to determine which transactions are paid and unpaid.
1709/07/17Staff Portal My Time Card: Added Expand/CollapseAn Expand All button was added to quickly open all date\'s detailed information. This makes it easier and faster to see and enter time. View Expand All
1808/29/17Families Search: Added "(no value)" ePayment Schedule OptionFamilies Search - ePayment Schedule\'s drop-down list has a new option for "(no value)". This gives you a way to find families who don\'t have anything entered in their ePayment Schedule field. View ePayment Schedule\'s New Option
1908/29/17Staff Portal Settings: Added setting Include Skill/Level NotesA new setting was added to the Staff Portal Settings page, called Include Skill/Level Notes. This is defaulted to "Yes" for all databases so it works as it always has. Change this setting to "No" if you don\'t want to include the skill/level notes in the Skill Activity Email.View New Setting
2008/29/17Staff Portal: Added buttons for easier navigationThe Staff Portal now has buttons to go between the Attendance and Skill/Level pages faster. A button was also for Email. View Staff Portal Buttons example
2108/15/17UserID Permissions: Added Assign/Edit/Delete Tuition RatesA new User ID Permission was added, called Assign/Edit/Delete Tuition Rates. The new permission is checked on for all User IDs . To uncheck it, go to Tools>Manage Users and Permissions. Then select the appropriate UserID and click on User Permissions to uncheck this permission. View Assign/Edit/Delete Tuition Rates Permission
2208/15/17Transactions Search Page UpdateTransactions Search was updated to make it easier to read by adding more space between fields, moving page notes into tool tips and removing colons. View Transactions Search
2308/03/17Email Student Schedules: Sort by Student Start Date, Day, TimeEmail Student Schedules has a new setting to allow you to choose how the classes sort in the schedule. The setting is called Sort by, with these options:
*Class Day of the week
*Class Start Date
*Session in alphabetical order
*Session Start Date
*Student Start Date
The emailed schedule will sort the list of classes according to the setting. View Email Student Schedules
2408/03/17New Column Display (Custom Reports) FeatureSearch pages & Reports with "Favorites" and "Show/Hide Columns" now let you save your column display preferences with more flexibility. Here\'s an example to better describe the feature.
Step 1: Go to a page with Favorites and Show/Hide Columns (eg. Class Schedule) and select a Favorite. View step 1
Step 2: After the Favorite is loaded, click the Show/Hide '); Columns button
Step 3: Make necessary column changes and click the Apply & Save button
Step 4: Decide and select where to apply the changes, either to the default column layout, the favorite or both. This is the new feature View steps 2-4
2508/01/17Add/Edit Credit Card: Smarter for Cards AcceptedWhen adding or editing a credit card, Jackrabbit is now smarter to check what types of credit cards your database accepts and won\'t allow a card type which isn\'t accepted to be saved. To see and change the card types your database accepts, go to Tools>Credit Cards/Bank Account Settings. View Tools>Credit Card/Bank Account Settings
2607/25/17Report Subheadings Added to Several Revenue ReportsSeveral revenue reports have a new display setting for Subheading. This let\'s you enter text you want to see printed under the report title. Reports with subheadings: Deposit Slip, Paid Fees, Revenue Snapshot, Revenue Summary. View report subheading example
2707/25/17Instructor Schedules: Added Include Classes forInstructor Schedules has a new setting called Include Classes for. This setting gives you control over which classes are shown in the report, based on the level of instructors: Only Primary Instructors classes or All Instructors classes. View Include Classes for
2807/25/17Edit Settings: Added Preferred Recital module nameEdit Settings has a new option called Preferred Recital module name. This allows you to rename the Recital module to something which better suits your needs, ie exhibition, show, etc. View Preferred Recital module name
2907/18/17Email Leads: Added FavoritesEmail Leads now has Favorites, which allows you to save settings and use them again in the future. View Email Leads Favorites
3007/18/17Skills/Levels: New Skill/Level Category replaces Category1A new setting on each Skill/Level has been added, called Skill/Level Category. This replaces Category1. To ensure you don\'t see any changes, we\'ve copied Category1s assigned to your skills into the new Edit Drop-down List for Skill/Level Category and throughout your existing skills/levels. View Edit Drop-down ListsView student skill tab
3107/18/17Close Pay Period: 0 Time Entries AllowedPay periods without time entries can now be closed the same way as pay periods with time entries. View example
3206/13/17Aged Accounts Details: Added Show Fees with a Future Date optionAged Accounts Details has a new checkbox filter named Show Fees with a Future Date. Unchecking this option will hide fees which aren\'t due yet, making it easier to see fees which are due today or past due. We also changed the existing filter named Apply Family by Location Grouping to a simpler name of Show Family Balance and Totals. View Aged Accounts Details New Option
3306/06/17Skills/Levels: Moved Auto Set Start Date SettingThe Skills/Levels setting for Auto Set Student Start Date was moved from Staff Portal Settings to the Students>Skills/Levels page View New Place for Skills/Levels Auto Set Start Date Setting
3406/06/17Class Lists: Added Makeups & Adjusted OpeningsAdjusted Openings and Makeup columns were added to class list grids to give you more information for making enrollment decisions, in these places: transfer class, student enroll, class search and global class search. Also, the column for Master Class was renamed to Per Day in the transfer class search. View Transfer Class List Example
3505/30/17Preferred Costume Module Name: Added UniformYou can now choose to change your database\'s costume module name to Uniform. To do this, go to Tools>Edit Settings and scroll down to the Costume/Apparel Module Settings section. View Preferred Costume Module Name
3605/23/17Enrollment Detail Report: Added Email OptionYou can now email directly from the Enrollment Detail report. Simply check the families to include and click the Email button at the top left of the page.
3704/25/17Reports: Added Email OptionYou can now email directly from more places\! These reports have a new Email column for each family and an Email button at the top of the page. Simply check the families to include, click the Email button and then type/send the email.
*Absences-Makeups
*Drop History
*Enroll History
*Students Search
*Who\'s Scheduled to be Here
*Search Waitlist
View Email Option Example
3804/11/17Weekly Calendar: Added Date Sensitive Enrollment CountsThe Weekly View Calendar, along with daily view and room view, are improved to show accurate enrollment counts on every day. There\'s also a new option for Show Full Classes. When this is unchecked, all full classes are hidden to help find open classes for new enrollment.

To see the Weekly View Calendar, click on the Weekly View button under the Executive Dashboard page title. or go to Classes>Daily/Weekly Schedule. View Weekly View Example
3904/04/17Class Skills/Levels Report: Added Display Settings & Improved SpacingThe Class Skills/Levels Report has new Display Settings for: Include Makeups, Include Skills Without a Date Started and Show Location. The report was changed to remove excess white space, in order to save paper when it\'s printed. View New Display Settings, View Report Example
4003/28/17Advanced Searches Renamed & Student Search Page UpdateAll Advanced Searches have been renamed "Search" View Menu Example
Student Advanced Search has been updated to make it easier to read by adding more space between fields, removing colons, etc. View Student Search Example
4103/21/17Skills/Levels Search: Multiple EnhancementsSeveral enhancements were made to the Skills/Levels Search:
*Added the following search criteria:
-Has No Date Attained checkbox
-Date Skill/Level Tested date range, with option for And Has No Date Attained
-Option for And Has Not Date Attained to both the Date Skill/Level Due and Date Skill/Level Started
*Added Date Tested to the search results
*Improved the page layout to make it easier to read and use
View Skills/Levels Search
4203/21/17Approve/Unapprove Time Email: Added Send Additional Emails ToApprove/Unapprove Time\'s email icon, has a new option for Send Additional Emails To. This is also available from the Staff Time Card tab, when clicking the email icon. View Approve/Unapprove Time Email
4303/09/17TutuTix offers Jackrabbit clients special promotion to try softwareTutuTix provides full support for reserved seating or general admission, unlimited discount and access codes, and free printed tickets, all at no cost to the studio. To see more information, Click Here.

The Recitals Listing also has a button to take you to the TutuTix promo website. Recitals Listing Button, TutuTix Website Example
4403/09/17Process Credit Cards/Bank Accounts Page UpdateProcess Credit Cards/Bank Accounts has been updated to make it easier to read by adding more space between fields, moving page notes into tool tips and removing colons. Also, the summary preview and the detail preview pages were combined into one page to eliminate a step. View New Combined Preview
4503/07/17Aged Fees Report: Changed Name & Added LinksSeveral changes were made to the Aged Fees report:
*Aged Fees renamed to Aged Accounts Details (Aged Fees)
*Aged Accounts renamed to Aged Accounts Summary
*The amounts shown in the days oustanding columns are now links
*The links open up a list of the outstanding fees
View New Report Names, View Aged Accounts Summary Links
4603/07/17Process Credit Cards/Bank Accts: Added Search CriteriaProcess Credit Cards/Bank Accounts has new search criteria to give you more control when searching for outstanding fees. View New Search Criteria
4703/07/17Drop History Report: Added FamilyDrop History Report has a new column for Family. View Drop History Family Column
4803/07/17Receipts: Fee Receipt UpdateThe fee receipt was updated to the look the same as a non-ec'); ommerce payment receipt. Also, if your database\'s "Show Itemized Receipts" setting is set to yes, the receipt will show all linked transactions, including refunds. View Fee Receipt Example
4903/07/17User Permissions: Added Staff Skills TabAdded a user permission to control access to the Staff Skills tab.
5002/28/17Web Reg Settings: Added Confirmation Redirect URLWeb Registration Settings has a new option for Confirmation Redirect URL. This allows you to enter a URL which redirects the parent to your website after completing the web registration form. When entered, the parent will no longer see the Jackrabbit confirmation page. This allows you to add and track more Google Analytics on your website. View Web Reg Redirect to Website Option
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