Author - Mitchell Sholly

Grand Re-opening of Out’n About! Software

Since 1996, Intelligent Concepts and Solutions have brought the world the Out'n About! Electronic In/Out Status Board. Since then, hundreds of thousands of employees from the largest to the smallest of companies have upgraded their old status boards to easy-to-use software. Now in 2014, we are reimagining and relaunching Out'n About Software. You'll see a brand new mobile and desktop friendly website. Use your laptop, tablet or mobile phone to purchase Out'n About or get technical support. Don't worry, not everything changed - Out'n About!...

Out’n About! for Outlook Client/Server v3.2

Client Maintenance: Supports Outlook 2013. Supports Windows 8 Operating System. Fixed issue where Change Password option was not available when logged in. Combined 32bit and 64bit versions in single MSI installer that determines Outlook bitness automatically. Added startup loggin to help troubleshoot issues on new installations. Server Maintenance: Supports Windows 8 Operating System. Added alerts when Service Monitor cannot perform operations due to user permission level. Returns Service Monitor to current Service state if Stop/Start service fails due to user permission level.

Out’n About! for Outlook Client/Server v3.0

New Features: Added Outlook 2010 Fluent UI (ribbon bar) support. Created 64-bit version to support Office 64-bit installations. Added Office Communicator 2005 and 2007 status control. Unlocking computer automatically kicks off presence detection. Added 'Disable Unitl Next Check OUT' option to presence sensing dialog. Added remote status change indicator and what email address changed the status to the status history report. Replace integrated options property page with standalone dialog via menu since users were having trouble finding the Out'n About! configuration options. Added option to suspend Check...

Out’n About! for Outlook Client v2.2

New Features: Added ability to set your Out'n About! status and receive other's Out'n About! status via e-mail/mobile device. Added option to control the Outlook Exchange Server 'Out of Office' feature when checking In and Out of Out'n About!. Added ability to double click the Out'n About! system tray icon to quickly display the Out'n About! status board. Added Outlook Profile support for multiple users sharing a common Windows login. Released MSI compatible installer to support Group Policy/Active Directory deployment. Released Citrix/Terminal Server Installation Guide. Maintenance: Fixed...

Out’n About! for Outlook Client v2.1

Maintenance Release: Fixed calendar event issues. Recurring calendar events were not always triggering correctly and calendar event dates were not region/lanuage independant. Fixed inability to open a disk based .msg file more than once with Outlook open. This was due to an issue releasing the Outlook inspector COM object. When entering a mobile device address for phone type 'Other' the Mobile Reminders dialog would not display the full text messaging address when the dialog was re-opened.

Out’n About! for Outlook Client/Server v2.0

New Features: Added Outlook Calendar (Appointment) driven status events with conditional logic. Now Out'n About! can automatically change your status when you have a meeting or appointment. Added optional Presence Sensing feature to detect computer usage when you are checked Out to ensure you have not forgotten to check In when returning to the office. Added Employee, Status History and Time Card reports. Reports can be run for all users, all users in a department, or individual users. Replaced Import Global Address List/Active...

Out’n About! for Outlook Client/Server v1.60

Maintenance Release: Fixed problem sending WYWO messages, Mobile Alerts, and new user e-mails when Out'n About! for Outlook encountered an invalid address book or bad Outlook profile. Modified Out'n About! for Outlook Server Monitor to correctly support Windows Vista User Athentication Control (UAC) permission restrictions. Users were unable to control the Out'n About! for Outlook Service from the Server Monitor. Fixed problem where Out'n About! would crash under certain conditions in Outlook 2000/XP with Internet Explorer 7.0 installed. We had to work...

Out’n About! for Outlook Client/Server v1.5

New Features: Added Global Address List (GAL) user import. Maintenance: Passwords are no longer mandatory (blank passwords are now allowed). Administrator can suppress the new user e-mail from being sent when adding new users. All date and time formats are now derived from the Windows locale settings. Fixed problem where user time stamp was not being updated on the In/Out Board display when the user changed their or someone else's status. Modified the contact synchronization system. Some users were experiencing long delays when displaying the user...

Out’n About! for Outlook Client v1.42

Maintenance Release: Fixed issue registering Out'n About! for Outlook on Windows NT/98/Me computers. Fixed Out'n About! system tray icon from disappearing when Windows recovers from a Windows Explorer crash. Fixed issue where Receptionist changing another users status message could inadvertently change the users status. Modified setup program to allow silent installation for administrative installations. Use OutAboutClientSetup.exe /s.

Out’n About! for Outlook Client/Server v1.3

New Features: Added option to display users by first and last name. Integrated with MSN Messenger. Out'n About! can be configured to change MSN Messenger status when you change Out'n About! status. Server now stores log files in comma delimited format to allow import into external programs like Excel. Added local client install/upgrade via shared network path. Client now has 'Check for Updates' option. Maintenance: Fixed server issue where departments were counted as users; thus, limiting the free 5-user version. Fixed software to work with Exchange...

Out’n About! for Windows v6.2

New Features: Tray icon tool tip now shows user’s status message. Modified the phone message list dialog to include message details and added delete capability. Added ‘Add new field…’ menu item to custom user field administrative popup menu. Added new ‘smart-fields’ to allow user workgroup and message time stamp to be displayed in the custom field columns. Added ‘Cancel’ option to check in/out dialogs that require user input. Added ‘Retry’ option to database error messages due to network or file permission issues. Added error message when...

Out’n About! for Windows v6.1

New Features: Users can view their Status History and Message History reports. Users can edit their field information (if enabled by Administrator). Administrator can disable status message timestamping for all users. Added Configure Features dialog for Administrators. Added 'auto-repair' feature to fix database errors that occur when a workstation or network crashes while Out'n About! is modifying the database. Maintenance: Fixed problem where board did not remember last workgroup selected. Fixed problem where board did not remember last board position. Fixed problem where auto-checkout at shutdown did not...

Out’n About! for Windows v6.0

New Features: Completely new database engine based on award winning CodeBase database system. Users can now schedule events (e.g., meetings, travel, or vacation) to automatically check IN/OUT at a future date/time. Added Employee, Status History, and Phone History reports that can be viewed or printed by administrative users. Added military time support. Added mouse wheel support. Added option to automatically login at program startup. Added option to automatically check OUT and close the program when the system is shut down. Added option to display users by first...