Version History

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Out’n About! for Windows v5.5

New Features:

Increased maximum size of messages on the Message Pad.
Increased maximum size of user status messages.
Status messages can now be time-stamped indicating the date and time a user changed their status.
Administrative users now have the ability to reset a user’s password.
Added ability to save all status changes in a history log.
Added ability to horizontally resize the board.
User’s can now select the size of the font on the board (small, medium, or large).
Added advanced power management (APM) detection to disable […]

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Out’n About! for Windows v5.3

New Features:

Receptionist user mode has been added (set by administrative users). Receptionists can change any user’s status and read any user’s public messages. Receptionist users are denoted by a ‘*’ after their name on the board. Administrative users are denoted by ‘**’ after their name on the board.
Administrative users now have the ability to turn on/off the Message Pad. No messages are lost and the Message Pad can be re-enabled at any time.
Administrative users now have the ability to […]

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Out’n About! for Windows v5.0

Group Support:

Out’n About! now allows users to be assigned to different groups within the company such as marketing, engineering, or accounting. Users can then select which group they wish to view on their board. This allows managers to easily check on their division, or for the team members to coordinate with their group.

Phone Messaging:

Messages can now be flagged as being private. Private messages can only be read by the recipient(s) of the message.
Administrative users can view any user’s messages […]

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