News – July 2012

This month’s update includes a number of new features requested by our users:

Ability to control the session timeout

You can now control how long you can leave the browser window idle before the session times out. This can be controlled through a new Preferences dialog accessible from your settings, as shown in the following screenshot:

Improved Export to Excel

Export to Excel has been redesigned to now create native Excel export files, which fixes a number of reliability issues with more modern version of Excel and also with Mac OS.

Keyboard shortcuts

A number of keyboard shortcuts have been added for common actions as shown in the following table:

Shortcut Command
CTRL+SHIFT+E Launches the Create Expenditure dialog. Applicable in all pages where there is a Create Expenditure link.
CTRL+SHIFT+I Launches the Create Income dialog. Applicable in all pages where there is a Create Income link.
CTRL+SHIFT+S Saves the currently open dialog. Applicable whenever there is a dialog window open.
CTRL+SHIFT+X Cancels the currently open dialog. Applicable whenever there is a dialog window open.

Additional improvements

A number of other improvements have been made.

  • Added a new property type for Bungalow
  • Improved the UI, in particular for IE. This includes:
    • Fixed a problem with attachments not working in Internet Explorer
    • Improved the ability to resize, drag and drop dialogs on Internet Explorer
  • Various background tasks have been substantially optimized. This should improve the performance of a number of web pages.
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