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.

#DateEnhancementDescription
108/15/17Transactions 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
208/03/17Email 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
308/03/17New 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
408/03/17Class 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
508/01/17Add/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
607/25/17Report 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
707/25/17Instructor 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
807/25/17Edit 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
907/18/17Email Leads: Added FavoritesEmail Leads now has Favorites, which allows you to save settings and use them again in the future. View Email Leads Favorites
1007/18/17Skills/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 Lists View student skill tab
1107/18/17Close 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
1206/13/17Aged 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
1306/06/17Skills/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 pageView New Place for Skills/Levels Auto Set Start Date Setting
1406/06/17Class 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
1505/30/17Preferred 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
1605/23/17Enrollment 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.
1704/25/17Reports: 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
1804/11/17Weekly 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
1904/04/17Class 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
2003/28/17Advanced 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
2103/21/17Skills/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
2203/21/17Approve/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
2303/09/17TutuTix 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
2403/09/17Process 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
2503/07/17Aged 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
2603/07/17Process 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
2703/07/17Drop History Report: Added FamilyDrop History Report has a new column for Family. View Drop History Family Column
2803/07/17Receipts: Fee Receipt UpdateThe fee receipt was updated to the look the same as a non-ecommerce 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
2903/07/17User Permissions: Added Staff Skills TabAdded a user permission to control access to the Staff Skills tab.
3002/28/17Web 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
3102/28/17Web Reg Form & Confirmation: Follow Date FormatsWeb Registration Form and the email confirmations will now follow the date format setting for dd/mm/yy
3202/28/17Store Item Tax Report: Added Date Paid From/ThroughStore Item Tax Report now has search criteria for Date Paid with From and Through dates. View Item Tax Date Paid
3302/28/17Statements Email & Print: Updated Account Summary for RefundsStatements' Account Summary section has been updated to give more information, including refunds. View Statement with Refund Example
3402/28/17Drop Student: Added Completed Class CheckboxDrop Student now has a Completed Class checkbox. This makes it faster to mark when a student completed the class before the class end date. View Drop Student
3502/27/17Emails: Upload Music FilesUpload music files can now be uploaded into emails in these formats: mp3, aac and wav.
3602/17/17Calendar Class Details Hover: New FormatThe calendar's class details hover has a new look which makes it easier to read and understand. The change was made on all class calendar views: weekly, daily and room. View Calendar's Class Detail Hover
3702/16/17Aged Accts Reports: Added Email OptionYou can now email directly from the Aged Accounts Report! The report has a new Email column for each family and an Email button at the top of the page. Simply check which families to include, click the Email button and then type/send the email. View Aged Accts Report Email Option
3802/14/17Email/Text Families: Added Waitlist Only OptionEmail/Text Families Enrollment Status list has a new option for Waitlist Only. This enables you to send only to the waitlist families, without also sending to currently enrolled/previously enrolled families. View Waitlist Only Enrollment Option
3901/31/17Quick Registration: Misc ChangesQuick Registration had miscellaneous changes made:
*Changed Source and Home Phone to be optional fields
*Added ePmt Schedule, Special Needs, Immunization Notes and Skill Notes
*Changed the field labels to use the same labels as the web registration form. These are set up under the Tools menu>Online Web Registration>Field Options/Labels
4001/31/17Dashboard's Enrollment Cat1 Chart: Added Cat1 NameThe Dashboard's Enrollment Category 1 Chart now shows the category1 name next to each piece of the pie chart. View Enrollment Cat1 Pie Chart
4101/24/17Add Credit Card / Edit Credit Card: Default Zip Code to Billing Contact Zip CodeThe 'Add Credit Card' and 'Edit Credit Card' modals have been updated to default the Zip Code to the Billing Contact Zip Code . We also moved the Zip Code to be near other required information. View example
4201/24/17Email Enrollment Confirmations: Added an option to hide 'First Class' datesYou can now control if the 'First Class' date appears on email confirmations that are sent when a student is enrolled in the class. This setting has been defaulted to show the 'First Class' date. You can hide the 'First Class' date in Tools > Online Web Reg > Settings, and Tools > Customer Portal Settings > Settings. View new settings
4301/24/17Search Wait List: Added a 'Future Drop' columnWe added the column 'Future Drops' when searching Wait Lists to allow you to determine which classes might have availability soon. View Search Wait List
4401/24/17NEW Class Skills / Levels ReportThis report shows skills progress by class. You have the option to display All Skills, Skills Attained , and Skills Not Attained
View Class menu
View Example
4501/24/17Student Summary Page UpdateStudent Summary has been updated to make it easier to read by adding more space between fields, moving page notes into tool tips and removing colons. The 'Active' field was renamed to 'Status' and moved higher on the page. View Student Summary
4601/24/17Favorites added to several placesFavorites were added to these areas:
  • Students : Skills/Levels Search
  • Reports: Student Info Sheets
  • Tools: Costume Management - Costume Listing
  • Tools: Costume Management - Student Costume Listing
Favorites allow you to save your favorite search criteria to use again in the future.
4701/16/17Favorites added to several placesFavorites were added to these areas:
  • Families : Lead File > Search Leads
  • Classes: Edit All Classes, Class Schedule, Sign In/Out Sheets, Search Wait Lists
  • Events: Event Sign In/Out Sheet
  • Reports: Family ePayment Listing, Payment Method Summary, Telephone Listing, Transaction Summary Report
Favorites allow you to save your favorite search criteria to use again in the future.
4801/16/17NEW Process Credit Cards/Bank Accounts - Ignore pre-paymentsYou are now able to ignore pre-payments (such as costume deposits) when processing credit cards for specific transactions. Details:
  • New option collect the full amount of unpaid fees and ignore pre-payments/ credits on account View example
  • New User Permission 'Process Credit Cards - Ignore Pre-Payments'. Any user with 'Process Credit Cards' permission was defaulted to have the new permission. View User Permission
  • Accounts where the where the credit card payment is greater than the Balance are highlighted yellow.
  • View an example
4901/10/17NEW Scheduled Date & Time EmailsThe Email Preview page now lets you schedule an email to be sent later! Details:
*Emails which have the Email Preview page: Email Families, Email Class, Email Event Enrollment, Email Staff
*Email Preview has new buttons for Send Now and Send Later View Preview
*After the Send Later date and time is saved, you'll see confirmation in the Preview View Send Later Confirmation
*Dashboard has a new Scheduled Emails alert View Dashboard Alert
*New User Permission for Emails - Scheduled. Any user with the Email/Text Families permission was defaulted to have the new scheduled permission. View User Permission
*New Scheduled Emails report, with icons to let you edit the email content, preview the list of recipients, change the scheduled date/time and delete the email. View Scheduled Emails Report
*Scheduled Emails report is found in the Reports menu from either Find Report or All Reports, within the Email/Text/Marketing category Where is the Report found?
5001/10/17NEW Canadian Children's Tax Credit ReceiptClients located in Canada have a new Children's Tax Credit Receipt! This receipt shows the art or fitness credit amount for parent's tax returns. Details:
*Receipt is found in the Reports menu, in either All Reports or Find Report, located specifically in the Families/Students or Transactions/Financial categories. Where is the Receipt Found?
*Receipt is controlled by the Email Statements user permission. Any user without the Email Statements user permission will not be able to see the receipt until the permission is checked.
*Receipt search criteria lets you pick the credit type (art or fitness) . It also lets you pick what is displayed as the eligible program name, either Category1 or Class.
View Receipt Search Criteria
*Preview lists the recipients and allows the receipt to be emailed or printed. View Receipt Preview
*Clients located in other countries do not have this receipt.