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Revision: 2015.01.08

New

    Scheduling in SQL: Added a new scheduling screen available in SQL mode.

Bug Fixes

    SQL Mode Backups and Restore: Updated SQL Backup and Restore routines to correctly backup and restore data.
    SQL History Workgroups: Corrected an issue that would cause workgroup names to display incorrectly, display more than once, and also fixed a column resize issue when searching for history tickets.

Estimator Only:

    History Ticket Mode: Corrected an issue that would cause Bay-masteR to believe it was still showing a ticket in history when opening a ticket from the Open Tickets screen.
    Ticket Summary Flicker: Changes made to reduce/remove screen flicker when going into the Ticket Summary screen.
    Text Messaging: Corrected an issue that would cause focus to shift back and forth from the Ticket Summary screen and the text messaging window, updated the way some errors are handled, and some changes to make sure that invalid characters are removed before sending a text.
    Catalog Workgroup Disappearing.: Fixed an issue where a workgroup created by coming out of a catalog would disappear after deleting just parts and labor.
    Printing Ticket Totals: Corrected an issue that would cause Ticket Totals to print out more than once on a ticket that prints more than one page.

Revision: 2014.12.26

New

Estimator Only:

    CC Processor Setup: New setup form available from the Admin menu to set up credit card processors.
    Program Patches: Bay-masteR can now download and install smaller program patches that will download and install much faster than a full version update.

Enhancements

Estimator Only:

    CARFAX Exports: NoCharge status tickets are now included in ticket exports that are sent to CARFAX
    Labor Notes: Clicking away from a labor note now saves changes instead of discarding them.
    WorkGroup Note Word Wrap: Changes made to how tickets are WorkGroup Notes are printed to help prevent issues where more characters were being printed to a line than could be shown on the paper.

Bug Fixes

Estimator Only:

    Quotes from history: A new status field is now used when trying to determine if a workgroup from history should be pulled onto a new ticket as a quote.
    History Search Timing Issue: Corrected a problem that would cause History Search results to be cleared from the screen because of a timing issue.
    Canned Job Surcharges: Fixed a problem where surcharges set up on a given job were not being saved properly when loaded onto a ticket if workgroup level surcharges were set up elsewhere in Bay-masteR.
    Canada Surcharge Tax: Fixed an issue that would prevent the Canadian PST tax rate from being applied to taxable surcharges
    Moving Surcharges: Fixed an issue that would cause surcharges to duplicate when switching between workgroups while in the workgroup parts and labor screen.

Revision: 2014.12.08

Enhancements

    BM SMS Retire screen: A button was added to the BMX Retire/Shutdown screen to be able to go to our website to see tutorial videos for the newer program.

Estimator Only:

    Preference added to choose which internal note is displayed first: On the ticket summary screen a checkbox has been added on the internal notes Customer and Vehicle tabs. The tab that is checked will be displayed when a ticket is opened.
    Clients can't run database repairs: Changes made to Table Update to ensure that the database repair functions do not run on a multi user client machine.
    Copying parts in the parts and labor screen: Added the ability to copy a part with just left clicking it.
    Internal Customer notes now the default: The internal notes tab will now default to customer notes.
    Full SQL History Conversion: The option to convert all of your history when converting to SQL is now available.
    Quoted Work Not Performed can print twice: Quoted Work Groups that were not performed now print twice when the Print 2 Copies button is clicked in Ticket Summary.
    Red [X] disabled when in a ticket: You can no longer use the red X button to exit out of windows when in a ticket as this would cause issues trying to save information on the ticket.
    NoCharge exported to CARFAX: Tickets that are run through EOD as NoCharge are now included in CARFAX exports.

Bug Fixes

    SEC Error on ticket load.: Fixed an issue in standalone Speed ECat that was causing an error to pop up that didn't affect the program.

Estimator Only:

    Customer/Vehicle Database not open during EOD: Resolved an issue that was causing a Customer/Vehicle database error to pop up during End Of Day.
    Inventory Quantities/In Use incorrect: Corrected an issue in EOD that caused inventory quantities and in use quantities to be thrown off/incorrect.
    History Work Groups not displaying: Fixed an issue that was preventing all of a history ticket's work groups from displaying in the search screen.
    Paid Out groups missing: Fixed an issue where Paid Out ticket groups were being deleted.
    SQL Long labor notes: Long labor notes are now being properly saved in the SQL mode.
    Quoted Work Performed will now print with two copies: Fixed a bug that prevented quoted work performed to print when printing two copies.
    Virtual Vehicle not opening: Fixed an issue that would cause the Virtual Vehicle form to close right after opening if a part was added to the work group before opening the Virtual Vehicle form.
    Virtual Vehicle selections: Fixed an issue that was preventing Virtual Vehicle selections from being unselected.
    Searhing History by date: Corrected a bug in the History Search form that caused formatted date searches to not be searched correctly.
    Deposits not correct after EOD: Fixed an issue that was causing deposits/partial payments on tickets to not be properly processed during EOD.
    Labor Note Overflow: Loading a labor note in the Jobs Editor no longer causes an error when trying to go back into that job.
    MOTOR PM too many services: Fixed an issue that would cause an error to occur if a vehicle had a large number of PM Services available when using MOTOR PM Schedule.
    SQL Conversion: Long labor notes: Updated the SQL Work Order/History Conversion program to property convert long labor notes.
    Tire Guide saving to wrong workgroup: Fixed an issue that was causing the tire guide to save items to the first work group in the ticket.
    Ticket totals not printing with Quotes: Corrected an issue that would prevent ticket totals from printing on tickets that had quotes.
    Ticket Summary Vehicle Info Overlap: Fixed Vehicle Information overlap issues in the Ticket Summary screen.

Revision: 2014.10.29

Enhancements

    Napa PROLink: Napa PROLink has been added to the Estimator.

Estimator Only:

    Internal Customer and Vehicle Notes: On the Ticket Summary screen internal Customer and Vehicle Notes are now displayed in their own separate tabs.
    Add New Repair Job from Parts and Labor Editor: A new repair job can now be added without having to leave the parts and labor editor.
    Auto Create Ticket Preference: The auto create preference for when a plate search matches a previously used vehicle is now in Estimator.
    Mechanic Labor Time and the PNL Screen: Mechanic labor time is now availble to view in the parts and labor screen while in history. Must have timecard for this feature.
    Parts Selection Interface: Removed the checkboxes from the parts selection screen.
    Ticket status on print: The "Ticket Status" label when printing work orders has been removed.

Bug Fixes

Estimator Only:

    Backup when doing EOD: Fixed an issue that was asking the customer to do a backup before EOD, when a backup was already done.
    Tax Rates: Fixed an issue that was preventing changed tax rates inside the ticket to save.
    Scheduling screen columns: Column widths on the scheduling screen is now saved after adjusting widths.
    Show date in note column: Fixed a bug that wasn't showing the scheduled date in the note column on the front desk.
    Saving Generic Part Edits: Fixed a bug that was causing generic part edits to not save.
    Labor Description: Fixed a bug that wasn't displaying the labor description in history in the fast line editing parts and labor screen.
    Parts Selection Screen: Changed when the parts selection screen appears. It no longer appears when entering a catalog through a work order.
    Source of Lead: Fixed a bug that caused the Source of Lead Exception to work incorrectly.
    Surcharges: All surcharges bugs/issues are now fixed.
    Tax Rounding: Fixed a bug that wasn't rounding taxes properly.
    Vendor Returns: Fixed a bug that was allowing vendor returns on parts with a zero quantity
    PNL Virtual Vehicle lock: Fixed an issue that caused the parts and labor screen to lockup when clicking on Virtual Vehicle.
    Work Order Printing: Company information page no longer defaulting to print on form for work order printing options.

Revision: 2014.08.26

New

Estimator Only:

    Internal Ticket Notes: Internal ticket notes are now available in the estimator

Enhancements

Estimator Only:

    Checklist button now highlighted when in use: When the user has an active checklist on a workgroup, it will now be hightlighted yellow in the job detail page.
    Redesigned Admin Menu: The admin menu has been redesigned for easier use.
    Page Up and Page Down shortcuts in the Job Detail Screen: Added shortcuts to switch between the parts grid and labor grid by pressing Page Up or Page Down
    Single clicking work groups: Workgroups are now opened by single clicking them in the ticket summary screen.

Bug Fixes

Estimator Only:

    Displaying Company City, State and Zip in emails: Fixed a bug that was preventing the company city,state and zipcode not to show on emails.
    Delivery Tickets: Fixed a bug that was preventing tickets with a status of "delivery" to display in the "delivered" tab
    History locking/not opening tickets: Fixed a bug that was causing older history tickets to not open and lock program.
    Paid work orders not printing in EOD: Fixed a bug that was preventing paid work orders to not print during EOD.
    Quoted work printing ticket totals fixed: Fixed a bug that was causing the ticket totals to print for ticket quoted work
    Ticket Level Surcharges: Fixed a bug that was causing ticket level surcharges to not appear.
    County Tax with Sales Tax: Fixed a bug that was causing an incorrect tax amount when using the county/special rate tax field.
    Taxes and Rounding issues: Fixed a bug that was causing the tax to round incorrectly (certain taxes were incorrect by $0.001)

Revision: 2014.07.10

Enhancements

Estimator Only:

    Updated form printing options: You can now choose between blank paper, custom image, blank image or form for printing work orders.

Bug Fixes

    County Sales Tax: Corrected an issue where County Sales Tax would cause incorrect sales tax for a ticket but not the workgroup.
    Incorrect Labor Total: Corrected an issue that prevented a correct labor amount from showing in a workgroup.
    Status Note always printing: Corrected an issue that caused status note to not print on the work order when the preference for ticket status was turned off.

Estimator Only:

    Tickets not unlocking: Corrected an issue that caused tickets to remain locked when Auto Scheduler was turned on.
    Paid ticket status update: Ticket Statuses were not updating when paid while Auto Scheduler was turned on.

Revision: 2014.07.08

New

Estimator Only:

    Jobs now accessible from within Parts and Labor editor: You can now easily get to other jobs from within the Parts and Labor editor screen
    You can now flag customers as delinquent: Use the customer's credit limit to flag them as delinquent.
    Cash Register now Implemented: The cash register has been added as an option for use in estimator.
    New Preference for alerting customer when status change deletes surcharges/discounts.: New Preference for alerting customer when status change deletes surcharges/discounts.
    Custom Tabs in Estimator: The Custom Tabs feature has been added to the Estimator series of programs.

Enhancements

    3rd Party Data Download: Removed the codebook requirement to be able to redownload 3rd party data.
    QuickBooks Interface: Quickbooks updated to use QBFC13 connection SDK.
    Update UAC Conflict Message: UAC issue message shown when unable to launch an update updated to be clearer on how to run as an administrator.

Estimator Only:

    Removed date from the note column: Removed the date from the notes column on the open tickets screen.
    New Icons for ticket summary: The ticket summary page now has icons and buttons for a more user-friendly look.
    Easier way to get to support: Right clicking on the ? (help icon) will bring up the support connection menu.
    Option to reuse original work order background.: You can now revert back to the original work order background used for forms.

Bug Fixes

    Labor Notes Bug in Job Setup: A bug causing a boundaries error has now been fixed in the job setup screen for labor notes.
    CARFAX Exports: Additional checks are now performed when generating data to send to CARFAX to make sure the data is valid.
    Customer Instructions Bug: Changes made to help prevent customer instructions from being swapped from one ticket to another.
    QuickBooks Penny Rounding: Updates made to tax calculations to prevent a penny rounding issue when exporting to quickbooks.
    speedDIAL interface: Corrected an issue that prevented the speedDIAL interface from being able to be opened up.
    VPN License Fix: Multi-User clients should no longer have program license issues due to running on a VPN.
    WHI/Nexpart What's New issue: Resolved issues encountered when using WHI/Nexpart introduced by a What's New change on their page.
    Cloud Launcher Updates: Fixed an issue that prevents the Cloud Launcher application from being able to properly update its self.

Estimator Only:

    Tax changes from adjustments: A bug causing changed tax rates to default back to the original tax rates under ticket adjustments is now fixed.
    Exceptions Out of Bounds Bug: Fixed a bug that caused an error when a ticket had more than 99 exceptions.
    Auto-Showing Scheduler: Fixed a bug that was causing the scheduler screen to not load correctly.
    Ticket Status bug: Fixed a bug that was causing ticket status to change/not change correctly.

Revision: 2014.05.30

Enhancements

    EOD History: The last end of day, week, month and year are now visible in the EOD menu screen.
    Labor status is available again: Allow the use of labor statuses without iShop in the edit windows (old parts and labor screen) version of the parts and labor screen.
    COST and Margin vs UPC and Ratio: Baymaster will now remember the user's last choice whether they want to show cost and margin on the parts and labor screen or the UPC and ratio on the parts and labor screen.
    Ticket status on printed ticket: New preference "Print ticket status on ticket" to let user choose if they want the ticket status printed on the bottom of their tickets.
    Sublet Cost vs UPC: Baymaster will now remember if the user chose UPC or Cost last in the sublet screen.
    BM Already Running warning: A message is now shown when trying to start BM when the program is already running.
    NAPA PROLINK: The NAPA PROLINK catalog now loads in the the size and position as the main program.
    PROLINK: The NAPA PROLINK interface now uses the Price Matrix to update the selling price when saving parts back to the ticket.

Estimator Only:

    Job Name now displayed at top left of the screen when editing parts and labor.: Job Name now displayed at top left of the screen when editing parts and labor.
    Removed the * from printing with non-taxable labor: The * used to identify non-taxable labor will no longer print with the work order.
    Copy workgroups from tickets in history: You can now copy work groups from tickets in history from the options button in the parts and labor screen.
    Deleting Quotes: The user is now warned about deleting quotes, which deletes them for all future tickets.
    Hide PM, LOF, TIRE Add Job options: It is now possible to hide the "Add PM" , "Add TIRE" and "Add LOF" options in the ticket summary screen.
    Internal and Printing Notes on Ticket Summary Page: Similiar to BM Pro, you can now add internal and printing notes from the ticket summary screen.
    Labor description size increase: The width of the labor description box is now increased.
    Quick Lube info: Quick Lube information is now available in the ticket summary screen for tech/motor data!
    Part Delivery Required Exception: Part delivery as an exception can now be turned off and on.
    New Print Options Icon: The print options button is more obvious. It is now a picture of a gear.
    Help for Setting Quotes: Help is now available in the setting quotes screen. This screen is reached from the parts and labor screen.
    Inventory Search Results: Inventory search results are now sorted alphabetically.
    Updating the tax on tickets copied from History: The taxes on tickets copied from history are now updated to match the current tax rates.
    Tire and Brake Labels: Added Tire and Brake labels to the Tread/Pads screen.

Bug Fixes

    Editing LOF/GEN jobs: Fixed a bug that was allowing LOF and General Work jobs to be edited by double clicking in the Jobs Editor. You can only edit custom jobs.
    Printing Retail Part Prices: Fixed a bug that still showed spacing gap when not printing line-item pricing per workgroup. This occured when the retail price was printed for customers with price levels.There was also a new preference added to not print the orginal retail price.
    Pre-printed forms printing margins: Fixed a bug that caused pre-printed forms to print incorrectly.
    Quoted work printing ticket totals: Fixed a bug that was printing the ticket totals on the "Quoted Work Not Performed" page.
    Quoted Groups with Recommendations: Removed the "Quoted Groups" part of the Recommendations header.
    ROA Adding/Subtracting: Fixed a bug that was adding the ROA amount of money instead of subtracting it to the total price of a ticket.
    Error on sublets with taxes: Fixed a bug that was hiding the tax checkboxes and rasing an error on the sublet page.
    Adding items to inventory without a vendor: Fixed a bug that wasn't enabling the process button when adding a new item to inventory when the vendor was blank the first time around.Also, users who do not have quickbooks will be allowed to have blank vendor names.
    Backup Utilities: dBackup Utilities can now open on a Multi-User Client that can not connect to the server.
    EOD Sales Group Xref: Corrected a bug that would cause a sales group total on a ticket to be overwritten with an incorrect amount if a Sales Group Xref was set.
    License Issue: VPN Multi-User clients can now be configured to do license checks based on an IP instead of computer name.
    WorldPac SpeedDIAL: WorldPac interface should now be available for use when the SpeedDIAL program is running.

BMX Only:

    BM not responding on startup: Corrected a bug that would cause Bay-masteR to not start up correctly.

Estimator Only:

    Auto Click General Work: Fixed a bug that was preventing auto click general work not to work.(Going straight to the Parts and Labor screen for the first job/workgroup of a ticket)
    Job Selection: Fixed a bug that was opening the first job/form in the list when clicking the checkboxes next to "Add General Repair, PM or LOF".
    LOF Viscosities not showing: Added a check for blank LOF files that was causing viscosities not to appear.
    Parts not marked for delivery: Fixed a bug that was showing parts marked not for delivery in the delivery screen.
    Marking tickets paid without service writer: Fixed a bug that wasn't allowing users without the service writer required preference on to mark tickets paid.
    Quoted LOF jobs with Recall ALL LOF Jobs: Fixed a bug that wasn't including quoted LOF jobs with the name "Oil Change" when the preference to recall ALL LOF jobs in the past two years was turned on.This preference also pulls back LOF jobs that were done in the past two years and turns them into a quote on the new ticket.
    Source of Lead: Fixed a bug that was not linking the source of lead on the customer tab with the one on the ticket summary screen.
    Changing status when service writer is required: Fixed a bug that wasn't allowing the status to be changed without having a filled in service writer. (This is still not allowed when the ticket is being marked finished or paid)

Revision: 2014.03.07

New

    Create Purchase Order to Return Cores: Generate a Purchase Order that has all the core parts which need to be returned.

Estimator Only:

    Custom Inspection Forms: Inspection Forms can now be electronically filled out!
    Estimator Feedback: Estimator users now have the ability to provide feedback about the program via a Feedback button that is now available from Front Desk
    Carry Out VIN: Carry Out VIN
    Special Purchase Report: Added an interactive report to let users decide which special purchase items to keep in their inventory and which to get rid of.
    Profit Analysis: Look at ticket totals/margins with extended analysis!
    Print WO Image as background: Print your forms on any image background/watermark, no longer use pre-printed forms!

Enhancements

    3rd Party DB Downloads: The ability to easily redownload 3rd party databases as beed added under Utilities
    Allow EOD from Client: You can now set a Multi-User Client to be able to run EOD from within Backup Utilities.
    QB Blank Vendor: QuickBooks users only. Changes have been made so when you are delivering a part, if you choose to not select a vendor, a "Vendor not selected" vendor will be selected in order to prevent issues posting to Quickbooks
    Check CPU Usage is now a preference: Checking the CPU Usage after BaymasteR starts is now a preference instead of automatically. Windows Vista and higher.
    Install Code Focus: Durring a new install, when you are asked for an Install Code, the text field now has focus by default.
    More Intuitive way to Return Parts and Cores: Made a More Intuitive way to Return Parts and their Cores
    Email History tickets: Emailing history tickets will use the customers existing email
    No VIN for Vehicles older than 1983: Vehicles older than 1983 don't require a VIN to be filled
    No SEC on Startup: Added a new button to the Online Interfaces screen to be able to prevent Speed-ECat from starting up with the main program. This button can be found where you would normally add a Speed-ECat account to your program.
    Backup Bad Drive Prompt: The message that would be displayed if there were additional files on the drive you were doing a daily or monthly backup to has been removed and backups continue regardless of other files on the drive.

BMX Only:

    Stop Schedule date from showing up in the note column: Stop Schedule date from showing up in the note column on the open tickets screen

Estimator Only:

    CARFAX License decode with CQ: CARFAX License plate decoding is now available to be used when CARQUEST is set as your primary vin decode provider.
    Fleet Reporting: Send your fleet customers reports straight from BaymasteR!
    Hide Estimates on Schedule Screen: Added option to not display estimate tickets in the list on the Schedule screen
    Purge Special Purchase parts: Added purge option to remove any special purchase items with less than the user specified sales.
    Profit Analysis: See all ticket totals and profit margins!
    Service Writer Finished By: Auto fill out the finished by Service Writer when the ticket is finished!

Bug Fixes

    Stock Inventory Core Exchanges: Fixed bug which caused cores added from inventory to not be recognised as cores and didn't allow a core exchange to be done.
    Log file backups: Large log files are now excluded from data backups to help reduce the overall size of the backups that are made.
    Error 6 when printing: Changes made so if the user encounters an error 6 when printing, the user is told to restart their computer and then try printing again.
    Data Restore: Users will no longer be asked for a password when restoring backups.
    Restoring Data: Users will no longer be asked if they want to "Restore from a previous version" when restoring backups.

Estimator Only:

    Workgroups with form in the name: Workgroup names that have form in the name will no longer cause an error. For example: Check Performance.
    Part line as note: Parts with no qty, price or cost are now considered notes in the Parts and Labor Screen
    Ticket Summary Finished By: The Finished By Service Writer now saves the service writer's name

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