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Version 5.0.6.1020 [18.11.2016]

Documents
  • Bugfix: When dragging and dropping document from windows explorer to the document dialog, now the document gets saved in the correct folder.
General
  • Bugfix: The duration of the time needed for entering a comment was not calculated to the total end time of the timestamp.
Project manager
  • Bugfix: Exception when users with limited user rights tried to sort projects by project number
Statistic
  • Bugfix: Error in the summarizing report when no columns for the print were selected.
Tasks
  • Bugfix: Error when printing the task list with the column "Text". [Ticket: 2444]
  • Bugfix: Graphical error. Cardreaders (Text, Notes, Attachements, Times) optimized in the "Edit task" dialog.
Times
  • Bugfix: When printing the timestamp list from the dialog "Edit task", the client name and project name was not printed.

Version 5.0.6.1019 [20.09.2016]

Quotes
  • Bugfix: Automatic refresh when changing details in a quote. The change is now immediately displayed in the client manager. [Ticket: 2409]
Reimbursables
  • Extension: The creator of a reimbursable is now set per default when creating a new reimbursable. [Ticket: 2425]
  • Bugfix: A copied reimbursable in the state "Billed" is now copied as "not invoiced" [Ticket: 2424]
  • Bugfix: A reimbursable, set as "billed" can now be changed back to "not invoiced" [Ticket: 2423]
  • Bugfix: Print: When printing the reimbursables, the sum was displayed with 0 in the drilldown group
Statistic
  • Bugfix: The filter for archived projects did not work in the reporting module. [Ticket: 2417]
Tasks
  • Bugfix: If the receiver of a task is changed and a reminder was created for that task, the owner of the reminder is now changed, too. [Ticket: 2413]
Times
  • Extension: The free date range option is now available on multiple dialogs [Ticket: 2430]
User manager
  • Extension: Report Check-In/Check-Out: The totals sum is now displayed for the presence. [Ticket: 2302]
  • Bugfix: User settings: Wrong grouping of work time in the user details, when using a MS-SQL database [Ticket: 2433]

Version 5.0.6.1018 [05.09.2016]

Contacts
  • Extension: Dialog "Edit Contact" can now be opened "non modal", to edit several contacts side by side
General
  • Bugfix: Traybar hints were cut off partialy when starting or stopping projects
Statistic
  • Bugfix: Error in profit calculation when using flatrates and times of multiple users are used for the calculation
Synchronization
  • Bugfix: Captions of user defined fields were not transfered when syncing by Syncserver

Version 5.0.6.1016 [18.08.2016]

Client manager
  • Bugfix: Sorting within a grouping was not correct
Database
  • Extension: Xpert-Timer now supports MS-LocalDB
  • Extension: We now check if the password runs out on your MySQL Server
General
  • Bugfix: All list views: If you've opened and closed the group settings too quickly the "Edit project" dialog was opened.
  • Bugfix: Exception when closing Xpert-Timer [Ticket: 2402]
Project
  • Bugfix: Error when counting up the project number automatically. [Ticket: 2404]
Quotes
  • Bugfix: Access violation when adding a project structure from the quote to the project manager [Ticket: 2400]
Synchronization
  • Bugfix: The description of the user defined fields were not synchronized [Ticket: 2401]
XTAdmin
  • Extension: Automatic download and istallation of MySQL Server

Version 5.0.5.1015 [08.07.2016]

Project
  • Bugfix: Sporadic error when creating a new project. Project was created anyways
XTAdmin
  • New: Database moving assistant
  • Using the assistant you can move an existing database, e.g. a MS-Access database to a MS-SQL database or a MySQL database. This might be necessary if your company grows and more users need to connect to Xpert-Timer.


Version 5.0.4.1014 [04.07.2016]

Documents
  • New: New columen in project list "Description" [Ticket: 2379]
General
  • New: The dialogs for clients, projects, tasks, invoices and quotes can now be used as a non modular window. You can continue working in the project manager. [Ticket: 2364]
Invoice
  • Bugfix: The due date for invoices is now correctly calculated according to the payment terms. [Ticket: 2384]
Project manager
  • Extension: If you filter the project list and there's no result, the filter will be now displayed in the empty list. [Ticket: 2373]
Statistic
  • Bugfix: The filter "Only not yet to be billed" filter was not saved in the views. [Ticket: 2375]
Timebar
  • New: If a client is displayed in the timebar, when running a project, then the focus will jump to that client when you open the project manager [Ticket: 2374]
Times
  • Bugfix: Colums: If you've changed the settings in the .ini file, the columen from/til was not changed. [Ticket: 2377]
XTAdmin
  • Bugfix: The filter on project states did not work in the dialog "Assign projects" [Ticket: 2371]

Version 5.0.3.1013 [06.06.2016]

Clients
  • Extension: Client management: Client categories are now only displayed if the client was assigned to that category. [Ticket: 2348]
Invoice
  • Bugfix: The filter "Payed on" in the billing module did not work correctly [Ticket: 2360]
Project
  • Bugfix: Automatic increase of project number did not work using a MySQL database [Ticket: 2358]
Project manager
  • Bugfix: The work group was not duplicated when copying a project in the work group mode [Ticket: 2367]
Statistic
  • Extension: There are now arrows available in the statistic module to change the date in the "Free range" filter [Ticket: 2355]
  • Bugfix: In the single user version the filter for clients is now hidden as it's unnecessary [Ticket: 2351]
User manager
  • Bugfix: User settings: If logged in as XTAdmin no user projects were visible [Ticket: 2370]
XTAdmin
  • Bugfix: The list of userprojects was not displayed correctly in XTAdmin.exe [Ticket: 2368]

Version 5.0.3.1012 [12.05.2016]

Clients
  • Bugfix: Clients: The set hourly rate in the client settings was ignored when creating a new project [Ticket: 2344]
Project
  • Bugfix: Graphical error: When displaying the history module, the contact person was displayed wrong in the project settings. [Ticket: 2345]
Project manager
  • Bugfix: Printing: Column "Created" was not printed [Ticket: 2342]
  • Bugfix: Copy of projects: When copying a main project within a client, the project was not marked as "Copy of..." [Ticket: 2347]
  • Bugfix: When changing a client name using F2, the project number was doubled [Ticket: 2346]
  • Bugfix: Using the excel export and exporting the column "Person in charge", the name was exported with an extra space
Synchronization
  • Bugfix: Synchronization from Windows - Windows caused error RttiSetValue(JSON>RTTI): Field not found: "userfield_projects" [Ticket: 2343]

Version 5.0.3.1011 [12.04.2016]

Client manager
  • Bugfix: Client manager: Client name is now hidden in the project list, when a specific client is selected
General
  • Bugfix: No result was delivered when searching for a project name in the dialog "Manual entry" and "New task"
Project manager
  • Bugfix: Time stamps: When right clicking on a timestamp and choosing "Manual entry", the project name must be set automatically. [Ticket: 2335]
Statistic
  • Bugfix: When printing, the sorted column was ignored, when no grouping was chosen [Ticket: 2334]

Version 5.0.3.1010 [02.04.2016]

Allgemein
  • Bugfix: Text phrases are now sorted alphabetically
  • Bugfix: Email: Radio button "User" did not work in the print settings [Ticket: 2322]
Aufgaben
  • New: When checking off a task you can now change the status of the task as well. E.g. a developer checks the task off and sends it to the testes with the status "Test".
  • New: New filter in toolbar in order to filter for multiple task states at one time
  • Bugfix: Documents and tasks where not transferred if a task was moved from one project to another
  • Bugfix: Task packages: Task packages could not be deleted in combination with a MS-Access database [Ticket: 2323]
  • Bugfix: When copying tasks, the total sum of the tasks was copied, too. [Ticket: 2324]
Auswertung
  • Bugfix: Clientfilter was added to the single user version [Ticket: 2321]
Dokumente
  • Bugfix: Error when checking documents in and out
Konfiguration
  • Extension: You can now sort all lists like text phrases, project types, etc by column
Notizen
  • Extension: Note subject can now be edited using F2 in the notes list
Outlookmodul
  • Bugfix: Problems on some systems using drag&drop with outlook are solved
Synchronisation
  • Bugfix: Project and taskstates were doubled when data was synchronized [Ticket: 2314]
  • You can correct the entries by using the button "Configuration" -> System -> General -> Check and correct database

  • Bugfix: Total sum of tasks was doubled when synchronizing with Android [Ticket: 2315]
  • Version 4.1.2.119 of Xpert-Timer Mobile is necessary to avoid the bug

Telefonie
  • Bugfix: Telephone projects were added as team projects automatically. [Ticket: 2313]

Version 5.0.2.1008 [07.03.2016]

Client manager
  • New: Client manager: Filter for clients by "Date created"
Clients
  • New: User defined fields can now be filled when importing client data using a CSV-file
Documents
  • Bugfix: If a large document wass added to the datasafe, entering the name took a second per letter. [Ticket: 2303]
Invoice
  • New: Billing manager: Filter for date (created, due on, paid on)
Project
  • New: User defined fields can now be filled when importing project data using a CSV file
Project manager
  • New: Display user diefined fields in the project manager now. New grouping and filter options are also available. [Ticket: 2291]
Quotes
  • New: Quotes: Filter for date (created, accepted, printed)
Statistic
  • Extension: Display of times in the monthly report with with two decimals
System
  • New: Low bandwidth mode for a minimum of data transfer e.g. over WAN, VPN
  • Configurable in XTAdmin -> Settings

  • New: New access right "Open project manager"
  • Necessary if the user should only use the taskbar to track time.

Tasks
  • Extension: Outlook import: A new progress dialog with the option of cancelling the import was added
  • Extension: Outlook import: Optimized the import of outlook objects by adding a date filter
  • New: Task manager: Filter for date (Created, Due on, Starts on, Done, Last change)
  • Bugfix: Edit taks: Save button was not active when reminder was set von "None" to "0 min before". [Ticket: 2276]
User manager
  • New: Copy user settings from one user to another or multiple other users at once.
  • This function makes it easiert to roll out the program with preconfigured settings.

  • New: Reset the users settings only for window positions and sizing
  • New: Reset the users settings only for the dialogs which are checked with "Don't show this dialog again".

Version 5.0.1.1007 [24.02.2016]

Database
  • Bugfix: Error when connecting to database "no valid integer value" when upgrading to a new patchlevel
Export
  • Extension: New forma type "hours (h:mm)", in order to export hours not only in decimal but also in hours and minutes.
Import
  • Bugfix: Error when importing from Outlook: " 'To' is not supported as an automated object"
Print
  • New: Option to print with a smaller font to get as much information on a page as possible
  • New: Page width is now checked before printing
  • Bugfix: Rebuild all list reports
Reimbursables
  • Extension: Reimbursables can now be added even if the user doesn't own the access right "See prices"
Statistic
  • New: Printing of the reports is now optionally available in hours, minutes or decimal.
  • Bugfix: Weekly report: The columns of the days are now smaller, the column for the project name is now larger. [Ticket: 2272]
System
  • New: New SHA256 signature for setup and .exe
Telephony
  • New: New chart for the telephony module
Users
  • Extension: The dialog "Add user from network domain" has now a search option for name and first name.

Version 5.0.0.1006 [22.01.2016]

Client manager
  • Bugfix: "Delete Client" in Popupmenu did not work [Ticket: 2269]
Configuration
  • Bugfix: Error under MySQL/PostgreSQL when previewing print template for Invoice
Database
  • Bugfix: PostgreSQL: Saving user settings results in error "... Byte Code not supported ..."
Documents
  • Bugfix: DMS: Drag&Drop of a Link to a folder did not work properly. [Ticket: 2264]
Export
  • Bugfix: Excel Export: The destination path is always "MyDocuments" [Ticket: 2263]
System
  • Bugfix: Output Versionnumber of installed Outlook when error occurs.
Tasks
  • Bugfix: Edit taks: If an attachment is added using drag&drop the task name should be filled automatically in the dialog "Add document". [Ticket: 2244]
  • Bugfix: Tasklist: Filter text "Ready to start" is not displayed. [Ticket: 2266]

Version 5.0.0.1005 [07.01.2016]

Documents
  • Bugfix: Error when editing documents in DMS [Ticket: 2253]
  • Bugfix: Add folders to DMS did not work [Ticket: 2259]
Invoice
  • Bugfix: Invoice data was not shown correctly when opened by using "preview" [Ticket: 2247]
Project manager
  • Bugfix: Usernames were not displayed in some cases
  • Bugfix: Could not change project state without changing sub projects also [Ticket: 2248]
Statistic
  • Bugfix: Excel Export: Percentage was always 0 when exporting to excel. [Ticket: 2258]
Times
  • Bugfix: Possible to see more users than actually assigned to project

Version 5.0.0.1004 [31.12.2015] [New DB-Patchlevel 87]

First release of V5.0

Client manager
  • New: Seperate contact manager in client manager dialog
Clients
  • New: Individual currency for each client
  • New: New overview page available for each client, including all recently entered data
  • New: Contacts: Create an individual client name for each of your contacts
  • New: User defined fields for clients. Incl. grouping an filtering options.
Contacts
  • New: User defined fields for contacts. Incl. grouping an filtering options.
Documents
  • New: Add emails from Outlook to document manager by using drag&drop
  • New: Import Outlook emails to document manager
Export
  • New: New excel export
  • - New export dialog
    - Export fields can now be chosen
    - Header names can be changed
    - Export formats can be changed, e.g. date, time, hours, percent an many more
    - Width of columns can be set
    - Summarizing is possible
    - Colors and styles can be set

General
  • Extension: Headers of list views are now saved in the .ini file
  • - The option to name the headers is only available when logged in as XTADMIN
    - You can find the option in the dropdown menu of the list configuration (Button "Views" on the toolbar)

  • New: Note categories are now available
  • New: List views: You can now display quick access buttons for your saved views.
  • New: Display or hide the quick entry line for lists by right clicking on the toolbar
  • New: When printing a list you have now the option to "Start new page per group". This allows to start a new page for e.g. each client or each user.
Invoice
  • New: User defined fields in the invoice dialog. [Ticket: 2099]
  • New: New print option for invoices or tasks in order to get a new line
  • This function converts '<br>' or /n, /r into line breaks. e.g.[XTParseLinefeeds()]

  • New: New fiels "Order number" (60 characters). You can enter the order number of your client here. [Ticket: 2040]
  • New: Invoice management: New filter for "Reminder sent" and "Due - no reminder".
  • New: In the invoice tab of your Invoice management you can now display the column "Reminder".
  • New: Decide in the configuration how you want to round your values in your invoices, in order to avoid rounding problems.
Project
  • New: Notes for projects
  • New: 5 additional project states, e.g. "Waiting for release", "Quoted", "To be billed"
  • New: User definied fields for projects
  • New: New tab "Invoices" in the project settings dialog to view project related invoices [Ticket: 2142]
  • New: New project state "Released"
  • New: New overview tab in the project settings for all recent action in relation to the project
  • New: New tab "Quotes" in the project settings dialog to view project related quotes
Project manager
  • New: New chart for timestamp list
  • New: New chart for project list
  • New: Timestamp list, To-Do-List and reimbursables can now be viewed in a seperate window if you choose the option in the menu "View".
  • New: You can now start projects or tasks from the timestamp list
Quotes
  • New: User defined fields for quotes
  • New: New quote states "In process", "Open" was changed to "quoted"
Reimbursables
  • New: Different currencies for reimbursables
  • New: Different tax rates for reimbursables
Statistic
  • New: Completely new reporting module
  • - Reporting of clients/users/user groups
    - Summarizing of clients, projects, users, dates and much more
    - Grouping of clients, projects, users, dates and much more
    - Support of different currencies
    - Excel-Export of results
    - Graphics of results

System
  • Extension: Optimized email function when printing a list.
  • New: XT now supports the SSL encryption for sending emails through SMTP
  • New: New access rights for creating/editing/deleting contacts
  • New: Optimized options to automatically send emails from the system
  • New: Access rights: Now only access rights of actived modules are visible [Ticket: 2174]
Tasks
  • New: Import Outlook emails into tasklist
  • New: Convert Outlook emails to tasks by dragging&dropping them into the task area
  • New: Notes can now be added to tasks
  • New: Add attachments to tasks
  • New: New task states: 1) Test 2) Test successful 3) Test failed 4) Problem occured 5) Ready
  • - plus 5 additional states, free to be named

  • New: Send task to Outlooke when saving
Times
  • New: Timestamp list: You can now enter multiple line comments. Use the context menu (right click) to activate.
  • New: Timestamp list: If grouped by day, the date is now automatically entered into the manual entry if the focus is on one of those dates.
Users
  • New: New fields for "Shortname" or "Title" in the user settings
  • New: New tab "Projects" in the user settings, in order to easily assign projects.

Version 4.5.9.987 [01.10.2015]

General
  • Extension: All dialogues for text queries can now be saved and closed using CTRL+Enter [Ticket: 2182]
Project
  • Bugfix: Assigning projects: Sporadic error when closing the dialog is fixed.
Tasks
  • Bugfix: Task Packages dialog was blocked.

Version 4.5.9.986 [24.09.2015]

Tasks
  • Bugfix: Edit task: Text of task was hidden
Times
  • Bugfix: Time stamps list: If timestamp list ist grouped by day, and the day is marked, this date will be used in the manual entry.
XTAdmin
  • Bugfix: Fixed error when deleting all deleted data.

Version 4.5.9.985 [21.09.2015]

Allgemein
  • Bugfix: Verbesserte Kompatibilität zu Windows 10 (insb. Uhrzeitformat)
Aufgaben
  • Bugfix: Ein "No Login User" sollte auch in der Liste der "Bearbeiter" stehen, wenn er dem Projekt zugeordnet ist. [Ticket: 2160]
Zeiten
  • Bugfix: Kommentar wurde in der Zeitstempelliste mehrzeilig dargestellt.

Version 4.5.8.984 [07.08.2015]

Reimbursables
  • Bugfix: The tax percentage from a reimbursable was not copied to the invoice. [Ticket: 2149]
  • Bugfix: Billing reimbursables: Reimbursables were not displayed as billed. (MS-Access) [Ticket: 2154]
  • Bugfix: Reimbursables did not show in the dialog to create an invoice (MS-Access)
System
  • Bugfix: Internal messaging did not show all messages
Tasks
  • Bugfix: To-Do list: The column "Time left" could not be printed. [Ticket: 2117]
  • Bugfix: To-Do List: "Time left" should display the time estimated if there has not been any time entry yet. [Ticket: 2119]
  • Bugfix: To-Do list: The column "Time left" was not eported to Excel. [Ticket: 2118]
  • Bugfix: To-Do: The context menu in the To-Do list to assign new users should only show the users that are assigned to the project. [Ticket: 2121]
Times
  • Bugfix: Timestamps: When merging timestamps, the pause was not added to the end time when "Discard gaps" was chosen.

Version 4.5.8.983 [23.06.2015]

Zeitleiste
  • Bugfix: Error "OnShow, OnHide ..." when using windows sipping tool

Version 4.5.8.982 [19.05.2015]

Export
  • Bugfix: Excel export: Text of description is now fully exported to Excel. (was cut to 255 characters before) [Ticket: 2104]
Print
  • Extension: Project list printing: The column "Description" ist now wider to better display the text. [Ticket: 2111]
  • New: PDF-Print Settings: Settings for compression and optimized printing are now being saved.
  • New: PDF-Print: New options for "PDF Compression" and "Optimized printing" are now available in the print dialog.
  • Bugfix: Report: The height of the project description in the report header is now set automatically, so that no text is cut. [Ticket: 2091]
Project manager
  • Bugfix: Sometimes, without refreshing the projectmanager, the total sum of the project was doubled when a project was edited and saved. [Ticket: 1946]
Statistic
  • Bugfix: Statistic module: Access violation when 2nd record was marked and the arrows where used to flip through the pages. [Ticket: 2094]
Synchronization
  • Important bugfix: Bug fixed, when more than 1000 records were synchronized.
Tasks
  • Bugfix: Print tasks: Access violation when including the column "Time needed" in the report. [Ticket: 2106]

Version 4.5.8.981 [01.04.2015]

General
  • Bugfix: Edit timestamp: Database error on MS-Access when saving textphrase [Ticket: 2078]
Synchronization
  • Bugfix: Error reading sync records when syncing with XTSyncServer [Ticket: 2079]

Version 4.5.8.979 [23.03.2015]

General
  • New: Print lists. Texts of column headers can be changed now by using xperttimer.ini [mehr]
  • see manual for details

  • Bugfix: User settings are now compressed, to keep the footprint of a user record small (problems with MS-Access)
Statistic
  • Bugfix: Freier Zeitraum: Bei Gruppierung nach Kunde oder Hauptprojekt wurden unter gewissen Umständen die letzte Zeile nicht angezeigt.

Version 4.5.7.978 [12.02.2015]

General
  • Extension: Check in / Check out report is now displayed in hh:mm or optional in decimal hours, according to the configuration [Ticket: 2059]
Invoice
  • Extension: Optimized look and print of invoice templates
Project
  • Extension: Running projects are stopped now when the program is terminated.
Times
  • Bugfix: Timestamps / Pause time: Bugfix when entering a pause time on project stop. [Ticket: 2061]

Version 4.5.7.977 [03.02.2015]

Arbeitsgruppen
  • Bugfix: Error message after renaming a workgroup fixed
  • Bugfix: The user acces right "Assign projects to workgroup" now works. [Ticket: 2038]
Dokumente
  • Bugfix: Error when searching for documents in MS-SQL is now fixed
Kunden
  • Extension: Client management: New dropdown list for Postion/department [Ticket: 2034]
Nachtrag
  • Bugfix: The entered pause on a timestamp must never be longer than the timestamp itself.
Notizen
  • Bugfix: Error when searching for notes in the client details is now fixed.
Projekt
  • Bugfix: Automatic project numbers can now be used, even with a deleted project having a textual project number. [Ticket: 2044]
Synchronisation
  • Extension: Optimized the speed of synchronization
  • Extension: There are more details now in the progress dialog of the synchronization.
  • Extension: New options to limit the synchronization data to certain objects.

Version 4.5.6.976 [05.01.2015]

Invoice
  • Bugfix: Beim Duplizieren von Rechnungen darf das Feld "Bisher bezahlt" nicht mit dupliziert werden. [Ticket: 2032]
Project manager
  • Bugfix: Zeitstempelliste: Nachträge bei nicht verrechenbaren Projekten auch in Grau darstellen. [Ticket: 2031]
Synchronization
  • Bugfix: Error synchronizing from SQLite-DB to XTSyncserver

Version 4.5.5.974 [27.11.2014]

Clients
  • New: Neuen Kunden anlegen: Programm sollte sich die Einstellung "MwSt. pflichtig" merken. [Ticket: 2006]
Synchronization
  • New: Nur für Einzelbenutzer. Anzeige der Synchronisationsläufe in Tabreiter im Dialog "Mitarbeiter bearbeiten".
Times
  • Extension: Arbeitszeit aufteilen: Neue Auswahlmöglichkeit "Nicht aufteilen" in Abfragedialog [Ticket: 2003]

Version 4.5.4.973 [03.11.2014]

XTAdmin
  • Bugfix: Error when recovering a deleted project.

Version 4.5.4.971 [17.10.2014]

Invoice
  • Bugfix: Rundungsfehler beim Rechnungsdruck bei Verwendung eines Rabatts auf die Gesamtrechnung.
Statistic
  • Bugfix: Auswertung nach Arbeitsgruppe, auch wenn keine Arbeitsgruppen aktiviert sind.
Times
  • Extension: Wenn Stundenblöcke nachgetragen werden, können diese nun über mehrere Tage verteilt werden.
  • Es kann nun unterschieden werden ob die Stunden nur für Mo-Fr, Mo-Sa oder Mo-So verteilt werden.


Version 4.5.4.970 [12.10.2014]

Database
  • Bugfix: MS-SQL: Error when backing up databases with special characters in the database name.
Synchronization
  • Bugfix: Error when synching table "ctilog".

Version 4.5.4.969 [09.10.2014]

Database
  • Extension: Lost database connection: Offer an option, that the message does not take the focus of the current application when loosing the database connection [Ticket: 1925]
  • Bugfix: Creating new reminders caused an error with PostgreSQL databases
Documents
  • Bugfix: You can now widen den column "Titel". [Ticket: 1950]
Export
  • Bugfix: Excel export cause error when using the english time / date format [Ticket: 1927]
General
  • Extension: Improved process to restore deleted project
Invoice
  • New: Order confirmation can now be printed
  • - New tab "Order confirmation" in configuration -> system - PDF can be saved in the DMS

Project manager
  • Extension: Search/Filter fields now have a yellow background if filled, e.g. search for project name, client.
  • New: All toolbars: You can now hide the button "Views". [Ticket: 1926]
  • Right click and use the context menu

  • New: Timestamps: Group by main workgroup [Ticket: 1921]
  • Bugfix: Timestamps: The width of the timestamp list is now saved. [Ticket: 1928]
  • Bugfix: If filtered by client, client name will now also display in the project list, in order to be able to use the conext menu. [Ticket: 1959]
Reminders
  • Extension: New reminders: Added option "in 3 months" and "in 1 year" [Ticket: 1951]
Statistic
  • Bugfix: The view "Main projects" also displayed sub projects in the results. [Ticket: 1948]
Tasks
  • Bugfix: ToDo list: Name of "Creator" was not displayed when grouping by creator. [Ticket: 1945]
User manager
  • Bugfix: User names were not visible in the right groups dialolg, with the selection of "User assignment".
Users
  • Bugfix: User access right "Display users" now allows to open the user dialog and view the recorded times [Ticket: 1947]
Workgroups
  • Bugfix: Workgroup settings with MS-Access and SQLite databases caused an error [Ticket: 1953]

Version 4.5.3.968 [10.09.2014]

General
  • Bugfix: Currency: XT takes $ in english version when EUR is configured in windows settings [Ticket: 1914]
  • Bugfix: Some text changes in the english translation
Invoice
  • Bugfix: Problem when printing invoices

Version 4.5.3.967 [25.08.2014]

General
  • Bugfix: Error when printing reports - Field not found "currency_lcid".
Timebar
  • New: New menu item "Display elements" in popup menu. [Ticket: 1889]

Version 4.5.2.966 [21.08.2014]

Client manager
  • Bugfix: Edit client: First name and Last name are swopped in the form [Ticket: 1879]
  • Bugfix: Client management: Column "Main workgroup" now displays the entries. [Ticket: 1881]
  • Applies only when using workgroups

General
  • Bugfix: The setting, whether you are displaying the description of the menu buttons is now saved and does not change anymore when changing a saved view. [Ticket: 1391]
Project
  • Bugfix: If a user is deleted from a main project, who still exists in sub projects, the user will be deleted there, too. [Ticket: 1883]
Project manager
  • Bugfix: Timestamp list: The first created timestamp of the day is now listed in the correct position, ordered by date. [Ticket: 1885]
  • Bugfix: Main Menu: Window -> Menu option Task templates are now listed below tasks [Ticket: 1877]
Quotes
  • Bugfix: Quotes: If the project structure is created from a quote the total price is not added to the main project anymore, as the subproject sum up to the main project. [Ticket: 1681]
Tasks
  • New: Edit task: New button "Insert symbol" [Ticket: 1886]
  • Bugfix: Edit task: When the font size was changed, it was automatically set to 0. [Ticket: 1875]
  • Bugfix: Task templates: Created task templates are now visible when using the filter "Own" in the workgroup [Ticket: 1878]
  • Applies only when using workgroups

Telephony
  • Bugfix: Leading 00s in the phone number are now supplemented by a +

Version 4.5.2.965 [09.08.2014]

Client manager
  • Bugfix: Client management: Copying an address from the client management displays the client name now "Firstname Lastname". [Ticket: 1835]
Configuration
  • New: Changing timestamps can now be disallowed. Point to Config -> System -> General [Ticket: 1827]
Export
  • Bugfix: Excel export sometimes filled the text columns with number 64 instead of the correct number. [Ticket: 1824]
General
  • Extension: Display usernames shortened. E.g. M.Smith instead of Michael Smith
Invoice
  • Bugfix: Billing time range: You can now save the billing periode for your invoice, even if the invoicing amount is at 0.00 [Ticket: 1829]
Project
  • Extension: New projects: New option to set when creating a new project. Always use price of Main Project or User setting. [Ticket: 1828]
  • Point to config -> System -> General -> Price for projects

Project manager
  • Bugfix: Back to last project: Projects dissapeared from the list, when a manual entry was created. [Ticket: 1833]
Tasks
  • Bugfix: To-Do list: Due entries were displayed with red font on red background. Changed to white on red.
Telephony
  • New: Choose between different dial and ringing sounds with the CTI Module
  • Perfect when using the DECT-Headset only

  • New: Display a number pad for dialing.
  • Perfect when using the DECT-Headset only

Timebar
  • Extension: Project names with more than 80 digits are now automatically shortened in the display
Times
  • Bugfix: Merge timestamps: A running timestamp can no loger be merged with an existing one. [Ticket: 1832]
  • Bugfix: Printing timestamps: Not billable timestamps were not printed correctly when rounded to the full billing unit. [Ticket: 1837]

Version 4.5.1.963 [09.07.2014]

Clients
  • Bugfix: Client management: When checking the box for a client categorie, the setting was not saved [Ticket: 1811]
General
  • New: Printing: Hide/Show client number, project numbers and task numbers via report options dialog
  • For the following lists: Times, Tasks, Activity reports, Reimbursables

Invoice
  • Bugfix: Invoice manager: Filter "Open" also listed cancelled invoices [Ticket: 1815]
Project manager
  • Bugfix: Quick entry for projects: In the single user version team projects were created. [Ticket: 1823]
Reimbursables
  • Bugfix: Reimbursables: If there are multiple units displayed, now no total unit sum is created. [Ticket: 1821]
  • Bugfix: Reimbursables: The location is now printed on the reports, too. [Ticket: 1817]
Tasks
  • Bugfix: To-Do list: After reopening a task, details could not be changed. [Ticket: 1820]
Times
  • Bugfix: Edit timestamps: If a timestamp is created for a no-login user, the price per unit in the dialog "Edit timestamp" was wrong. [Ticket: 1822]

Version 4.5.0.960 [05.06.2014] [New DB-Patchlevel 86]

First release of v4.5

Database
  • Extension: Contacts: Field "Email" extended to 80 characters
  • Extension: Invoice: Field "Payment Terms" extended to 100 characters
  • New: Database update: New dialog to login to database with elevated access rights
Invoice
  • Extension: Enter a text to be printed before the invoice item block
Quotes
  • Extension: Enter a text to be printed before the quote item block
System
  • New: New access rights
    1. Projektschätzungen sehen
    2. Alle Dokumente der Arbeitsgruppe sehen
    3. Alle Dokumente sehen
    4. Alle Kunden der Arbeitsgruppe sehen
    5. Alle Historieneinträge der Arbeitsgruppe sehen
    6. Alle Historieneinträge sehen
    7. Alle Leistungen derArbeitsgruppe sehen
    8. Alle Leistungen sehen
    9. Alle Zeiten der Arbeitsgruppe sehen
    10. Erinnerungen aller Mitarbeiter sehen
    11. Erinnerungen anderer Mitarbeiter der Arbeitsgruppe sehen
    12. Synchronisationen aller Arbeitsgruppen sehen
    13. Synchronisationen: Alle sehen
    14. Anrufe anlegen
    15. Anrufe löschen
    16. Anrufe bearbeiten
    17. Anrufe ansehen
    18. Anrufliste öffnen
    19. Anrufe aller Mitarbeiter der Arbeitsgruppe sehen
    20. Anrufe aller Mitarbeiter sehen

Tasks
  • New: Task list: Group by client
Telephony
  • New: New extension module "Telephony(CTI)"
  • - Needs a Telephone System with TAPI-drivers
    - Display inbound/outbound calls and assign them to client projects
    - Computer aided dialing from client manager
    - Phone log with comments

User manager
  • New: New column "Installed Version" in user list to show what version of Xpert-Timer each user is using.

Version 4.0.7.955 [12.05.2014]

Configuration
  • New: New button "Show Error Log" in tab "System" to show the internal error log file.
Users
  • Bugfix: User selection dialog: Under special circumstances there only users of a certain workgroup are displayed

Version 4.0.7.954 [05.05.2014]

Client manager
  • Bugfix: Spalte Info in Kommentar umbenennen und Kommentar auch auf dem Reiter "Zusatz" -> Kommentar anzeigen [Ticket: 1777]
Documents
  • Extension: New filter field "Creator" in Document Manager [Ticket: 1782]
  • Extension: New column "Creator" for Document Manager [Ticket: 1780]
  • Extension: New group mode by Creator [Ticket: 1783]
Reimbursables
  • Extension: New filter field "User" in Reimbursables Manager [Ticket: 1781]
Statistic
  • Bugfix: Die Anzeige "Bitte wählen Sie einen Mitarbeiter aus um die Von/Bis Spalten zu sehen" erscheint in der Einzelbenutzerversion [Ticket: 1775]
Tasks
  • Bugfix: New column "Time Remaining" in all task list views

Version 4.0.6.953 [16.04.2014]

General
  • Bugfix: The buttons in the message dialog for software updates where still in German [Ticket: 1768]
Project manager
  • Bugfix: Timestamp list: Database error under MS-Access-Database when grouping by task subject
Quotes
  • Extension: New state "Finished" added to toolbar filter [Ticket: 1772]
  • Bugfix: State filter "Open" also shows "Finished" [Ticket: 1771]
Users
  • New: The user reports from v3 are back in dialog "User"

Version 4.0.5.951 [10.04.2014]

Reimbursables
  • Bugfix: When Single User Version, Reimbursables dont show in project manager

Version 4.0.4.946 [20.03.2014]

Assign Projects
  • Bugfix: Assigned user not displayed [Ticket: 1690]
General
  • Extension: Input dialogs for multiline text are now resizable and support textphrases [Ticket: 1689]
  • New: New dialog "Batch archive" in main menu of project manager
  • You can archive multiple projects that don't have timestamps for a certain amount of months/years.

  • Bugfix: Textphrases: Deleted phrases still apear when using popupmenu of timestamp list [Ticket: 1691]
Invoice
  • Bugfix: Invoice manager: Setting "hide toolbar captions" is not saved [Ticket: 1703]
  • Bugfix: Invoice item: Error "OnShow, OnHide ..." when invoice item is selected within the grid column [Ticket: 1696]
Project
  • Bugfix: Assigned user disapear from project assignments when switching project from team to single user [Ticket: 1690]
Project manager
  • New: New filter in toolbar "Entered Timestamps since"
  • Show all projects that have timestamps since a specified date.

Reimbursables
  • Bugfix: Colors for categories did not match [Ticket: 1723]
Tasks
  • Bugfix: Todolist: Database error when exporting to Excel [Ticket: 1688]
Timebar
  • Bugfix: Error when right clicking on documents [Ticket: 1701]
Workgroups
  • Extension: Visibility levels: New button in the toolbars to switch visibility level when using workgroups
  • The visibility levels are: 1) All records of the database 2) Only records from assigned workgroups 3) Only own records


Version 4.0.2.943 [13.02.2014]

Mahnungen
  • Bugfix: Error when creating an invoice reminder
Rechnung
  • New: Invoice manager: New filter "Canceled invoices" [Ticket: 1680]
  • Bugfix: Invoice manager: Do a refresh after cancelling an invoice [Ticket: 1679]
Synchronisation
  • Bugfix: Error when synchronizing assigned Workgroup projects

Version 4.0.2.942 [06.02.2014]

Synchronization
  • Bugfix: Error "Missing Paramter" when synchronising on some systems

Version 4.0.1.941 [05.02.2014]

Client manager
  • New: Filter for clients that will get a birthday/christmas card
  • Bugfix: Sporadic access violation when resizing client manager when client has been assigned a color
General
  • Minor bugfixes
Invoice
  • Extension: Textphrases are now also available for invoice text
  • Bugfix: Billing: Change state of a quote to "accepted" when an invoice is generated from it [Ticket: 1664]
Project
  • Bugfix: Copy security level also when cloning a project [Ticket: 1667]

Version 4.0.0.940 [20.01.2014]

General
  • Bugfix: Minor Bugfixes

Version 4.0.0.938 [11.01.2014] [New DB-Patchlevel 85]

First Release of V4.0

Activity report
  • New: New date filter in order to choose a free date range.
Clients
  • New: Print your clients notes directly from the "Edit notes" dialog.
Database
  • New: MySQL: The path to the libmysql.dll can now be configurated in the xperttimer.ini
  • This way you can use MySQL4 and MySQL5 at the same time.
    [DBConfigSettings]
    VendorLib=c:\libmysql.dll

  • New: Now supporting PostgreSQL-Databases
General
  • New: Security levels for projects, clients
  • This way you can limit the visibility of clients and project for the users

  • New: "Date of last change" and the "Name of user" who changed the data object is now displayed in the upper right corner of the dialogs.
  • New: Assign a color to your projects/clients
  • This way you can group and mark your clients/projects in the project manager.

Invoice
  • New: Invoices can now be cancelled.
  • This way the invoice number stays in the system.

Invoice reminders
  • New: Invoice reminders
Project
  • New: New field "Escalation status"
  • A user can assign this status, in order to inform the team manager/project manager about problems with the project.

Project manager
  • New: Quick access for modules of Xpert-Timer
  • New toolbar at the bottom of the project manager in order to display/hide modules easier.

  • New: New area "Users" in your project manager
  • - Filter projects by users
    - Assign projects to users easily

  • New: New filter: Display project of workgroup only.
  • This way the visibility of the projects is limited to managers or teamleaders if necessary.

  • New: Project list: New columns
  • - Sub project number
    - Security level
    - Billing mode

  • New: Group by
  • - billing mode
    - security level
    - workgroup

  • New: Assign filter per Drag&Drop
  • Client, project and user data can now be dragged&dropped onto the filter fields in order to use them as the filter.

Quotes
  • New: Quote management
  • - Create a quote from the project structure
    - Create an invoice from based on a quote.
    - Create a project structure from the quote.

Reminders
  • New: Duplicate reminders
  • You can now duplicate reminders easily.

Tasks
  • New: Updated the task templates
  • - You can now sum up the estimates of the task package
    - Display the column "Receipient"
    - Menu button, in order to build a task package from selected tasks in task list.

Times
  • New: Timestamp list: Hide the timestamps, but keep the date by setting the view in the context dialog of the timestamps.
  • New: Timestamp list: If you select multiple timestamps, the total of time of the selected timestamps is displayed.
  • New: Timestamp list: Use Ctrl+C to save the selected timestamps to the clipboard.
User manager
  • New: New access rights
  • - View all projects
    - View all clients
    - View all workgroups

Workgroups
  • New: Completely new workgroup manager
  • - Control the visibility on clients, projects and users
    - Two different workgroup modes available: a) Every user is only assigned to one workgroup b) A user can be assigned to multiple workgroups
    - Assign users to workgroups
    - Assign projects to workgroups
    - Assign clients to workgroups
    - Users can only see the clients/projects that are assigned to their workgroup

XTAdmin
  • New: Settings: Additional login mode without password
  • This way you can only enter the name or personnel no. only


Version 3.0.4.866 [03.07.2013]

Configuration
  • Bugfix: Exception when editing a report template [Ticket: 1607]

Version 3.0.4.865 [11.06.2013]

Projektmanager
  • Bugfix: Error on "Back to last project" in time bar under MS-Access [Ticket: 1604]

Version 3.0.4.864 [30.05.2013]

Project manager
  • Bugfix: Duplicate project - When a main project with no sub projects is duplicated, there is a wrong query dialog asking to switch of the time account of the main project [Ticket: 1595]
  • Bugfix: Button "Back" on the timebar - Using MySQL, the projects were not sorted correctly

Version 3.0.4.863 [20.05.2013]

General
  • Bugfix: Error: Format 'The project estimate was exceed' is invalid or not compatible with this argument

Version 3.0.4.862 [08.05.2013]

System
  • Extension: Update check: Now checks the license online to figure out if the update is free of costs [Ticket: 1566]
Tasks
  • Bugfix: Task template: Recepient could not be changed [Ticket: 1574]

Version 3.0.4.861 [02.05.2013]

Timebar
  • Bugfix: Display problem with light text on light background
Times
  • Bugfix: Manual entry: Pause is substracted from the time range in mode "Hours" [Ticket: 1062]

Version 3.0.4.860 [22.04.2013]

Reminders
  • Extension: Reminder when project runs. It can now also be set to minutes> 59 (max 240 minutes) [Ticket: 1549]
  • Extension: Reminder when the project runs. The selection "Dont show again today" is now stored individually for each project [Ticket: 1550]
  • Bugfix: Reminder when project is running: If reminder shows up and is displayed, the autopause function does not kick in [Ticket: 1489]
Tasks
  • Bugfix: Task templates: If a task is created for a particular employee, the assignment will be lost when task template is copied via drag and drop to a project [Ticket: 1546]

Version 3.0.4.858 [08.04.2013]

Project manager
  • Bugfix: Error "Eigenschaft Visible kann in OnShow oder OnHide nicht verändert.." when copying a project to another client [Ticket: 1539]
Reimbursables
  • Bugfix: Reimbursables Dialog - The quantites of new items from the ledger are rounded to integer [Ticket: 1535]

Version 3.0.4.857 [03.04.2013]

General
  • Bugfix: If an "additional Android" user is assigned in the license, a license too less is shown in the synchronization. [Ticket: 1482]
Invoice
  • Bugfix: Billing: If a reimbursable is added to an invoice , the "date paid" is not the date of the invoice [Ticket: 1513]
  • Bugfix: Invoicing: If timestamps are added by "edit billing period" while having a filter project, all timestamps of the client might get marked incorrect [Ticket: 1516]
Project manager
  • Bugfix: If a project is copied to another project by drag&drop, the target project must be converted into a master project and lose the time account status. [Ticket: 1519]
  • Bugfix: Project list can not be printed in single-user license with SQLite database [Ticket: 1512]
Reimbursables
  • Extension: Report Print: Project number is now also included in the report header [Ticket: 1520]
  • Bugfix: Reimbursables: An entry of e.g. 2.25 hours is rounded to the bill to 2.00 hours [Ticket: 1528]
System
  • Extension: Progress check: If the user does not change the progress value, the button "Save" is grayed out. [Ticket: 1490]
  • Bugfix: Licensing: If the dialog "your license file is invalid" is displayed and a new license file is activated, the dialog opens behind the current window [Ticket: 1526]
Times
  • Bugfix: Timestamp edit: The input focus is now not longer moved when a time is entered where the from time is larger then the till time. [Ticket: 1468]

Version 3.0.3.856 [21.02.2013]

Project
  • Extension: New project: Warning of a duplicate project number does not appear [Ticket: 1477]
Project manager
  • Extension: In column "Time consumption %" only the times of projects that have a estimate are included
Statistic
  • Bugfix: The total amount in tab-free evaluation period during the year is calculated incorrectly. [Ticket: 1469]
Tasks
  • Bugfix: Notification New Task: See also the customer and the project in the notification window. [Ticket: 1455]
XTAdmin
  • New: New wizard for moving from SQLite database to Access

Version 3.0.2.850 [17.10.2012]

Configuration
  • Bugfix: New button - check for irregularities in database and resolve
Project manager
  • Bugfix: Search fields allow characters for SQLInjection

Version 3.0.1.848 [12.09.2012]

General
  • Bugfix: Edit project: Activity report only shows entries of current user

Version 3.0.1.847 [27.08.2012]

Database
  • Bugfix: Table "projectprogress" was not filled when project state changes

Version 3.0.1.846 [16.08.2012]

General
  • Info: Bundles all previous bugfixes and feature changes since the first release of version 3
  • This version is identical to version 3.0.0.845 and its purpose is only to reach users that do not have set the automatic update check to "Bugfixes and feature changes"


Version 3.0.0.845 [14.08.2012]

Project manager
  • Bugfix: Shortkey Ctrl+Enter does not start the selected project [Ticket: 1310]

Version 3.0.0.844 [31.07.2012]

Project manager
  • Print project list: Additional option to print only the main projects without the subproject level
  • Print project list: Additional option to hide the user level when printing

Version 3.0.0.843 [23.07.2012]

Database
  • DB-Update now also possible from V1.x to V3.x

Version 3.0.0.842 [09.07.2012]

General
  • Bugfix: Sub Project Creation: If the main project created a sub-project in the tab "sub-projects" of the main project, the subproject is not linked to the client.

Version 3.0.0.841 [02.07.2012]

General
  • Bugfix: Several Bugfixes

Version 3.0.0.840 [26.06.2012]

Project manager
  • Bugfix: Print: Error "Duplicate name" in mode "Projects of all users" when column "In charge" is visible.
Synchronization
  • Bugfix: When a synchronization client v2.x is updated to v3.0, then the new license key of the server is not automatically loaded by the server-synchronization, because the dialog box for the invalid license will terminate the program for lack of a valid key.

Version 3.0.0.838 [22.06.2012]

Clients
  • Important bugfix: Importing clients from outlook fails when clients already exist [Ticket: 1223]

Version 3.0.0.837 [21.06.2012]

Database
  • Bugfix: Automatic Backup: Backup of single-user databases is not performed automatically when you exit
  • MSSQL: Tests for proper database driver now allows drivers to continue in spite of outdated (eg Sqlsrv32.dll)
  • Requires the SQL Server Native Driver (v9, v10, v11, or) by Microsoft

General
  • Bugfix: The automatic e-mail notifications do not work, although the test email is sent correctly. [Ticket: 1191]
Project manager
  • New: In a main project without a customer, is now in the context menu, select "assign to a customer," available [Ticket: 1200]
  • Adding user to project is now possible again with popup menu [Ticket: 1185]
  • Show project checkmarks by default again [Ticket: 1195]
Tasks
  • Bugfix: You accidentally created a task for an employee who is not assigned to the project then a query is user associate Yes / No" If "No" is clicked, the task is no longer visible. [Ticket: 1194]
XTAdmin
  • Subsequent application of the user "XTADMIN" if not yet available

Version 3.0.0.827 [07.06.2012] [New DB-Patchlevel 83]

First release of V3.0

Activity report
  • You can now enter a location for your activity report
Configuration
  • New option in the configuration and in the drop down menu of the start button in the project manager: Project to start retroactively with Ctrl + project selection in case you forgot to switch the project.
  • New option in the configuration: When you press "Stop" in your time recording, a so called "Stop project" can be started automatically to prevent idle times and assure a complete time and attendance recording
  • New option in the configuration: When you press "Pause" in your time recording, a so called "Pause project" can be started automatically to prevent idle times and assure a complete time and attendance recording
  • New option in the configuration: Automatically hide the timeline after x seconds
  • New option in the configuration: Avoid overlapping timestamps
  • New option in the configuration: Optional warning option, if the project estimate was exceeded
Database
  • MySQL does no longer need any ODBC drivers
  • SQLite is now supported
General
  • New feature: Starting a project once with the option to enter a comment, rather than editing this setting in the project properties
Invoice
  • Headlines, free text, lines and sub sums can now be entered in the invoice.
  • The hourly rate can now be edited in case your timestamps base on different hourly rates.
Project manager
  • Quick Start Projects: By pressing the quickstart button, Xpert-Timer will create a new project and start it immediately. On stop you can decide what to do with the recorded time and the project
  • Fast entry projects: Direct input of the project name in the project manager for adding new projects easily
  • By right clicking on a column entry in the Project Manager you get the option to change this entry
  • Saveable views of the project list, task list, time stamp list
  • Sort project list by columns
  • Multiple selection of projects to assign status, progress etc. easily
  • Direct input of text using F2 in the project manager
  • Grouping, filtering and prioritizing of projects is now possible in the project manager
  • Intelligent Fast Entry (smart entry function) for tasks, projects and time stamp. e.g. Timestamp fast entry: 0800-1000 Phone conversations
Reimbursables
  • New Dialog: "Reimbursable Ledger" where you can group, filter and duplicate your reimbursables.
  • Reimbursables and Costs can now be displayed in a seperate window in the project manager
Reminders
  • Reminder: Create reminders for projects, tasks, documents, clients, invoices, notes or reimbursables.
  • You can activate a reminders, if no project is running for a certain amount of time
Tasks
  • New hierarchy level: Create timestamps on tasks
  • You can now entere an estimated time for tasks
  • Calculate the total project estimation based on the single estimates of the tasks by right-clicking on the total sum of the main project in the project manager.
  • Task packages can now be created and assigned to projects (used as a template). Assign the tasks to the package by draging and dropping it into the task template dialog
  • You can now enter en estimate for every task once you hit "Start" on the task. (Setting in configuration)
  • Running time stamp of the task is displayed on the timebar
  • You can now enter a comment to every task status, for example the reason of rejection
  • The subject of the task can automatically be written into the comment field of the timestamp
  • Run reports on your completet task timestamps
Times
  • In order to manually enter long timestamps. For example for a whole week, those 40 hours are now automatically distributed to timestamps on several days
  • Grouping option of the timestamps by comment
  • Fast Entry timestamp: Easier way to add manual timestamps. Just enter for example: 1000-1100 Testing -> Creates a timestamp vom 10 til 11 with the comment "Testing"
  • Each timestamp can now also be assigned a location.
Users
  • New structure of access right groups
  • New structure of workgroups