FileMaker Pro Based Scheduling Software Updated

Life $uccess Institute has released Schedula Professional 7.0. Schedula Professional is a scheduling system built for, and requiring, FileMaker Pro. The new version includes a new interface, increased performance, other new features, and some bug fixes. According to Life $ucess Institute:

Life $uccess Institute today announced the immediate availability of Schedula Professional 7.0, a powerful enterprise-driven appointment scheduler for use with FileMaker Pro 5.0 or later. A serious program for serious users, SkedPro 7.0 delivers superior performance and reliability.

New in version 7.0:

  • A completely redesigned user interface
  • A dramatic increase in speed for many operations
  • Greatly improved cross-platform compatibility
  • Brand new full-view year-at-a-glance calendars, including the ability to compare any two years at a glance
  • A number of miscellaneous minor feature emhancements
  • Various bug fixes
  • Significantly lower pricing, now with full networking and unlimited schedules included

Key features of the program include:

  • Easy-to-use traditional appointment book interface with side-by-side comparative views
  • Full-feature instant messaging, including simultaneous broadcast of messages to all users
  • Archival notes system with independent search capabilities
  • Full 24-hour scheduling in 15 minute increments
  • Support for an unlimited number of independent schedules
  • Customizable monthly calendars
  • Year-at-a-glance calendars
  • Secure password management
  • Extensive administrative functions, such as viewing and managing multiple schedules (including preconfigured work groups) across variable dates and times
  • Availability grids that display all schedules simultaneously
  • Flexible, automatic entry of recurring appointments, including fill-downs and repeats
  • Coded time entries, editable color tags, and overlapping appointment indicators
  • Instant deleting, duplicating and rescheduling of appointments
  • Variable auto-sequencing of dates, including "skip weekends" viewing
  • Independent "to do" lists, with priority indicators and automatic forwarding of incomplete action items to the next calendar day
  • Automatic daily reminders
  • Exporting of appointments for use in other programs
  • A full array of convenient keyboard shortcuts to speed processing
  • Low overhead with no need to create calendar days in advance
  • PDA support for a variety of handheld devices (take appointments with you on the road and update schedules automatically upon return) *
  • Integrated contact manager
  • Plus, much more!
  • * PDA data transfer requires FileMaker Mobile and a handheld device that uses the Palm OS.

Schedula is available for US$195 and you can find more information at Life $uccess Instituteis site.