each workstation share a single copy of the program?
except Instant OfficeView run from a single copy
of the program that resides on a shared drive or
file server. OfficeView Pro automatically caches a
copy of the program locally and runs from it.
there automatic in and out status updating?
Yes, when the
programs start, there is an optional provision to
automatically change your status to
"In". Also, you can choose the option to
have your status indicate "Out" when you
stop the program. Thus, powering up in the morning
and shutting down at the end of the day
automatically updates the employee's status.
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anyone change someone else's displayed status?
Yes, the ability to
change another person's status can be granted to
any user, as required. Normally, this option is
controlled by the Administrator.
the evaluation programs time out?
No, the evaluation
copies you download are fully functional and do
not stop working. Some of the security measures
are softened to make it easier to evaluate.
larger trial versions available?
Yes, e-mail us with
you requirements and we can arrange for you to try
a full scale trial version.
I disable the message system?
Yes, the messaging
system can be disabled and all the message
features will be hidden.
the program support different date formats?
Yes, Web OfficeView
and OfficeView Pro have an option to display
the time and date in either the American or
Regular and Group
OfficeView do not support different date
foreign languages be accommodated?
The Web OfficeView
and OfficeView Pro allow you to change the text of
the main screen, Information screen and Option
screen can appear in other languages. All
programs, allow full customization of the remarks
list. Non-English 8 bit characters are accepted
and displayed without problem.
users require a dedicated workstation?
All programs work
well if each user has a dedicated workstation.
However, Web OfficeView and OfficeView Pro allow
users to operate from other workstations or share
a common workstation by making your personalized
settings are available at other workstations.
I be notified immediately when a new message arrives?
There are options
to enable the Message screen to automatically
display new messages on arrival and/or to sound an
alert. Each user can customize the settings
to their preference.
the program accommodate extra long remarks?
Except for Instant
OfficeView, each employee has an information
screen that the employee or the administrator can
update. It displays handy information for all to
read, such as - telephone, cell phone, fax and
pager numbers, etc., and a notepad with plenty of
room. The administrator can change any of the
labels to record other information useful to your
organization, e.g., standard hours of work, person
to contact in your absence or home phone number.
do I upgrade to the latest version?
procedure is similar for all programs. Download
and run the appropriate setup program from our
download page (Click here).
The on-screen instructions will guide you.
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I use a web browser to view OfficeView Pro data?
Yes, you can add
Web OfficeView to allow any web browser to
interact with the OfficeView Pro database. Using a
web browser, users can change the remarks or Misc
field, send messages and view employee information
details. This functionality opens up the
OfficeView Pro to Macs, Unix and other platforms.