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SimplyPats V7 New Features Overview

SimplyPats Version 7 builds on an already extensive feature set found in previous versions which are aimed at Facilities Management Companies, PAT Franchise Companies, Large and Small PAT testing Companies and those companies carrying out their own in-house PAT Testing or Test and Tag as it is also referred to.

Windows 10 / 8 and 8.1 Support

    Support for Windows 10 Operating System
    Support for Windows 8.1 Operating System
    Support for Windows 8 Operating System
    Older Windows Operating Systems may also be supported

Data Types

In addition to Appliance Description, the following data fields now exist

    Multiple Continuity Test Data
    Multiple Insulation Test Data
    Multiple Polarity test Data

Layout and Accessibility

    New Icons & Colour Scheme
    New Screen layouts
    Choose between Card View or Column View for displaying data on the Main Screen.
    Main Screen Panes Management (Toggle View of individual Panes on the Right Hand Side of the Main Screen)
    Main Screen Columns Management (Toggle View of Individual Data Columns on the Main Screen)
    View Wizard to customize what information is displayed

Manual Entry

    Re-designed screen to incorporate additional features and Formal Visual Tests.
    Quick set Status to PASS for CLASS I, CLASS 2 or LEAD.
    Keywords - Automatically set certain information for types of appliances when the description is entered, such as CLASS, FUSE, TESTS CARRIED OUT.
    A Save Button is now on the Manual Entry screen allowing you to save your manually entered data without having to return to the main screen in SimplyPats.

Formal Visual

    Formal Visual inclusion in downloaded data
    Visual Test Date, Visual Retest Date and Visual Retest Period added to Main Data Grid
    Auto-set Formal Visual answer on download - option
    Added Formal Visual to re-test calendar
    Added Formal Visual to review customers
    Added Formal Visual to Bulk Replace Select
    Add Outlook Appointments for Formal Visual re-tests
    Formal Visual question(s) download from Megger PAT4, Megger 400 series, Seaward Apollo 600 and 500 PAT Testers

Printing & Reporting

    Suite of new COP 4th edition reports
    Show date tested on certificate not valid until – option
    Label templates with no re-test date
    Select which reports to show on Print Screen
    Only show Appliances between a Test Date Range as well as Retest Date Range
    Generate a Recommendations Report using the built in Text Editor
    Option to add Logos for Electrical or Trade Accreditation / Certification Bodies to certain Reports
    Show up to two photos on the V2 Photos Report
    Additional Sort Options with regards to Appliance Id, especially where Alphanumeric
    Setup a Print Sequence for easy one button printing or exporting as PDF of multiple PAT Reports


    Options to create sophisticated price schemes
    Edit certain information and quantities directly from the Invoice Screen
    Show BACS and Payment details on Invoices
    Create Pro Forma Invoice

Other Features

    Select a column and perform a search focused on the data in that column only, ideal for finding Appliances costing more than £100 for instance.
    Add and Manage Contacts using the built in Address Book
    Reprint Invoices
    Import CSV Data – selecting what data to import from your original CSV file and choose which data field in SimplyPats to put it into.
    Export CSV Data - choose what to export, in what order and rename the column headers if needed. Multiple Export schemes can also be setup and saved for easy selection. XML and JSON export formats are also available from the same screen.
    Export Contact(s) in .vcf format
    New Data Path
    Updated Help Menu
    Additional Data Types added to Main Grid
    Show missing data – replaces validation
    Re-designed Print Settings and System Settings screens
    Save Selected Tests to another existing Data File or New Data File with the option or deleting them from the existing file
    Certificate Number on all V2 and COP 4th Edition Reports
    Calibration Reminder for PAT Testers


    Bug fixes
    Support for new PAT Testers - Please see Latest Supported PAT Testers in SimplyPats page here viewtopic.php?f=59&t=806
    Changes specific to PAT Tester support taking into account Firmware releases

Last edited by admin on Thu Apr 14, 2016 4:01 pm, edited 14 times in total.
Edited 14/04/2016 to reflect additions

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