Monthly Archives: January 2008

New in 8.1 – Report outputs to CSV file correctly

This was something mentioned by someone during last years survey – thanks whoever that was. When a report is output to a file, and the file type is chosen as a CSV file, then any commas in the actual contents … Continue reading

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New in 8.1 – 6 month average on the cashflow graph

The cashflow graph can sometimes get some quite wild variations from one month to the next due to one-off events.  This new enhancement in version 8.1 is a second line on that graph which shows an average of the preceeding … Continue reading

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RentMaster and Windows Vista

Someone asked for it, so here is.  A blog on Windows Vista and what impact it has with RentMaster. Windows Vista has been rather problematic for software developers in general.  Microsoft decided to make Windows Vista a lot more secure … Continue reading

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RentRecall.com usage statistics

The RentRecall.com web site has 3 login areas.  One is for tenants, one is for landlords, and the third is for the property manager. I collect a very small amount of general statistics about the usage of these 3 web … Continue reading

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Issue : Blank rows in the property list screen.

An error in version 8 has been found which creates what looks like blank rows in the property list screen.  Real properties are hidden by these blank lines.  This issue will not affect all people.  It will only affect people … Continue reading

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Tenancy end dates.

There is a system option called 'Automatically Close Tenants after the Tenancy Closed Date'.  By default this option is turned on, which means that when the tenancy end date is reached, the tenant is automatically closed.  Previously people could turn … Continue reading

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RentMaster Survey Results

Thanks very much to all those people who chose to take part in the resent RentMaster Survey.  Survey results are here http://www.rentmaster.co.nz/survey_responses.html Here are some of the key findings. – Most people are very satisfied with what the software does … Continue reading

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Please read before updating to version 8.0

The method of calculating the rent arrears total for tenant's has been changed in version 8.0 which means that some tenants arrears totals may be different after upgrading. The way the rent arrears were calculated previously was to store a … Continue reading

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New – Statements for closed tenants

A customer has pointed out a flaw in the way the statements are being printed, in that they are excluding tenants who are closed, but still remain open for additional transactions. This has been changed in the next release.  The … Continue reading

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New – Editable payees

This was asked for in the recent survey, so now it is available.  You can now edit the list of payees. A payee is still created by creating a transaction using the payees name.  However now you can choose to … Continue reading

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