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To download updates, launch iMagic Hotel Reservation and select from the main menu Help/Check Web for Updates.

v5.47 Software Updates - Nov 2014

  • Hot fix - the toolbar Check In button was incorrectly labeled. - Many thanks to Dennis Torres for this suggestion.
  • Minor interface updates, including some new styles.
  • System interface files updated.
  • Added new tag for receipts/confirmations <payment_earliest_date>, this will show the earliest customer's payment date. Could be used for an invoice reference date. - Many thanks to Gehan for this suggestion.

    v5.43 Software Updates - Oct 2014
  • Added new Deposit Report, showing deposits made by guests against a hotel booking. - Many thanks to Bob Desrosiers for this suggestion.
  • View Customers has been updated, including a new customer name index to help find existing guests and a new filter option to show guests within 7, 30 and 365 days of departure.
  • Added a new Accounts view, this shows outstanding balances and "account aging". Basically it shows the length of time an account has been overdue along with the balance. The plan is to extend this as we receive feedback on this new feature. - Many thanks to Jon Walker for this suggestion.

    v5.42 Software Updates - Sep 2014
  • It's now possible to open iMagic Hotel several times with different databases, this should allow for easier management of multiple hotels and when archiving previous booking years.
  • Minor bug fixes.
  • Database update to v19.

    v5.39 Software Updates - Jul 2014
  • Hot fix - chargeable hotel item extras were causing a crash on some systems, this update should resolve the issue. - Many thanks to Kenneth Sanders for this suggestion.

    v5.38 Software Updates - Jul 2014
  • Added new long date format for the Advanced Calendar. - Many thanks to Revelstoke for this suggestion.
  • Updated Finance Summary to include quantity column for chargeable items. Should help hotels with analysis of sales of extras. - Many thanks to Bree for this suggestion.
  • Finance Summary calculation speed has been increased, will be noticeable with larger databases.
  • When dragging and dropping reservations in the Advanced Calendar the charges can be automatically updated. - Many thanks to Janet for this suggestion.
  • Bug fix - corrected keyboard tab order on credit card fields on payment step. - Many thanks to Jesmond for this suggestion.
  • Default database install now goes into My Documents/iMagic Hotel Reservation/Database.

    v5.36 Software Updates - Jun 2014
  • Added new multiple customer payment option. You can now record multiple payments received by a customer, along with the date and method. To enable select Configure/Advanced/Payment and Deposit. - Many thanks to Nancy S for this suggestion.
  • Added Multiple Databases on the command line to start up options, under Configure/Advanced/Startup. This allows you to choose which database to open on launch, helpful with multiple hotels/properties.
  • Added multiple Template Folder option to start up options. This allows you to assign a different set of Templates for each database (under Configure/Advanced/Startup).
  • Several interface updates, including updates to instructions, error message changes, Advanced Calendar sizing, login message changes and outline boxes.

    v5.35 Software Updates - May 2014
  • Advanced Calendar updates, improved performance and customization options. - Many thanks to Lauren for this suggestion.
  • Option to resize payment step item section. - Many thanks to Pat for this suggestion.

    v5.34 Software Updates - May 2014
  • Advanced Calendar now saves the row height between sessions. - Many thanks to Lauren for this suggestion.
  • Charges section can now be resized on the Payment Step during a booking. - Many thanks to Pat for this suggestion.
  • Various bug fixes and GUI updates.

    v5.32 Software Updates - Apr 2014
  • Security update, includes new certificate and additional security features.
  • Added new Average Room Rate report (under Graph view). Shows average room rate per day over a range of dates. Should help with monitoring hotel performance. - Many thanks to Dyan D for this suggestion.
  • Web Updates feature updated.
  • Bug fixes.

    v5.16 Software Updates - Mar 2014
  • Updated the "Occupancy for Date Range" graph to include a room selection. This provides a graphical view of occupancy in the hotel, allowing you to break down the figures with the room selection. Occupancy figures can be exported to Excel by clicking the Export button to the side of the graph. - Many thanks to Sharen and J for this suggestion.
  • Updated several graph reports to show titles inside the graph itself. This should make it clearer which graph has been selected when switching between them and help keep a reference when printing or exporting.

    v5.14 Software Updates - Feb 2014
  • Added total to in house report, showing bookings currently in the hotel. - Many thanks to Vicki G for this suggestion.
  • Added option to check-in/checkout multiple guests at once. - Many thanks to Vicki G for this suggestion.
  • Added new Customer Count report, listing guest count bookings within a date range. - Many thanks to Colleen C for this suggestion.
  • Cancelled reservations are now saved until deleted (they can be viewed under the new Bookings/Cancelled Bookings).
  • Added new booking delete privilege under User Access (one person can cancel a reservation while another could delete it).
  • AvailabilityOnline is now using the "Allow Web Booking" option under Configure/Rooms (this allows you to reserve rooms for phone/walkins rather than making them all available online).
  • Minor bug fixes.
  • Database update to v18.

    v5.12 Software Updates - Oct 2013
  • Minor bug fixes.

    v5.11 Software Updates - Oct 2013
  • Bug fix - when the field Number of Adults was hidden on a new booking and an existing customer was selected on a search it would cause a crash.

    v5.10 Software Updates - Oct 2013
  • Updated File/Reservation Import. You can now lookup and overwrite existing customers, find existing customers by ID (useful for linking into other systems). Added automatch fields. - Many thanks to Thomas B for this suggestion.
  • Update File/Export Customers to include Customer Custom Fields, fax, cell and CustomerID fields.
  • Added ability to have multiple sets of Template Files when using multiple databases (just include the template files in the Database Folder to activate). - Many thanks to Jerome for this suggestion.
  • Added Turkish language translation for the toolbar.
  • Improved startup performance when starting with large databases. - Many thanks to Jon W for this suggestion.
  • Business name is now included on the Simple Calendar. - Many thanks to Darshan for this suggestion.
  • Advanced Calendar now has a new setting to darken the grid lines to help with visibility between reservations. (Configure/Advanced/Advanced Calendar). - Many thanks to Paul for this suggestion.
  • Graph CSV Export is now using the Windows List Separator.
  • Added new tag to Cleaning List Template. If included on the Template this will show the notes added to the booking for the room on the cleaning list. - Many thanks to Marion for this suggestion.
  • Booking History window can now be resized. - Many thanks to Wlans for this suggestion.

    v5.3 Software Updates - Jun 2013
  • The start up logo can now be changed from Configure/Advanced/Startup. This can be set to the hotel brand's icon for example. This also includes new start up options for when iMagic Hotel is launched. - Many thanks to Thomas B for this suggestion.
  • Unused Booking Fields can now be hidden, Configure/Advanced/Booking Fields. - Many thanks to Thomas B for this suggestion.
  • New Cleaning and Room Maintenance system added. When enabled (Configure/Advanced/Cleaning and Maintenance) right clicking on a room in the calendar allows the cleaning status and any maintenance tasks to be managed. A new maintenance menu option is then also available on the main menu. - Many thanks to Thomas B for this suggestion.
  • New optional Customer fields available under Configure/Advanced/Customer Fields. - Many thanks to Thomas B for this suggestion.
  • iMagic Hotel Reservation version number is now shown on the title bar to help support. - Many thanks to Thomas B for this suggestion.
  • New Check-in and Check Out options have been added. Select Configure/Advanced/Check-in and Check Out to enable. The new buttons will then be available on the main toolbar. - Many thanks to Thomas B for this suggestion.
  • Rooms can be automatically set to a Dirty status on checkout (Under Configure/Advanced/Check-in and Check Out). - Many thanks to Thomas B for this suggestion.
  • Advanced Calendar Report has new printing options to make it easier to view. - Many thanks to Thomas B for this suggestion.
  • A system check is now performed for the database not being in the Program Files folder (it shouldn't be). If it is and a database update is required a warning will be shown. - Many thanks to Thomas B for this suggestion.
  • An additional check for room availability has been added when jumping between steps during a booking. - Many thanks to Sheldon for this suggestion.
  • Added a new Drop Down field type to the Customer Custom Fields.
  • Customer Custom Fields can now be edited directly when editing a Customer (previously they were only available during a booking). - Many thanks to Jon W for this suggestion.
  • Toolbar Icons have been updated, they can now also be configured by right clicking. - Many thanks to Jon W for this suggestion.
  • The "Automatically set quantity to length of booking" setting is now applied when manually adding an item to a booking. - Many thanks to Mindy for this suggestion.
  • New Customer Restriction Status for Customers has been added. Allowing a Customer record to be marked as OK/Restricted/Banned. If Restricted or Banned an alert is shown when adding the customer to a new booking. - Many thanks to Thomas B for this suggestion.
  • Added new Country/State Graph to Reports as well as new Country/State printable report. - Many thanks to Colleen for this suggestion.
  • Database update to v17.

    v4.98 Software Updates - Jan 2013
  • Security Certificate update.

    v4.97 Software Updates - Jan 2013
  • Gratuity total can now be overridden. - Many thanks to Darshan for this suggestion.
  • Seasonal dates can now span over a new year boundary. - Many thanks to Brian for this suggestion.

    v4.96 Software Updates - Jan 2013
  • Bug fix - Gratuity was not always calculating. - Many thanks to Darshan for this suggestion.

    v4.95 Software Updates - Dec 2012
  • Updated credit card encryption to handle numbers greater than 16 in length.

    v4.94 Software Updates - Dec 2012
  • Database Version Update (to 16).
  • Added credit card encryption for PCI Compliance.
  • Export Reservations updated.
  • Added system log.

    v4.89 Software Updates - Aug 2012
  • Simple Calendar updates. Multiple months can now be displayed. Colors updated for easier viewing. Date range can now be selected.
  • Dates beyond the year 2555 are now possible (for our Asian friends).
  • Start up speed has been increased for larger databases.

    v4.86 Software Updates - Jul 2012
  • Added secondary tax to Finance Summary.

    v4.85 Software Updates - Jun 2012
  • Updated Help File, added details on new features and tutorials.
  • Various updates to AvailabilityOnline link for online bookings. - Many thanks to Shawn and Young for this suggestion.
  • Added User Access to Finance Summary (this is now under reports). - Many thanks to Jahan A for this suggestion.
  • Updated Export Customer Accounts to include additional customer details and the option to include double quotes on strings (some applications such as QuickBooks don't like double quotes on strings). - Many thanks to Stein T for this suggestion.
  • Added option to Simple Calendar to show times as 24 hour, Configure/Advanced/Simple Calendar. - Many thanks to Rene F for this suggestion.
  • Added Print Receipt/Print Confirmation to Reservation Summary. - Many thanks to Martin H for this suggestion.

    v4.84 Software Updates - May 2012
  • Hot fix - Customer list was causing error with more than 32,000 customers in list. - Many thanks to Greg F for this suggestion.

    v4.83 Software Updates - Apr 2012
  • Added group names to File/Export Room Reservations. This should now allow the any group bookings to be associated with the individual export. - Many thanks to Saw Y for this suggestion.
  • Bug fix - The Edit Customer permission was not being applied when searching for a Customer (Customers/Find Customer). - Many thanks to Saw Y for this suggestion.
  • Bug fix - The room filter on the quick graphs had stopped working. - Many thanks to Saw Y for this suggestion.

    v4.82 Software Updates - Mar 2012
  • Updated File/Export Customer Accounts to include confirmation number. - Many thanks to Ramon for this suggestion.
  • Change background color on the Simple Calendar so that the days marked are more visible. - Many thanks to Pat B for this suggestion.
  • Bug fix - when many customer custom fields were entered they were overlapping on the payment step. - Many thanks to Jessica T for this suggestion.

    v4.81 Software Updates - Feb 2012
  • Bug fix - referred by field was not resetting when creating back to back reservations. - Many thanks to Michael N for this suggestion.

    v4.78 Software Updates - Jan 2012
  • Updated File/Export Customer Accounts to include a date range. Also updated export so it is column based which should make it easier to import into QuickBooks, etc. - Many thanks to Ramon M for this suggestion.

    v4.77 Software Updates - Jan 2012
  • Bug fix - title on the Booking History screen was not showing correctly. - Many thanks to Bonnie K for this suggestion.

    v4.76 Software Updates - Jan 2012
  • Added new Group Booking feature (select Configure/Advanced/Group Bookings to turn on). This allows bookings to be created and charged together. - Many thanks to Ken Z for this suggestion.
  • Added new Referral feature allowing hotel booking referrals to be tracked and reported on. - Many thanks to Dennis T for this suggestion.

    v4.73 Software Updates - Nov 2011
  • Updated Occupancy Report Graphs (and date range) to show figures based on the check in and check out dates rather than the actual dates. This should help to make the figures more practical. - Many thanks to Alejandro G for this suggestion.
  • Updated Graph Export to show new figure calculations. These should then match with the Advanced Calendar. - Many thanks to Steve H for this suggestion.
  • Removed "Booked By" text from the Advanced Calendar. - Many thanks to Jon W for this suggestion.
  • Bug Fix - the highlight on the Advanced Calendar was not always being removed when the mouse was moved away from the window. - Many thanks to Jon W for this suggestion.

    v4.72 Software Updates - Nov 2011
  • Bug fix - CVC code was not showing correctly. - Many thanks to Desiree F for this suggestion.

    v4.71 Software Updates - Nov 2011
  • Added Spanish language option.

    v4.69 Software Updates - Oct 2011
  • Added credit card details to customer export (File/Export Customers). - Many thanks to Desiree F for this suggestion.
  • Including Notes when sending a database to support is now required.
  • Added link to Frequently Asked Questions onto help menu.

    v4.68 Software Updates - Oct 2011
  • Added confirmation number to Payment Report. - Many thanks to Green H for this suggestion.
  • Last Season Date can now end on any date (doesn't have to be Dec). - Many thanks to Bruce O for this suggestion.
  • Added new restriction option for Users to Edit Bookings. - Many thanks to Brian S for this suggestion.
  • Tidied Simple Calendar display. - Many thanks to Jon W for this suggestion.
  • Add option for weekend to be seen as fri/sat/sun. - Many thanks to Haanim B for this suggestion.
  • Database Version update (to 14). (Added new privilege record)

    v4.67 Software Updates - Sep 2011
  • Added option to delete rooms and all reservations associated with them. - Many thanks to Peter H for this suggestion.

    v4.66 Software Updates - Sep 2011
  • Added option to show currently open database on the title bar. This should help when you have more than one database in use. - Many thanks to Jerome G for this suggestion.
  • Added graph export to CSV files for all graph types. - Many thanks to Danie B for this suggestion.
  • Buy Now menu is now hidden when a valid license is purchased.
  • It's now possible to resize the columns on the Payment step. - Many thanks to Jon W for this suggestion.
  • When starting iMagic Hotel with a shortcut additional checks are made to make sure that it's valid before setting the new Database Folder.

    v4.63 Software Updates - Sep 2011
  • Bug fix - when viewing Advanced Calendar with no rooms configured caused a crash. - Many thanks to Dennis T for this suggestion.
  • System file updates.

    v4.62 Software Updates - Sep 2011
  • Bug fix - when adding a pre-defined charge to a booking the system was not saving any overrided values. - Many thanks to Thomas S for this suggestion.
  • Minor bug fixes.

    v4.61 Software Updates - Aug 2011
  • Bug fix - Season Rates were not saving for inclusive tax. - Many thanks to E.Zizanis for this suggestion.

    v4.60 Software Updates - Aug 2011
  • License upgrade - users are now licensed by PC rather than by copy.
  • Minor bug fixes.
  • Added automatic check on write permissions to database at start up.
  • License upgrade option now available when too many copies are being used from within iMagic Hotel Reservation.

    v4.59 Software Updates - Aug 2011
  • Bug fix - validating credit card number was sometimes causing an error. - Many thanks to Jungsook K for this suggestion.

    v4.58 Software Updates - Aug 2011
  • Bug fix - some users were reporting error 481 Invalid Picture on start up.

    v4.57 Software Updates - Aug 2011
  • Bug Fix - Booking Summary was reporting an error when no payment entries had been recorded. - Many thanks to Desiree F for this suggestion.

    v4.56 Software Updates - Jul 2011
  • Minor bug fixes on load and delete.

    v4.54 Software Updates - Jul 2011
  • Finance Summary now groups totals for items that have been manually added. Added print and save to clipboard options. - Many thanks to Thomas S for this suggestion.
  • Added additional checks for a valid Database File on launch.
  • Moved View Finance Summary from Bookings menu to Reports menu.
  • Checking for Folder Permission errors when creating Receipt and Confirmations.

    v4.52 Software Updates - Jun 2011
  • Added additional status details to AvailabilityOnline.com upload. - Many thanks to Scott for this suggestion.

    v4.51 Software Updates - Jun 2011
  • Bug fix - editing a room price was not always automatically updating the tax inclusive price. - Many thanks to Angie for this suggestion.

    v4.50 Software Updates - Apr 2011
  • Updated Help/About, Database feature so that now the Database Folder can be opened directly.
  • Added new Send Database to iMagic Support utility for support purposes. This can be found in Start/iMagic Hotel Reservation/Send Database to iMagic Support.
  • If launching with an older version of iMagic Hotel but with a newer database, you can now directly check the web to download updates.

    v4.49 Software Updates - Apr 2011
  • Updated error message when an invalid database has been selected. This should help to make it more clear as to why the system cannot start.
  • Updated Network Administration program for setting the Database Folder. Interface has been updated and additional error checking on the database file has been added.

    v4.48 Software Updates - Apr 2011
  • Bug Fix - item descriptions were showing strange percent symbol characters. - Many thanks to Steve C for this suggestion.

    v4.46 Software Updates - Mar 2011
  • Bug fix - textual booking description fix when making reservations. - Many thanks to Kathy for this suggestion.

    v4.45 Software Updates - Mar 2011
  • Added new Group Invoice feature. Select a Customer and press Group Invoice to create a single invoice for all their bookings. - Many thanks to Grant C for this suggestion.
  • Bug fix - when manually deleting a customer was showing "Record is no longer valid".
  • Selecting a customer from the Customer List screen and performing a task now re-selects the same customer on long lists.
  • Bug fix - configuration wizard was giving an error on some international systems. - Many thanks to Martina for this suggestion.
  • Added support for additional language support in the interface.

    v4.43 Software Updates - Mar 2011
  • Increased internal currency decimal places, this should help to avoid any "rounding issues".
  • Bug fix - the last Season Date was not being checked to see if it was valid. - Many thanks to Petrinah for this suggestion.
  • Bug fix - Fixed Window resize bug. - Many thanks to Jon W for this suggestion.
  • Bug fix - When deleting a reservation the database connection is now being refreshed, this should help to avoid "Record is deleted." error.
  • All exports have been updated to now use the Windows separator character (as defined in the Control Panel - Regional Settings).
  • Interface updates.

    v4.41 Software Updates - Feb 2011
  • Updates for AvailabilityOnline.com reservation download. - Many thanks to Darshan for this suggestion.

    v4.40 Software Updates - Feb 2011
  • Double clicking a database file when associated with iMagic Hotel Reservation will now prompt to change the Database Folder.
  • Added option to turn off cell merge on Advanced Calendar. - Many thanks to Anna for this suggestion.
  • Added option to hide grid lines on Advanced Calendar.
  • Added new options for Date Format on the Advanced Calendar, to show first day of week letter and day letter of week and day number. - Many thanks to Catherine T for this suggestion.
  • AvailabilityOnline reservation downloads now also download the CSC credit card details. - Many thanks to Seva for this suggestion.
  • Bug fix - when entering manual customer details there was no check for maximum length. - Many thanks to Pratap R for this suggestion.
  • Bug fix - when running long reports and clicking close caused an error. - Many thanks to Steve for this suggestion.
  • Bug fix - Advanced Calendar sometimes required a restart of iMagic Hotel when switching the axis view.

    v4.39 Software Updates - Feb 2011
  • Bug fix on File/Reservation Export. - Many thanks to Bill K for this suggestion.

    v4.38 Software Updates - Feb 2011
  • Bug fix on Occupancy Report, subreport was causing a crash. - Many thanks to Bill K for this suggestion.

    v4.37 Software Updates - Feb 2011
  • Updated File/Reservations CSV export. Now includes the additional CustomerTotalCharges, CustomerTotalPaid, CustomerTotalOwed, SubTotal, SalesTax1, SalesTax2 and Gratuity. - Many thanks to Greg P for this suggestion.
  • Fixed resizing issue on Reports window. - Many thanks to Jon W for this suggestion.
  • Updated Occupancy Report to make room totals more clear. - Many thanks to Bill K for this suggestion.
  • Added gratuity total to finance summary. - Many thanks to Mauro V for this suggestion.
  • Added customer business name to customer view. - Many thanks to Matt K for this suggestion.
  • Added option to scroll dates using the mouse scroll wheel on the Advanced Calendar (select Configure/Advanced/Advanced Calendar to enable). - Many thanks to Darryl for this suggestion.

    v4.36 Software Updates - Jan 2011
  • Bug fix - Seasonal Rates were not being saved for newly created rooms. - Many thanks to Andrea for this suggestion.

    v4.35 Software Updates - Jan 2011
  • Bug fix - Weekly rate was being overridden by daily rate. - Many thanks to Natasha for this suggestion.
  • Bug fix - updating an existing payment method was causing an error. - Many thanks to Karen B for this suggestion.
  • Bug fix - Find Customer was causing an error with an empty address. - Many thanks to Casey S for this suggestion.
  • When User Access is enabled, the Booked By field is now automatically filled with the logged in user. - Many thanks to Zane for this suggestion.
  • Bug fix - secondary tax was using the overall setting rather than the setting for the booking when displaying the summary, receipts and confirmations.
  • Message Boxes have been updated with the title iMagic Hotel Reservation.

    v4.34 Software Updates - Dec 2010
  • Bug fix - total wasn't being refreshed until the deposit field was clicked when editing an existing reservation with a deposit. - Many thanks to Umesh P for this suggestion.

    v4.32 Software Updates - Dec 2010
  • Fixed bug with Help/Send Database to iMagic Support when error indicates "Unable to ZIP Database file". - Many thanks to Colette for this suggestion.

    v4.31 Software Updates - Dec 2010
  • Fixed Download Web Bookings "Not Licensed for this Operation" error. - Many thanks to Valerie B for this suggestion.

    v4.30 Software Updates - Nov 2010
  • Allowed smaller width resizing on Advanced Calendar. - Many thanks to Catherine T for this suggestion.
  • Minor visual updates.

    v4.29 Software Updates - Nov 2010
  • Major update for Windows 7. Now supports new Windows look and feel.
  • Updated Advanced Calendar style.
  • Updated language settings ready for translations.
  • Added option to maximize main window on start up.

    v4.28 Software Updates - Sep 2010
  • Bug Fix - Editing an existing booking wasn't always retrieving the Payment Method set. - Many thanks to Steve W for this suggestion.

    v4.27 Software Updates - Sep 2010
  • Updated link between iMagic Hotel and AvailabilityOnline.com. - Many thanks to Chris C for this suggestion.
  • Added a total to the Payment Report with Rooms report. - Many thanks to Steve and Grace C for this suggestion.
  • Currency format update for international settings.

    v4.24 Software Updates - Aug 2010
  • Fixed bug on the "In House Report" where it wasn't always showing the guests in the room. - Many thanks to Rebecca M for this suggestion.

    v4.23 Software Updates - Aug 2010
  • Maintenance update Bug fix - editing a booking with a commission wasn't always showing the original selection.
  • Bug fix - setting a discount to an empty string caused a crash.
  • Bug fix - room was causing error on payment step when charge for each was set to hour. - Many thanks to Kyle for this suggestion.

    v4.22 Software Updates - Aug 2010
  • Increased payment fields from 11 to 13 characters, this solves an issue with currency formats that use 3 rather than 1 character (ie Swedish Krona). - Many thanks to Catarina O for this suggestion.
  • Likewise increased size of fields on confirmation step so they can display the full figures.

    v4.21 Software Updates - Aug 2010
  • Updated Cleaning List export to include Checked-in status. This should help is organizing cleaning routines. - Many thanks to Jim for this suggestion.
  • Added new capacity percentage graph, this shows the rooms available as a percentage for a date range. - Many thanks to Diane L for this suggestion.
  • Moved 'include reservation departure date' setting to Advanced/Advanced Calendar. Likewise moved 'enable CC validation' setting to new Advanced/Credit Card Processing screen. This then makes room for new credit card features.
  • Added option to specify the default number of adults on new bookings (Configure/Settings). - Many thanks to Jessica for this suggestion.
  • Added option to include or not include the room name on the Payment Details. If you use the drag/drop feature on the Advanced Calendar this can be turned off so you don't need to edit the booking at all.
  • Added option in User Access to allow/block adding of reservations. - Many thanks to MN for this suggestion.
  • Fixed refresh bug when selecting custom items on the Payment step.
  • Added custom web booking option, this should allow developers to integrate their own web booking systems.

    v4.20 Software Updates - Jul 2010
  • Optimized graphic updates inside application.

    v4.19 Software Updates - Jun 2010
  • Set minimum column widths for the Advanced Calendar. This should help to avoid situations where the column is resized to nothing. - Many thanks to Vince for this suggestion.
  • Changed the default setting for show notes to off, as some users were experiencing slow downs.

    v4.18 Software Updates - Jun 2010
  • Added new option to automatically set a saved item to the length of the booking. This is useful when you want to add an additional charge for each night of the booking. This could be a state tax or incidental. - Many thanks to Tahseen for this suggestion.
  • Added option to compound secondary taxes, some countries tax in this way such as Canada. - Many thanks to Tahseen for this suggestion.
  • Bug fix - the notes icon was not always showing on the Advanced Calendar. - Many thanks to p100sun for this suggestion.
  • Bug fix - the "auto change departure date" has been changed so it only changes the departure date when it is set to the same date as the arrival.
  • When viewing booking details from the Simple Calendar the previous selection is now restored.

    v4.17 Software Updates - May 2010
  • Added currency verification to "Amount Paid" and "Balance" fields on booking, this should help to avoid problems with multiple currencies.
  • Bug fix - not all information from a booking was being deleted. This was causing some figures on reports to not show correctly. - Many thanks to makapara for this suggestion.
  • Added new tag to templates , this shows the amount of an item inclusive of tax, ie quantity x amount + tax. - Many thanks to Mark R for this suggestion.
  • Added a new scheduled web update feature. This can be set to automatically check for updates.
  • Guests this week on the statistics screen is now showing future days as well as past.
  • Bug fix - when hovering the mouse over a bar in the graph it was showing some strange formatting. This has now been changed to show just the figure. - Many thanks to Marina for this suggestion.
  • Added new Monthly Revenue graph. - Many thanks to Marina for this suggestion.
  • The graph has been adjusted so that if a large number of figures are being displayed then the "ticks" are staggered. This should help when displaying large amounts of information at once.
  • Template files are now installed into: My Documents/iMagic Hotel Reservation/Templates This will only be set for new installs, for existing installations the existing Program Files folder is used.

    v4.16 Software Updates - May 2010
  • Increased technical total bookings possible from 65,000 to 2 million. - Many thanks to Reichard D for this suggestion.

    v4.15 Software Updates - Apr 2010
  • The Payment Report has now been split into two options, with and without rooms. - Many thanks to Anja for this suggestion.

    v4.14 Software Updates - Apr 2010
  • Customer Custom Fields are now listed in two columns. This should double the number of possible fields that can be added. - Many thanks to Escape Club for this suggestion.
  • Bug fix - Customer Custom Fields can now be reordered as required. - Many thanks to EE for this suggestion.
  • Added new Room Report, which lists the currently configured rooms.
  • Added new Occupancy Report listing the booking, amount charged and room details. - Many thanks to Jeremy S for this suggestion.
  • Added room number to Payment Report. - Many thanks to Steve for this suggestion.
  • Added number of guests in a booking to the In-House Report. - Many thanks to Barb D for this suggestion.
  • The Occupancy Report can now be listed by a date range. - Many thanks to Barb D for this suggestion.
  • Customer Custom Fields can now be searched for on the Customer Search. - Many thanks to Barb D for this suggestion.
  • The Cleaning Report has been updated to include multiple status settings. This should therefore now show when a room is being vacated and an arrival is occurring on the same day. - Many thanks to Steve for this suggestion.

    v4.13 Software Updates - Mar 2010
  • Added new Billing Report (Reports/Billing Report), this shows the total charges for customers within a given date range. - Many thanks to Jeremy S for this suggestion.

    v4.12 Software Updates - Jan 2010
  • Bug fix - some users were receiving an error when printing confirmations or receipts. - Many thanks to Will for this suggestion.

    v4.11 Software Updates - Jan 2010
  • Bug fix with upload to AvailabilityOnline.com (in certain cases the availability upload to AO was not allowing a new booking on the same day as a departing guest) - Many thanks to Beach D for this suggestion.
  • Updated Advanced Calendar to include a cursor highlight. This should help to identify which rooms and dates a booking is on when hovering the mouse over a selection. - Many thanks to Anett for this suggestion.
  • The Advanced Calendar can now show the customer custom field and customer last name at the same time. Select Configure/Advanced/Advanced Calendar to set this. - Many thanks to Karen for this suggestion.
  • Generated confirmation and receipt files now are prefixed with either "Confirmation" or "Receipt" as opposed to the temporary filename allocated by Windows. The temporary filename creates a random looking filename, which when emailed to a guest could look like spam. - Many thanks to Steve for this suggestion.
  • Added a date filter to the File/Export Reservations option. This filters the reservations on the given dates which should help to reduce the time required to manage reservation data in other applications. - Many thanks to Brian for this suggestion.

    v4.9 Software Updates - Nov 2009
  • Maintenance updates for Windows Vista and Windows 7.
  • Added option to include "default notes". This allows you to set up notes that will appear on all new bookings. This could be used for check lists, reminders or such. Configure/Advanced/Booking Notes - Many thanks to Denali for this suggestion.

    v4.8 Software Updates - Nov 2009
  • Fixed "subscript out of range" bug on Advanced Calendar.

    v4.7 Software Updates - Nov 2009
  • Added internal database backup option (File/Backup Database). - Many thanks to Jon W for this suggestion.
  • Added a note icon on the A/C that is shown on bookings when a note has been created. - Many thanks to p100sun for this suggestion.
  • Moved the default database from c:program filesimagic hotel reservation to the common applications data folder. This is required to be compliment with new Vista and Windows 7 standards. - Many thanks to Jon W for this suggestion.
  • Added new privilege to User Control "Cancel Booking". This allows you to only allow selected users to cancel a booking. - Many thanks to Ryan K for this suggestion.

    v4.6 Software Updates - Oct 2009
  • Bug fix - on making a new booking and using the customer search option the no adults was being reset to 0. - Many thanks to Karen for this suggestion.
  • Added Booked By field to Reservation Summary screen. - Many thanks to John W for this suggestion.
  • Can no longer delete the default Payment Method. - Many thanks to Gary G for this suggestion.
  • Bug fix - jumping ahead on making a booking did not always save any set notes. - Many thanks to Karen L for this suggestion.
  • Added new tag to receipt template files, . This is the date the item was added into the system and would go between the existing item tags. - Many thanks to Alfred O for this suggestion.
  • Added option to add inclusive tax rates into Seasonal Pricing screen. - Many thanks to John W for this suggestion.
  • Changed Departure date on Booking Search to be date inclusive.
  • Changed default start date on Payment Report to system date.

    v4.5 Software Updates - Oct 2009
  • Minor GUI updates to comply with Windows standards.
  • Increase field length on Booking Summary screen. Also changed SQL in case users have an old version of Microsoft MDAC/Jet installed.

    v4.4 Software Updates - Oct 2009
  • Added and tags to Receipt and Confirmation Template files. These export out the check in and checkout time of the booking. - Many thanks to Pat for this suggestion.
  • Added customer and tags to the Booking List Template file. - Many thanks to Greg for this suggestion.

    v4.2 Software Updates - Aug 2009
  • Added tag to the receipt and confirmation files. When inserted into a template file this tag will be changed to the current booking notes. - Many thanks to Pheonix for this suggestion.

    v4.1 Software Updates - Aug 2009
  • Update for users using multiple currencies in Windows. - Many thanks to Jon W for this suggestion.

    v3.99 Software Updates - Jul 2009
  • Updated Weekly rate settings for Room charges. If a Weekly rate is selected on the Charge For option, it will now override the seasonal settings if the booking is for more than 1 week. - Many thanks to Peter V for this suggestion.
  • Added software reseller features. - Many thanks to Stephan S for this suggestion.

    v3.98 Software Updates - Jul 2009
  • Added Occupancy Graph for month periods. - Many thanks to Margaret H for this suggestion.
  • Booking Status and Booking Notes are now updated on Summary Screen even if the booking is edited. - Many thanks to Milliepede for this suggestion.
  • Added Tax inclusive column to Payment/Charges step during a booking. - Many thanks to Jon W for this suggestion.
  • Added Tax inclusive calculation on Payment Charge field. - Many thanks to Ben E for this suggestion.
  • Added option to separate different charge methods on Payment Report. - Many thanks to Joyce H for this suggestion.
  • Added instructional text on room settings screen. - Many thanks to Jon W for this suggestion.

    v3.97 Software Updates - Jul 2009
  • Security update for Windows Vista. If you're using Windows Vista you should install this update. Due to the security updates in Windows Vista with the "Compatibility Files", the database file can sometimes be renamed from db.mdb to db.tmp. Installing this update will avoid this problem. - Many thanks to Jon for this suggestion.

    v3.95 Software Updates - Jun 2009
  • Added options to File/Export Reservation Quick View. As well as dates you can also include just last names, first/last names, standard Xs or a customer custom field. - Many thanks to Christine M for this suggestion.
  • Fixed bug in File/Export Reservation Quick View with large exports on certain date formats. - Many thanks to Christine M for this suggestion.

    v3.94 Software Updates - Jun 2009
  • Fixed booking search window resize on Vista.
  • Added option to show only day of month on Advanced Cal. - Many thanks to Demetris T for this suggestion.
  • Added option to set any number of days on Advanced Cal.
  • Added recording of date when a new charge or payment is added. - Many thanks to Robert C for this suggestion.
  • Improved loading speed on large databases.

    v3.93 Software Updates - Jun 2009
  • Updated In-House report. - Many thanks to Alli for this suggestion.

    v3.92 Software Updates - May 2009
  • Added 0% on Capacity Now when no data is found (was showing "N/A"). - Many thanks to John H for this suggestion.
  • Added Customer Import option (under File/Import Customers).
  • Added Night Audit (under Reports/Night Audit). - Many thanks to Joseph R for this suggestion.
  • Added new Checked Out report, showing customers that have checked out on today's date. - Many thanks to Joseph R for this suggestion.
  • Moved Reporting system to it's own section in preparation for next update.

    v3.91 Software Updates - May 2009
  • Bug fix - when entering certain characters into the custom field. - Many thanks to Adrienne for this suggestion.
  • Bug fix - when entering too many characters into the booking name field.

    v3.90 Software Updates - Apr 2009
  • Fixed bug when no price was entered for an item.

    v3.89 Software Updates - Feb 2009
  • Added new tags to the Confirmation/Receipt files: - displays current system date. - display current system date in long format. - displays booking from date in long format. - displays bookings to date in long format. - Many thanks to Adrienne for this suggestion.
  • Added details of rooms booked to Export Reservations. Added Bookings Notes to Export This Months Reservations. - Many thanks to Craig R for this suggestion.

    v3.88 Software Updates - Jan 2009
  • Updated Payment Report to use new Payment Date field.
  • Added tag to receipt/confirmation files. - Many thanks to Elie D for this suggestion.
  • Added credit card tags to receipt/confirmation files:
  • Added option for user to set default payment method. - Many thanks to Steve for this suggestion.
  • Added date option to Advanced Calendar printing. - Many thanks to Phillip and Sandra L for this suggestion.
  • Fixed bug on Settings screen where tax rate name wasn't being loaded after a change.
  • Updated graph control (this will allow new interactive features to be added in the future).

    v3.87 Software Updates - Dec 2008
  • Added new "Reservation Report".

    v3.85 Software Updates - Aug 2008
  • Added reservation download link to AvailabilityOnline.com. Added link to SuperOop.com online booking system. Added Receipt print to Confirmation page. Added CVC credit card field to customer payment screen.

    v3.82 Software Updates - Jun 2008
  • Updated help file for Windows Vista, added PDF version of manual.

    v3.81 Software Updates - Apr 2008
  • Webervations update. Booking Summary notes have now been enabled for editing. Default currency can now be changed in Windows to avoid startup bug.

    v3.80 Software Updates - Apr 2008
  • Update for Webervations. Update for Windows Vista. Changed default booking status on new bookings to "Booked".

    v3.78 Software Updates - Dec 2007
  • Increased seasons to 25.

    v3.76 Software Updates - May 2007
  • Added confirmation number to receipt filenames. Option to auto change departure date to after arrival date option. On new booking, arrival date is automatically set to the current date set on the Simple Calendar. Short day names are now on the Advanced Calendar. - Many thanks to Nigel, Bob, Kathy, Demetris for this suggestion.

    v3.75 Software Updates - Apr 2007
  • Fixed "Departure date must be after the Arrival date." issue with new reservations. - Many thanks to Chris K for this suggestion.

    v3.74 Software Updates - Apr 2007
  • Updated link to Webervations.com - Many thanks to Drew S for this suggestion.

    v3.73 Software Updates - Apr 2007
  • Updated link to Webervations.com - Many thanks to Drew S for this suggestion.

    v3.72 Software Updates - Mar 2007
  • Fixed refresh bug with quick reports.

    v3.71 Software Updates - Mar 2007
  • From the Advanced Calendar you can now double click a blank date to create a new booking.
    Fixed a bug when a booking crosses over seasons and a new year.
    In the Finance Summary option you can now select a date range.

    v3.70 Software Updates - Feb 2007
  • Updated link to Webervations.com
    Added option to choose location of confirmation files etc.

    v3.69 Software Updates - Feb 2007
  • Fixed Payment Report bug with time of day indicators "a.m." and "p.m.". - Many thanks to Rebecca for this suggestion.

    v3.67 Software Updates - Sep 2006
  • Updated link to Webervations.com

    v3.65 Software Updates - May 2006
  • Added confirmation number to show summary screen. Fixed Advanced Calendar so it now saves the width of the columns. - Many thanks to George for this suggestion.

    v3.64 Software Updates - Apr 2006
  • Fixed "include end date on Advanced Calendar" option.
    Added RTF option to Advanced Calendar print (allows it to be opened in Word).

    v3.63 Software Updates - Feb 2006
  • Fixed Advanced Calendar print bug.

    v3.58 Software Updates - Dec 2005
  • Added user security, allows you to restrict access to sections of the program.
    Updated Webervations.com link.
    Minor bug fixes.

    v3.55 Software Updates - Nov 2005
  • Added the ability to hide the key on the Advanced Calendar.
    Updated web bookings on both Webervations.com and AvailabilityOnline.com

    v3.52 Software Updates - Oct 2005
  • Added room ordering to the booking room step (was just applying to the Advanced Calendar). - Many thanks to Martin for this suggestion.

    v3.50 Software Updates - Oct 2005
  • Added link to Webervations.com.

    v3.48 Software Updates - Sep 2005
  • Fixed customer search bug (wasn't including business name in search).

    v3.47 Software Updates - Sep 2005
  • Added support for web bookings with AvailabilityOnline.com.
    Automatic calculation of percentage discounts now on Add Order Item page.
    Added cleaning list (under File menu).

    v3.46 Software Updates - Aug 2005
  • Fixed bug in Configuration Wizard with custom booking types. - Many thanks to Ann S for this suggestion.

    v3.44 Software Updates - Jul 2005
  • Increased loading speed for larger databases. - Many thanks to Cheryl for this suggestion.

    v3.40 Software Updates - May 2005
  • Fixed issue with reports. - Many thanks to Jeff for this suggestion.

    v3.39 Software Updates - May 2005
  • Fixed season pricing bug - Many thanks to Joe Armada for this suggestion.
  • Can now connect to multiple databases, this allows several hotels to be managed at once. - Many thanks to Tammy Nauss for this suggestion.
  • Added new Customer List, In House and Payment reports.

    v3.36 Software Updates - Mar 2005
  • Fixed account adding bug, error occurs when reaching 65,535 items. - Many thanks to Hans Honegger for this suggestion.

    v3.35 Software Updates - Mar 2005
  • Fixed room ordering bug.