The most important release notes regarding Lodgit Desk are listed below.
[FIXED] Error was fixed.
[CHANGED] An existing feature in the program was changed.
[NEW] A new feature in the program.
Version History for 2.3.3 (12.02.2020)
[FIXED] When opening the Documents window, the settings for the number range were not loaded correctly. If you had configured individual number ranges in Lodgit Desk under the settings, these were no longer automatically preset in the "Documents" window after the update, but the default number range.
[FIXED] When opening the Sales Quotation, Confirmation, Invoice, and Documents windows, the settings for the 2nd currency were not loaded correctly.
Version History for 2.3.2 (11.02.2020)
[FIXED] Windows: The internal update search now refers to the download page instead of the internal download program.
[FIXED] Under certain circumstances, opening the "Correspondence" list was extremely delayed or no longer possible.
Release Notes for 2.3.1 (10.02.2020)
[NEW] Object management > Rental units > Cleaning : You can set a new cleaning interval, which is depending on the number of overnight stays.
[NEW] Object management > rental units > Cleaning: 14-day cleaning interval selectable
[NEW] Warning when creating documents dated more than 3 years ago
[NEW] The creation of documents is now prevented if a date is before 1.1.1970.
[CHANGED] Windows: When sending e-mails via the standard e-mail program, a modal window is now used which is always on top.
[CHANGED] Error message revised if an error occurred when deleting extra item packages.
[CHANGED] In the lists "Correspondence", "Financial reports", "Down payment list", "Guest history > Offers", "Guest history > Confirmations", "Guest history > Invoices", "Guest history > Correction invoices", "Guest history > Reminders", "Guest history > Letters" and "Guest history > Receipts", only the years for which data exists are displayed in the "Period" filter.
[CHANGED] List financial reports: If the search date is too far in the past, the buttons are now correctly disabled. In addition, a note text is displayed below the list.
[CHANGED] Improved error message on connection failure with the cubeSQL.
[CHANGED] Various changes to the predefined texts in the text management.
[CHANGED] Improved display of the picture buttons throughout the program.
[CHANGED] Channelmanager: Logo and name of Cultuzz replaced by Cultswitch
[FIXED] macOS 10.15 (Catalina): The second color change causes a crash.
[FIXED] macOS 10.15 (Catalina): When displaying diagrams the texts in the diagram were missing.
[FIXED] macOS 10.15 (Catalina): Sending e-mails with PDF attachments to the standard e-mail program was no longer possible.
[FIXED] List "Financial Reports": Existing down payment invoices were not displayed if the filters were set to "All valid objects" and "Referred to: Paid on".
[FIXED] In the "Go to Date" window, the calendar weeks did not comply with the ISO standard.
[FIXED] An internal error occurred when losing the connection to the CubeSQL database server and simultaneously editing a booking via the booking plan.
[FIXED] Electronic registration form system "AVS": When creating a registration form for a group booking, an internal error may have occurred.
[FIXED] Electronic registration form system "Feratel": When printing a created registration form, the URL always referred to the Feratel test server if no host name was stored in the URL with the corresponding settings.
[FIXED] Electronic registration form system "Feratel": An internal error may have occurred when completing a registration form that had been created.
[FIXED] Creating reminders for invoices of deleted guests led to an internal error.
[FIXED] When creating an invoice or a correction invoice, the texts for "Tax (gross)" were not saved.
[FIXED] Under very rare circumstances, an internal error occurs when leaving a table list.
[FIXED] A payment type which had the property "Active=No" was neither displayed in the text management nor in the settings for "Accounting export" and "Kassa Austria RKSV".
[FIXED] Down payment list" list: The fields for the period are not deactivated correctly.
[FIXED] The "Correspondence" list opens very slowly if documents prior to 1970 are available.
[FIXED] When printing the lists "Correspondence > Documents" and "Correspondence > Corrective invoice", the headings in the printout were incorrect.
[FIXED] List "Correspondence": The pictures in the column "Type" may have been blurred.
[FIXED] Missing texts and translations in the "Additional modules > GoBD Export" window
[FIXED] Windows: When opening the context menu (right click) of a booking in the booking plan there were too many entries in the context menu.
Release Notes for 2.2.4 (29.10.2019)
[NEW] macOS: The installer is notarized.
[CHANGED] Update of the Vectron interface to version 1.20 with VGPMS Script version 1.8.
[CHANGED] When searching for rooms via the Vectron interface, Lodgit Desk also includes the short name of the rental unit in addition to the name of the rental unit.
[CHANGED] The generated files in the GoBD export have the same structure as up to Lodgit Desk version 2.2.1.
[FIXED] macOS: When starting Lodgit Desk under macOS 10.15 (Catalina) both the booking plan and the booking list were not visible.
[FIXED] Down payment invoices could be set to unpaid after they were settled in a final invoice.
[FIXED] macOS: When sending support tickets directly from Lodgit Desk an internal error occurred.
[FIXED] The context menu in the Cash book window was not initialized correctly if no list entry was selected.
Release Notes for 2.2.3 (26.08.2019)
[FIXED] Windows: A dropdown list was displayed incorrectly in the "Electronic registration forms" module.
[FIXED] Some error messages in the module "POS systems" did not contain enough information.
Release Notes for 2.2.2 (21.08.2019)
[FIXED] Under certain circumstances, it was not possible to create documents from the booking window on Windows 8-based systems.
Release Notes for 2.2.1 (20.08.2019)
[NEW] It is now possible to enter a description for the rental units, which is displayed as a tooltip in the occupancy plan for the respective rental unit.
[NEW] Possibility to quickly delete credit card data (section "Online booking" in the booking window) and booking notes created (GDPU data deletion).
[NEW] The Logis accounting account can also be customized for VAT rate and rental unit.
[NEW] Only the last 6 editors are displayed for the electronic registration forms.
[NEW] In the settings, you can define a standard setting for the cancellation date. This is preselected when you cancel an invoice and create a correction invoice.
[NEW] It is now possible to set whether customer-related debtor accounts should be used.
[NEW] Optionally, you can now print the date of the extra items in the invoice.
[NEW] Additional recipient data on the invoice or on documents of the type "Receipt with recipient".
[CHANGED] The conditions for generating or updating INHOUSE.DAT (cash register interface "Protel compatible") or GWCHECKIN.DAT (cash register interface "Gastware") have been revised and adapted to new conditions.
[CHANGED] The centering of the occupancy plan when searching for free rental units in the occupancy plan has been revised.
[CHANGED] When receiving a UDP message to update the occupancy plan, the left sidebar of the occupancy plan, the banderole "Assign booking" and the cleaning status of the rental units are now also updated.
[CHANGED] When manually updating the occupancy plan with the help of the menu option "Display > Update view" (macosx: CMD+R, Windows Ctrl+R) the left side bar of the occupancy plan, the banderole "Assign booking" and the cleaning status are now updated in addition to the occupancy plan.
[CHANGED] Windows: In the popups either the superfluous blank lines were removed or they are now defined as unselectable.
[CHANGED] The conditions for updating the occupancy plan and the left sidebar have been revised and adapted to new conditions.
[CHANGED] macOS: Change the program font to "System".
[CHANGED] When connecting to the CubeSQL database server, the UDP group name can now also be specified individually. This allows a more stable communication via UDP between the individual Lodgit Desk instances within a network.
[FIXED] Lodgit Desk sometimes did not exit properly on Windows 8 based systems.
[FIXED] Pictures for the correspondence type revised.
[FIXED] Windows: The "Bring all booking windows forward" function has been improved
[FIXED] When calculating the CityTax a rounding error occurred under very rare circumstances, if a fixed amount was set and the option "Included in the logis" was selected.
[FIXED] Various fields in the text administration were not displayed correctly under certain circumstances.
[FIXED] If the settings were changed to a different registration form system, it sometimes happened that another rental object received the focus.
[FIXED] In rare cases, an internal error occurred when updating the "Transactions" menu.
[FIXED] In rare cases, an internal error occurred when editing data in a list.
[FIXED] Under certain circumstances, the scissors cursor was not displayed when splitting a booking.
Release Notes for 2.1.8 (07/12/2019)
[NEW] Connection to the locking system "Häfele"
[CHANGED] Locking system "Salto": display of the optional access number in the windows for "Code card", "Send mobile key" and "Read card"
[FIXED] Locking system "Salto": The setting as to whether the short name or the name of a rental unit is to be used is now also taken into account when the CheckOut status is sent.
Release Notes for 2.1.7 (05/13/2019)
[NEW] Salto locking system: The "Send mobile key" window now displays the type of telephone number when selecting a number
[NEW] A button for opening the settings for locking systems is now available in the "Interfaces" section of the booking window.
[NEW] A warning message about the protocol version is now displayed immediately when trying to open the "Send Mobile Key" or "Extend Key" window via the booking window, although Salto protocol version 1.20 is not set.
[NEW] Salto locking system: In the "Send mobile key" window, the guest administration can now be opened using the arrow symbol in the list of guests.
[CHANGED] The modification of the guest data in the window "Send Mobile Key" was deactivated.
[FIXED] The cBird export date was not displayed in the Correspondence list.
[FIXED] In the "Finances" list, a second line with payment method unknown may have appeared for each invoice.
[FIXED] An internal error occurred in the "Finance" list if the filter for objects was set to "All valid objects" and the evaluation "Rental unit (detail)" was set.
[FIXED] The "number of nights" in the booking window may not match the difference between arrival and departure.
[FIXED] Under certain circumstances, the presentation of the booking in the occupancy plan did not correspond to the arrival and departure details.
Release Notes for 2.1.6 (04/15/2019)
[NEW] New version (1.20) of the SALTO locking system interface implemented. This version contains the following new features:
- Sending Mobile Keys
- Extend keys
- Disable lost keys
- Processing of PMS additional authorizations up to no. 62 possible (previously max. no. 9)
[NEW] In the sales agent statistics, you can now also filter by "Created on date" of postings.
[NEW] Version of the interface to the POS system Gastware updated.
[CHANGED] Display of booking bars in booking plan improved. The automatically appended "..." for truncated texts were removed, so that now the entire width of the booking bar can be used to display the text.
[CHANGED] The values for "Occupancy" and "Free rental units" displayed in the sidebar of the main window are now only calculated when the search is initiated. This speeds up the search period entry for large databases under macOS considerably.
[FIXED] Opening the "Finances" list was sometimes very slow or not possible at all for very large databases.
[FIXED] Display error when moving the window splitter in the settings of the electronic message system Feratel.
[FIXED] Under certain circumstances, the invoice window was displayed although there were no more items to be settled.
[FIXED] Windows: When changing the size of the page list or the booking list in the main window, the window menu bar disappeared.
[FIXED] macOS: If the invoice window was opened and then the booking window was closed with "CMD + W", an internal error occurs afterwards if an invoice is successfully created.
[FIXED] When creating dunning notices, the letterhead was tripled if several dunning notices were created at the same time and the option "Preprinted letterhead" was selected in the settings under Letter layout.
[FIXED] The booking list was initialized, even if it had the status "hidden" when the program was started.
[FIXED] Display of settings for the "SALTO locking systems" interface optimised for small screens.
Release Notes for 2.1.5 (01/17/2019)
[FIXED] For some customers using Lodgit Desk since version 1.8.8 or earlier, the error "Database malformed" was displayed in version 2.1.4 when creating quotations, confirmations, invoices and correction invoices. This created corresponding documents which did not contain any items.
Release Notes for 2.1.4 (01/15/2019)
[NEW] In addition to the navigation buttons for month and year there now is a today button below the reservation schedule.
[NEW] The positioning of the current day in the occupancy plan can now be set more individually by double-clicking or using the today button.
[CHANGED] The default folder for the database now is UserHome instead of UserHome/Documents.
[FIXED] The response of the Salto server (module "Hotel Locking Systems") could no longer be evaluated by Lodgit Desk.
[FIXED] When writing a locking system card via the "Salto" interface, an internal error always occurred.
[FIXED] The opening of the booking window works more smoothly.
[FIXED] When opening a booking by double-clicking this booking was occasionally moved unintentionally within the reservation schedule.
[FIXED] When opening the list "Lodging List" the wrong selection button was possibly active.
[FIXED] The tooltip in the reservation schedule may not have been displayed correctly in case of overlapping bookings.
[FIXED] The reservation schedule was extremely slow under Windows when scrolling the plan to the left and/or right.
[FIXED] When the confirmation was printed again, neither the recipient address nor the sender address was displayed or printed.
[FIXED] The letterhead or the margin from the text to the upper edge was too high or too large when printing the confirmation.
[FIXED] The option "Scale down when oversized" when printing documents with an image as letterhead did not work anymore.
[FIXED] Interface "POS systems" (Vectron POS system): When using the VGPMS financial path "VGPMS Card" in the Vectron POS, an internal error was generated in Lodgit Desk. Now the error message "There is currently no Card System in Lodgit Desk" is displayed correctly in the Vectron POS instead.