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New features in DocShuttle version 6


DocShuttle Version 6.0.9:  
bulletCompatibility with new driverless dongle registration key.
bulletNew "Online Help" menu option.
bulletFix:  "Help | Check for Updates" function works properly with Windows 8.  

DocShuttle Version 6.0.8:  

bulletNew setting:  Archive funtion to automatically archive old files (default 120 days).
Archive Settings 
bulletNew setting:  Server timezone offset (default 0).  If user is working from a timezone different from the FTP server (e.g. EDT), this setting will correct the time for files on the server.
Timezone setting 
bulletNew setting:  Calculate size per minute of .dss and .mp3 files in addition to .wav.
  File size setting
bulletNew feature:  "Show in Folder" function.  Select this menu option to display the file in Windows Explorer.
Show in Folder 
bulletNew update for Document Manager.  This update provides better compatibility for .docx Word documents.  Also has "Show in Folder" option mentioned above.   
bulletOther minor fixes and enhancements.     


DocShuttle Version 6.0.1:  

bulletMinor fix to VoiceRecorder module for compatibility with DocShuttle 6.0.
bulletNew setting:  "Download FTP files newer than (14) days".  This setting prevents older files that have been deleted from the Local Files from being re-downloaded.
bulletThe "attachment" icon is now visible for voice files even after the attached document has been printed (and sent to "done" folder).  The printed documents also appear in the Attachments window.

DocShuttle Version 6.0.0:  

bulletLocation of DocShuttle "data" folder was changed to individual "Application Data" folder determined by Windows.  This allowed for better compatibility for computers with multi-user environments and Windows Vista "User Account Controls". 
bulletThe "data" folder can be set under the Advanced tab of the Settings window.


New features in DocShuttle version 5


DocShuttle Version 5.9.1 (Transcriptionist):  

bulletFix:  Encrypted .ds2 files were being changed to .dss extension after decryption.  This was corrected.

DocShuttle Version 5.9.0:  

bulletMinor fix:  "Filter by Location" setting was not working when "Enable SSL Compatibility" checkbox was set.

DocShuttle Version 5.8.9:  

bulletAdded compatibility with Olympus .ds2 files.

DocShuttle Version 5.8.8:  

bulletFaster loading of files (when "Enable SSL Compatibility" is not checked).
bulletConnection time displayed during connection.
bulletBetter recovery from server errors or Internet connection errors.

DocShuttle Version 5.8.7:  

bulletModified setting for "Display files newer than ..." to not filter New or Stat files.
bulletChanged order of file transfers.  File attachments are now transferred first.  In case of interruption, the files will be resent.
bulletFixed "Total Minutes" calculation in Standard Report
bulletStamp uploaded files with current time, rather than local file time (to fix bug in purge function)
bulletBetter checking for Internet connectivity before file transfers.

DocShuttle Version 5.8.6:  

bulletBug fix:  Permission file was being removed if there was a server error during transfer.

DocShuttle Version 5.8.5:  

bulletBug fix:  Files interrupted by server errors were being marked as transferred.  

DocShuttle Version 5.8.4:  

bulletCompatibility with .docx extensions for Microsoft Word 2007 Compatibility

DocShuttle Version 5.8.3:  

bulletMinor updates 

DocShuttle Version 5.8.2:  

bulletMinor updates 

DocShuttle Version 5.8.1:  

bulletAllowed DocShuttle Transcriptionist to deleted local files with E (Esigned) status.

DocShuttle Version 5.8.0:  

bulletCorrected issued caused in 5.7.9 where temporary documents created by MSWord (~*.doc) were being transferred.

DocShuttle Version 5.7.9:  

bulletNew Document Manager version 2.0.5.  Report dropdown list no longer shows all users IDs for added security.

DocShuttle Version 5.7.8:  

bulletDocShuttle Transcriptionist modified so that QA files are only stamped with original transcriptionist's ID.
bulletChanged the eSignature function so that it inserts at Bookmark, if one exists. Bookmark must be named "signature".

DocShuttle Version 5.7.7:  

bulletNew setting for "Display files newer than ..." to filter files by date.
bulletNew Document Manager version 2.0.4

DocShuttle Version 5.7.6:  

bulletNew VoiceRecorder in DocShuttle Dictator.

DocShuttle Version 5.7.5:  

bulletMinor updates to DocShuttle Transcriptionist.

DocShuttle Version 5.7.4:  

bulletDocShuttle Dictator added support for Philips SpeechMike 6294.
bulletBug fix:  DocShuttle Transcriptionist received "file was downloaded from different type" message when uploading some files.

DocShuttle Version 5.7.3:  

bulletNew Document Manager window.  Reports including Standard Report, Dictator Detail, Dictator Summary, Transcriptionist Detail, Transcriptionist Summary.
bulletDocument Manager reports can be shown as a "Print Preview" or created as a text file.
bulletDocument Manager reports can including billing information to create invoices.
bulletFiles in all subfolders are listed in the Document Manager.
bulletDocument Manager reports can be created with more criteria including folder name, location code, etc.
bulletDocument Manager icon added to button bar.

DocShuttle Version 5.7.2:  

bulletAdded "Enable SSL compatibility" checkbox.

DocShuttle Version 5.7.1:

bulletBug fix:  Sort order for FTP was not being saved correctly after loading Status Window.

DocShuttle Version 5.7.0:  

bulletImport option modified to use header information from Olympus recorders including priority status, author ID, job number and work type.
bulletFixed bug when FTP files sizes are over 1000 minutes.
bulletImprovements to DocShuttle Dictator VoiceRecorder.
bulletDragging and dropping files from Orator Dictation System will maintain same job numbers.

DocShuttle Version 5.6.9:  

bulletImport option added for DocShuttle Dictator and DocShuttle Administrator to extract user ID from Olympus files.
bulletDocShuttle Client renamed to DocShuttle Transcriptionist.

DocShuttle Version 5.6.8:  

bulletDocShuttle Dictator and DocShuttle Administrator able to play back .dss files.  WavPlayer Lite is added.
bulletElectronic signature improved to include dictator's name instead of just the user ID.

DocShuttle Version 5.6.7:  

bulletStatus Summary window added showing summary of files by status, job type, user, and location.
bulletWidth of File Name column is saved after when exiting the program.
bulletCorrected problem in DocShuttle Administrator when moving encrypted files.
bulletDocShuttle Client prevents files from uploading to incorrect job type.  
bulletChange in DocShuttle Dictator to VoiceRecorder version 2.5.9.  Maximize button was disabled so that VoiceRecorder cannot be maximized.

DocShuttle Version 5.6.6: 

bulletMiscellaneous fields were appearing in the wrong column.  This issue was corrected.
bulletDocShuttle Dictator has a new version of VoiceRecorder that allows microphones with Bar Code Scanners to initialize correctly.
bulletThe "Hint" button on the "Create New Word Document" window had a typo.  It was corrected to tell users to use "Shift+Tab" to move backwards through the fields (rather than Alt+Tab).
bulletOther minor corrections

Version 5.6.5: 

bulletBug fix: DocShuttle Administrator and DocShuttle Dictator don't reestablish a connection after being timed out by the ftp server. Issue corrected.

Version 5.6.4: 

bulletBug fix: DocShuttle Administrator move function was corrected.

Version 5.6.3: 

bulletBug fix: DocShuttle Administrator sometimes doesn't encrypt permissions file correctly. Issue corrected.

Version 5.6.2: 

bulletSupport for SSL sites. 
bulletDocShuttle Client and DocShuttle Dictator can view multiple job types.  
bulletAdded WinInet setting to setting file. 

Version 5.6.1: 

  • bulletMinor bug fixes.

Version 5.6.0: 

bulletSome support for SSL sites. 


New features in DocShuttle version 5.5

bulletElectronic signature.  Files sent back to DocShuttle Dictator can be reviewed and electronically signed.  Microsoft Word documents will be protected and marked and dated with an electronic signature line. 

bulletA new Attachments window has been added for creating, editing, printing, and electronically signing documents.
bulletMenu option added to check for product updates.

bulletDocShuttle Client may now import external Microsoft Word templates. 
bulletMultiple documents can be dragged & dropped from Windows Explorer as attachments.

bulletAttachments can be modified by alternate text editors by entering the attachment settings (in Attachments window and Document Manager).
bulletDouble-clicking on files with attached documents will display Attachments window.
bulletMultiple new documents can be created from templates for each dictation file.
bulletThe Document Manager can be set to print only "electronically signed" documents.
bulletDocuments and patient info can be sent to transcriptionists by administrators and dictators.  A "Message File" can easily be created from the File menu for the purpose of attaching and sending documents.
bulletHeader information can be transmitted to transcriptionists.  (Custom interfaces may be developed to provide patient ADT information).
bulletDocShuttle Dictator will transmit medical record numbers and patient numbers to the transcriptionists if entered or scanned.  Bar codes scanned with the VIS MicrophoneStation will be transferred to the transcriptionist.
bulletDouble-clicking on FTP files displays a listing of attachments.


Changes from 5.0.0 to 5.0.8


bulletArchiving feature added in DocShuttle Administrator.
bulletSettings added for support of other custom sound file formats.
bulletSupport for registration using USB dongles.
bulletPurge function during scheduling fixed on DocShuttle Dictator.
bulletSecond bar code line added to VoiceRecorder in DocShuttle Dictator for Patient/Account numbers.
bulletSimplified and improved registration window.
bulletImport button added to DocShuttle Administrator and DocShuttle Dictator.
bulletAdded option for productivity reports to include spaces in character counts.
bulletSorting columns displays ascending and descending icons.
bulletAdded turn-around-time reports.


New features added in version 5.0


bulletMultiple document support.
bulletTransfer of patient information as shown below.

bulletImproved security and user permissions.
bulletCustom reporting function including integration with Microsoft Word.
bulletAbility to continue to work while uploading or downloading files.
bulletDocument search function.
bulletNew transcription features including integration with Microsoft Word.
bulletCustomizable document templates.
bulletTransfer of patient information (12 new fields).
bulletAutomated transcription workflow.
bulletImporting and exporting of physician and account lists.
bulletMinor bug fixes from previous versions.


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