Projetex 2006 is Project Management Software for Translation Agencies. It tremendously simplifies task of managing in-house translators and freelance translators, data and files sharing within translation agency and provides multiple benefits for each in-house translator and freelance translator. System Administrator of Translation Agency, General Management of Translation Agency, Sales Representatives of Translation Agency, Translation Project Managers, Human Resources Managers, Corporate Experts, and Accountants will be able to quickly learn Projetex 2006 and upgrade their work processes. Projetex will also suit smaller work environments of smaller translation agencies where one translation agency employee may have two more of these roles combined.
MODERN HISTORY OF PROJETEX
What's New in Projetex 2006
Projetex 2006 is our major release of project management software for translating agencies.
Projetex is upgraded, enriched with new features, and polished:
Build 6150 (current):
Multiple enhancements requested by users;
Various enhancements in Schedules:
vivid icons of Clients, Experts, and Projects in all Schedules (can be turned on or off in Settings->Current User->Schedules window);
convenient jump feature in all Schedules from currently selected item;
progress bar for building Schedules for long periods of time;
indicator for jobs beyond the scope of the schedule.
Major Upgrade! Visual Schedules are available for Clients, Projects, Corporate Experts, and Freelancers;
*If you are upgrading from previous builds, make sure you grant rights to new windows to eligible existing users using Settings>Users window in Projetex Server Administrator
Folder Management Engine upgraded;
AnyCount Engine updated.
Multiple enhancements requested by users.
New custom access roles: Account Manager and Production Manager will simplify assigning of access rights.
Turning accepted Quote into a Project with one click!
Project Account is more efficient: Corporate Expenses and Operating Profit figures are calculated and displayed.
Custom Filter for Projects: our users are already familiar with Custom Filters, which simplify search for Clients and Experts. Now you can use Custom Filter for filtering the set of projects!
On the Corporate Jobs page you can see the total figures: Calculate Totals button added.
Payment Terms for freelancers upgraded: From PO Completion option added in addition to from Invoice Date, and from PO Issue date options.
Additional Notes can be entered for any type of Payment Terms.
Marketing Tracking notes and Freelancers Application Tracker notes can now contain more information.
When Project, Job, Client or some other record has too many properties (too many columns in the corresponding table, in other words) - you do not need to scroll to see all values anymore. With two clicks you can see the record in a vertical view: all values are clearly visible at a time.
Sorting of columns is greatly enhanced and is now available in most places of Projetex.
Custom Filter tool is improved and became more easy to use.
Upgraded built-in word count instrument - Projetex 2006 contains the most recent version of our handy AnyCount word count software - AnyCount 5.0:
Support for word count, line count, and character count for .MIF (Adobe FrameMaker), XML (eXtensible Markup Language), and .WPD (Corel WordPerfect) files is added;
Additional support for word count of protected .DOC files;
Text count in .DOC, .RTF and .PDF files enhanced;
Increased speed of word counts, line counts, and character counts;
Installation of Adobe Acrobat Reader for character count, line count, and word count in PDF documents is no longer necessary. AnyCount can perform text counts in .PDF files in the self-sufficient way.
New file management feature: folder creation customization.
"Contains" option added for quick search in Client Chooser, Project Chooser, and Expert Chooser.
Code fields are larger now: include up to 15 symbols.
You can specify the Payment Method (bank details, for example) for a Client when creating an Invoice. Multiple payment methods are supported;
Additional output formats for all Projetex 2006 documents (Invoices, Payments, Reports, etc.) - Microsoft Word (.DOC) and Adobe Acrobat (.PDF).
Now you can specify issue date for Phantoms (Phantom Invoices, Phantom Payments etc.).
Customization of Postal Address Format (i.e. specifying delimiters and Country, City, Street etc. lines order) is now available;
A color highlight warning for Projects and Jobs is even more customizable now: you can specify how much in advance warning colours are visible;
Grouping of Custom Fields: extremely useful when you have many of them;
Number of Active Connections refreshes automatically.
Server selection dialog available directly from log in window.
No need to enter the Server name manually anymore: a list of available PCs connected to the network is provided.
And a lot of other enhancements! Plus hundred more are in the production queue, to be released in the next builds!
Column "Net Job Total" added for Invoices and POs.
Minor enhancements (report variables).
Multiple minor enhancements (work with custom fields).
Several field sizes increased by request of users.
Sorting of columns improved.
Additional Color Status for POs without Invoices (when using From Invoice Date payment terms).
New Project based on Quote feature upgraded (automatic copying of files, jump to created Project).
Deletion of Client with all relative records is possible now (e.g. for cleaning up demo records in database). Alternatively, you may install empty database.
Invoices in the middle of the range can be deleted option;
Client Quotes - major upgrade (Multi-Item Quotes);
Projects can be created on the basis of Quotes.
Font name and Font size in tables can be customized (see Settings -> Current User -> Fonts and Sizes);
Automatic adjustment of column width to the size of the longest field (MS-Excel-like behaviour) by double-clicking during selection:
Service and Group columns added in New/Edit dialog boxes of Client Invoices, JAs, and POs.
Display of Postal Address format in dialog boxes can be customized;
AnyCount can help you generate multiple client jobs at once (AnyCount button in Tree page of Project window);
Time of project start can be entered in Assigned part of timeline in Projects, Quotes, and Jobs;
Automatic display of Productivity added in New/Edit Corporate Job dialog box.
Resizable splitters added on Main pages of Client, Project, Corporate Expert, Freelancer windows;
Report Engine at Tree page of Project window upgraded to reflect usability enhancements introduced in 5033.
Major usability enhancement for Project Tree;
Corporate Expenses added.
Group of Services column added to all tables, which contain Services.
Additional Phone 3 and Phone 4 data fields in Contact Info for Clients, Corporate Experts and Freelancers;
Optional photos in Contact Info for Corporate Experts and Freelancers.
New shortcuts for Navigator:
F5 - Clients,
F6 - Projects,
F7 - Corporate Experts,
F8 - Freelancers;
Update Past Folders feature for Project Folders;
New format for storing of templates (.pxr2), which now contains example report and description, in addition to report template;
Template variables can now be assigned to custom fields as well;
Font color of currently selected row can be customized;
XLS-export is enhanced, it is now completely standalone, does not depend on installed Microsoft(R) Excel.
Expert jobs can be cloned;
Charts for Client Accounts, Project Accounts, Freelance Accounts;
Global Codes for Invoices and POs can be enabled to reset between separate years;
Customization of Global Code (prefixes, suffixes);
Custom Filter for Clients, Experts and Projects;
Export and Print is possible from most pages;
Customization of folder structure;
Photos can be added to contacts;
speed of RTF-output optimized;
ability to view AHC (Average Hourly Cost) of all corporate experts can be disabled for any Project Manager;
Minimum Fee added to Quotes;
Search of Freelance Experts improved;
Communication with price-list is now two-way, it is possible to transfer prices of particular quotes or jobs into price-list.
Additional filters for Invoices;
Additional filters for POs;
Greater compatibility between TO3000 and Projetex templates;
Special type of user: Corporate Expert, with ability to view only own JAs and expert jobs;
Export of data introduced in several parts of the program;
Printing of data introduced in several parts of the program;
Original Public Release.
Tags: Translation Project
, Project Management
, Project Manager
, Project Mangement Software