macOS Sierra Compatibility Report

Posted by Perry | Posted in Dev Stuff | Posted on September 19th, 2016

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With Apple’s new Mac OS update, macOS Sierra (RIP “Mac OS X”), here’s the status on all of our products.

TimeNet Law
TimeNet Law 2.8.6 and newer fully compatible.

TimeNet
TimeNet 4.0 and newer fully compatible.

Master of My Domain
Master of My Domain 1.6 and newer fully compatible.

TimeNet Law 2.9.6 is Available Now!

Posted by Perry | Posted in Blogroll, Dev Stuff | Posted on September 6th, 2016

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TimeNet Law 2.9.6 is ready to go! This update includes over 75 new features, fixes and enhancements!

We focused on fixing issues, improving stability, and refining the interface in every window to make TimeNet Law easier, faster, and more fun to use. See all the details below.

The new Main Window makes it easier than ever to make new clients and matters, and quickly add slips:
Main Window
The new Matter Window makes important information more clear and concise:
Matter Window

One Click Billing just got even better. Now, matters with no new activity but a remaining balance due will be automatically re-issued alongside your new billing:

One Click Billing

Categories can now show their own custom logos, headers, and footers on invoices:

Screen Shot 2016-09-06 at 2.27.25 PM

The new QuickTimer makes it easier than ever to quickly start timing a task. The global shortcut lets you create a QuickTimer from any application, and you can even create a new matter right from the QuickTimer window:

QuickTimer

New shortcuts make it easy to change settings on the fly:

Time Entry Shortcut

The Manual found under Help > TimeNet Law Manual has also been overhauled to include more detailed information and make things more concise.

Read on below for the complete release notes.


Full Release Notes

  • Dozens of refinements and improvements have been made to the interface – cleaner, sleeker, easier
  • Multi-step processes have been streamlined – new prompts and guides help you get your work done faster
  • One Click Billing now includes matters that have no new activity, but a previous outstanding balance. Those invoices will automatically be re-issued alongside the new billing
  • The toolbar in the Main Window has been redesigned to be more intuitive and give you more shortcuts
  • The toolbar in the Matter Window has been redesigned to be more intuitive and give you more shortcuts
  • When entering time anywhere in the program, you can now click the Time field/button to quickly switch between entering time in Tenths (1.5 hours) or h : mm : ss (1:30:00)
  • When entering time anywhere in the program, a new up/down arrow control allows you to quickly adjust your time with just a click
  • The Menu Bar Widget in the righthand-side of your menubar now has more shortcuts and options
  • New QuickTimer makes it easier and faster than ever to create a new timer and track your time. A global shortcut creates a new QuickTimer that instantly begins timing your task. Enter the details, select a client and matter, and you’re done. You can even create a new matter right from the QuickTimer window
  • When editing Timekeeper rates in Preferences, you can select an hourly rate and use the new Set Selected Rate as Default option to set that rate as the default timekeeper rate for all clients and matters
  • Add Slips window has been improved to be more efficient
  • You can create a new matter right from the Add Slips window
  • When doing a draft invoice, you can now quickly finalize the invoice from the same window without having to re-open the Create Invoice window
  • Client Categories can show custom headers, footers, and logos on invoices
  • Added a Category filter to all reports so you can easily see totals and amounts for just a specific category of clients
  • Improvements to Payment Center when working with split billing invoices and payments
  • Invoices can now be generated in PDF or HTML at your preference
  • New function in Matter Window to revert all rounded time back to actual unrounded time
  • New option to allow multiple timers at once (must be enabled in Preferences)
  • When changing default Timekeeper Rates at the client-level, you can update all existing matters to adopt the new defaults and update any unbilled slips to the new default rate
  • Country field for clients and parties
  • QuickSearch now lets you specify Parties as the search scope
  • You can now import slips from raw text by separating columns with double-commas (,,)
  • The manual found under the Help menu has been revamped to include more detailed information and make things more concise
  • Automatic Backup now lets you choose where to save your backups
  • When changing a party’s name in Matter Settings, any payments previously made by that party will be updated to reflect the party’s new name
  • Changing a timekeeper hourly rate in global Preferences properly updates all client and matter default rate settings
  • Fixed an issue when a timekeeper hd multiple rates with the same hourly rate but different labels
  • Fixed issues with spell checker not loading, not learning new words, or causing repeated error messages
  • Fixed issue with split billing invoices that charge tax
  • Fixed issue with applying payments to split billing invoices
  • Fixed issue where changing split billing payment percentages could erroneously affect previous invoices
  • Fixed issue where Credit Allocation Report and Payments Received Report wouldn’t sort clients by last name when Sort by Last Name is enabled
  • Fixed issues with Add Slips window
  • Fixed issue with PDF page sizing
  • Fixed issue with Timekeeper Report and filtering by matters with certain characters in their name
  • Fixed issue with rate One Click Billing bug
  • Fixed issue with invoices not showing total time if all of the time is set to No Charge
  • Fixed issue with invoices not always showing the proper currency symbol when set to a foreign currency
  • Fixed issue with customizing columns in the Client Report
  • Fixed rare issue with Balance Forward on invoices
  • Fixed issue where Automatic Bookkeeper sometimes wouldn’t pay off the tax portion of invoices
  • Fixed issue with Timekeeper Report and Discounts applied to Expenses
  • Fixed popups that didn’t show clients or parties in alphabetical order
  • Fixed a rare issue where Matter Trust, Matter Escrow, or Matter UAC sometimes wouldn’t show up in the Credit Allocation Report
  • Many more fixes and refinements to improve stability and performance

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TimeNet Law 2.9.5 is Here!

Posted by Perry | Posted in Dev Stuff | Posted on April 27th, 2016

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TimeNet Law 2.9.5 is ready! This update includes over 40 new features, fixes and enhancements.

The database engine has been retooled to improve reliability in networked environments, as well as providing massively improved performance with larger databases. Loading data, invoicing, running reports, and many other tasks are now much faster.

Read on below for the complete release notes.


Full Release Notes

  • The database engine has been retooled to provide massive performance increases with larger databases. Loading data, invoicing, running reports, and many other tasks are all MUCH FASTER
  • Reliability improvements in networked environments
  • Client Statements are now generated as PDF
  • Client Statements can now show full payment details
  • Additional invoice creation settings are now remembered
  • New option in Trust, Escrow and UAC to show clients with any account activity, even if their current retainer balance is 0.00
  • Creating an invoice in the matter window when there is no new unbilled work will automatically re-issue the client’s last invoice
  • Improvements to invoice printout, rendering, page breaks
  • New Control Center permission settings per user: show/hide dollar amounts, show/hide additional charge & flat fee slips
  • Improvements to Automatic Bookkeeper
  • It is now easier to add a Balance Forward when creating a new matter
  • Improvements to Balance Forward features
  • New option, “Opposing Party” added to Party Roles presets
  • Party Status now defaults to Associated instead of Neutral
  • New option to use a separate “Bill To” name and address in client settings. When the settings is used, the client name/address and the separate Bill To name/address will both be shown on invoices
  • Many UI fixes and improvements
  • Fixed an issue with rounding issues and large numbers
  • Fixed an issue with Accounts transactions that were billed to a client
  • Fixed an issue with the Add Slips window
  • Fixed an issue with stopping the timer from the slip details window
  • Fixed an issue with importing slips from Calendar
  • Fixed issues with split billing and party addressing
  • Fixed an issue with the Matter Number field and certain characters saving improperly
  • Fixed issues with invoice printing and running reports for clients with certain characters used in their name or matter information
  • Fixed an issue where emailed invoices might appear as broken attachments in email viewer
  • Fixed an issue where invoices mailed to multiple email addresses for a single client may have been emailed to the same address twice
  • Fixed an issue where the return key wasn’t working in the Additional Charge Slip window

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TimeNet Law 2.9.4 Has Been Released

Posted by Perry | Posted in Dev Stuff | Posted on December 10th, 2015

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New features, bug fixes, UI improvements. Read below for full release notes.


Full Release Notes

  • Full calculator on all number fields (eg, type “10 + 39” or “10% of $2739” and have the calculation automatically inserted)
  • Ability to easily add a “balance forward” when creating a new matter
  • Auto-complete fields are now much nicer
  • When applying retainer payments, you can specify payment details (for example, Check and Check #) of the payment coming out of retainer
  • Fast database switching — ability to create names and shortcuts to multiple TimeNet Law Databases for easily switching back and forth
  • Improvements to invoice heading sections
  • Fixed an issue with the Timekeeper Report’s Timekeeper A/R calculation under rare conditions
  • Fixed headers on reports when using date filters
  • Fixed an issue with automatic backup causing bug reports
  • Fixed an issue with TimeNet Law freezing on some computers on waking up from sleep
  • Additional bug fixes, UI and performance improvements

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Download TimeNet Law 2.9.4 Now!

TimeNet 4.3 Released

Posted by Perry | Posted in Dev Stuff | Posted on November 2nd, 2015

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TimeNet 4TimeNet 4.3 is now available!

    TimeNet 4 requires OS X 10.7 or later.

Release Notes

  • Clients can now have custom rates that override category defaults
  • Fixed an issue with the timer badge not appearing on the dock icon

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TimeNet 4.2 Released

Posted by Perry | Posted in Dev Stuff | Posted on October 29th, 2015

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TimeNet 4TimeNet 4.2 has landed! This update brings some bug fixes, faster performance, and five new beautiful invoice templates!

New Invoice Templates

 
Featuring clean layouts and beautiful typography, TimeNet’s new invoice templates are modern and fun. Each template is fully customizable — tweak them to your heart’s content, or use them for inspiration and design something from scratch. Have a peek at Cardinal, Mantis, Orchid, Papaya, and Picton:

TimeNet's New Invoice Templates

Check out the Invoice Templates Page for a closer look at the new templates.

Release Notes

 

  • Five new beautiful invoice templates: Cardinal, Mantis, Orchid, Papaya, and Picton
  • Improved performance with large projects
  • New way to check if TimeNet is linked to a networked database, and show the path
  • UI Improvements
  • Bug Fixes

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Download TimeNet 4.2 now!

Master of My Domain 2.1.3 Released

Posted by Perry | Posted in Dev Stuff | Posted on October 25th, 2015

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MOMD 2.0

Master of My Domain 2.1.3 is now available.

Read on for screenshots and release notes:

    Master of My Domain 2 requires OS X 10.7 or later.

Release Notes

  • New Duplicate Domain option in Edit menu
  • Improvements to MOMD Scanner menubar app
  • Fixed an issue with sorting and deleting domain name entries
  • UI Fixes

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TimeNet Law 2.9.3 is Available!

Posted by Perry | Posted in Blogroll, Dev Stuff | Posted on October 16th, 2015

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Over 25 fantastic new features and improvements, including some great bulk billing enhancements! Let’s take a look at some of the new features.

Building and Saving Custom Reports

Now TimeNet Law lets you save as many Client Report presets as you’d like, to quickly access them later. For example, configure a report from Last Month, for clients in a specific state, with the seven relevant columns of information you need to view. Save this report, and quickly recall it later.

Save Report
Saved Reports

New Bulk Billing Summary

After finishing a Bulk Billing cycle, TimeNet Law will show a concise summary of your billing. Know how many clients were billed, how many invoices were generated, and how much was transferred from retainers to pay invoices.

Bulk Billing Summary

Automatically Recurring Fees

If you need to bill with a recurring flat fee, TimeNet Law makes it easy. Simply set any matter to include a recurring fee, and a new fee will be automatically added after each billing cycle.

Recurring Fees

Invoices Saved as PDF with Customizable Headers

TimeNet Law now saves invoices as PDF by default. Big improvements have been made to margins, content cutoff, customizable headers (such as page number and invoice number), and bulk printing.

PDF

Flat Fee Items on the Fly

TimeNet Law has always allowed you to track common flat fee items through the Flat Fee Items section in Preferences, but now you can add flat fee items on the fly from within a matter. This makes it easy to track flat fees with varying prices and labels quickly.

Flat Fees On the Fly

Easily Bill All Matters on One Invoice

With TimeNet Law you can include multiple matters on one invoice. Previously, you would do this by grouping the matters together. This is still an option, and is handy feature. But what if you just want to quickly bill ALL matters on one invoice, and don’t need to split matters into multiple groups?

Now, you can easily designate a Master Matter to include ALL MATTERS when billing:

New Joint Billing Option


Full Release Notes

  • Client Report settings can now be saved with custom names
  • New Bulk Billing Summary shows details of bulk billing
  • Invoices are now created as PDF by default
  • Options to customize headers on each page of invoice
  • Flat Fee Items can now be added on the fly (no need to enter them in Preferences first)
  • Time of Day field for timekeeper slips — automatically added, and can be edited. You can show or hide the Time of Day Column in Matter windows and the Slip Analysis Report
  • Fixed issues with bulk billing printing creating blank pages
  • Improved the header and footer on invoices
  • Improved margins and spacing when printing invoices
  • Improved emailing of invoices during bulk billing
  • Option to show Matter Number on Client Statements
  • Option to set the default slip type in Matter Settings (Billable, For My Eyes Only, No Charge)
  • Option to include an automatically recurring fee on each invoice in Matter Settings
  • Improved Payment History options when creating or re-issuing invoices
  • New Payments Received Report
  • Improvements to Credit Allocation Report
  • Matter Numbers are now shown in the Client Code column of the main window (View > Show Client Code/Matter Number Column)
  • Additional Charge slips have improved auto-complete
  • Option to include a custom Re-Issue Date when re-issuing invoices
  • Joint invoices (multiple matters on one invoice) no longer require grouping matters together. The Master Matter can be set to include ALL MATTERS
  • Joint invoice layout improvements
  • UI and Data Entry Improvements
  • Fixed an issue with matters that had ampersands (&) in their name
  • Fixed an issue with moving slips to another matter
  • Fixed an issue with Personal Assistant reminders
  • Fixed an issue with Timekeeper Report calculations and contingency matters
  • UI Fixes for El Capitan
  • Additional bug fixes, interface and stability improvements

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TimeNet 4.1.1 is Ready!

Posted by Perry | Posted in Dev Stuff | Posted on October 3rd, 2015

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TimeNet 4TimeNet 4.1.1 is here!

    TimeNet 4 requires OS X 10.7 or later.

Release Notes

  • Fixed an issue with the “round to 15 minutes” feature
  • Archived projects are now hidden from “Project” popups unless you have enabled “Show Archived Projects”
  • Fixed an issue with creating one invoice from multiple projects
  • Minor UI fixes for OS X 10.11 El Capitan

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Master of My Domain 2.1.2 is Available!

Posted by Perry | Posted in Dev Stuff | Posted on October 3rd, 2015

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MOMD 2.0

Master of My Domain 2.1.2 is now available!

Read on for screenshots and release notes:

    Master of My Domain 2 requires OS X 10.7 or later.

Release Notes

  • Fixed an issue when quickly deleting multiple domains
  • Type-to-select in the domain list–start typing a domain name to have it selected automatically
  • Minor UI fixes for OS X 10.11 El Capitan

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