Product Ideas and Enhancements

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Need an UNDO button

Situations occur every now and then when you need an undo button. Such as when I am entering in readings, and hit the wrong key, or forget to hit the F4 key, then I am typing in an existing reading spot but it wiped out the existing reading for the new one to be typed on over it. But that was a mistake. It would be nice to hit an undo button to bring the old reading back, then I could hit my F4 for the new row with my new reading. There are other instances when in the information tab, I hit new and now it made a duplicate test station but I didn’t mean to for that test station. Now I have to use the delete which will still show the unnecessary duplicate I made by mistake. I know the is a filter for deleted but I like deleted to show for other situations and knowledge.  These are just a couple of situations for an UNDO button. The first example worse for losing a historical compliance reading that the commission can compare with their records and see a discrepancy if you fudge a reading back in after wiping it out accidently.

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  • Jan 23 2017
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  • Kathy Coy commented
    28 Feb, 2017 06:19pm

    I like the freedom and efficiency of updating the grids the way they are so I wouldn't want to take any extra steps for editing.

  • Christopher Shawhan commented
    27 Feb, 2017 06:43pm

    Yes, with Change Tracking enabled then you could look up the previous value and re-enter. Would it help any of these situations to present the grid initially as read-only and then go into an edit mode for only the record that you double-click or in some other way enable for editing? This may benefit the grid load speed, as well.

  • Kathy Coy commented
    27 Jan, 2017 01:14pm

    I also have times where I type something and then I'm like CRAP I just typed that in the wrong place or on the wrong record.  I think in PCS 1.12 we will be able to use Change Tracking to find the previous value to fix it.

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