Author Topic: Name Fields??  (Read 4959 times)

ZoogDev

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Name Fields??
« on: September 01, 2010, 05:58:41 PM »
I'm wondering why the Org Planner name IDs are based on NameFirst ???
I'd like to "Organize" my "Staff" by NameFirst and NameLast. ;D

That would really help in sorting searching and importing to other files.

Any help out there?

Thanks-


Melinda DePalma

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Re: Name Fields??
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2010, 03:49:40 PM »
I understand your need have a First and Last field rather than just a Name field.

The OrgPlanner was designed to be a simple system with  simple requirements. A single field allows us to program the system faster.  In the other extreme and in our Core2 CRM system, the name is actually represented by 5 fields.  Prefix, First, Middle, Last and Suffix which would be exponentially more difficult to program for.

Our developer decided that a single name filed would be adequate for most users of this type of system.  For those users who required a more complex setup, we could customize the system for them or they could do it themselves, which is why we do sell the system fully opened and unlocked.  This same response could also apply to all other features and design decisions.

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Melinda DePalma
« Last Edit: September 03, 2010, 03:50:30 PM by Melinda DePalma »