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What is Messenger Tiles?

Messenger Tiles is a brand new, easy to use, new-look for Messenger. It consists of a collection of Wizards, that not only make the tasks you are used to completing much simpler and quicker, but allows you to accomplish a … Continue Reading

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Messenger 1510.1 Release Note

Exam Timetable, Forms and Surveys have arrived for Messenger! We continually improve Messenger based on your feedback – thank you for taking the time to send it in. In this update, we have focused on three specific elements: Performance Improvements, Exam … Continue Reading

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Messenger 1508.1 Release Note

The Summer Holidays may be here, but we haven’t taken a break from giving you more new features! We continually improve Messenger based on your feedback – thank you for taking the time to send it in. Over the summer … Continue Reading

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Messenger 1509 Release Note

The new term is fully upon us, so here are some updates to help you out! We continually improve Messenger based on your feedback – thank you for taking the time to send it in. This update contains mostly performance … Continue Reading

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Send to Xpressions from Messenger

Once Xpressions is enabled for your Messenger account, sending a notification to the app of parent users is simple – it will happen automatically from Wizards, and in Advanced Messaging you simply tick an extra option to select ‘Xpressions’ as … Continue Reading

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Route Messenger email replies to an individual email address

When individual users send emails, you may wish for any replies to go to that user’s inbox as opposed to a central email address. This setting is off by default, so to enable it you need to go to ‘Tools’ > … Continue Reading

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Scottish Learning Festival 2015

Groupcall will be exhibiting at the Scottish Learning Festival this September. Now in its fifteenth year, the Glasgow-based festival is Scotland’s largest education event and will feature over 100 development seminars and include 180 exhibitors. The show will focus on … Continue Reading

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My Organisation Cannot Use the Recommended MIS Security Settings for Xporter

If the requirements of your organisation do not allow use of the recommended MIS security settings then there are a number of options available to you: If the organisation does not allow one individual to hold the recommended MIS security … Continue Reading

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How do I specify the user with which Xporter will access the MIS?

Initial Setup If you have created the user as per the recommended settings prior to installing Xporter, then you will need to specify those credentials during the setup of Xporter (as shown).   Changes at a later date If you … Continue Reading

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Are the Recommended MIS Security Settings Safe?

The recommended MIS security settings for data extraction are designed to expose all information within an MIS for potential extraction by Xporter. Xporter security covers three areas: Credentials Xporter encrypts the password used to access the MIS system such that … Continue Reading

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