Spider – Hide tabs in Student Information View

Available in Spider version 2014.03.04 or above.

PCSchool now allows schools to hide the various tabs within the Student Information View in Spider. This means, for example, that you can hide the Medical Conditions tab or Special Needs tab from students when they enter the Student Information View in Spider.

Options to hide the various tabs are found in the Administration control – Update Configuration File in the Spider.Hide Student Tabs

 

 

 

 

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Spider – Student Info ability to hide / show absence and late information to different users

Available in Spider version 2013.10 and above (Post Conference release available in October)

PCSchool has added the ability to hide or show the students Absence and Lates tabs in the Student Information view for various users: teachers, caregivers or students. This can be done using special keys in the Spider Configuration File.Hide or Show Student Absence and Lates tabs

The keys  in spider config are:

<add key=”ENABLE_ABSENCETAB_IN_STUDENTINFO” value=”TCS” />

<add key=”ENABLE_LATETAB_IN_STUDENTINFO” value=”TCS” />

TCS says the tab should be shown for Teachers (T), Caregivers (C ) and Students (S)

If its just for teachers, put only T in this value.

Spider – Student Info has added security for split families

Available in Spider version 2013.10 and above (Post Conference release available end October).

PCSchool has now added the ability to hide or show the student address and contact information from various users. This is done through two new security objects that can be added / removed from the User Rights Equivalence for different users.

Address and Contact information hi-lighted in yellow can be hidden or made visible.

Address and Contact information hi-lighted in yellow can be hidden or made visible.

Two new security objects that can be used to hide or show the contact / address information.

Two new security objects that can be used to hide or show the contact / address information.

  • If they have ACCESS PERMISSION to 289 then will show the items marked in yellow in above image.
  • If they have ACCESS PERMISSION to 292, then it will always hide the yellow marked info.

 

Spider – Caregivers ability to see Student Address details

Available in Spider Version 2013.08.12.xxx or above.

PCSchool has now enhanced the ability for schools to hide or display student address details from various caregivers when viewed in the Student Information control.

There are two security objects that can be used to set these rights for different caregivers. they are:Security Objects

If you have “Spider Show Address” object for any users “User Rights”, then they can see the address. But if the “Deny Address Access” exists, then that overrides all other security related to this.

Split family in spider:

  •    By default don’t show the address
  •    If you have object 289, then it will show address

Normal family in spider:

  •    By default show the address
  •    If they have object 292, then don’t show address

You need to update the spider if you want this to work and download an import a new SSObjects.tmp file. The SSObjects.tmp file can be found in the latest Programs Followup, once downloaded the .tmp file should be added to the PCSchool\Data folder on the server and then imported in: Import SSObjects File

Spider – Ability to Enable Security for Spider Controls

Available in Spider Version 2013.04.18.xxx and above.

PCSchool now makes it possible to enable tighter security in the Spider.  This is done through the Quick Links Maintenance Control – Customise Controls Text view:Customise Controls Text View

From here you can select the security objects the user must have rights to (in Back Office Security Settings) to be able to use this control in the Spider.Enable Security

 

Spider – Split family login will not show address information for the students

Available in Spider Version 201303.06.XXXX and above.

PCSchool Spider login and display is now sensitive to Split Families and will now not show the address details for a student to the ‘split’ care giver.

This change has been made in both the Student Information control and the Student Lates and Absences control:

7-03-2013 5-29-18 PM 7-03-2013 4-45-13 PM

Spider Security – Teacher Timetable

Available in Spider Version 2012.08.20.xxx and above.

PCSchool has implemented the teacher selection in TEACHER TIMETABLE. This is based on a security object that was released with a new version of pcschool.

 Security Object:

1106 – “Restrict timetable to user” – if the user has ACCESS to this object, then they cannot select other teachers in TEACHER TIMETABLE

 The new interface of TEACHER TIMETABLE as follows:

If the user has the security object then:

If not, the Teacher will see the screen below with the teacher selection drop down: