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Dual ID Support Added

Hey Folks, we have another new feature here in Accudemia!  In case you haven’t read it, yesterday we have published new features for appointments.  It is possible to schedule recurring appointments for example, or assign a random tutor to each appointment.  Check the details here if you haven’t yet.

Today, we also have added the possibility to have 2 IDs per student.  That way, if a student has ID 123-45-6789, but her card has another number, such as ==SMITHJ123456789/= or whatever, you can let students either swipe their card or type in their student ID number.

To do so, you must first enable the “Alternate ID support” in the Control Panel.  You can find that option under the User Accounts section. Once you have done that, go edit a user and you will see a new field under the User ID that was already there.

This will also disable the ID mask in the sign-in station.  However, if you type an ID without the masking chars (eg., 123456789), it will still find the user with ID 123-45-6789.

For the IT people, we have also added support for this field in ADX (out import tool).  Just update to the latest version and you will see the option to map the fields “Student’s Alternate ID Number” and “Tutor’s Alternate ID Number”.

Hope you find this useful!

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