How to use eReminder

Introduction

When you finish a task/appointment, you can mark complete it
You can filter the display in Calendar
Use calendar to record your work log
Use calendar to manage meeting room reservations
Use calendar to schedule dates and times for your family members
Use talking agents as a way of being reminded
Share data with Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Project/Project Server and Intuit QuickBooks

Introduction

eReminder is a full-featured multi-resource calendar application designed specifically for planning, managing, and scheduling your important dates and times. It supports viewing the schedules of several resources at the same time, and lets you find out what everyone's schedule is for the day, find out which of your company's conference rooms is free at a specific time, or find out which client cars are scheduled to be washed next time.

eReminder runs in the background, sits in the system tray, and makes it nearly impossible to forget birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, appointments, meetings, and other important events. What's more, it provides plenty of reminding ways: play music, execute an application, send Email, speak the notification content, pop up a talking agent, reboot PC, etc.

In addition to one-time occurrences, eReminder keeps track of all types of recurring events, from birthdays to meetings that you have on the third Friday of every other month. It allows you to view all your events in a daily, weekly, monthly, or yearly overview and supports to-do lists. You can get a quick look at the events of a single day in any calendar view. Drag&drop and copy&paste features allow you to easily reschedule events, or change their duration.

eReminder provides an easy way to share your data with Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Project/Project Server and Intuit QuickBooks, and powerful print functions to present your calendar. Moreover, you can manage your holidays and add them to your calendar. You can also use display-private/all-filter to filter appointments displayed in calendar. When have finished an appointment, you can flag it as completed. When you have a lot of appointments in calendar, marking those appointments as complete can give you a clear view of which appointments you still have and which appointments you have finished, giving you full control of your time.

Some features of eReminder:

When finish a task/appointment, you can mark complete it
You can filter display in Calendar
Use calendar to record your work log
Use calendar to manage meeting room reservation
Use calendar to schedule dates and times for your family members
Use talking agent as a reminder way
Share data with Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Project/Project Server and Intuit QuickBooks

When finish a task/appointment, you can mark complete it

Mark complete is a special function of eReminder. When a task or appointment is finished, you can flag it by marking complete. This utility will give you a clear view to identify which appointments/tasks have been done and which appointments/tasks you still have.

To mark complete an appointment
Select View->Current View->Day/Week/Month/Year, move mouse to the appointment you want to mark complete, right-click your mouse, and then select Mark Complete item in the context menu. The appointment you selected will be marked with completion flag.
Or double-click the appointment you want to mark complete, in the Edit Appointment Entry dialog, click the Mark Complete button. The appointment you selected will be marked with completion flag.
To mark complete a task
Select a task and right-click your mouse, then select the Mark Complete item in the context menu. The selected task will be marked with completion flag.
Or double-click the task you want to mark complete, in the Edit Task Entry dialog, click the Mark Complete button. The task you selected will be marked with completion flag.

You can filter display in Calendar

A filter is an easy way to view only those items assigned to Item Types you specify. For example, you can filter all Birthdays and Anniversaries to see only those items. All of the other items can be seen again by removing the filter.

For tasks, there is one filter for grid, while for calendar, there are two filters. One is for grid, and the other is for scheduler. When you switch to Day/Week/Month/Year view, you can use the filter of scheduler. In the scheduler of calendar, you can specify:

Display all events: Displays all events in Calendar.
Display non-private events: Does not display private events in Calendar.
Display private events: Only displays private events in Calendar.

For more information about filter, please refer to filter page.

Use calendar to record your work log

Besides scheduling your important dates & times, you can also use eReminder to record your work log. After you have finished one job or task, you can enter it in scheduler area directly. You can specify jobs or tasks you need do periodically as recurring events in Recurrence Pattern, which frees you from typing them periodically in scheduler area.

Use calendar to manage meeting room reservation

eReminder is a full-featured multi-resource calendar application designed specifically for planning, managing, and scheduling your important dates and times, and supports viewing the schedules of several resources at the same time, allowing you to find out what everyone's schedule is for the day, find out which of your company's conference rooms is free at a specific time, or find out which cars are scheduled to be washed next time.

To add Resources:
Click Tools, Resources from the Navigator (or select Category, Tools, Resources from the menu).
Add room as many as you need in the Resources view.
When you add a new resource, make sure check the option Display in Calendar if you wish to display the resource information in Calendar.

For more information about resource, please refer to Resources page.

Use calendar to schedule dates and times for your family members

Use talking agent as a reminder way

eReminder comes with a cast of characters including Peedy, Merlin, Genie, and Robby.

If you specify Popup an agent as a reminder, then a Microsoft Agent will pop up and read the notification when the appointment/task is due.

To specify talking agent for a task: In the New Task Entry/Edit Task Entry dialog, click Reminder button and then select the notification method: Popup an agent in the dialog.
To specify talking agent for an appointment: In the New Appointment Entry/Edit Appointment Entry dialog, click Reminder button and then select the notification method: Popup an agent in the dialog.

Note:

If you did not install Microsoft Agent Engine, the item of Popup an agent can not be selected.
Please refer to www.eTimeInc.com or Plug-in homepage about the engine.

Share data with Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Project/Project Server and Intuit QuickBooks

eReminder provides an easy way to share data

With Microsoft Outlook
Integrates with Microsoft Outlook Synchronizing all tasks/appointments/notes between eReminder and Microsoft Outlook.
Synchronize any tasks/appointments/notes You can specify which tasks/appointments/notes to synchronize from eReminder to Microsoft Outlook, or from Microsoft Outlook to eReminder.
Delete any tasks/appointments/notes Deleting any tasks/appointments/notes in eReminder or Microsoft Outlook.
With Microsoft Project/Project Server
Integrates with Microsoft Project/Project Server Synchronizing all tasks/appointments between eReminder and Microsoft Project/Project Server.
Synchronize any tasks/appointments You can specify which tasks/appointments to synchronize from eReminder to Microsoft Project/Project Server, or from Microsoft Project/Project Server to eReminder.
With Intuit QuickBooks
Integrates with Intuit QuickBooks Synchronizing all tasks/appointments/contacts between eReminder and Intuit QuickBooks.
Synchronize any tasks/appointments/contacts You can specify which tasks/appointments/contacts to synchronize from eReminder to Intuit QuickBooks, or from Intuit QuickBooks to eReminder.
Import & Export Import or export from eReminder to QuickBooks, and vice versa.

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