MIDAS Implemented Feature Requests

Customer Contributed Suggestions That Have Since Made It Into MIDAS!

Here at MIDAS HQ we regularly receive suggestions for new functionality and features people would like to see in MIDAS, many of which subsequently go on to become an integral part of our scheduling software.
On this page we're pleased to share some of the previous suggestions which have since gone on to be implemented.
You can also see, and influence, some of the ideas not yet implemented that we're currently considering over on our Feature Request page.

22

Votes

Mobile Device Support

Are there any plans for a dedicated iPhone/Android/Windows Mobile app for MIDAS?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.07! - Read More

22

Votes

Booking Alternatives

If a desired venue/times are unavailable it would be great if MIDAS could offer some suitable alternatives
Now Included in MIDAS v4.09! - Read More

21

Votes

Windows/LDAP Directory integration

Support for binding the booking system to the Windows/an LDAP Directory for login
Now Included in MIDAS v4.06! - Read More

21

Votes

Bulk approve/reject booking requests option

Currently I have to approve/reject booking requests individually. If I have a lot of requests, I'd like a way to approve/reject these in one go
Now Included in MIDAS v4.14! - Read More

21

Votes

Different clients for booking and invoicing

The person that invoices should go to often differs from the person that a booking is for. It would be good if we could specify a different client for which invoices should go to when making a booking for someone
Now Included in MIDAS v4.10! - Read More

20

Votes

Attach Room Layouts/Floor Plans to Bookings

Could we have the ability to specify room layouts (boardroom, theatre-style, cabaret, etc), or perhaps be able to attach images/pdf plans of room layouts to bookings?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.07! - Read more

20

Votes

Allow specifying multiple "Closed From" and "Closed Until" periods for venues

Currently I can only specify a single "Closed From" and/or "Closed Until" date for each venue. It would be great if I could specify multiple date/periods when my venues should be considered "closed"
Now Included in MIDAS v4.14! - Read More

16

Votes

Option to create invoices when Booking Requests are approved

Could an invoice be automatically generated the moment I approve a booking request, so I don't have to generate one later?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.13! - Read More

15

Votes

Booking Reminders

Could MIDAS have the option to automatically send email booking reminders to people a certain number of days/hours in advance of their booking taking place?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.07! - Read More

14

Votes

Multiple email recipients

Can we have the ability to send emails from MIDAS to more than one person at a time?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.09! - Read More

12

Votes

Draggable Existing Bookings

Would it be possible to be able to drag an existing booking to a new location in the booking grid?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.00!

12

Votes

I'd like to be able to display a calendar of bookings on my website

Is there a way I can embed a monthly calendar of events in my main website?
Now available for MIDAS v4.03+ - Read More

11

Votes

API access

Can we have an API for MIDAS that we can interface with?
Now available for MIDAS v4.03+ - Read More

11

Votes

Booking Cancellation Notifications

There's already an option to send a Booking Confirmation email when a booking is added for a client - could there also be an option to send a "Booking Cancellation" email when a booking is deleted?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.11! - Read More

10

Votes

Weekly View

MIDAS allows you to view bookings on a daily and monthly basis, but please can we also have a weekly view?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.00!

8

Votes

Limit the number of bookings users can make per day

Can there be a setting to restrict the total number of bookings certain users can add to each calendar date?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.11! - Read More

8

Votes

Option to invoice "cancellation fees" if a client cancels their booking

Is it possible to generate an invoice for a percentage of the total hire cost if a client cancels their booking less than x days before the booking was die to take place
Now Included in MIDAS v4.08!

8

Votes

Maintain a line of credit for clients

I'd like a way to keep a line of "credit" for clients, which could then be applied to their next invoice, etc
Now Included in MIDAS v4.12! - Read More

7

Votes

Print the Booking Grid

Booking printouts contain too much information. Please can we have a way of printing out the actual booking grid?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.00!

7

Votes

Export Invoices

I'd like to be able to export invoices for use in other applications i.e. QuickBooks
Now Included in MIDAS v4.01!

7

Votes

Indicate booking cost in Booking Confirmation Notifications

It would be great if there was the ability to include cost of the booking in its Booking Confirmation email notification to the client
Now Included in MIDAS v4.12 - Read More

6

Votes

Merge Two Clients

Is it possible to "merge" two existing clients and their respective bookings into one?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.06!

4

Votes

Set Operating Hours for every day/venue in one go

Is it possible to "copy" a venue's Hours of Operation to another day and/or another venue?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.01!

3

Votes

Booking Request approval from different administrators depending upon venue requested

Could Booking Requests be filtered to different administrators depending upon which venue has been requested?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.00!

3

Votes

"Silently" approve/reject Booking Requests

I'd like to be able to approve and reject booking requests without an email notification being sent to the original requester
Now Included in MIDAS v4.02!

3

Votes

Show multiple fields on booking blocks

I'd like to show more than one booking field on individual "blocks" in the booking grid (currently only one field can be displayed on these blocks)
Now included in MIDAS v4.03!

3

Votes

RSS Feeds

Could MIDAS generate RSS feeds for my bookings?
Now available for MIDAS v4.03+ - Read More

3

Votes

Venue-specific resources

At present, resources are available to all venues. I have some resources that are only applicable to certain venues. It would be great if I could define venue-specific resources in MIDAS!
Now Included in MIDAS v4.04!

3

Votes

Ability to send receipts to clients for paid invoices

Can we have a way to email/print a receipt within MIDAS when a client pays (or partially pays) their invoice?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.11! - Read More

3

Votes

Internal Invoice Notes

Can we have the ability to add comments/notes to each invoice which are only visible to us and not the client?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.14! - Read More

2

Votes

Retrospectively generate invoices for existing bookings

Can I have a function that will automatically generate a combined invoice for each client's bookings over a specific date range
Now Included in MIDAS v4.00!

2

Votes

Booking Length instead of End Time

Our bookings are all either 30, 60, or 90 mins long - instead of having to specify an end time for each booking, could we have the option to just specify the start time and pick a pre-defined length?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.02!

2

Votes

Restrict Booking Requests by email domain

It would be great if I could only accept Booking Requests made by people from my organization (i.e. requests originating from other email addresses would be filtered out/blocked)
Now included in MIDAS v4.02!

2

Votes

Auto-Approve Booking Requests

Currently I have to manually approve every booking request. I'd like clients to be able to make their own bookings (rather than just "requests") through the public booking request screen
Now Included in MIDAS v4.04!

2

Votes

Take into account any pending requests when checking availability

Can we have an option for MIDAS to return "Unavailable" if a booking that's to be added clashes with any current pending booking requests (that have yet to be approved)?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.04!

2

Votes

Automated notification of due/overdue invoices

Would it be possible for MIDAS to send an automated reminder to clients a few days before an unpaid invoice is due and/or a few days after an invoice is overdue?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.07! - Read More

2

Votes

Two-Factor Authentication

Could we have a second authentication method in addition to using an email address/password combination to login?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.10! - Read More

1

Vote

Show provisional "pending" booking requests in the booking grid

Could there be an option to display pending booking requests in the booking grid, ideally with an option to approve/reject the request from the grid
Now Included in MIDAS v4.00!

1

Vote

Ability to show custom booking fields to selected users, rather than all users

Can I restrict certain booking fields to only show to some users and not others?
Now Included in MIDAS v4.00!

1

Vote

Option to exempt certain clients from tax

When invoices are generated, it would be ideal if there was an option to charge tax to certain clients whilst exempting others from being charged tax
Now Included in MIDAS v4.07! - Read More