MIDAS Video Tutorials

Here you'll find HD video tutorials on how to use our room scheduling software...

Setting Up Your Venues

Length: 7:02
This tutorial guides you through how to setup your venues, including setting operating hours, maximum occupancy levels, hire charges and room rates, venue managers, and adding descriptions and images to your venues.
Setting Up Your Venues Setting Up & Allocating Resources

Setting Up & Allocating Resources

Length: 4:50
This tutorial guides you through the setting up of your equipment, consumables, and staffing resources, and how to allocate and assign them to your bookings.

Add, Modify, and Delete Bookings

Length: 7:02
This tutorial guides you through adding bookings, modifying and rescheduling bookings, creating recurring bookings, and deleting bookings.
Add, Modify, and Delete Bookings Add, Modify, Delete, and Email Clients

Add, Modify, Delete, and Email Clients

Length: 3:09
This tutorial guides you through adding, modifying, and deleting clients, as well as emailing clients directly from within MIDAS.

Invoicing

Length: 8:36
This tutorial covers the invoicing capabilities in MIDAS and covers the following topics:
- Creating an invoice at time of booking
- Generate invoices for individual bookings
- Bulk generating invoices
- Manually creating invoices
- Modifying invoices
- Emailing and Printing invoices
- Updating the status of invoices
Invoicing Messages, Notifications, Reminders, and Watches

Messages, Notifications, Reminders, and Watches

Length: 8:37
This tutorial covers internal messaging and notifications within MIDAS and covers the following topics:
- Messaging another user
- Setting reminders for important bookings
- Setting custom reminders
- Setting "low consumable" warnings and notifications
- Setting up "watches" to receieve notifications when certain booking activity takes place

Accept Booking Requests Online

Length: 5:27
This tutorial covers the public booking request features in MIDAS which allow members of the public to check your room availability and make booking requests for your rooms online. In this tutorial you'll learn how to enable and configure public requesting, see what a customer sees when they make a request, and learn how to approve or reject received booking requests.
Accept Booking Requests Online Control and Customize Booking Fields

Control and Customize Booking Fields

Length: 7:00
This tutorial shows you how to enable/disable individual fields on the booking form, or add your own custom fields.

Customizing The Time Selector Field

Length: 7:19
This tutorial guides you through customizing the Time Selector field.
In MIDAS v4.02 and later, the standard "Start + Finish" time selector can be replaced - on a per-user basis - with either a Start Time and list of pre-defined "Durations" - ideal if you're booking appointments - or, a list of pre-defined "Periods" ("Time Slots") - ideal if your organization has a "structured" daily routine, such as in schools
Customizing The Time Selector Field Booking Alternatives

Booking Alternatives

Length: 2:54
This tutorial demonstrates the Booking Alternatives feature of MIDAS and how to configure it. With this feature enabled, if a venue is "Unavailable" at the desired times (for example, if it conflicts with another booking, or falls outside the venue's operating hours), MIDAS can automatically offer alternate venues and time slots.

Digital Signage Addon

Length: 7:03
This tutorial guides you through the Digital Signage addon for MIDAS - a feature-rich signage solution offering real-time display of your ongoing and upcoming room bookings on TV screens around your site! Whether you'd like to display today's bookings to visitors in your reception area, or have an individual screen outside each room just showing what's currently taking place in that one room, our Digital Signage addon is for you!
Digital Signage Addon Web Calendars Addon

Web Calendars Addon

Length: 5:57
This tutorial guides your through the optional Web Calendars addon which allows you can quickly and seamlessly embed monthly overview calendars of your bookings directly into your own website - ideal if you'd like to display a "What's on" calendar of events, or provide a quick overview of a particular venue's availability, to visitors to your website.

Below are some older tutorials from MIDAS v3...

Your First Login

Length: 8:37
This tutorial covers logging into the software for the very first time after installation is complete, gives an overview of the user interface, and then guides you through the setting up of your venues
Your First Login New Features in v3.15

New Features in v3.15

Length: 7:00
An overview of the improved features in v3.15. Topics covered include how to use the redesigned "Hours of Operation" settings, changing the sort order of printouts, and limiting the similar bookings search function to a specific date range.

Add, Modify, and Delete Bookings

Length: 4:59
This tutorial shows you how to schedule new bookings, Modify existing bookings, and delete bookings
Add, Modify, and Delete Bookings New Features in v3.14

New Features in v3.14

Length: 10:08
An in-depth of the new features in v3.14 including email notifications when resources are added to bookings, or consumables are low, as well as printable statistics and statistics for invoices... and more!

Adding and Managing Resources

Length: 6:37
This tutorial shows you how to manage your equipment, staffing, and consumables, and schedule them with your bookings
Adding and Managing Resources New Features in v3.12

New Features in v3.12

Length: 8:43
An overview of the new features in v3.12 including global occupancy settings, customizable print fields, selective restore from backups, HTML emails... and more!

Public Booking Requests

Length: 9:15
A guide to enabling and configuring Public Booking (Web) Requests, with a step-by-step walk through of making a request, and the administrative process for approving/rejecting received booking requests
Public Booking Requests New Features in v3.11

New Features in v3.11

Length: 7:53
A closer look at some of the new features in v3.11 including Booking Type discounts, "close" venues for a period of time, real time display updates... and more!

Customizing Templates

Length: 5:32
Learn how to customize email, print and invoice templates, change the message on your login screen and add your own custom/company logo
Customize Templates New Features in v3.10

New Features in v3.10

Length: 9:26
An in depth guide to some of the new features in v3.10 including the ability to bulk modify/delete bookings, schedule bookings via a simple click & drag, customized booking fields, online invoice payment... and more!