We’ve just released PRS 8.2.2. To download and install this recommended upgrade go to the Installing/Upgrading the Latest PRS Client section on our Updates web page and follow the instructions.

Microsoft has begun rolling out Windows 10 version 1709 (also known as the Fall Creators Update). This major update has introduced two PRS compatibility issues, fortunately they are easily fixed. You can find details of the issues and how to fix them in our updated Windows 10 Newsletter under the heading Windows 10 version 1709 update issues.

What’s New in PRS 8.2.2

This maintenance release includes minor improvements and bug fixes.

For a full list of the changes since the previous release see the PRS Changelog web page.

Christmas Mail-outs


Christmas is coming so here are some tips for preparing Christmas invites and mail outs.

The easiest way to send bulk Emails or SMS messages or to send printed documents is to create a Personnel Tagset containing the people you want to contact.

Here are some suggestions to help you get started.

Example 1: Tagging contractors who have worked for you throughout the year

Press the Tags button on the Personnel form:


Then press Tag Contractors button, in this example all contractors who have worked for you this year will be tagged:


Example 2: Sending Email and SMS messages to clients and candidates

Use the PRS Message Merge tool for a quick and easy Email or SMS drop to your clients and candidates. Once you’ve tagged the message recipients open the Message Merge tool by pressing the Tags button on the Personnel form followed by the Message Tagged Personnel on the Personnel Tags dialog. For the following example we created a reusable Merry Christmas message template:


Tips and Tricks

Newsletter back issues

See our Newsletter Archive for more or PRS Tips & Tricks.

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