Act! List View Manager
Never recreate a list view anymore!
With Act! List View Manager, you can store the settings of your list views (column order, column width and sort order) so that you may easily load them back up as needed.Store and retrieve your contact, company, group and opportunity list views.
One common complaint about Act! is the inability to create views in list mode (whether Contact, Company, Group or Opportunity list view). By creating views, I mean customizing a column layout (ie. choosing columns, sizing them, sorting them) and saving it to later being able to load upon clicking a button.
Normally Act! will remember your settings when you exit the program, and automatically restore them when you re-open it, but it is not uncommon to see Act! not storing these settings at all. All in all, it is rather frustrating to spend a few minutes organizing your columns for an occasional need and not being able to store it for future use.
Our Act! List View Manager solves this issue. Act! List View Manager neatly integrates into Act! interface.
When you want to save the current view, click on the icon to the left of Current View: and the main window of the program opens up. Choose Add... and enter a name for the view. The view now appears selected in the dropdown list.
As soon as you add a field or remove a field, the dropdown list automatically switches to (Not a Saved View) to let you know that the current view has not been saved.
To load a saved view, simply select the view from the list.
You may also define a default view and quickly access it upon clicking the default view button. You may even instruct the program to automatically load the default view every time you open the List view.
In the Opportunity List View, when you save a view, the program asks you if you want to save your filter settings as well. If you choose this option, all your filter settings (dates, status, process, probability, etc.) are stored as well and restored with the view.
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Never recreate a list view anymore! With Act! List View Manager, you can store the settings of your list views (column order, column width and sort order) so that you may easily load them back up as needed.
In Opportunity List View, you may also save the settings of the filter area.
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The interface is simple and intuitive. You create your list view in Act! as usual. When you are satisfied, you open Act! List View Manager and click on Views>Save Current View As... and give a name to the view. Then it appears in the list of Saved Views for easy retrieval.
Quick View Change
To be even more efficient, we added a dropdown list of the saved views as well as a Default view button directly in the toolbar of your list views to be able to quickly switch views, without even opening the addon interface.
If you decide to set up a Default View, the first time you'll open the List View, the Default View will be automatically loaded by the addon.