Updates released

This week an update was released in FiXi that brings some long awaited functionality that has been requested frequently by our growing user base. The major notable updates in this release are custom scoresheets, team consolidation and edit fixture enhancements. We have also made some updates to the overall visuals of FiXi ensure its compatibility with the latest browsers – both desktop and mobile and keeping up with modern visual design trends. Of course there are also a whole bunch of bugs that have been squashed.

We appreciate all the feedback we receive and we encourage you to keep it coming by logging your suggestions in our uservoice portal – be sure to vote what is important to you.

Custom Scoresheets

Until now scoresheets have been defined by FiXi head quarters and custom scoresheets would need to be made upon request and may incurred an additional fee. We are now excited to release the ability for you to draft your own scoresheets using Microsoft Word and OpenXML. The scoresheets can be designed however you like and using dynamic fields FiXi can populate your match data and player information.

For more information on how to make your own scoresheets check out our documentation article.

Team Consolidation

Do want keep your database clean and in its prime for marketing purposes, reporting accuracy or just because you’re a neat freak. Recently we released the ability to merge duplicate customers, well now you can merge teams too! Read how to start consolidating your teams.

Edit Fixture Updates

We get so many requests to enhance our fixturing functionality and even though we know FiXi offers the most robust and powerful scheduling algorithm we also know there is always room for improvement. So in this update you can now add additional matches to existing rounds. You can also specify the duration of the individual matches irrelevant of what the default value is that is stored in the division setting. Here are some helpful articles about the new changes:

Inserting Matches into an Existing Fixture
Overriding the default match time by editing the fixture
Deleting matches from an existing fixture

Thanks for all your feedback and continued support. If you have any questions you can post them below or drop us an email to support@fixionline.com.

Team Admins

You may have already noticed but you can now invite your teams to add and modify their existing teams details. From within the team management screen you will see a new tab labelled ‘Admins’. From within this tab you can add a new admin by simply providing a name and email address. This will send an invite out the recipient to click a link and either log into the SportFix team portal using existing login or create a new SportFix account.

Once logged on, the user will see a list of teams they are currently admins of.

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After selecting a team to manage, the admin can see information about that team and allow them to add team members and alter existing players details. All changes will be tracked in the activity log visible within FiXi.

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Centres are able to restrict certain functions for admins, centre wide, preventing them from making changes to their teams which a centre may feel goes against company policy. E.g. allow new players to be added. These options are on the Sportfix Settings page which can be accessed by navigating to: Settings -> System and then selecting the SportFix tab.

It is also worth noting that if a team registers online the user who created that team will automatically be made a ‘team admin’ once the team has been allocated.