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Latest enhancements as of 8/7/2017
Added "-" to all resourceID Headings to keep them on top during sorts.
Renamed the "InciNet" tab to "Import" as it can be used for Incinet, ROSS or a custom format.
Significantly improved import speed for Incinet and ROSS import. *
* The increase in speed will eliminate the need to break up the import file for incidents with very large resource counts.
Added a separate menu item to import ROSS downloads.
Added the ability to import differing ROSS exports (IRS-001, IRQ-002, Dispatch dump and Original Request List with or without subordinates). BTW: The Original Request List with Subordinates is the best import option.
Added configuration (on general info tab) to remove dispatch info from ROSS import ( "(CA-MRCC)" ).
Added configuration (on general info tab) to format Resource ID for FireScope on ROSS import ("STC" vs "ENGINE S/T - T3").
Added configuration (on general info tab) to import subordinate resources (indiviual engines or crews in strike teams, leaders, etc...). These will not show up in the resource drop-downs on the 204.
Added a "Resource Name" column to the the ResourceID tab. This preserves the original resource name that came for ROSS.
Changed 204 Resource list to BOLD anytime a Resource's assigned time is different from the operational period (Formerly it was just time off 1900).
Added a menu item to sort resources on the 204 to match a predefined order. eg; Engine Strike teams, engines, crews strike teams, crews, dozer strike teams, dozers, water tenders, etc...
Also added a list in the General Info tab that allows you to set the order for sorting of resources on the 204. It has a list for both standard and FireScope resource designations.
Added an extra field that can be tagged onto the resource ID. This can be used to denote if a resource is ALS (paramedic staffed and equipped), or any other 3-4 letter notation that you may want to use.
The "Create All 204s" menu item can now be used repeatedly. It will create any 204s that have not yet been created.
Added a menu item to clear resource from all 204s.
Experimental: Added the ability to move resources on the Virtual T-Card rack - play with it, see if you like it. As you move resources on the virtual T-card rack, it will also move them on the 204s.

Latest enhancements as of 6/20/2017
Fixed some glitches with importing from remote check-in.
Fixed some glitches in the update between the ResourceID tab and the 204.
Added at "Briefing Sheet" (sometimes called a 204A). It has a summary of resources assigned by branch.

Latest enhancements as of 5/31/2017
Added an ICS 207 (Org Chart). This is entirely filled from the 203.
Added an ICS 220 (Air Operations Summary).
Added a feature to calculate your local timezone,sunrise and sunset based on your lat/long. Sunrise and sunset are added to your 220.
Added a 215 (Generic).
Added a 215 (Specific to Fire).
Added a 204 tab with instructions for creating 204s - Not having a 204 tab confused some people.

Latest enhancements as of 3/13/2017
Fixed error in formula for calculating Longitude based on name place location (sorry about that).

Latest enhancements as of 3/11/2017
Added a "Location" entry on "general Info" tab to be able to take a street addresses, schools, parks, public buildings, landmarks, and general geographic areas such as communities, cities, towns or counties and geocode those to a latitude and longitude.
Changed the entry for latitude and longitude to be able to accept any standard lat/long format (such as degrees minutes seconds: 40° 26′ 46″ N 79° 58′ 56″ W. degrees decimal minutes: 40° 26.767′ N 79° 58.933′ W. decimal degrees: 40.446° N 79.982° W.)
Added the ability to create "Zones" as a separation above branches.
Added an additional style of 208 (safety plan) - pick one or the other and hide the one you're not using.

Latest enhancements as of 2/18/2017
Added blank 214 page 1 and page 2 to attach to IAP
Fixed a problem with RESL, PSC, and IC buttons on General Info tab.

Latest enhancements as of 9/30/2016
Removed the hidden menu on the 204 as it was causing printing issues on some printers.

Added "Replace Formulas in Currently Selected Cells" to NIMS IAP menu. This allows you to select sections of the 204 and replace the formulas that have been over-written.

Added "Add or Update Current Selection from 204 to Resource List" to the NIMS IAP menu. This will either add or update information from the currently selected resource to the Resource List (Resource ID tab). This allows you to quickly add information such as Leader name, total number of personnel, etc... to an existing resource. If the resource does not exist, it will be added.

Fixed "Add All Resources from Current 204 to Resource List", the feature that allows you to add all of the resources on the 204 into the resource List.

Changed the way Branch Director and Branch Safety are laid out on the 204 - should elimiate crowding issues.

Removed "Staging" from the cell below "Div/Group" on the 204. If the 204 is for Staging, "Staging" will be placed where "Div/Group" was and the Staging name will be placed in the same location as where the division or group name would normally go.

Added a phonetic alphabet designator below the Divison/Group ID. This helps those who can't remeber D = Delta, K = Kilo, etc... (Thank you, Kyle O'Neil).

Added an automated Weather Page. Enter your Latitude and Longitude on the "General Info" tab and the latest Fire Weather from the Nation Weather Service will be generated on the Weather Page.

Latest enhancements as of 8/29/2016
General Info - configuration page
A main spot to enter incident name, operational dates and time
Allows entry for names of people actually signing 202, 203, and 204 - or use 203 info.
Allows you to specify how to handle Resource ID naming conventions on InciNet import.
Allows you to specify which overhead positions get imported.

202 Objectives page
Added check boxes for IAP componets

203 Organization Assignment
Now allows for "free-range" Branch and Div/Groups (30 max combined)
Created a 203A which allows for an additional 84 Branches or Divisions

204 Division Assignments
Widened the Resource ID field
Removed "Contact" field and replaced with "Request"
Added a hidden menu in the upper right corner:
-- Restore formula in for current selection
-- Add or update current Resource to Resource ID list
Added feature to warn of duplicate use of resource - works in conjunction with "Sync Assignments"
Added drop-down work assignments

205 / 205 Worksheet
Added data validation to "Assignment" column to reduce chance of errors

206 Medical Plan
Added usable check boxes and drop-down menus for aid stations, ambulances and hospitals

Sync Assignments
Adds assignment from all 204s to the ResourceID list, along with the assignment date. This allows a formula in the 204 to check to see if there are duplicate assignments. Sync Assignments also creates the lists that the "Resource Count" tab uses to total resources.