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Old 05-18-2017, 10:05 PM
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Cool Please, please, please can we have

I know there are reasons that import/export are somewhat limited in EZ-Scan (and related) but can we please, please have drag-and-drop to rearrange scanlist order? This is 2017, such a simple (and long overdue) function would save what's left of my hair every time I need to rearrange scan lists.

I have a lot of lists and say I want to insert one higher in the order, I want to cry every time because of the all of the manual work to move the objects around instead of just a quick drag to re-order on the "general" page

This is important, particularly when used with scanners like the PSR-800 that don't have keypads so getting to the higher number lists is awkward. So being able to move things around easily to put more common lists higher up is important.

Come on Wendy, this should be a very easy change for your developers to make, and doesn't even involve changing h/w firmware.
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I have had to resort to Screenshot > OCR > Excel(reorder etc) > Clipboard and back into EZ Scan... too much hassle but it does work.


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Old 05-19-2017, 9:17 AM
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Seconded! This is the only feature that EZ Scan is missing for me, and it seems to be such an easy thing to write into the software.
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Old 05-19-2017, 1:30 PM
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We really, really need this! My scan lists are a mess because I can't reorganize items.
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Amen. Way overdue and much needed.


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I have had to resort to Screenshot > OCR > Excel(reorder etc) > Clipboard and back into EZ Scan... too much hassle but it does work.
Me too.
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Old 05-22-2017, 12:59 PM
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Yes! This is something I've missed as well. I've slightly worked around it by adding scanlists to empty temp lists and shuffling things around, but it is cumbersome and not what effective design is all about.

Also, changing the order of channels in a scanlist. I like to put the most important channels of a "group" first so when the scanner hits that list it checks them first before the lesser/secondary freqs. Also, with some systems that have separate base and mobile freqs, it's nice to make sure the base is received first, then with a finely timed delay, it switches over to the mobile freq to get the response. On my uniden scanners I scan the base/mobile/base/mobile/base/mobile so I could follow the bulk of a conversation hands-free without pausing or focusing the scope to just that system (again, impossible on a Whistler to quickly just hold a scan on a scanlist.)
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I have to jump on this wagon as well. I should be able to dump what I have in one scan list to another. Delete from the new what I do need. So as to leave the first untouched. I've only had this scanner one day. It's nice to have software to do tasks, but this reminds me of some of the mainframe programs I had to use as a union officer. This shouldn't be this hard.

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I want to add my input as well. Having previously had a PSR-800 and having this issue all the time, I am now about to purchase a Whistler TRX-2 and that is the biggest problem with the software. From a computer programming perspective, this should NOT be a difficult problem to solve. Whistler, Please fix this.
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Old 05-28-2017, 11:32 PM
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I agree my ocd would be happy as well!! Where you at whistler wendy??
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Can we add to that request a means of searching for duplicate frequencies as well? I would like to know if I already found a particular frequency.
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Why not send them an email with your request. While that thread is about scanner requests/suggestions, I think something to do with EZ-Scan is certainly worthy of sending to the email address they provided.

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Is this software just screwed up or is it me? No matter what I try to arrange the channel order in a scan list the software just dumps all the channels into the scan list in a random order. WTF !
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Is this software just screwed up or is it me? No matter what I try to arrange the channel order in a scan list the software just dumps all the channels into the scan list in a random order. WTF !
EZ-Scan should keep them in the order you entered or imported them. But it can sort them and display them in different orders to help you find your way around them, edit groups of them etc.
I don't think there is any guarantee they will be scanned in order either, but I find pairs I enter one after another do seem to be scanned one after another in the order I enter them.

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I agree with all of you...Looks like EZ-Scan is a few years behind in development..

Its too bad Butel does not make software for it.
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Its too bad Butel does not make software for it.
They would if they could, but Whistler does not allow it.
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I have had to resort to Screenshot > OCR > Excel(reorder etc) > Clipboard and back into EZ Scan... too much hassle but it does work.


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If you are doing all that why not just enter the frequencies manually....or use EZ scan to import.
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They would if they could, but Whistler does not allow it.
That may change as Whistler released the protocol to 3rd party developers a couple weeks ago.
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That may change as Whistler released the protocol to 3rd party developers a couple weeks ago.
Is there a new document?
I've seen the old V1.3 one that's been around for quite a while.

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Is there a new document?
I've seen the old V1.3 one that's been around for quite a while.

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This is still a DEMO and the protocol has been provided for 3rd party developers to experiment and to create their own remote control UI."
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