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This guide applies to:

  • Basic Edition
  • Plus Edition
  • Pro Edition
  • Business Edition

Introduction

Sometimes, you’ll need bulk editing to change the settings in more than one Appointment Type. For example, say you changed your business hours to close early on Friday or maybe you’ve decided to open on Saturday mornings.

We provide a handy way for you edit multiple Appointment Types at the same time.


Entering the Bulk Editing Screen

Select the Appointment Types

Go to the Appointment Types tab in Simply Schedule Appointments.

Each appointment type has a small bookmark icon in front of it. If you hover your mouse over this bookmark, you’ll see it changes to a checkbox:

Check the checkbox in front of at least two Appointment Types, and you’ll automatically enter Bulk editing mode.

You’ll see a count of how many Appointment Types selected replace the header. A Bulk Edit menu appears at the top right.

Selecting the Appointment Types I want to edit

Note: On touch screens, tap the bookmark icon in front of an Appointment Type to toggle the checkbox.


Select a Setting to Start Bulk Editing

After selecting the appointment types to edit, click the Bulk Edit menu at the top right and select which section of information you’d like to edit.

The options available here will depend on which edition of Simply Schedule Appointments you’re using and on which modules you’ve enabled.

Choosing a setting to edit

Bulk Edit Screen

On the Bulk Edit screen, you’ll see a toggle labeled Edit selected Appointment Types individually at the top-right.

If this toggle is Off, you’ll edit all the selected appointment types at the same time, and apply the exact same settings to all.

If the toggle is On, you’ll see each of your individual Appointment Types listed in an accordion. Open the panel for each one to quickly edit the setting for each one separately.

In this mode, you can set different settings for each Appointment Type, but still have the handiness of switching between appointment types quickly.

Toggling the edit appointments individually button

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