The majority of the contents in this guide apply to both StudioPlus Spectra AND myStratus Desktop.
In most cases, instructions referring to "Spectra" also apply to myStratus Desktop.


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Production Hub

NOTE: This feature is available in the Professional and Enterprise versions of both Spectra and myStratus Desktop.

The Production hub displays your production and preproduction orders. Use the tools on the ribbon to export, search, and quickly create new records. The hub can be customized, sorted, and rearranged. Double-click a production or preproduction order to open it. See also: Production Order Reference and Preproduction Order Reference

Production Hub Ribbon

 Icon Name Description
Print Save the current PO and leave it open for reference or additional modifications.
  Export to Excel Export the current list of production orders to an Excel file.
Refresh Refresh the grid to reflect any database changes that may have occurred.
Delete the selected record. This will delete any associated records PERMANENTLY. Note: We recommend opening the record before deleting it to make sure it is the correct one. See also: Deleting a Production Order
  Barcode Scan See also: Barcoding
  Search Search by any of the following:
  • Order No
  • Order Type (includes "Preproduction")
  • Order Status
  • Vendor
  • Filter
  • Assigned User
  • Assigned to Department
  • Session Date
  Show WIP Click to hide completed POs and display only those currently in process. Click again to display all POs, regardless of their completion status.
  Customize Use these options to group, sort, and filter the list. See also: Customizing the Hubs
  Mapping Sort your clients by Heat Mat, Zip Code, or Address.  See also:  myStratus Maps
  Advance Status Update the status of one or more production orders. Note: Production statuses vary by production type, so production orders must be of the same type in order to update them together.
  Appointment Launch the Scheduling Wizard to create a new appointment or session. See also: Scheduling Wizard
  Client Create a new client. See also: Creating a Client
  Quick Sale Create a new "Quick Sale" invoice that is not related to a client. See also: Quick Sale Invoices
  Task Create a new task.
  Message Create a new email or SMS text message.

Managing the Production Hub

Sorting the List

  • Click on any column header to sort the list by that column.
  • Click a second time to sort in reverse order.
  • Narrow down the list by using the Search section of the ribbon. See also: Finding a Production Order

Changing the Layout

  • Rearrange the columns by dragging and dropping a column header to a new position.
  • Resize columns by positioning the mouse between two column headers and dragging the bar. 
 See Customizing the Hubs for more information on how to change the look of the Production hub.

See also

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