Refreshing Report Queue

Plugin that allows your report queue to refresh nearly constantly, no need to use the refresh every 30 seconds option built into PowerSchool. This is an update of a customization built by Brent Johnson. All credit goes to him. All I did was update it to page fragments and make it compatible with BrightArrow's report emailing function.

What's New in Version 4.0
This version takes Brent's previous version and moves it to page fragments so we aren't updating the report queue directly. It's also been tested and now successfully works with the BrightArrow Report Emailing feature. Previously it was one or the other.

Again, this is just an update to Brent Johnson's previous version that was released several years ago. It's been modified by request of several schools who do not like using the built in 30 second refresh option in PowerSchool.

Change History
V 4.0.0 - Released 2016-12-14

  • Changed to a plugin
  • Page fragments now instead of modifying the queue directly
  • Modified slightly to allow for interaction with other plugins.

V 3.0.0 - Released 2012-02-03

  • Removed PS6 compatibility
  • Updated scripting to avoid conficts with PS7.1 common scripts.
  • Bug fix: Links not working in IE9.
  • Consolidated helper files into main report queue pages (see obsolete files, above).

V 2.4.0 - Released 2011-06-20

  • Layout changed to be compatible with PS6 and PS7.
  • Updated jquery library definition.
  • V 2.3.3 - Released 2010-06-25

  • Reports open in new tab with target='_blank'.
  • Added color styles to show when a report has been viewed.
  • Fixed bug introduced in PowerSchool v6.2 that prevented rerun and delete links from working.
  • V 2.3.2 - Released 2010-02-11

  • Reports open in new window.
  • V 2.3.1 - Released 2010-02-11

  • Added school name display next to the report name on the queue list.
  • V 2.3.0 - Released 2009-07-09

  • Updated home.html layout for PowerSchool v6.
  • V 2.2.0 - Released 2009-05-05

  • Changed anchors to call javascript functions through href attribute.
  • Changed delete all jobs link to use AJAX method.
  • Removed jquery wildcard. Replaced with regular script tag.
  • V 2.1.0 - Released 2009-03-30

  • Altered pages so any images used in the scripts will have the src attribute resolved to an image server location before being used.
  • V 2.0.0 - Released 2009-03-25

  • Initial Public Release
  • V 1.1.0 - Released 2008-12-10

  • Altered rerun, cancel, and delete options to use AJAX methods instead of reloading the whole page.
  • Altered refresh anchor on the page to use AJAX method.
  • V 1.0.1 - Released 2008-12-02

  • Added rerun report link.
  • Created teacher report queue replacement.
  • V 1.0.0 - Released 2008-11-26

  • First release of refreshing report queue.
  • Customization:

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    tried to install this on our test server. The plugin shows Loading but nothing ever happens (let it load for about 5 minutes and nothing). I tried this on Firefox, IE and Chrome. Same results.
    Any suggestions? We are on PowerSchool

    Can this be updated to add the auto refresh to the report works report queue as well?

    We are on V 4.0.0 - loaded it in Jan 2017. It was working but has stopped.
    Any suggestions on where to start looking for the issue?
    Thank you


    All of the sudden, the rerun report button stopped working. Any suggestions??

    This worked all the way up until we installed 19.11. Any news on a new one?

    Stephanie Kilburn
    District Student Database Specialist
    Amity Regional District #5
    Woodbridge, CT

    We are also unable to use the plugin in 19.11

    This is an older PDS plugin that is no longer fully supported by the original developers. PSCB is working on a 19.4 compatible version.

    Rob Staats
    PSCB Development

    You could also download and install the ReportQ Plugin available at

    Rob Staats
    PSCB Development

    This no longer works in 19.11. Is there something I can do to make it work?

    Stephanie Kilburn
    District Student Database Specialist
    Amity Regional District #5
    Woodbridge, CT

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