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  • Consistent Data Entry [Legacy]

    The power of Shepherd’s Staff comes not only from its ability to keep and track data but also from the ability to find and report data. In order to get the most out of these abilities, it is impera...

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  • Grid Conventions [Legacy]

    Almost every record you add to Shepherd’s Staff will be contained within a grid. Grids have special features that, when used, can greatly increase the user’s proficiency and speed. The features des...

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  • Database Conventions [Legacy]

    A Shepherd’s Staff database is built from MS Access. Data is entered into three different types of fields: option (drop lists), text, and date. Knowing how to use each type of field is valuable in ...

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  • Customizing the Desktop [Legacy]

    You can customize each of the modules by using the Desktop feature. Each user can customize his or her own desktop. For example, if the first window you always open in Membership is the Households ...

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  • “I Want To . . . ” Window [Legacy]

    This window is designed to be a quick shortcut to some of the most popular tasks within the module you are currently in. If you would like to turn off the “I Want To . . . ” Screen, you can do so b...

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  • Introduction to Scheduler Module [Legacy]

    The Scheduler module allows you to maintain records of your church’s schedules and non-financial assets. Common tasks include adding events, checking out keys, loaning equipment, and updating minis...

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  • Rooms [Legacy]

    The last step before entering events is adding “Rooms” to the Scheduler module. A Room represents an area or location of the church where an Event may be held (every Event must be in a Room). Using...

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  • Attendance Roster

    Overview Attendance Rosters are used to easily and quickly take attendance at events. In Shepherd’s Staff®, the attendance rosters are designed to be flexible and usable for any event. There are th...

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  • Entering Attendance in Webtools

    Overview Entering attendance in WebTools is easy and simple. It allows you—or volunteers—to enter attendance from home if you do not have the ability to enter it from the church office. The attenda...

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  • Advanced Labels

    This Labels report allows you to produce specific mailing labels that are not available using the standard options on the Mailing Labels report. Set the report carefully, as Labels (Advanced) canno...

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