Overview of the Midweek Editor Options Menu:
Learn more about the Options Menu by looking through the rest of this help topic. Or, as an alternative, click on the menu item you are interested in on the screenshot above.
Are you using the Calendar Sync feature? Do you sponsor a Foreign-Language Group in your congregation? If you answered yes to both of these questions then you will need to use a different calendar for each. This is why you have access to the options from within the editor.
There are a variety of dropdown lists used within the editor and they all have a default set of options to choose from. But you are not restricted to the predefined set of choices. By using the Customize Lists feature you can add / edit / remove your own text values. For example, you might find that the student assignment has a different setting than normal, in which case it might be best to add it as a new predefined choice.
There a several page break settings to choose from (default is 2 weeks):
This setting affects the schedule printout and determines when to insert page breaks. Given the amount of information on the schedule you would probably not be able to include 3 or 4 weeks of information on the same page.
There are some compact versions of the schedule which 4 or 5 weeks of information on a single page available on the website. Click the link to find out more.
If you find that your schedule is bleeding into a subsequent page then consider adjusting the settings on the Print Preview toolbar:
As you can see, you can reduce the scale for printing. Usually a small adjustment is all that is required.
Displays a fly-out of the existing languages Meeting Schedule Assistant is available in for you to adjust the mode:
The following changes are instantly made within the editor:
- Various parts of the editor show the information in the chosen language.
- The Download Schedule Information works with the chosen language (if there is a volunteer providing monthly data).
- The S-89 Slips are displayed in the chosen language (if the templates are installed).
- The drop-down lists of names are adjusted to only display those who have been assigned to the Foreign-Language Group.
- The assignment history is adjusted tot use the correct database.
- The active setting is shown in the status bar:
The setting is saved in the MWB data file and becomes the default setting for schedules.
Please note that changes will need to be made to your schedule script file in order to work with the foreign-language group mode. Since each congregation with have it's own preferences for what and how they want to show things we thought it impractical to include a template. There are one or two live examples available on the website and a short tutorial is being written on some of the changes you might need to make to your script. Remember also, we are here to help (as our circumstances permit).