Managing Weekend Meeting information
The Weekend Meeting window is available from the File menu.
Or you can press CTRL + SHIFT + W
Use the Weekend Meeting window to detail the information you would like to display on the schedule. Populate the various boxes by selecting from the dropdown lists or manually typing in the details.
Learn more about the Weekend Meeting window by looking through the rest of this help topic. Or, as an alternative, click on the option you are interested in on the screenshot above.
At the very least you should use the dropdown lists to specify the Chairman. The other assignments are optional.
These are dynamic dropdown lists. Typing in a new name and closing the dialogue with OK will cause that name to become available in the dropdown list next time. Likewise, hovering the mouse over a name in the dropdown list and pressing DEL will cause it to be permanently removed (as long as you subsequently close the dialogue with OK!).
Use the dropdown lists to specify the Watchtower Conductor, Reader and Bible Verses Reader.
Use the edit box to specify the theme for the current Watchtower Study.
Use the other two dropdown lists to select the assigned song numbers.
The theme is automatically provided for all languages that support monthly volunteer data.
Use the edit box to specify the concluding Service Talk theme to be given by your Circuit Overseer.
This control is only enabled if the Circuit Overseer Service Talk option is selected in the editor.
This window contains a special and unique feature. If you handle public talk coordination and you have the Public Talks program installed (see www.publictalksoftware.co.uk) you can populate the grid directly with information extracted from that software using the Import button. These two programs are designed to work together. Using the database is a time saver because you don't have to manually type in the information and you are less likely to make errors (unless they were already wrong in the database!). Once the button is clicked, you will see this window:
Use the dropdown lists to select the correct home and away talk details. The lists present the database information in the following format:
Date - Brother (Congregation)
Should there be no away talks assigned, simply leave the dropdown list(s) empty.
Closes the dialogue and the schedule preview is automatically updated to reflect your changes.
Closes the dialogue and aborts all changes made to the schedule.
Displays this help topic.