This dialogue is displayed by pressing the Brother Data button on the main dialogue. You use this dialogue to manage which brothers you have available for each assignment, and for what meetings they are available.
Full help follows, or you can click on the relevant control on the screenshot above to jump down to the right place.
|Use the dropdown list to select which assignment you want
to add or delete brothers from. There are seven assignments
to choose from: Sound / Platform / Microphone / Attendants /
Service Meeting / CBS Conductor / CBS Reader. The list will
also include the custom
assignments that you have added
into the program. As you select an assignment, the list of
assigned brothers changes accordingly.
Note that the Platform Mike assignment will use the brothers from the Microphone assignment list and not from the Platform assignment list.
|This is the list of brothers that you have available for the currently selected assignment.|
|This is an area for you to hold notes concerning the selected brother. These notes will be included in the Brothers Report.|
|Press this button to the display the Add Brothers dialogue. It allows you to add one or more brothers to the list for the currently selected assignment.|
|Press this button to delete the selected brother. A popup message box asks you to confirm his deletion and whether you want to delete him from all assignments or from just the currently selected one.|
|Press this button to change the name of the selected brother in the list. This change will be applied to all the assignment lists automatically.|
determine which meetings that the selected brother will be
available for. This will be
applied across all assignments.
These settings determine if his name will be available for a given
meeting when creating a schedule. Note that these options
are disabled when you are using the
|Press this button to display this help topic.|
|Press this button to
display a report detailing each brother and the assignments they
are currently allocated. Any notes associated with each brother are
This feature is excellent should personnel be absent from duty. Instead of either trying to remember which brothers are trained and available for what tasks, or calling on the overseer to assist, any qualified brother can review this list and select a suitable replacement volunteer.
How to Print: There are two methods, either
Print direct or Export:
Export method: Click on the Export button to save the details to a .CSV (Comma Separated Value) file. This file can then be opened by any spreadsheet program (MS Works, MS Excel, Open Office etc) and modified to suit your printing requirements.
|Press this button to save
all of your changes. You won't need to use this dialogue
again until you need to make further adjustments. These
settings also get saved with the schedule (if you choose to save
This means that if you make changes to the brothers AFTER you have saved a report, then when you OPEN the saved report it will not show the new changes since it will use the ones as saved with the schedule. This should not be a problem.
|Press this button to abort all the changes you have made.|