Several users have asked the following question after they upgraded Meeting Schedule Assistant to version 21.2.5 or higher:
I just updated to the latest version Meeting Schedule Assistant and I lost all of the publisher information to make meeting assignments. Please advise.
The 21.2.5 Newsletter has a section under the heading Publishers Database — Finetune Student Assignments.
After you have upgraded, and run Meeting Schedule Assistant for the first time, it will show you the following popup window:
If you look at the bottom of this popup window it explains why the database needs to be upgraded. The Student assignment has been replaced by:
- Student — Bible Reading
- Student — Discussion
- Student — Talk
Thus, the database has to be upgraded because of these new refinements to the list of assignments.
What To Do
As you can see, there are two options available to you. It appears that a few users have been accepting the default option (Manual) and possibly not realised the impact of that decision. I’ll try to clarify what both of these options do: