Workbook Schedule – Compact Style

A brother showed me a schedule that they were using in his congregation. It was a compact schedule that fitted everything on one piece of paper. This schedule does not include the following: None of the themes None the song details None of the prayer assignments None of the student assistants In addition, this schedule …

Why can’t I see any students?

Frequently Asked Questions – Why Can’t I See Any Students? This is a question that I get asked quite frequently. In this article I attempt to explain why it happens and what you need to do. You need to verify the upgraded database to ensure everything imported correctly. From now on you need to manage …

Midweek Editor and Hot Keys

The Midweek Editor supports several hotkeys. I have now changed how the hotkeys are implemented. You might see a popup message like this when you start the editor: In my personal experience I only encounter this problem when I have Hypersnap running (a screen capture program). With respects to Hypersnap, you can re-configure the conflicting …

Changes to the Midweek Editor from January 2018

S-140 Workbook Script Adjustments If you look closely at the official workbook for January you will see that all sample conversation videos are for a fixed amount of time. They do not follow the rule xx min. or less. In addition, we have to indicate who is discussing the sample video with the audience (Chairman …

Demonstration/ Student Assignment Selector Window now provides more feedback

The Lookup column on the Demonstration/ Student Assignment Selector has been improved: In a version 17.2.5 the Lookup feature was expanded to also display any future assignments that a student had.   It was brought to my attention that it would be handy for the selector window to provide feedback to you, indicating that a …

How to use Public Talk titles in a different language?

This question was posted here: http://www.publictalksoftware.co.uk/mantisbt/view.php?id=709 Our brother asks: When I switch from Italian to French for the software language, the Talks are still in Italian. Why? I also tried to change the database language. I will try to explain the steps you must follow: Step 1 The first thing you need to do is …

Including the Weekend Meeting on your Outlook Calendar

Beginning with Meeting Schedule Assistant version 17.2.7 you can synchronize with your Outlook Calendar. Click on the setting Create Weekend Meeting calendar events for this feature to be activated:   It should be pointed out that the software application Public Talks has a richer set of features available for calendar synchronization. However, Meeting Schedule Assistant …

Synchronize with Outlook 365 / Outlook.com Calendar

Synchronize with Outlook 365 / Outlook.com Calendar Meeting Schedule Assistant has always had the ability to send your assignments to a Google Calendar. I am pleased to announce that the next version (17.2.7) will additionally support sending your assignments to a Outlook Calendar: It works in a similar way. You: Sign in (connect to your …

Tutorial – Installing and Using the S-89 Assignment Slips with the Midweek Editor

When you try to use the S-89 Assignment Slips for the first time you are presented with this message:     Once you have received the ZIP file from me and downloaded it to your computer you can proceed with this tutorial:  

Tutorial – Using Study Points

The Correct Way to Use Study Points I am frequently asked the following question: Why can’t I see all of the study points in the drop list? If you have a look in your Ministry School publication (page 79) you will see Your Counsel Form: Can you see that there is a colour coded chart …