Navigating the Calendars view

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The Calendars view contains different groupings of events to allow for easier reporting and selection.

Some calendars are available by default or have been generated based on date-based fields found in person records.

  • Worship - A custom calendar that can be used to denote worship-related events.
  • Education - A custom calendar that can be used to denote education- or Sunday School-related events.
  • Fellowship - A custom calendar that can be used to denote fellowship-related events.
  • Pastoral Visits - An autogenerated calendar displaying entries entered in as Pastoral Visits.
  • Birthdays - An autogenerated calendar based on the Birthday field in person records. Users can determine which Smart Groups to include on the Birthday calendar.
  • Baptisms - An autogenerated calendar based on the Baptism Date field in person records. Users can determine which Smart Groups to include on the Baptism calendar.
  • Confirmation Anniversaries - An autogenerated calendar based on the Confirmation Date field in person records. Users can determine which Smart Groups to include on the Confirmation Anniversary calendar.
  • Deaths - An autogenerated calendar based on the Death field in person records. Users can determine which Smart Groups to include on the Death calendar.
  • Wedding Anniversaries - An autogenerated calendar based on the Wedding Anniversary field in person records. Users can determine which Smart Groups to include on the Wedding Anniversary calendar.

Action buttons

Like other views, the Calendars view has action buttons for specific tasks.

  • Add Calendar - This button will start an entry to create a new event designation.
  • Print - This option allows users to print a list of calendars directly from your browser.
  • Export - This action will export all calendars, their type, and visibility into a CSV file that users can edit and share.

Calendar List

All calendars and their details are listed in the view. A button at the bottom of the list allows users to show or hide any calendars that have been deactivated.

  • Name - Displays the name of the calendar.
  • Type - Displays the type of calendar
    • Anniversary - An anniversary calendar repeats the event on the same day every year and is automatically generated from a date-based field.
    • Custom - A custom calendar does not repeat and can be added to any manually created event.
  • Color - Displays the color an event with this calendar would show on the Events calendar view.
  • Events This Month - Displays how many events with this calendar are scheduled for the current month.
  • Visible To - Displays which Attendance Roles are able to see this calendar.

Actions for Calendars

  • Edit Calendar - The pencil icon to the far right of a calendar will open it for editing.
  • Deactivate Calendar - The eye icon to the far right of a calendar will hide the calendar from event views. Clicking on the eye icon again will reactivate it. Default and autogenerated calendars cannot be deactivated.
  • Delete Calendar - The trash can icon to the far right of a calendar will remove it from the list. Default and autogenerated calendars cannot be deleted.