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You can post sacrament dates (such as baptism, first communion, or marriage) to multiple student records. These display in the student's Sacraments window.

Note

If students have information entered for sacrament dates, this quick posting can overwrite the existing information.

   

In the Students navigation pane, click Quick Posting > Dates. Select whether you want to use automatic updating or individual entry.

  

 To post sacrament dates automatically
  1. Select the automatic updating method option.
  2. If you included fund selections, select the funds to use to filter the list. Click Next.
  3. You can leave some fields blank during this quick posting, but doing so clears out existing information. If you don't want to overwrite existing student data, select Keep existing sacramental information not specified in this process.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Select which records you want to build a list of students, then click Next.
  6. Enter the sacrament date information. If you use sacramental registers, enter the numbering information.

    Tip

    If you enter the number of entries per page and select Start Every Page with Entry Number 1, the entries are automatically numbered for you.

  7. Click Next.
  8. Review your list. If needed, add or edit any sacrament information.
  9. When you're ready to post to the selected records, click Next.
  10. To post, click Finish.
 To post sacramental dates individually
  1. Select the individual entry method option.
  2. You can leave some fields blank during this quick posting, but doing so clears out existing information. If you don't want to overwrite existing student data, select Keep existing sacramental information not specified in this process.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Enter the sacrament date information. If you use sacramental registers, enter the numbering information.

    Tip

    If you enter the number of entries per page and select Start Every Page with Entry Number 1, the entries are automatically numbered for you.

  5. Select a student, and click Add Student to List. Repeat this for each student you want to update. When you're finished, click Next.
  6. Review your list. If needed, add or edit any sacrament information.
  7. When you're ready to post to the selected records, click Next.
  8. To post, click Finish


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