Mass Change for Relationship Phrases

Now available — mass change for relationship phrases. Suppose in your list of Yahrzeits, you have some inconsistencies. Brother and brother. Sister-in-Law and sister in law. Of course, you wouldn’t want to change them one by one, to match your preferences. Now, in one easy step, you can change all the relationships from one phrase …

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Yahrzeit Enhancements

We have a couple of yahrzeit enhancements that may be quite useful, depending on your situation. yahrzeit enhancements 1: Date range change Until now, when you keyed a date range to pull yahrzeit lists, that range had to be entirely in the future. If you entered a date in the past, the system assumed you …

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Yahrzeit Letters – Tabular Format

If in your congregation, it is common for one person to receive multiple Yahrzeit reminder letters in the same period, you can now use the tabular format. In this format, the Yahrzeits appear in neat columns, in the middle of the page. In contrast, in the traditional format, the Yahrzeits were in-line with the rest …

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Consolidated Bimah List

Now available–a consolidated Bimah list. We’ve added another button to the Yahrzeit query. Just a little background would be in order. On the Yahrzeit query, the top half of the screen shows all the Yahrzeits matching the Hebrew date range. Conversely, the bottom half of the screen shows all the Yahrzeits matching the Gregorian dates …

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Improvements within Yahrzeit Queries

You’ll see three improvements within Yahrzeit queries. Those changes are as follows: If you’re entering a Gregorian date range, the program had been adding a day to the end of the range. Why? you might ask. We were being extra cautious. We were including Yahrzeits that began after sundown on the “to” part of the …

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How to: Input and Report on Yahrzeits

This post runs through most aspects of updating Yahrzeits, especially connecting members of your congregation to their loved ones who have passed away. The video also shows how to Pull Yahrzeit lists by both Hebrew date range and Gregorian date range. Obtain a spreadsheet with both lists. Create Yahrzeit reminder notifications, honed specifically to the …

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Yahrzeit Query by Billing Status

Hang onto your hats, folks. This one goes a mite deep. First, in order to understand this change, let’s outline how some of the data relates to each other. Modeled after the real world, ShalomCloud houses family units, sometimes referred to as households. One or more individuals reside within those family units. Yahrzeits, in and …

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Bimah List

Bimah List . ShalomCloud has offered, from the beginning, a way to pull Yahrzeits by a variety of selection criteria. You could pull lists by by name, by related member, by Gregorian date range, by Hebrew date range. You could even pull a list of Yahrzeits where there is no related member. Moreover, from the …

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Yahrzeit Letters Enhanced

Enhanced formatting for Yahrzeit letters–by which we mean fonts, colors, sizing, and the like. At first, ShalomCloud offered a way to control content for Yahrzeit notifications, presuming you would print and mail them.  After that, we bolstered the communication offering by making available email templates.  The latter included a toolbar to control letter sizes, letter …

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Field selection on Yahrzeit queries

Some time ago, in response to how crowded with fields was the Member query, we made available check boxes by which the user could select which fields should appear on the reports and spreadsheet downloads. The same selection ability is now available on the Yahrzeit queries.  This makes for a more device-responsive, cleaner appearance.