Setup FormUpdates district unique and system info.
To open the form:
Click Table, select Setup and click Edit.
Enter District and Contact info. Use WebDir for the area of your district's website related to textbooks.
is the path to a custom developed Access database that converts district unique
student and schedule data to a format that can be imported or merged by TBInv.
are factors to authorize a small percentage of excess books to be maintained
at school or district warehouses before being declared excess. Enter the current
school year and semester.
If you check HideDel
, School, Course and Class records with Del checked will be hidden
from users. Use this to hide courses without books such as Lunch. The Depreciation
field reduces the cost of lost books by this percent each year. For example, if depreciation
is 15%, a book that cost $40 new adopted three years ago would cost the student $40 * (1.00- 3*.15) or $22.
is the next available BookSerial label that will be printed on the Labels report.
by School/Course, Teacher/Class or Student:
- School accountability assigns books to the school textbook contact based on Course population.
- Teacher accountability assigns books to a specific Teacher and Class based on Class population.
- Student accountability issues books to the student. May perform slowly with large student populations.
The more accurate accountability is more complex and takes more time and paper to maintain. If you
change accountability level while a semester is in progress, you may create a large workload.
to edit form letter templates for the Letter report.
button lets you point to a different data file or 'back end' database. For example, to
view an archived copy of the previous semester, copy the 'front end' database (c:\ageesw\tb.mdb)
to c:\ageesw\tbold.mdb. Change tbold's Setup, Link to point to the archived 'back end' database.
This way users can run reports without affecting current data. Click the Version info on the
Main menu to see the name of the 'front end' and 'back end' databases.
To reduce confusion, the district textbook coordinator can change the form color using the Color
Select Super, User or Line and click a color. Form backgrounds and alternating report lines will appear
as that color throughout the district.