11/25/08 Time saver: Pulling Out a Window

Pulling Out a Window

One of the core features in CDM+ is the record frame window, such as Address Records, Individual Records and Employee Information. Many times these windows will have all the information about a particular record—an individual, for example—split across multiple tabs. You can click each tab to see the information it contains, such as Photos or Groups, but did you know CDM+ lets you see multiple tabs at once?

11/25/08 Lead article: Year-End Task Classes Get You Prepared

Year-End Task Classes Get You Prepared

December descends on the church office in just days and with it a flurry of special events that require extra office work. Additional Orders of Worship, a number of fellowship events and last-minute budget meetings pile on top of the “ordinary” workload. All the while in the back of your mind you know you have to get ready for 2009. Sound familiar?

12/10/08 Lead article: Have you seen what Enhanced Notices can do for you?

Have you seen what Enhanced Notices can do for you?

December 10, 2008

First Church

123 N. Poplar St.

Big City, KY 12345

We are honored and pleased to serve the church management software needs of First
Church, Big City, KY
. CDM+ continues to grow to meet the changing needs of its users,
and we recently released several new products—including Enhanced Notices, a
powerful word processor added to all your CDM+ notices.

12/23/08 Time saver: Selected Records vs. Results List sharman Fri, 01/22/2010 - 20:40

Selected Records vs. Results List

Record Frame windows—the workhorses of CDM+—can easily create reports based on the results list at the top of the window. But did you know you could further customize what prints on the report by selecting only certain results to print?

12/23/08 Q&A: How do I make a backup in CDM+?


How do I make a backup in CDM+?


One of the most critical and often omitted tasks in using CDM+ is keeping good backups of your data. Backups become a lifeline to months and sometimes years of work when catastrophe strikes.

You should make a backup of your data anytime you do a large amount of work in CDM+. If, for example, you enter contributions and attendance for the weekend on Monday, make a backup when you’re finished.

12/23/08 Lead article: Check-In/Check-Out Not Just for Nurseries


Versatility of CDM+ Check-In/Check-Out Has Users Thinking Outside Their Nurseries

CDM+ Check-In/Check-Out was released this summer as a tool to add security to childcare and bring accuracy and simplicity to tracking attendance. Since the program’s numerous options allow users to match Check-In/Check-Out with their ministry, we were curious to see exactly how CDM+ users would implement this product.

01/07/09 Time saver: Printing Giving Statements sharman Fri, 01/22/2010 - 15:23

Printing Giving Statements

One of the most frequently used portions of CDM+ is the Contributions program. While churches and nonprofits enter gifts throughout the year, many only run statements once—in January. Here’s a printing tip that will help make this process smoother.