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Attendance Assistant - Introductory Videos

Pete Self     -       peteself@nesterenkosoftware.com


**2014 - Some of these videos are older and will be updated soon. The application has changed a little but the basic concept and flow of the application has remained the same.
*Keep in mind that the Attendance Assistant application is a Microsoft Access application file, which requires no installation, other than to have Microsoft Access installed on your computer.

The following videos explain the use of the Attendance Assistant application.
Attendance Assistant Application
     5a. - Setup and Getting Started - coming soon
     5b. Click to Watch - 'Connecting' the Absence Letter to the Data Source and Performing Mail Merge
     5c. Click to Watch- Introduction and General Use - (Older video - will be updated soon)
     5d. Click to Watch- Explains how to generate 'Attendance Letters' to be mailed - (Older video - will be updated soon)
     5e. Click to Watch- Explains Other Settings, Configuration etc.- (Older video - will be updated soon)

5a. Attendance Assistant Application - 'Connect Letter to Data Source and Mail Merge':

How to connect the AbsenceLetter1.doc to the Attendance Assistant application and perform a Mail Merge

Video topics include:

0:00 - Attendance Assistant Application - Connect Letter and Mail Merge
0:10 -      Students Already Selected
0:28 -      Launch AbsenceLetter1.doc
0:43 -      Connect to Data Source
1:04 -      *If screen appears, select OLE DB Database files
1:18 -      Letter1 - AbsenceLetter1MailMergeQuery
1:28 -      New 2014 - Multiple VPs
1:45 -      Use 'Preview Results' Toggle Button - And Advance through students
1:55 -      Click Save to remember the 'connection'
2:04 -      Perform Mail Merge
2:10 -      New document with one page for each student
2:45 -      Re-Launch letter to demonstrate 'connection' is remembered
2:58 -      Connection process also used to connect different letters and at start of new year
3:20 -      Good Day

Click here to view the Attendance Assistant application - mini brochure.

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5c. Attendance Assistant Application - Introduction and General Use


(Note: This is an 'older' video which will be updated soon.)
Introduces the Application and explains the use of a variety of reports that can be used to analyze and summarize student absences.

Video topics include:


Click here to view the Attendance Assistant application - mini brochure.

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5d. Attendance Assistant Application - Generate 'Attendance Letters' :


(Note: This is an 'older' video which will be updated soon.)
Explains how to generate 'Attendance Letters' to be mailed

Video topics include:


Click here to view the Attendance Assistant application - mini brochure.

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5e. Attendance Assistant Application - Other Settings, Configuration etc.


(Note: This is an 'older' video which will be updated soon.)
Explains Other Settings, Configuration etc.:

Video topics include:


Click here to view the Attendance Assistant application - mini brochure.

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