Ward Organizations - new subsections are now missing

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Ward Leaders - new subsections are now missing

Postby wertdl » Tue Sep 04, 2012 9:22 am

Over the weekend, I noticed that some new subsections (e.g.: Family History, Ward Missionaries, Technology, etc.) were added. Now, all but "Family History" are gone. What happened? I really liked this - especially because it saved me time scrolling through "Other Callings"...

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Postby wertdl » Tue Sep 04, 2012 10:32 am

Correction: "Ward Leaders", not "Ward Organizations"

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Postby aebrown » Tue Sep 04, 2012 10:55 am

wertdl wrote:Over the weekend, I noticed that some new subsections (e.g.: Family History, Ward Missionaries, Technology, etc.) were added. Now, all but "Family History" are gone. What happened? I really liked this - especially because it saved me time scrolling through "Other Callings"...


For my ward, I see "Technology" and "Employment and Welfare"; for other wards in my stake, I see a variety of other new groupings ("Activities and Sports", "Family History", etc.). I don't see a lot of consistency. At the stake level, I see several new categories: "Auditing", "Employment and Welfare", "Music", and "Technology".

Not surprisingly, these new sections correspond exactly to what is in CDOL; those new sections have just appeared in CDOL as well (which is clearly why they appear in the Directory now). I imagine that the precise list depends on the standard callings that are filled in these various units.
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Postby showseason » Tue Sep 04, 2012 12:01 pm

I don't know if others are seeing this in CDOL as well, but most of our ward's other callings (except those in the new calling groups previously mentioned) are showing up under the Primary. I left feedback and someone got back to me saying it was the first they heard of it and they would check it out.

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Postby jonesrk » Tue Sep 04, 2012 12:15 pm

showseason wrote:I don't know if others are seeing this in CDOL as well, but most of our ward's other callings (except those in the new calling groups previously mentioned) are showing up under the Primary. I left feedback and someone got back to me saying it was the first they heard of it and they would check it out.

This problem only affects a small group. It happens to those that somehow had a sunday school or primary teacher in the other callings. As we moved things around this odd case wasn't seen so everything else moved with the sunday school or primary teacher to their class. I'm working on a fix for these.
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Postby jonesrk » Tue Sep 04, 2012 12:19 pm

wertdl wrote:Over the weekend, I noticed that some new subsections (e.g.: Family History, Ward Missionaries, Technology, etc.) were added.

They were created with our last CDOL release, in preparation for MLS 3.5.
wertdl wrote:Now, all but "Family History" are gone. What happened? I really liked this - especially because it saved me time scrolling through "Other Callings"...

It looks like there are some issues with how MLS 3.4.3 and CDOL handle changes to these positions, because there were changes to them that came up from your ward. I'm still investigating what happened.
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Postby jonesrk » Tue Sep 04, 2012 12:23 pm

aebrown wrote: I imagine that the precise list depends on the standard callings that are filled in these various units.

That is correct, the Directory only shows the groups that have positions in them.

The full list of groups for a ward is

  • Bishopric
  • High Priests Group
  • Elders Quorum
  • Relief Society
  • Sunday School
  • Young Single Adult
  • Single Adult
  • Young Men
  • Young Women
  • Primary
  • Technology
  • Activities and Sports
  • Ward Missionaries
  • Employment and Welfare
  • Music
  • Facilities
  • Family History
  • Other Callings
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Postby jdlessley » Tue Sep 04, 2012 1:07 pm

My ward directory now has six primary classes listed in the filter results for ward leaders. They are CTR 4, CTR 6, Nursery, Sunbeam, Valiant 10, and Valiant 9. There is nothing unusual about the callings of members for those classes in MLS that I can see that would contribute to removing them from Primary and having them listed separately.
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Postby wertdl » Tue Sep 04, 2012 2:20 pm

JonesRK wrote:They were created with our last CDOL release, in preparation for MLS 3.5.

It looks like there are some issues with how MLS 3.4.3 and CDOL handle changes to these positions, because there were changes to them that came up from your ward. I'm still investigating what happened.


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Postby TinMan » Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:20 pm

The thing we have noticed is that the RS has callings with names that are way too long. The go over their field length and hide the name of the person in that calling.


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