can lds.org avoid showing member address?

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jaylanjones
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can lds.org avoid showing member address?

Postby jaylanjones » Sun Jan 30, 2011 10:02 am

I have a member in my ward who, due to his employment, would like the online ward directory to hide his address. However, he would still like the directory to show family member names as well as the phone number and email address to ward members.

As the ward clerk I have access to hide his phone number and email address or to hide his information completely. We currently have all of his family information hidden, but is it possible to only hide the address? Is it something the member can to on his own account but I can't?

Thanks in advance.

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Postby russellhltn » Sun Jan 30, 2011 10:17 am

The classic LUWS does have this ability, but like you I don't see any options to hide only the address. The only thing I can think of is to take the address out of MLS completely.
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Postby aebrown » Sun Jan 30, 2011 10:51 am

jaylanjones wrote:As the ward clerk I have access to hide his phone number and email address or to hide his information completely. We currently have all of his family information hidden, but is it possible to only hide the address? Is it something the member can to on his own account but I can't?


One option you might consider is to put the address in the mailing address fields of MLS, while blanking out the residential address. I know that it's the residential address, not the mailing address, that is displayed in the online directory. I suppose there's a chance that the directory will display the mailing address if there is no residential address, but I would guess that this would actually work. Then the address is at least still in MLS for the leaders to reference, and mailing labels will print properly.
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