Group Entry Mode Improvements: Entering in data into one Section at a Time in Group Entry
Event Forms can now be set up to enable sections to appear separately when you enter data in Group Entry Mode.
The "Enter Data for Group" Module allows you to enter in data for an Event Form for multiple athletes
After you select the type of Event Form that you want to enter, the athletes appear in the rows and all of the field names appear in separate columns in a Group Entry Table
All of the Event Form field names appear as separate columns to enter across the page in a Group Entry Table. When you click on a cell you can see what field and what athlete you are entering in new data for. Some Forms have up to 200 fields and entering in data in group mode was difficult. If your Event Form is set up correctly by your site builder, you can now select to just view one or a few Section/s at a time during group entry mode.
If your Event Form is set up correctly, now when you enter data using the Group Entry Mode EVERY section in the Event Form appears along the top of the Group Entry Table
#1: All of the sections in the Event Form appear above the Group Entry Table as separate Tabs.
#2: As soon as you click on a Section name (e.g. the Linked Bod Weight Section) all of the fields in that section will be hidden (as shown in the image below). This means you can enter in data for a section and click on the Section Tab to hide the section and only see the next section.
Once you click on a Tab, the Tab changes colour to show it has been deselected and the Fields from that Section are hidden
#1: Click on the name of the Section Tab
#2: The fields in that Section will be hidden (e.g. the Linked Body Weight section's fields)
#3: Continue to enter in your data as you normally would during Group Entry
N.B. You can click on the section name so the Tab is highlighted again and the fields will appear.
If you deselect ALL of the Section Tabs all of the Fields will be hidden.
Some users now choose to deselect all but one of the sections to enhance their group entry work flow. This means only the fields in the selected section will appear
If you are concerned about saving data, you can select to "Save" (NOT Save and Close) and this will save the data and leave the Group Entry Mode open
As soon as you click on "Save" (NOT save and close), the data will be saved and if the computer crashes or you you lose your internet connect the data entered before you clicked "Save" will be available.
N.B. To open the data and continue editing it in group entry mode, click on one of the athlete's records from their history, the calendar, recent entries page, or even schedule page and the records will open it in Group Entry Mode (as outlined in the second step below).