Using Side-By-Side

Side-By-Side gives you the ability to view and edit up to 4 services at the same time. Side-By-Side displays each service in a column, with the Worship Outline at the top, and people that you have scheduled to serve at the bottom. With Side-By-Side you can easily move or copy songs, service elements and scheduled people between services. You can use Side-By-Side to plan for the month or compare a new service to a similar event in the past, like an Easter, Christmas, or special occasion service.

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Using Side-By-Side

To access Side-By-Side, navigate to a service and select the "Side-By-Side" button below the Worship Outline.

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Side-By-Side works best on larger (wider) displays. Using a large display makes it easier to load and view multiple services at a time. We don't recommend using smaller screens or touch devices in Side-By-Side.

The selected Service (from the Services|Scheduling page) will be displayed when you open Side-By-Side. You can load up to three additional services (four total). To add additional services, click the "Load Services" button in the top right corner.

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Side-By-Side also gives you the option to create a new service without having to leave the Side-By-Side Screen. Once you select the "Create New" button, the process is identical to creating a new service from the Services|Scheduling Screen.

Side-By-Side Modes

On the bottom of the Side-By-Side panel are two sets of toggle buttons that control how you interact with data in Side-By-Side. The first toggle lets you choose whether you "Copy" or duplicate an item when you drag and drop it in another service, or whether it will "Move" from one service to another. The default mode is Copy. You can copy or move any song, service element, or person/role between services; simply click, hold and drag an item to copy or move it another service.

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The second toggle bottom at the bottom of Side-By-Side lets you choose what happens when you click on a song, element or person/role. The default option is "Click to Edit", which means clicking on an item will open a dialog so you can make adjustments or change settings for that item. The other toggle option is "Click to Select" which allows you to select multiple items (no edit dialog is displayed). Once you have selected one or more items, you can then click, hold and drag all those items into a different service (you can Copy or Move, depending on your current setting).

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Additionally, a delete button will appear in the footer after selecting multiple items, giving you the option to bulk delete several songs, service elements, or people/roles simultaneously.

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The header section for each service in Side-By-Side contains buttons to add items to a service, remove a service/column from the view, or to move/rearrange the service columns on the page. In the Scheduling/Roles section of Side-By-Side, you can also initiate sending invites to the people you have scheduled.

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As you get familiar with Side-By-Side, you may find yourself using it exclusively to plan worship services and schedule your volunteers.
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