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Pocket Home Teacher User Guide

 

Table of Contents

Pocket Home Teacher User Guide. 1

Downloading. 1

Installing. 1

Setup. 2

Login. 2

Change Pin. 2

Families Tab. 2

Add Family. 2

View/Edit Family. 2

Remove Family. 2

Family Members Tab. 2

Add Family Member 2

View/Edit Family Member 3

Remove Family Member 3

Visits Tab. 3

Add Visit 3

View/Edit Visit 3

Remove Visit 3

Companion Tab. 3

Coordinator Tab. 3

Register 3

Obtain Registration Code. 3

Enter Registration Code. 4

 

 

Downloading

To download Pocket Home Teacher, visit http://shiblon.com/ppc/pht/download.php and click the icon. Your download should start automatically.

 

Installing

Once the file has completed downloading, find the path where you saved the downloaded file, and double click to begin the installation. Follow the on screen instructions to install.

 

Pocket Home Teacher makes use of the .NET Compact Framework. This is already included on all new Pocket PC 2003 devices. If you are using Pocket PC 2002, you will need to install this if you have not done so previously.

 

Also included in the install file, are setup files for SQL Server CE, and OpentNETCF. These are both required for Pocket Home Teacher operation. To learn more about these technologies see the following links:

       http://www.microsoft.com/sql/CE/

       http://www.opennetcf.org

 

Setup

After installation, on your Pocket PC device, select Start Programs. Locate Pocket Home Teacher and tap to run.

 

Upon the initial run, a SQL Server CE database will be created. You will be assigned a pin of 1234. Use this to log in for the first time.

 

Login

Use the on-screen keypad to login in to Pocket Home Teacher.

 

Change Pin

After successfully logging in, you may change your pin by select the File Menu Change Pin. Key in your new pin and tap the Save button.

 

Families Tab

Add Family

On the Family tab, tap the Add button to open the Add Family screen. Enter the family details in the provided text boxes. Any miscellaneous information can be included in the notes text field.

View/Edit Family

To view family details, on the Family tab, highlight the family name you would like to view or edit details for. Tap the View/Edit button. If you wish to make any changes, do so and tap the Save button, otherwise, tap Cancel.

Remove Family

To remove a family from your list, highlight the family on the Family tab grid and tap the View/Edit button. Tap Delete to remove the family.

 

Family Members Tab

Add Family Member

On the Members tab, tap the Add button to open the Add Family Member screen. Enter the family member details in the provided text boxes. Any miscellaneous information (such as birthdays) can be included in the notes text field.

 

View/Edit Family Member

To view family member details, on the Members tab, highlight the family member name you would like to view or edit details for. Tap the View/Edit button. If you wish to make any changes, do so and tap the Save button, otherwise, tap Cancel.

Remove Family Member

To remove a family member from your list, highlight the family member on the Members tab grid and tap the View/Edit button. Tap Delete to remove the family member.

 

Visits Tab

Add Visit

On the Visits tab, tap the Add button to open the Add Visit screen. Enter the visit details in the provided text boxes. Any miscellaneous information can be included in the notes text field.

View/Edit Visit

To view visit details, on the Visits tab, highlight the visit record you would like to view or edit details for. Tap the View/Edit button. If you wish to make any changes, do so and tap the Save button, otherwise, tap Cancel.

Remove Visit

To remove a visit from your list, highlight the visit record on the Visits tab grid and tap the View/Edit button. Tap Delete to remove the visit record.

 

Companion Tab

To save your companion contact information and other information, enter the information on the Comp tab and tap the save button.

 

Coordinator Tab

To save your home teaching coordinator contact information and other information, enter the information on the Coord tab and tap the save button.

 

Register

Obtain Registration Code

To obtain a registration code, you will first need to obtain your Pocket PC device owner name. This can be found (and set) by tapping Start Settings Owner Information. Look in the Name: text box. Or, from within Pocket Home Teacher, tap Help Register and you device owner name will be displayed.

Enter Registration Code

After obtaining your registration code, log in to Pocket Home Teacher. Select Help Register and enter your code in the text box provided.



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