This brief 4-minute tutorial will show the user how to how to use the Family and Member search function. Video: Searching by Family or Member for the step-by-step overview.
1. Scroll to Families > Family Search and Click on the Search button.
Tip: Prior to doing any new search click Reset to clear any previous search criteria you may have defined previously. The family records will reset to all Active families.
2. The Family Search form will appear where you have the opportunity to select your search parameters. You can choose Family Status (Gabriel has 12 family statuses), Language (when adding a new family record the Gabriel default language is English so if you want to search on any other language you must have defined this in the family records), and if you are searching on your Current Parish, My Parishes and/or Diocese wide search Family Search Across Diocese. You can also search by the Last Name, First Name, Address, City or Budget Number, Telephone or Registration Dates. Once you define your search parameters click Search.
1. Scroll to Families > Member Search and Click on the Search button.
Tip: Prior to doing any new search click Reset to clear any previous search criteria you may have defined previously. The member records will reset to all members regardless of their status and the language default will be English. You will want to select All for language.
2. A Member Search drop-down form will appear. This form has different parameters to choose from. Status (Gabriel has 6 statuses), Language, Birthdate (can define a group of Birthdates), Last Name, First Name, Address, City and Telephone and Email. Click Search.