How to Use Mass Update to Quickly Make Data Changes

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Mass Update

Use a mass update to permanently change one set of values to another set of values for the same field. For example, maybe all of the students in Homeroom 101 are being switched to Homeroom 104.

Not all fields may be edited using Mass Update. Not all roles have access to Mass Update
  1. Select the records you wish to view by placing a check in the selection box
  1. Click on the Options menu
  2. Click on Show Selected
MAKE SURE THAT YOU DO NOT SKIP THIS STEP. There is no 'undo' function when using Mass Update.
  1. Click on the Options menu
  2. Click on Mass Update

  1. In the popup window, select the Field to update
  2. Enter or select the new value
  3. Click the Update button
  4. You will receive a popup message. To confirm the action, click the OK button
  5. You will receive a second popup message that will note the number of records that will be updated. If this is correct, click the OK button
  1. When the update completes you will see a popup message. Click OK to close the message.
Pro tip: ignore this popup window. It will disappear after a few seconds.

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