Approved Workman Database 5.9 - User Guide

Using AWdb in Kiosk mode

Using AWdb in Kiosk mode

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Using AWdb in Kiosk mode

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AWdb can be set up to handle basic check-in of members at a kiosk. Kiosk mode opens a simplified check-in dialog in full-screen mode. There are three simple steps to checking in members:

Step 1: Search for the family: type a family name, or part of the name; press Enter or click Search.  Matching family records are displayed for selection.

Step 2: Select a family: click a row to select the family with members to check-in; click Next.

Step 3: Select the family members who are present on the Current Club Date.  Click Back to return to the previous screen if needed. Click Done when finished.



Setting up Kiosk mode

In order for kiosk mode to be launched, there must be a User record with an Account Type of "Kiosk".  The user record can be for a person who is authorized to set up the kiosk, or one can be created for a specific computer that will be used as the kiosk. (For example, user name "Lobby" or "Lobby 1").

When logging in with an account where the type is set to "kiosk", the kiosk dialog opens in full-screen mode. Once logged in, preferences can be set by using the menu button in the upper right corner and selecting Admin Options from the drop-down list.


To access the admin options, the name and password of either an Admin or Kiosk user must be provided.


The following items can be customized:

Instructions/Announcements - the text that will be displayed at the top of the kiosk screen.

Color Theme Style - this value is saved for each Kiosk User account.

Number of seconds before automatic reset - after the set number of seconds of inactivity, the screen is reset to Step 1, clearing any other data from the screen.

Exiting Kiosk mode

Exit kiosk mode by using the menu button in the top right corner and selecting one of the following:

Exit Kiosk mode and Switch Users - exits kiosk mode and launches the log-in dialog to allow log in as a non-kiosk user

Exit the application - closes the kiosk dialog and shuts down the database


To prevent the database from being shut down by an unauthorized person while in kiosk mode, a user name and password must be provided from an Admin or a Kiosk user to exit.