TntConnect TM
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Welcome to TntMPD Help. This comprehensive help manual is designed to help you use TntMPD more effectively. We have tried to explain every feature of TntMPD to help you understand how TntMPD works. We've also included tips and ideas to help you use TntMPD in your ministry partner development.

This online help tool--or the printed version if you are using it--was created using Help & Manual help software.

Quick links to the key topics in this help manual:

Quick Reference Guides

Nine quick overview of each of the major features of TntMPD. You can also download a printable version of this (English only) at

Getting Started

Installation and setup of TntMPD and your database

Managing Contacts

Everything related to the contact information for your contacts, such as name and address, the MPD Tab and other tabs in the Contact View. Also help on the menu items for contacts.

Gifts & Appeals

Everything related to the gift features of TntMPD, including the Appeal Tracking for special gifts.

Lookups Overview

Help on writing and using Lookups (the tool used to narrow down your list of contacts to a specific set you want to work with at this moment).

Groups / Saved Groups

Everything related to Groups of contacts, whether that is a current (dynamic) group that changes with each Lookup, or a saved (static) group that stays the same until YOU change it.

Tasks & History

How to use TntMPD to track your relationship activity with a contact (such as phone calls, letters, newsletters, thank yous, etc.)

Analysis & Tools

How to use TntMPD's great analysis features and tools to be more effective in your MPD.

Other TntMPD Tools

Help on other tools within TntMPD.

All TntMPD Tips

More than 50 helpful tips on using TntMPD more effectively.

TntMPD Videos

A library of user-created videos for using TntMPD

Training Curriculum

A training guide useful for self-study or classroom training.

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Comments on this Help Topic

baldsubenin wrote re: Introduction
on 7 Mar 2013 6:37 PM

i had computer problems and i had to reinstall TNT. but alas i have downloaded it both the older version i had and then when that didn't work i tried the newest Beta version. still having the same problem where i can't sync to the interenet to get my database back.    i keep getting error messages.

Troy Wolbrink wrote re: Introduction
on 23 Mar 2013 2:06 PM

It's best to report these error messages to the forums.

Tom Miller wrote re: Introduction
on 22 May 2014 8:46 PM

The same thing is happening to me. I work with Cru and have used Tntmpd for years but cannot figure out how to sync with the Cru database with my donors, now that I have a different laptop. Ideas or help??

Troy Wolbrink wrote re: Introduction
on 27 May 2014 4:38 PM

I'll follow up with you via email, Tom.

Troy Wolbrink wrote re: Introduction
on 27 May 2014 7:07 PM

I emailed the wrong Tom Miller!  Tom could you post your specific error or question on the forums?  (just click "Forums" in the green bar above.)  Thanks!

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