Table of Contents

Administrator

Create New Database
Delete Database
Transfer Database
User Control
User Rights
Data Security

Accessories

Date Formats
Fiscal Periods
Value Lists

Fiscal Periods
Templates establish the visual format for data input windows or reports.

Overview
Setup window
Fiscal Periods window
Closing a Period
Add a Year
Delete a Year
Close and re-open fiscal periods
Multiple related companies
System State

Value Lists
Create lists of predetermined values for use in Transaction or General data entry utilizing pop-up lists or combo boxes.

Overview
Value List Editor window
Order and selection enforcement
Add a new Value List
Delete an existing Value List
Edit an existing Value List

Accounts

Prototypes
Chart
Headers
Account List
Account Group

Prototypes

Establish the Account structure, define an inventory of Accounts for use within this Enterprise,  and consider the applicability of the special Zero-balancing options (beyond the simple Debit/Credit zero-balancing aspect of double-entry bookkeeping).

Overview
Structure
Prefix
General Ledger Account
Subledger Account

Implementing the Features
Setting up the Prototype
Establishing an Inventory of Accounts
Zero-balancing by...
Entity
Period
Profit & Loss

Chart
Combine the inventory of Prefix Components and the GL Account Numbers into a structured Account Chart of legitimate account combinations employed by the Enterprise.

Overview
Account Chart Builder window
Adding Accounts
Deleting Accounts
Add to ... (Prefix or GL Account levels) from the Prototype
Add a New Account to the Chart and to the Prototype
GL Inspector
Miscellaneous view - select Subledger format, Account Lock Status, Allocated Transactions
Open Item General view
Open Item Check writing view

Architecture, Report Builder & Process Builder

Templates
Procedures
Sources

Templates
Templates establish the visual format for data input windows or reports.

Overview

Global Templates
Subledger Templates
Transaction Templates
Common Template
Extra Templates
Report Print Templates

General

Template Menus
Templates - An Overview

Resources
The Palette
Global & Subledger Templates
Transaction Template
Report Builder Print Template
The Grab column
Draggable Objects
Data field
Detail field
Title (all templates except a Print Template)
Title (Print Template only)
View field
Hub
Logo
Change
Print field (and its Inspector views by field data type)
Dynamic Print field
Naming the Dynamic Print field
Static Print field (Title)
Adjusting the positioning of a Print field with the Vernier Adjustment Tool
Underline
Separator

Inspector Views and Components
Attributes, with Style and Input options (where applicable)
System name and User name
Data Type
Input Action
Mandatory Input
Link to Source
Group Style
Index
Security
Trigger
Print field (and its Inspector views by field data type)
Text
Integer
Float
Money
Image
Note
Date
Time
GL Prefix, GL Account, Subledger, and Accounting Period
Switch

Procedures

Overview
General
Procedures in Architecture - Global, Subledgers, and Transactions
Procedure Palette - Global, Subledgers, Transactions, User Functions
Report Procedure

Resources - The Palette and the Inspector

The Palette
Main resources
Local
Database Source
Database Fields
Operators and dividers
Draggable objects (Trigger conditions)
Draggable objects (functionality explained)
Draggable objects
Alert
Array
Calculation
Condition
Delete
Entry / Start
Exit / Finish
Export
Function
Insert
Make TX
Packet
Parameters
Print (used in Report Builder and Processes only)
Retrieval
Return
Terminator
Title
Update
Functions
Accounts
Lists
Groups
Print templates (applicable to the Report Procedure only)

Features
Trigger options
Search Inspector view
including, Run-time button and Comparison Value field (as part of Search explanation)
Sort Inspector view
Expert Inspector view
Completing the Procedure
Invalidated Procedure
Functions in other Functions and Procedures

Templates & Procedures

Connecting fields in a Template and objects in a Procedure
Copying and Cloning Templates and their Procedures
Export and Import of Templates and Procedures from one database to another

Sources
are used to define the paper documents, or their electronic equivalent, from which accounting information is derived, and any basic accounting logic that may be associated with each source document.

Source Documents
Naming Source Document
Primary GL Account
Document type - Actual (including Restatement)
Document type - Budget (including Restatement)
Document is Done when...
What to do When done...


Run-time

Run Report
Run Process
General Data Entry
Accounting Data Entry

Preferences
are used to allow each individual user to adjust certain settings to their own liking. Not all Preferences apply to all applications. The Preferences panel is displayed upon selecting the Preferences menu item.

Date formats
Date ranges
Display option
Document browser
Line browser
Open Item browser
Queries
Record browser
Refresh
Start-up mode
Text input options
Time format
Year 2000

General Data Entry

Global
Find Panel
Import
Subledger
Find Panel
Record Inspector
Select Controlling Account

Accounting Data Entry

Allocated Transaction
Audit Trail
Check Writing
Check Writing Example
Distribution
Accuracy Control over Distributions
Creating a New Distribution Pattern
Distributing Fixed Charges
Stepping through the Distribution
Using Suggested Distributions
Look up GL Number
Look up GL Prefix
Look up Subledger Editor
Open Items Window - Manual Selection
Open Items Window - Automatic Display
Query
Window
Cross-Period Balancing
Document Lines Browser
Entered Documents Browser
Find Panel
New Source