Click Setup on the Main menu to see the Setup form. Enter your company contact info and ImportFolder.
You can click on any blue links on the form. Hover over them to see what they do. Click the Website link to
browse to your website. ImportFolder link opens your import folder so you can drag files into it.
To view any table in the system, select it in the Table combo and click View or click Export to export it to DBF (dBase, FoxPro, Clipper), HTM (for web browsers), MDB (Access), RTF (Word or WordPad), SNP
(free Access reader from Microsoft), TXT or CSV or XLS (Excel) formats.
While viewing a table, you can drag the column headers into the order you want, highlight several
columns together and right click, sort A-Z or Z-A. When you are done viewing, answer NO when asked
if you want to save the table layout.
Click TblDoc to create a data dictionary defining all fields in the database application. This HTML
file is opened in your browser.
Click Link to change where the data tables are located. Backup makes a copy of the data tables to another location such as a flash drive.
Quit lets super users force all users out of the database. Enter a message
telling the users when they can log back into the system and click Start. Within a minute, all users will see all the forms turn red
and recieve your message. Normal users are forced out of the system a minute later and can't log in util you cancel the quit.
To cancel, the quit, the Super user logs onto the database and clicks Cancel.
Compact rebuilds the indexes, repairs and reduces the size of the tables database. To compact, you must be the only user in the database, so it is best done after work. You can use the Quit function if people are widely distributed.
If you change lots of data, you will notice improved performance if you compact monthly.
The User form lets the Super users add or edit users. Normal users are limited to changing their password and contact info. After confirming the password, be sure
to click UserName instead of pressing the Enter or Tab keys. This allows the encrypted passwords in
the MDW file on your c: drive be copied to the server so you can log in anywhere.
The Combo form lets you edit tables in your system that only have one or two fields without having to
have forms created for each table.
Combos include Buyer, Category, Condition, Differential, Equipment Type, Manufacturer, Purchased From, Transmission and Wheel Type.