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Getting Started Tutorial

Welcome
ThistutorialwillintroduceyoutothemainfunctionsofyourAccountRightsoftware. YoucanusethistutorialwiththecurrentversionofMYOB AccountRightBasics.ThisproductwillbereferredtoasAccountRightthroughoutthistutorial.Note thattheimagesinthistutorialaretakenfromvariousAccountRightproducts,sotheymaynotperfectlymatchtheproductyouareusing. ThefirstpartofthistutorialprovidesanoverviewofhowtosetupyourAccountRightsoftwareandhowtonavigatethroughit.Therestofthetutorialismade upofmodulesthatteachyouhowtodospecifictasks.Youcandothemodulesinorderoryoucanskiptothemoduleyouwant.Youcanstopthetutorialat anytimeandreturntoitlater.

Bankingonpage 11 Salesonpage 17 Jobsonpage 25 Formsonpage 27 Reportsonpage 33

Your AccountRight company file


TheinformationyouenterinyourAccountRightsoftwareisstoredina filecalledacompanyfile.Yourcompanyfilecontainsallthe transactions,recordsandaccountsdatayouenterintoyoursoftware. Italsocontainsyourcustomisedforms. Yourcompanyfilesarestoredinacentrallocation,calledthe AccountRightlibrary.ThelibraryislinkedtoaspecialAccountRight folderonyourcomputer.
Ifyoureusing...
WindowsXP Windows7

Option
Recentlyopened companyfiles Exploreasample company Restoreabackupfile

Selectthisoptionto...
Toopenacompanyfileinthelist,clickthefile name.Toremoveacompanyfilefromthelist, rightclickitandselectRemovefromlist. Experimentwithasamplecompanysdata. Restoreabackedupcompanyfile. AccesstheHelpCentreandlearnaboutthenew featuresinthisversionofAccountRight.

Yourlibraryislinkedto...
C:\DocumentsandSettings\AllUsers\SharedDocuments\ MYOB\MyAccountRightfiles C:\Users\Public\Documents\MYOB\MyAccountRightFiles

HelpCentre

Forthistutorial,wewillbeusingthesamplecompanyfile.See Exploringthesamplecompanyfilebelow

Backupyourcompanyfile Youshouldbackupyourcompanyfile frequently.Backingupcreatesacopyofyourcompanyfile.Ifyour companyfileisstolenorbecomescorrupted,youcanrestoreyour latestbackupandcontinueusingyourcompanyfile.

Exploring the sample company file


Ifyoudontalreadyhaveacompanyfile,youwouldusuallycreateit beforeyoucanbeginrecordingtransactions.However,forthistutorial, youwillbeusingthesamplecompanyfileincludedwithyoursoftware. Openingtherightsamplefileforyourproduct YourAccountRight softwarecomeswithsamplefilesforallproducts:MYOB AccountRight Basics,MYOB AccountRightStandard,andMYOBAccountRightPlus. YouneedtoopenthesamplefilethatmatchesyourAccountRight product.

Starting AccountRight for the first time


WhenyoustartyourAccountRightsoftware,awelcomewindow displaysthefollowingoptions:
Option
Openacompanyfile Createacompanyfile Upgradeacompany file

Selectthisoptionto...
Openanexistingcompanyfile. Createacompanyfileforyourbusiness. Upgradeacompanyfilecreatedwithapreviousver sionofAccountRight.

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To start using the sample company file


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StartyourAccountRightsoftwareand,inthewelcomewindowthat appears,clickExploreasamplecompany.TheOpenacompany filewindowappears. ThewindowdisplaysyourAccountRightlibrary,withalistof samplecompanyfiles.

Acommandcentrewindowalwaysappearswhenacompanyfileis opened.Noticethatthenameofthesamplecompany,ClearwaterPty Ltd,appearsatthetopleftofthewindow. Nowthatthesamplecompanyfileisopen,youcanbrowsethroughthe software,explorethetransactionsthathavealreadybeenenteredand entersometransactionsyourself. Backupthesamplefile Youmaywanttobackupacopyofthe tutorialcompanyfilebeforeyoustartdoingtheexercises.Ifyoumakea mistakeduringoneoftheexercises,youcanstartoveragainby restoringthecopyofthefile. Tobackupthesamplecompanyfile,ensurethefileisopenandthengo totheFilemenuandclickBack Up.Youwillneedtospecifyalocation forthefile.

SelecttheClearwatersamplefilethatmatchesyourAccountRight productandclickOpen.TheSignonwindowforthesamplefile appears. ClickOK.Thecommandcentrewindowappears.

YOURACCOUNTRIGHTCOMPANYFILE

Getting to know your AccountRight software


Thefollowingsectiondemonstratessomecommonfunctionsof AccountRight,whichyou'llbecomefamiliarwithasyougothroughthe tutorial. Clickanicontoswitchbetweencommandcentres. Therearefourmenusatthebottomofeachcommandcentre.The optionsavailablefromthesemenusaredescribedbelow.
Select...
ToDoList

Command centres
Whenyouopenacompanyfile,youwillseeoneoftheAccountRight commandcentres.Commandcentresgiveyouaccesstoallthe functionsandtasksyoucanperforminyoursoftware. ThefollowingisanillustrationoftheSalescommandcentre.

Ifyouwantto...
recordandmanagetasksthatneedyourattention, suchaspayinginvoicestotakeadvantageof earlypaymentdiscounts. findtransactionsrelatingtoaccounts,sales,cards, jobs viewalistoftheavailablereports. viewinformationaboutthecurrentfinancialstateof yourbusiness.

FindTransactions Reports BusinessInsights

Therearetwowaystoselectanoption:

Clickthemenunametodisplaythewindowrelevanttothe commandcentreyouarein. Clickthearrow( )nexttothemenunameandselectfromalistof theavailableoptionsforallcommandcentres(notjustthe commandcentreyouarecurrentlyin).

Theselectediconrepresentsthecurrentcommandcentre,andthe flowchartdisplayedbelowtheiconsillustratesthemajortasks associatedwiththatcommandcentre.(Forexample,whentheSales iconisselected,taskssuchasEnterSalesandPrint/Email Statementstypicaltasksyouwouldcompleteinrelationto salesappearinthecommandcentresflowchart.)

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Date-entry calendars
Thecalendarsimplifiesdateentry.Forexample,supposeyoure enteringasaleandhavepromisedthegoodstothecustomeronthe lastFridayofthemonth.Ratherthanfiguringoutthedateandentering itmanually,youcandisplaythecalendarinthePromisedDatefieldof theSaleswindowandclickthedate. Todisplaythecalendar,clickthearrownexttothedatefieldorputthe cursorinadatefieldandpresstheSPACEBARonyourkeyboard.Selecta datebyclickingit.Theselecteddateappearsinthedatefield.
Thecurrentdate ishighlighted. Youcanusethe arrowkeysnext tothemonth andyearto selectadifferent monthoryear.

Forexample,ifareminderisscheduledforSaturdaybutyourbusiness isclosedonSaturdays,thereminderwillappearintheToDoList windowonFriday. Tosetupyourbusinesscalendar,gototheSetupmenuandchoose BusinessCalendar.

Calculators
Apopupcalculatorisavailabletosimplifycalculatingandentering numericdata,includingmoneyamounts,itemquantitiesandunits. Thecalculatorisavailableineveryfieldwhereyoumayneedto calculateanamountortotalfigure. Todisplaythecalculator,clickthearrownexttothenumericdatafield orpress=(equals)ortheSPACEBARwhenthecursorisinanumericdata field.Inthecalculator,enteryourcalculationandthenpressENTER.The resultappearsinthenumericdatafield.

Toclosethecalendarwithoutselectingadate,pressESC.

The business calendar


Youcanusethebusinesscalendartospecifywhichdaysoftheweek yourbusinessisopen,aswellasholidaysandimportantbusiness events. Aswellasbeingahandyreference,thebusinesscalendaraffectsthe ContactAlertfunctionintheToDoList.Ifyousetaremindertocalla customeronadaythatyourbusinessisindicatedinthebusiness calendarasbeingclosed,thereminderwillappearintheToDoList windowonthebusinessdaybeforethetaskisdue.

Spell-check
Whenenteringsale,purchaseoriteminformation,youcancheckyour spellinginmosttextfields,includingmemos,descriptions,addresses anditemnames. Youcanchoosetosetapreferencetoautomaticallycheckspellingor manuallycheckspelling.Tomanuallycheckspelling,clickSpell. Whenyoucheckthespellinginafield,theSpellingwindowappears. Youcanalsocustomiseyourspellingpreferences.Forexample,youcan changethemaindictionarylanguageandchooseapreferenceto ignorewordsthatincludenumbers.

GETTINGTOKNOWYOURACCOUNTRIGHTSOFTWARE

Zoom arrows
Zoomarrows,displayednexttovariousfields,allowyoutodisplay moredetailedinformationaboutaspecificentry,suchasatransaction orcustomerrecord. Abluezoomarrow( )indicatesthatyoucandisplaymoredetailed informationaboutarecordandmakechangestoordeleteit. Agreyzoomarrow( )allowsyoutodisplaymoredetailed information,buttheinformationcannotbechanged.Ifyouwantto changetheinformation,youcanreversethetransactionandreenter it.Alternatively,youcanchangeyoursecuritypreferenceselectionto makealltransactionschangeable.

Sorting
Clickonacolumnheadingtosortthelistentriesbythatheading attribute.Atrianglenexttoacolumnheaderindicateswhether thelistissortedbythatattributeinascendingordescending order.Clickagaintoreversethesortingorder.

Selection lists
Searchicons( )displayednexttovariousfieldsallowyoutoopen selectionlistscontainingrecordsthatyouhavepreviouslyentered, suchascustomersandshippingmethods,orrecordsprovidedby default.

Column resizing and arrangement


Younowresizeandrearrangethecolumnsinyourlistand transactionwindows. Toresizeacolumn,clickanddragacolumnboundarytoanew position.

Select columns
Selectcolumnsallowyoutoselectitemsfromalist.Therearetwo selecticons:theSelecticonforeachentryinthelistandthe Select/DeselectAlliconlocatedatthetopofthecolumn.

Tomoveacolumn,clickanddragthecolumnheadertoanewposition.

SelectanitembyclickingtheSelecticonnexttoit.Youcanselectall listeditemsbyclickingtheSelect/DeselectAllicon,anddeselectthem byclickingtheSelect/DeselectAlliconagain.

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About accounts
AccountsList Youcanviewalltheaccountsforyourcompanyfilein theAccountsListwindow.Youcanalsocreatenewaccountsandedit existingaccounts. TodisplaytheAccountsListwindow,gototheAccountscommand centreandclickAccountsList.TheAccountsListwindowappears.

Accountsprovideameansforgroupingsimilartransactions.For example,ifyourbusinesspaysrentfortheuseofitspremises,you wouldcreatearentaccountandthenallocateallrentpaymentstothat account. Whenyoucreateacompanyfile,youwillbeaskedtoselectadefault accountslisttostartwith.Thislistmayalreadyhavetheaccountsyou need.Ifnot,youcanchangethelisttosuityourneeds.Ifyouare unsure,askyouraccountantwhichaccountsyoushouldcreate,editor delete. Accountnumbers Eachaccountisidentifiedbyauniquefivedigit number.Thefirstdigitindicatestheaccountsclassification(for example,accountsstartingwith1areassetaccounts).Theremaining fourdigitsdetermineitslocationwithintheclassification.Thelower thenumber,thehigherupinthelistitappears.Forexample,account 11100appearsabove11200.

ABOUTACCOUNTS

Accountclassificationsandtypes Theaccountslistgroupsaccounts intoeightclassificationsAsset,Liability,Equity,Income,CostofSales, Expense,OtherIncomeandOtherExpense.Withineachaccount classificationthereisatleastoneaccounttype. Accountclassificationsandtypesarelistedinthefollowingtable.Fora descriptionofeachoftheaccounts,seetheAccountRightuserguideor helpcentre.


Classification
Asset(1xxxx)

Headeranddetailaccounts Youraccountslistconsistsofdetail accounts(theaccountstowhichyouallocatetransactions)andheader accounts.Headeraccountsgrouprelateddetailaccountstohelpyou organiseyouraccountslist. Forexample,youcouldgroupyourtelephone,electricityandgas expenseaccountsusingaUtilitiesheaderaccount.Thismakesiteasier foryoutolocatetheutilityexpenseaccountsintheaccountslistandto seeyourcombinedutilityexpenses. Yougroupaccountsbyindentingthedetailaccountslocateddirectly belowaheaderaccount.
Headeraccounts Detailaccounts

Type
Bank AccountsReceivable OtherCurrentAsset FixedAsset OtherAsset

Liability(2xxxx)

CreditCard OtherCurrentLiability LongTermLiability OtherLiability

Notethat:

Youcannotallocatetransactionstoaheaderaccount. Thebalanceofaheaderaccountisthesumofthedetailaccounts indenteddirectlybelowit. Youcanhaveuptothreeheaderaccountlevels.

Equity(3xxxx) Income(4xxxx) CostofSales(5xxxx) Expense(6xxxx) OtherIncome(8xxxx) OtherExpense(9xxxx)

Equity Income CostofSales Expense OtherIncome OtherExpense

Howyougroupyouraccountscanaffecthowtotalsandsubtotalsare calculatedonreports. Linkedaccounts Linkedaccountsprovideawayofsettingupyour softwaresothattransactionsareautomaticallypostedtotheright account. Forexample,whenyoulinkyourTradeDebtorsaccounttotrackyour receivables(theamountofmoneyyourcustomersoweyou), AccountRightwillposttheunpaidbalanceofeachsalestransactionto thataccount. Somelinkedaccountsarealreadysetupbydefault,butyoumightwant tochangethem,forexample,ifyouprefertoreceivemoneyintoa

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differentaccount.Toviewandedityourlinkedaccounts,gotothe Setupmenu,selectLinkedAccountsandselectoneoftheaccount categorieslisted. TheSalesLinkedAccountswindowisshownbelow.

Changinglinkedaccounts Ifyouchangealinkedaccount,only futuretransactionsareaffected.Transactionsthathavealreadybeen recordedusingthepreviouslinkedaccountwillnotbeaffected.


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Banking
Thismoduleincludesthefollowingexercises:

Task 1: Receivemoneyonpage12 Task 2: Spendmoneyonpage14 Task 3: Createarecurringtransactiononpage15

ReceiveMoney InAccountRight,thetermreceivingmoneyrefersto recordingreceiptsthatarenotpaymentsforinvoices.Thesereceipts mightincludeequityinjections,interest,adjustmentsandsoon.Use theReceiveMoneywindowtorecordortorecordthesepayments. Notethatmoneyreceivedfromcustomersforinvoicepaymentsshould berecordedusingtheSalescommandcentre. SpendMoney UsetheSpendMoneywindowtorecordpaymentsfor expensessuchaspostageorrent. Apartfromrecordingtransactionsforthethingsorservicesyoubuy andsell,youalsoneedtomanageyourongoingbusinessoperations andrelatedfinancialtasks.Thismightinvolvemakingregularpayments (likerent),buyingassetsandinjectingcapital,andreconcilingbank accounts.YouusetheBankingcommandcentreforallsuchtasks. Youwouldalsouseittorecordthechequesyouhavewritten,the chequesandcreditcardpaymentsyouhavereceived,yourcreditcard purchases,yourcreditcardpaymentsandyourATMandinternet withdrawalsandtransfers. ThismoduleshowsyouhowtousetheBankingcommandcentreto spendandreceivemoney,andsetuprecurringtransactions. BankRegister Youcanentermiscellaneouscashreceiptsand purchasesintheBankRegisterwindow.YoucanalsousetheBank Registerwindowtoreceivepaymentsforinvoicesandpaysupplierbills forpurchasesyouhavemade. FormoreinformationaboutenteringtransactionsintheBankRegister window,seeyouruserguideortheHelpCentre.

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Reconciling your bank account


Tochecktheaccuracyofyourbusinessrecords,youshouldcheckthat therecordofyourbankaccountbalancesmatchestheamountson yourbankstatements.Thistaskiscalledreconcilingaccounts. UseReconcileAccountsintheBankingcommandcentretodothis. Initialbankreconciliation Whenyoucreateyourcompanyfile,you mayneedtodoaninitialbankreconciliationif: yourbusinesstradedpriortoyourconversionmonth,and, youhaveunclearedbankingtransactionsasatthefirstdayofyour conversionmonth. Unclearedbankingtransactionsarewithdrawalsanddepositsthathave notbeenclearedbyyourbankasatthestartofyourconversionmonth. Subsequentreconciliations Thefrequencywithwhichyouneedto reconcileyouraccountsdependsonthenumberoftransactionsyour companyprocesses.Reconcilingcanhelpyoupickuperrorsmade eitherbythebankorbythepersonenteringdatainyourcompanyfile. Youcaneithermanuallyreconcilethetransactionsrecordedinyour companyfiletothoselistedonyourbankstatement,oryoucanimport anelectronicbankstatementintoyourcompanyfileandthe transactionswillbematchedautomatically. Tolearnmoreaboutbankreconciliations,seetheUserGuideorusethe HelpCentre. YoucanalsowatchaShowMeHowvideoaboutreconciling transactionsathelp.myob.com.au/showme/index.htm ShowMeHowvideosdemonstratehowtousemanyofthenew features,andrunbetweenoneandfourminutes.Notethatinternet accessisrequiredtoviewthesevideos.

Task 1: Receive money


Inthisexercise,youwillrecordadepositof$20,000cashintothe businessbankaccountthisisacashloantakenforyourbusiness.
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GototheBankingcommandcentreandclickReceiveMoney.The ReceiveMoneywindowappears. SelecttheDeposittoAccountoption.Yourchequeaccountis selectedautomatically. IntheDatefield,type06/07/2012andpressTAB.Ignoreanydate warningsthatappearnexttothefield. IntheAmountReceivedfield,type20000andpressTAB. SelectChequeinthePaymentMethodfield. IntheMemofield,typeCash Loan andpressTAB.

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IntheAcctNo.column,clickthelisticon( )andselectBank Loansfromthelistofaccountsthatappears(youcanclickonthe AccountNamecolumntosortthelistalphabetically). BankLoansisaliabilityaccount.Thejournalentryforthis transactionwillshowthattheincreaseinthebalanceofthe chequeaccountisaresultoftheincreaseinliability.

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PressTAB.TheAmountcolumndisplays$20,000. NotethattheNTtaxcodeisusedbecausenotaxispayableon loans.

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Letsseehowthistransactionhasaffectedyouraccounts.
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GototheBankingcommandcentreandclickTransactionJournal. TheTransactionJournalwindowappears. ClicktheReceiptstab. IntheDatedFromfield,type01/07/2012.IntheTofield,type 15/07/2012.PressTAB.Alltransactionsrecordedbetweenthese datesaredisplayed. NotethatGeneralChequeAccounthasbeendebitedwith$20,000 andtheBankLoansaccounthasbeencreditedwith$20,000.

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ClickRecord.Theentryissavedandthewindowiscleared. Notethatthebalanceofthebankaccountyouselectedatthetop ofthewindowhasincreasedby$20,000.


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Inotherwords,yourcompanyhasincreaseditsassetsby$20,000, andyourliabilitytothebankhasincreasedby$20,000.
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ClickCancel.TheBankingcommandcentreappears.

ClickClose.TheBankingcommandcentreappears.

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Task 2: Spend money


Inthisexerciseyouwillbuyalaptopandcomputermonitorfor$3,000 (includingGST)fromAcmeBusinessSupplies.
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Completetheremainingcontactdetailsasshownbelow.

GototheBankingcommandcentreandclickSpendMoney.The SpendMoneywindowappears. CheckthatthePayfromAccountoptionisselectedandis displaying11110GeneralChequeAccount. IntheDatefield,type01/08/2012andpressTAB.Ignoreanydate warningsthatappearnexttothefield. IntheAmountfield,type3000andpressTAB.


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Whenyouhavefinishedenteringthesupplierdetails,clickOK.The SpendMoneywindowreappears. CheckthatAcmeBusinessSuppliesappearsintheCardfield.Ifnot, selectitfromthelist. Enterthepurchasedetailsforeachitemasgivenbelow. Notethatyouneedtoentereachitemonaseparatetransaction line.PressENTERtomovetothenextline.


Inthiscolumn
AcctNo Amount

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Clickthesearchicon( )andselecttheComputer EquipmentOriginalassetaccount. Forthe: laptop,enter2000 monitor,enter1000 Leavethisfieldblank Enteranitemdescription: Laptop Monitor Clickthesearchicon( )andselectGST.

Job Memo
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Createacardforthesupplier: a IntheCardfield,typeAcme Business Suppliesandpress TAB.TheCardlistappears. b ClickNew.TheCardInformationwindowappears. c FromtheCardTypelist,selectSupplier. d IntheCardIDfield,typeA485.

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Whenyouhaveenteredeachitem,thewindowshouldlooklike this:

Task 3: Create a recurring transaction


Ifyouhavetransactionsthatyourecordregularlyforexample,arent chequeyoucansetthemupasrecurringtransactionsandsavethem forfutureuse.Whenyousavearecurringtransaction,youcanspecify howoftenyouwantthetransactiontoberecorded,forhowlongyou wanttoscheduleit.Youcanalsodecidewhetheryouwanttoseta reminderforthetransactionorhaveitautomaticallyrecorded. Inthisexercise,youwillcreateandrecordarecurringtransactionfor yourbusinessselectricitybill.Youwillsetupthetransactionsothat youwillberemindedtorecorditeverythreemonths.
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GototheBankingcommandcentreandclickSpendMoney.The SpendMoneywindowappears. CheckthatthePayfromAccountoptionisselected. Clickthesearchicon( )andselect11110GeneralCheque Account. IntheCardfield,selectMetropolitanElectricityfromthelist. IfamessageappearsaboutusingthePayBillsfeatureifthisisfora purchase,clickOK.

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ClickRecord.Thetransactiondetailsarerecordedinyourcompany file. Notethatthebalanceofthebankaccountyouselectedatthetop ofthewindowhasdecreasedby$3,000. ClickCancel.TheBankingcommandcentreappears.

IntheDatefield,type15/08/2012andpressTAB.Ignoreanydate warningsthatappearnexttothefield. IntheAmountfield,type450andpressTAB. IntheMemofield,deletetheexistingtextandtype Electricity Bill. PressTAB. Enterthetransactiondetailsasfollows:


Inthiscolumn
AcctNo Amount Job

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SelecttheElectricityexpenseaccount. Type450 Leavethisfieldblank.

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Inthiscolumn
Memo Tax
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TypeElectricity Bill SelectGST

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IntheFrequencyfield,selectQuarterly. IntheStartingOnfield,type15/08/2012. IntheRemindAdministratortorecordthistransactionfield,select onitsduedate. ClickOK.TheSpendMoneywindowreappears. Youwillberemindedeverythreemonthstorecordthis transaction.

ClicktheSaveasRecurringbutton(atthebottomleftofthe window).

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ClickRecord.Thetransactionisrecordedandthewindowis cleared. ClickCancel.TheBankingcommandcentreappears.

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TheRecurringScheduleInformationwindowappears.

NotethatthetextyouenteredintheMemofield(instep 7on page 15)automaticallyappearsintheRecurringTransactionName field.Youcanchangethisifyouwant.

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Sales
Typesofsales Youcanrecordasalestransactionasaquote,an invoiceoranorder.

Aquoterecordsanestimatedpriceyouhavequotedtoacustomer. Aquotecanbechangedtoanorderoraninvoicewhenyour customerisreadytobuy.Aquotehasnoimpactonyourinventory levels. Aninvoiceisusuallycreatedwhenyoudelivertheitemsorservices thecustomerordered.Invoicescanbeopen(unpaid),closed(paid) orcredit(negativesale).Aninvoicecantbechangedtoaquoteor anorder.

TheSalescommandcentreenablesyoutorecordsalesofitemsand services,issueinvoicesandkeeptrackofwhatisowedtoyou.This moduleshowsyouhowtousetheSalescommandcentretorecord sales,createandsettlecreditnotes,receivepaymentsforsales,and payrefundstoyourcustomers. Thismoduleincludesthefollowingexercises.


SalesRegister TheSalesRegisterwindowcontainsallofyoursales transactions,organisedintofivecategories:AllSales,Quotes,Open Invoices,Returns&CreditsandClosedInvoices.Youcanviewallsalesin aparticularcategorybyclickingontheappropriatetaboftheSales Registerwindow.Youcanviewtransactiondetailsbyclickingthezoom arrow( )nexttothetransactionyouwanttoview. ToviewtheSalesRegisterwindow,gototheSalescommandcentre andclickSalesRegister.

Task 1: Createaquoteonpage18 Task 2: Convertaquotetoaninvoiceonpage19 Task 3: Sellitemsonpage20 Task 4: Createacreditnoteonpage21 Task 5: Settleacreditnoteonpage22 Task 6: Receiveacustomerpaymentonpage23 Task 7: Payarefundonpage24

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SalesLayouts Thesaleslayoutyouchoosedetermineswhatfields appearintheSaleswindow.


Ifawindowappearsshowingapreviouslycreatedquote,clickNew Sale.
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ServiceUsethislayoutwhensellingservices. ItemUsethislayoutwhensellingitemsthatyouhavecreateda recordfor.Whenyourecordthesaleofitemsusingthislayout, yourinventorylevelsareaffected. ProfessionalUsethislayoutwhensellingservicesoritemsfor whichnoitemrecordhasbeencreated.Thislayoutenablesyouto assignadateandaccounttoeachindividuallineitemonthe invoice. MiscellaneousThislayoutshouldonlybeusedforadjustments andforsaleswhereaprintedformisnotneeded.

ClickLayout.TheSelectLayoutwindowappears. SelectServiceandclickOK.TheSalesNewServicewindow reappears. IntheDatefield,type01/08/2012andpressTAB.Ignoreanydate warningsthatappearnexttothefield. IntheDescriptioncolumn(inthegrid),typeSupply custom business cards andpressTAB. IntheAccountNocolumn,clickthesearchicon( )andselect Incomesales&Servicefromthelistofaccounts. IntheAmountfield,type300. IntheTaxfield,clickthesearchicon( )andselectGSTfromthe listoftaxcodes. MakesuretheTaxInclusiveoptionatthetopofthewindowis selected.

YoucanchangethesaleslayoutintheSaleswindowwhenyouentera salebyclickingLayout. Ifyouwant,youcansetadefaultsaleslayoutineachcustomercardso thatallsalestothiscustomerwillautomaticallyusethislayoutunless youspecifyotherwise.

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Task 1: Create a quote


Inthisexercise,youwillcreateaquoteforcreatingcustombusiness cardsfortheIslandWayMotel.Asthisquoteinvolvesthesaleofa service,wewillusetheServicelayout.
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GototheSalescommandcentreandclickEnterSales.TheSales windowappears. FromtheSalesTypelist,selectQuote.

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ClickSaveQuote.Thequoteissaved. Ifyouwant,youcanviewthisquoteintheQuotestaboftheSales Registerwindow.

IntheCustomerfield,clickthesearchicon( )andselectIsland WayMotel.Ifamessageappearssayingthecustomerhas exceededtheircreditlimit,clickOK.

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ClickCancel.TheSalescommandcentreappears.

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Task 2: Convert a quote to an invoice


BasedonthequoteyoucreatedinTask 1: Createaquoteonpage18, yousupplythebusinesscardstoIslandWayMotel.Theypaythe chargesonthesameday. Inthisexercise,youwillconvertthequoteyoucreatedintoaninvoice andrecordthecustomerspayment.
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InthePaidTodayfield,type300.

CompleteTask 1: Createaquoteonpage18. GototheSalescommandcentreandclickSalesRegister.TheSales Registerwindowappears. ClicktheQuotestab. IntheDatedFromfield,type01/08/2012.IntheTofield,type 31/08/2012.Allquotesbetweenthespecifieddatesappear.


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InthePaymentMethodfield,selectCheque.

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ClickRecord.Theinvoiceandpaymentarebothrecorded. ClickCancel.TheSalesRegisterwindowappears. Ifyouwant,youcannowviewtheinvoiceintheClosedInvoices taboftheSalesRegisterwindow.

Selectthequotefor$300totheIslandWayMotelandclickChange toInvoice.TheSalesNewServicewindowappears. IntheDatefield,type05/08/2012andpressTAB.Ignoreanydate warningsthatappearnexttothefield.

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ClickClose.TheSalescommandcentreappears.

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Task 3: Sell items


Inthisexercise,youwillsell4folderstoWidgetFactory.
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Ifthedetailsarenotdisplayed,selectthenewcustomer,Widget Factory,fromtheCustomerlist. ClicktheLayoutbutton.TheSelectLayoutwindowappears. SelectItemandclickOK.TheSalesNewItemwindowappears. IntheDatefield,type01/08/2012andpressTAB.Ignoreanydate warningsthatappearnexttothefield. IntheShipcolumn(inthegrid),type4.Thisisthenumberof foldersyouareselling. IntheItemNumberfield,type0020andpressTAB.Thedescription fielddisplaysFolders. NotethatthePrice,TotalandTaxfieldsarecompleted automaticallyusinginformationfromtheSellingDetailstabofthe ItemInformationwindow.

GototheSalescommandcentreandclickEnterSales.TheSales NewServicewindowappears. FromtheSalesTypelist,selectInvoice. IntheCustomerfield,type Widget FactoryandpressTAB.As youdonthaveacardforthiscustomer,thecustomerlistappears. ClickNew.TheCardInformationwindowappears. IntheCardIDfield,typeW236. Completetheremainingcontactdetailsasshownbelow.
Inthisfield
Designation Address City State Postcode

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SelectCompany Type23 Main Street TypeWidgetville TypeVIC Type3999

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ClickRecord.Thesaleisrecordedandthewindowiscleared. ClickCancel.TheSalescommandcentreappears. Ifyouwant,youcannowviewthisinvoiceintheOpenInvoicestab oftheSalesRegisterwindow.

ClickOK.TheSalesNewItemwindowreappearswiththe customersdetailsdisplayed.

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Letslookattheentriesthissalehasmadeinyourtransactionjournal.
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Task 4: Create a credit note


Letsassumethatacustomer,JamesCameroncomplainsthatoneof theitemsyousoldhimwasdamagedbeforeitwasdelivered.Inthis exercise,youwillissueacreditnoteforthedamageditem. Youcreateacreditnoteinthesamewayasyoucreateasale.Theonly differenceisthatwhenyoucreateacreditnote,youentertheamount asanegativenumber. WewillcreatethecreditnoteusingtheMiscellaneoussaleslayout.
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GototheSalescommandcentreandclickTransactionJournal. IntheDatedfromandTofields,type1/08/2012andthenpress TAB.Thedebitsandcreditsofthesaleyoujustenteredshould appear(amonganyotherentries):

GototheSalescommandcentreandclickEnterSales.TheSales NewServicewindowappears. FromtheSalesTypelist,selectInvoice. IntheCustomerfield,selectCameron,James. Ifacreditlimitwarningappears,ignoreit(forthepurposesofthis exercise).Ifawindowappearsshowingapreviouslycreatedquote, clickNewSale.

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TheTradeDebtorsaccountkeepstrackofmoneyowedtoyouby customers.Thisaccounthasbeendebitedtwice,onceforthe amountofthesaleandoncefortheamountofGSTcollectedfrom thesale. TheMiscellaneousIncomeaccountkeepstrackofthemoneyyou havereceivedfromsellingfolders.Thisaccounthasbeencreditedfor theamountofthesale,excludingGST. TheGSTCollectedaccountkeepstrackofhowmuchGSTyouhave collected.ThisaccounthasbeencreditedfortheamountofGST includedinthetransaction.

ClickLayout.TheSelectLayoutwindowappears. SelectMiscellaneousandclickOK.TheSalesNewMiscellaneous windowappears. IntheDatecolumn,type16/05/2012 andpressTAB.Ignoreany datewarningsthatappearnexttothefield. IntheDescriptioncolumn,typeCredit note for damaged business cards. ClickintheAccountNamecolumn,pressTABandselectIncome sales&Servicefromthelistofaccounts. Asthistransactionaffectsyourincomefromsales,itisappropriate touseanincomeaccount.

ClickClose.TheSalescommandcentreappears.
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IntheAmountcolumn,type100.0andpressTAB.Thisistheprice thecustomerwasbilledforthedamagedcards.

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IntheTaxfield,selectGST.

IntheSearchbylist,selectCustomer,thenselectCameron,James intheadjacentfield.Allcreditnotesandreturnsforthiscustomer appear. Selectthe$100.00creditnoteandclickApplytoSale.TheSettle Returns&Creditswindowappears,displayingalistofthe customersunpaidinvoices. Youwillapplythiscreditnotetothesaledated2/05/2012. IntheDatefield,type17/05/2012andpressTAB.Ignoreanydate warningsthatappearnexttothefield. Forthesaledated2/05/2012,clickintheAmountAppliedcolumn, thenpressTAB.TheOutofBalancefield(atthelowerright)displays $0.00. Thismeansthatyouareapplyingthefullamountofthecreditnote againstthiscustomersoutstandingbalance.

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ClickRecord.Thecreditnoteiscreated. Ifyouwant,youcannowviewthecreditnoteintheReturns& CreditstaboftheSalesRegisterwindow.

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ClickCancel.TheSalescommandcentreappears.

Task 5: Settle a credit note


Youcanchoosetosettleacreditnotebyapplyingitagainstthe customersoutstandingaccountbalanceorbypayingarefundtothe customer. Inthisexercise,youwillapplythecreditnotecreatedintheprevious tasktowardsthecustomersoriginalinvoice,whichtheyhavenotyet paid.
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ClickRecord.Thecreditisappliedandthecustomersoutstanding balanceisreduced. NotethatthecreditnotenolongerappearsintheReturns& CreditstaboftheSalesRegisterwindow.

CompleteTask 4: Createacreditnoteabove. GototheSalescommandcentreandclickSalesRegister.TheSales Registerwindowappears. ClicktheReturns&Creditstab.

ClickClose.TheSalescommandcentreappears.

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Task 6: Receive a customer payment


Youreceiveachequeaspaymentforanopeninvoice.Theamountof thechequeis$100morethantheoutstandingbalanceoftheinvoices. Inthisexercise,youwillrecordthepaymentandclosetheinvoice.You willalsocreateacreditnoteforthe$100overpayment(thiscanlater refundedtothecustomer).
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TheOutofBalancefieldatthebottomofthewindowdisplays $0.00

GotoSalescommandcentreandclickReceivePayments.The ReceivePaymentswindowappears. SelecttheDeposittoAccountoption.Intheadjacentfield,select GeneralChequeAccount. IntheCustomerfield,selectCameron,JamesandPressTAB.The customersunpaidinvoicesappear. IntheDatefield,type01/12/2011andpressTAB.Ignoreanydate warningsthatappearnexttothefield. IntheAmountReceivedfield,type7500.00 InthePaymentMethodfield,selectCheque.
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ClickRecord.Amessageappears,tellingyouthatacreditnotewill becreatedfortheoverpayment.

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ClickOK.Thecreditnoteiscreated. Ifyouwant,youcannowviewthecreditnoteintheReturns& CreditstaboftheSalesRegisterwindow.

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ClickCancel.TheSalescommandcentreappears.

ClickintheAmountAppliedcolumnfortheinvoicedated 17/03/2011.Theamountof$7400appears. Deletethisamount,type7500andPressTAB.

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Task 7: Pay a refund


YoucanrefundcreditnotesfromtheSalesRegisterwindow.
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GototheSalescommandcentreandclickSalesRegister.TheSales Registerwindowappears. ClicktheReturns&Creditstab. SelectCustomerfromtheSearchbylist,thenselectFootloose DanceStudiointheadjacentfield.Acreditnoteappears.

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SelectthecreditnoteandclickPayRefund.TheSettleReturns& Creditswindowappears. Inthedatefield,type01/01/2012andpressTAB.Ignoreanydate warningsthatappearnexttothefield.

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ClickRecord.Therefundisrecorded. ClickClose.

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Jobs
Jobscanbesetuptotrackincomeandexpensesrelatedtoservicejobs. Thisisparticularlyusefulwhenmultiplejobsareperformedforasingle customer.Whenyouenteratransaction,theappropriatejobnumber canbeassignedtoeachindividualamount.Thisenablesyouto associateseveraljobswiththevariousamountsinasingletransaction. ThismoduleshowsyouhowtousetheJobsfunctiontocreatejobsand analysejobactivity. Thismoduleincludesthefollowingexercises:

ClickNew.TheJobInformationwindowappears.

Task 1: Createajobbelow Task 2: ViewtheJobsActivityreportonpage26


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JobsList YoucanviewallofyourjobsintheJobsListwindow.To displaytheJobsListwindow,gototheListsmenuandselectJobs. Toviewandeditinformationaboutajob,includingstartdate,finish date,percentagecompletedandcontactdetails,clickthezoomarrow ( )nexttoanyjobintheJobsListwindow.

Enterthebasicjobdetailsgivenbelow.
Inthisfield
JobNumber JobName Description LinkedCustomer

Dothis
Type4980 TypeCatalogues- Island Way TypeCustomcatalogues Clickthesearchicon( IslandWayMotel. )andselect

Task 1: Create a job


YourcompanyhasbeenhiredtocreatecustomcataloguesforIsland WayMotel.Inthisexercise,youwillsetupajobtokeeptrackofthe incomeassociatedwiththiswork.
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GototheListsmenuandselectJobs.TheJobsListwindow appears.
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ClickOK.TheJobsListwindowreappears,displayingthejobyou justcreated. Ifyouwant,youcanviewandeditthejobdetailsbyclickingthe zoomarrownexttothejobintheJobsListwindow. ClickClose. Whenyouenterasalestransaction,thisjobnumbercannowbe assignedtoanindividuallineitem.

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Task 2: View the Jobs Activity report


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ClickDisplay.Thereportappearsdisplaysalltransactionsassigned toyourjobs,andjournalsfortheassociatedaccounts.

GototheReportsmenuandselectIndextoReports.TheIndexto Reportswindowappears.

YoucanclickthejobnumberornametoopentheJobInformation window.Toviewthetransaction,clickonanyotherfield. ClicktheAccountstabontheleft,thenclicktheJobscategoryin thelistunderSelectReports.Alistofjobrelatedreportsappears. SelectJobActivity[Detail]. IntheDatedFromfield(intherightpane),type01/07/2011and, intheTofield,type30/12/2011.

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Forms
Toaccessarangeofcustomisableforms,gototheSetupmenu,click CustomiseFormsandchoosethetypeofformyoudliketocustomise. Youcanalsocustomiseformsthroughcommandcentres.Forexample, youcancustomiseinvoicesbyclickingPrint/EmailInvoicesintheSales commandcentre. Formcustomisationtools Intheformcustomisationwindow,you usethefollowingtoolbartoedittheform:
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Yourprintedandelectronicinvoices,cheques,statementsandmailing labelsarecalledforms. YoucancustomisethelookandcontentofmostformsinAccountRight (exceptBASforms).Youcanalsochangetheformsize,addtextlabels, drawlinesandboxes,insertgraphics,movefields,andmore.Thenyou cansaveyourcustomisedstationerysothatyoucanselectitwhenyou sendaform. Thismoduleshowsyouhowtocustomiseaninvoiceformbyadding customtext,formattingtextandaddingalogo.


NOTE : Backingupforms Whenyousetupaformtemplate,youshould backupormakeacopyoftheoriginalfiletoavoidaccidentallyreplacingit orlosingit.

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Filemenu Customise tab Print Preview Customise options Formbody

Viewprintingandsavingoptions. Thisisthemaintabforcustomisingyourform.Youcanadd fields,formattextandselecttablelayouts. Viewyourformasitwillappearprinted.Yourformis instantlyupdatedinthistabasyoucustomise. Thisareaofthewindowiswhereyoumakeselectionsfor customisingyourform. Selectandmodifyformelementsinthissectionofthe window.Selectanelement,thenviewthepropertiesinthe Customisetab.

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Task 1: Select a form to customise


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ClickCustomise.TheFormwindowforthisinvoiceappears.

GototheSetupmenuandselectCustomiseForms.TheCustomise Formswindowappears.

Youcannowbegincustomisingtheform.
DonotclickSaveForm IfyouclickSaveForm,youwill replacetheoriginalformtemplatewithyourcustomisedform.To avoidusingyouroriginalformtemplates,saveyourcustomisedform underadifferentnamebygoingtotheFiletabandclickingSaveAs. Formoreinformation,seeTask 6: Saveaformonpage31.
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SelecttheInvoicestabontheleft. ClickonItemandthenselectTaxInclusivePlainPaperInvoice.

Continuewithanyofthetasksbelow:

Task 2: Resizeandmoveafieldonpage29 Task 3: Addanddeletefieldsonpage29 Task 4: Formattextinafieldonpage30 Task 5: Addabusinesslogoonpage30 Task 6: Saveaformonpage31 Task 7: Printaformonpage31

NotethatyouneedtohavecompletedTask 1: Selectaformto customiseabovebeforeyoudoanyoftheseexercises.

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Task 2: Resize and move a field


Inthistask,youwillchangethesizeofatextfieldandmoveittoanew positiononthepage.Youcanusethisprocesstochangethesizeand positionofalltextfieldsonyourcustomisedforms.
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Task 3: Add and delete fields


Youwillnowaddafieldthatdisplaysyourcompanysemailaddressand youwilldeleteafieldthatdisplaystheinvoicetype.
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Clickonthe[CompanyAddress]field.Ablueoutlineappears aroundthefield. Thecirclesatthecornersandtheboxesinthemiddleofeachside arehandlesthatyoucanusetoresizethefield.

Deleteafield: a ClicktheInvoiceTypefield.Ablueoutlineappearsaroundthe field.

Locatethehandleatthecentrebottomofthe[CompanyAddress] field.Clickanddragthishandleupwardstoreducetheheightofthe fielduntilitisapproximatelyhalfitsoriginalheight. Asyoudragthehandle,youllnoticethatthemeasurements appearbelow.


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PressDELETE.Thefieldisdeletedandwillnotappearinyour printedinvoice.

Addafield: a IntheCustomisetoolbar,clicktheFieldsbutton.

Clickinthe[CompanyAddress]fieldandholddownthemouse button.Thepointerchangestoamoveicon( ). DragthefielddownwardsuntilitisbelowtheA.B.N.andA.C.N fields,thenreleasethemousebutton.

TheInsertFieldswindowappears,displayingalistofthefields youcanaddtoyourform.YoucanaddeitherDataFieldsorOther Fields. b ScrolldownandfindtheEmailfield.Youwillalsoseeoptionsfor wherethefieldshouldappear.

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SelectappearatthestartoftheformandclickOK. TheCustomiseItemSaleswindowappears,withtheEmailfield atthetopofthepage,overlappingwiththeCompanyName field. Youcannowmoveitandresizeithoweveryouwish.

Task 5: Add a business logo


Inthistask,youwilladdyourbusinesslogototheform.
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Ensurethatyouhaveanimagefiletouseasthelogo.Thefilecan beinbmp,jpg,pngortiffformat. Inthetoolbar,clickthePicturebutton( appears. ).TheOpenwindow

Thefieldwillnowappearinyourprintedform.

Navigatetothefolderthatcontainsyourimagefile,clickonthefile andthenclickOpen. Clickanywhereontheform.Thepictureappearsatthetopthe form.

Task 4: Format text in a field


Inthistask,wewillnowformattextinaformfield.
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Clickthe[CompanyName]field.Youwillbeusingthecontrols groupedunderFieldpropertiestoformatthisfield.

Makethefollowingselectionstochangethesizeandstyleofthe text: a Changethefontsizeto22pt. b CentrealignthetextusingtheCentreAlignicon( ).


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Setthepositionofthepictureusingthetoolsgroupedunder Placement: a InthetopHorizontalPositionfield,type13 b InthebottomVerticalPositionfield,type0.2

Ifyouwant,youcanmakefurtherchanges.SeeFormcustomisation toolsonpage 27.

AlignthelogototheCompanyName: a Selectthepicture,thenholddownCTRLandselectthe [CompanyName]field. b ClickAlignandthenselectAlignTop.

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Task 6: Save a form


Inthistask,youwillsaveyourcustomisedform.
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IntheSelectedFormforSalefield,selectTest.

Whenyouhavefinishedcustomisingyourform,gototheFile menuandclickSaveAs.TheSaveFormAswindowappears. IntheNamefield,typeTest. IntheDescriptionfield,typeTutorial Exercise. ClickSave.Aconfirmationmessageappears. ClickOK.TheFormwindowreappears. Toclosetheform,gototheFilemenuandchooseExit. ClickOK.TheAdvancedFilterswindowappears. TheformyoucreatedisnowlistedintheSelectedFormforSale field.
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ClickOK.TheReviewSalesBeforeDeliverywindowreappears.An invoiceforasaletoCameron,Jamesislisted. Clickintheselectcolumn( )nexttotheinvoice.

Task 7: Print a form


Youwillnowprintaninvoiceusingthecustomisedtemplateyou createdinthepreviousexercises.
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GototheSalescommandcentreandclickPrint/EmailInvoices. TheReviewSalesBeforeDeliverywindowappears. ClickAdvancedFilters.TheAdvancedFilterswindowappears,with theToBePrintedtabopen. IntheSalesTypefield,selectItem. ClickSelectedandselectCameron,Jamesintheadjacentfield. Ifyouhavespecifiedadefaultforminthecustomerorsupplier card,thisformappearsselected.


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Ifyouwant,youcanprinttheinvoicebyclickingPrint.Selectyour printeroptions,thenclickPrint. ClickCancel.TheSalescommandcentreappears.

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Reports
Youcanviewdetailedinformationaboutdifferentaspectsofyour businessbygeneratingreports. Thismoduleshowsyouhowtodisplay,customiseandemailreports.It includesthefollowingexercises:

Task 1: Display a report


Inthisexercise,youwilldisplayareportthatlistsalloftheaccountsin yourAccountsListandtheirbalances.
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Task 1: Displayareportbelow Task 2: Customiseareportonpage34 Task 3: Emailareportonpage35

GototheReportsmenuandselectIndextoReports.TheIndexto Reportswindowappears. ClicktheAccountstabontheleft,thenclicktheAccountscategory inthelistunderSelectReports.Alistofaccountsrelatedreports appears.

IndextoReports TheIndextoReportswindowcontainsalistofall reportsavailableinyourAccountRightsoftware.Reportsareorganised intothefollowinggroups(representedbythetabs):Accounts,Banking, GST/SalesTax,SalesandCard.Youcanalsodefinecustomreports, whicharestoredintheMyCustomReportstab.

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SelectAccountsList[Summary]andclickDisplay.TheReport Displaywindowappears,displayingtheAccountsListSummary report.

IntheDatedFromfield,type1/09/2011andintheTofield,type 30/09/2011.

ClickClose.TheIndextoReportswindowreappears.

ClickRunReport.Thereportappears.Thereportlistsall transactionsthataffectedyourchequeaccountfortheperiod. ClicktheInsert/Modifytab.Youcanusethecontrolsinthistabto changetheappearanceofthereport.

Task 2: Customise a report


Inthisexercise,youwillcustomiseareportbychangingthefontand styleofthetext,selectingwhichfieldstoinclude,andrearrangingthe layoutofthefinalreport.
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GototheReportsmenuandselectIndextoReports.TheIndexto Reportswindowappears. ClicktheBankingtab.Alistofbankingrelatedreportsappears, organisedintocategories. SelecttheChequesandDepositscategoryandthenselectBank Register.Apreviewappears. ClickAdvanced(ontheright).TheClearwaterPtyLtdBank Registerreportwindowappears,withtheFilterstabopen. Clickthesearchicon( )nexttotheAccountsfield.TheSelect fromListwindowappears. Clicktheselecticon( )toselectGeneralChequeAccount,then clickOK.TheReportsCustomisationBankRegisterwindow reappears.

Forexample,youcanclickonthereporttitleorcompanynameand thenchangethefont,colourorbackgroundcolour.Youcanalso controlwhatfieldsappear,andinserttextboxes,picturesand shapes.


Vieworiginaltransactions Youcanviewfulldetailsofa transactionshownonareportbyclickingonthetransaction
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Youcanalsorearrangecolumns.Forexample,tomovetheIDNo. column: a PositionthecursorovertheIDNo.heading.Thecursorchanges toapointer. b ClickanddragtheIDNo.headinguntilitistotherightofthe Dateheading,thenreleasethemousebutton.

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ClicktheFilterstab. IntheDatedFromfield,type1/01/2011andintheTofield,type 30/11/2011. ClickRunReport.Thereportreappearswiththenewdata. ClicktheFiletabandthenclickSend.

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ClickonthePrintPreviewtabtoseehowthecustomisedreport willlooklikewhenprintedorexportedtoPDF.

Savingcustomisedreports Youcansaveyourcustomised reportsbygoingtotheFiletab,clickingSaveAsandgivingitanewname. YoucanaccessyourcustomreportsintheCustomtaboftheIndexto Reportswindow.


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SelectthePDFicon.TheEmailInformationwindowappears.

Task 3: Email a report


Inthisexercise,youwillemailthereporttoyouraccountant.
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GototheReportsmenuandselectIndextoReports.TheIndexto Reportswindowappears. ClicktheGST/SalesTaxtab.Alistofrelatedreportsappears, organisedintocategories. SelecttheGSTReportscategoryandthenselectGST[Summary Accrual].Apreviewappears. SelectDisplay.Thereportappears.


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Toemailthereport,youwouldselectorenterthenameofthe personyouwanttoemail(enteringanewnamewillrequireyouto createanewcard).Then,youwouldcheckorentertheiremail address,typethesubjectandmessageandclickSend. Forthepurposesofthistutorial,however,clickCancelandclose thereportwindow.

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Learning more about AccountRight


AccountRightisaccompaniedbycomprehensiveinformationresources tohelpyoulearnaboutyoursoftware.

Help Centre
TheHelpCentreisacomprehensiveresourcethatdescribesall functionsandfeaturesofyoursoftware.Italsoincludeswindow descriptionsandtipsforhelpingsolvecommonproblems. TheHelpCentreisinstalledwhenyouinstallyoursoftware,however werecommendyouusetheonlineversionofhelpifyouareusually connectedtotheinternet.Theonlineversionofhelpisupdated regularlybetweenproductreleasesandmaycontainnewhelptopics relevanttoyou.

Manuals
MYOBprovidessupportingdocumentationtohelpyouinstallanduse AccountRight.Thesedocumentsareprovidedaspartofthesoftware CDyoupurchased,orcanbedownloadedfromtheMYOBwebsite. NotethatyouneedaPDFviewertoviewthemanuals. GettingStartedguide TheGettingStartedguideisprovidedto firsttimeusersofAccountRight.Itcontainsinformationonhowto installandregisterthesoftwareandhowtoobtaintechnicalsupport.A printedversionofthisguideisprovidedwiththeAccountRight softwareCD. ReleaseNotes TheReleaseNotesareprovidedtoexistingusersof AccountRightsoftware.Theyexplainhowtoupgradeyoursoftware anddescribenewfeaturesandsoftwarechanges. UserGuide TheUserGuideintroducestheprincipalfeatures, functionsandcapabilitiesofyourAccountRightsoftware.Itisdesigned tobeusedasareferenceforeverydaytransactionentryandperiodic tasks,suchasissuinginvoices,makingpaymentsandendofperiod processing. TheuserguideisprovidedasaPDFontheAccountRightsoftwareCD, andisalsoavailabletodownloadfromtheMYOBwebsite.Notethatall ofthecontentintheuserguideisavailablethroughtheHelpCentre.

To use the online help version


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Openyourcompanyfile. GototheSetupmenuandchoosePreferences.ThePreferences windowappears. SelecttheIPrefertoUseHelpFromtheInternet,RatherThanMy ComputeroptionandclickOK.

To display the Help Centre


Inanywindow,presstheF1key. Inanywindowotherthancommandcentrewindowsclickthe helpicon( )andchooseHelpforthisWindow. ChooseSearchfromtheHelpmenu. Gotohelp.myob.com.au

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Help in AccountRight windows


OpeningtheHelpCentrefromanywindowotherthancommand centrewindowsdisplaysdescriptionsorproceduresrelevanttothat window.ClickHelp ( )andchooseHelpforthisWindow,TellMe AboutorSearch.

Help in fields
Youcanchoosetodisplayashortdescriptionofbuttons,textfields, columnsandcommandcentreitemswhenyouhoverthemouseover them.

Theseoptionsaredescribedbelow.
Select
Helpforthis Window TellMeAbout Search

Ifyouwantto
seeadescriptionofthewindow,whichincludeslinks totopicsthatgiveyoutipstosolvingcommon problemsanddirectyoutoothersourcesofhelp. displayalistoftopicsthattellyouhowtoperform varioustasksinthewindow,orotherrelatedtasks. searchthehelpusingkeywords.

Toturnfieldhelponoroff,gototheSetupmenuandselect Preferences.InthePreferenceswindowthatappears,gotothe WindowstabandselectordeselecttheShowFieldHelpWhen HoveringOveraFieldoption.

Show Me How videos


ShowMeHowvideosdemonstratehowtousemanyofthenew features,andrunbetweenoneandfourminutes.Notethatinternet accessisrequiredtoviewvideos.

Help in command centres


YoucanviewhelpforacommandcentrebygoingtotheHelpmenu andselectingHelpforthisWindow.TheHelpCentredisplaysa descriptionofthecommandcentreanditsvariousfunctions.

To view Show Me How videos


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GototheHelpmenuandselectLearningCentre.TheHelpCentre appears. IntheVideossection,clickViewallvideos.Alistofavailable videosappearsinyourbrowser. Clickthevideoyouwanttoview.

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