SalesMate + File Menu

Restore Data

 

Backup Data

 

Print

 

Print Preview

 

Print Setup

 

Print Old Receipt

 

Login

 

Logoff

 

Change Password

 

Export Report

 

POS

 

Exit

 

Restore Data

This menu is used to open a database (destination where the information is stored) and there after load this database as default. The function loads all the information from the database.

When you click on Restore Data, a dialog box will be provided to locate the database path as shown in Fig 1. After locating the database path, click Open button. This will automatically load the database and its settings.

The shortcut Key for Restore Data is Ctrl+O.

Fig 1: Restore Data Screen

Backup Data

This menu backups the database to a specified location. Backup database will keep a safe copy of the database file in another location like Hard disk/Floppy disk/Pen Drive etc. It is recommended to take backup everyday because database is the most important part of the application. By restoring the database from backup location you can run the application even if the computer crashes or database gets corrupted due to power failure or some other means.

When you click on Backup data, a dialog box will be provided to specify the backup path as shown in Fig 2. You can choose a unique folder from this Browse window.

The shortcut key for backup database is Ctrl+B.

 

Fig 2: Backup Data Screen

Print

This menu is used to print a document. There will be two modes of printing for this application; one is the most common Windows mode printing and the other is the DOS mode (fast character mode print) continuous printing. By default the mode is Windows mode. You can make it DOS mode from the windows menu.

In the print settings Bypass Print dialog box and Print Receipt Continuously are unchecked then Print dialog box will appear on clicking print. The print dialog box is as shown in Fig 3.

The shortcut key for printing is Ctrl+P.

Fig 3: Print Screen

Print Preview

This menu is used to preview a document before printing. Please note that the preview of document is only for windows mode.

The shortcut key for Print Preview is Ctrl+W.

Print Setup

This menu is used to set up the page before printing in Windows mode. Please note that Print setup of document is only for windows mode. For DOS Mode printing, provision is there to customize the receipts from the Settings menu.

Print Old Receipt

This menu is used to print old receipts of Sales and Transactions. When you click on Print Old Receipt, a dialog box will be provided as shown in Fig 4. You can select the appropriate Receipt type, specified date, Bill No./Transaction ID. Then corresponding transactions will be listed. When you select an item from the list and click OK, the receipt will be displayed in the main window. Also you can double click on the item to display corresponding Bill.

Fig 4: Print Old Receipt screen

  The Output is as shown in Fig 5 and  Fig 6.

Fig 5: Old receipt of sales

Fig 6: Old Receipt of Transaction

Login

User can login to the application. You should enter a valid User Name and Password. After entering a valid User Name and Password click OK. Login screen is as shown in Fig 7.

Fig 7: Logon Screen

Logoff

This menu item will Log off the current user. A confirmation message will be displayed whether to logoff or not. The login user dialog box will be displayed after log off.

Change Password

This menu is used to change the password of the login user. Upon clicking this menu you will be provided with a dialog box as shown in Fig 8. You can enter the new password and confirm the password, then click OK. The entry will be saved to the database.

Fig 8: Change Password Screen

Export Report

This menu is used to produce a file of the currently displayed report/receipt on the screen as a text/csv file format. CSV file means comma separated variable file. These files are commonly used in spread sheet programs like MS Excel. These files can be opened using standard spread sheet programs.

 

POS

Print POS Receipts

Print POS Receipts

To print old receipts of Sales. When you click on Print POS Receipts, a dialog box will appear as shown in Fig78. You can select a particular Bill Number. Then corresponding sales will be listed.

Print POS receipts Window is as shown in Fig78.

 

Fig 78:Print POS Receipts Screen

The POS receipts can be printed in 2 different formats. They are 1. General Format And  2.VAT Format.

General format is shown in Fig 79.

Salesmate+ support 3 types of VAT Formats.

1.For VAT Retailers(8.B),format is shown in Fig 80.

2.For VAT Dealers(8.A),format is shown in Fig 81.

3.For VAT Dealers-Manufacturers(8),format is shown in Fig 82.

Exit

This menu is used to exit from the application. If auto backup data base is enabled it will prompt for database backup and will backup database to the specified folder. It will compact database, if Automatic Compact is enabled.