Using QuickBooks Pro 5 Timer on Local Computers
Production use of Timer
requires that it be set up and a user file
selected. Installation on local
computers is described at the end of the
chapter. Setting up data files on local
computers is described in the last of the
sections pertaining to local computers.
Timer can be started by clicking the
icon. If that is not visible, click the
Start button, then Programs,
then QuickBooks Pro group, and lastly click
(In Windows 3.1, open the
program group and click the Timer
icon.) If a data file is selected, the file name will be included in the title bar. Setting up the data file is described below, as the last thing within the actions at the using computer. The data file will include the necessary lists from the QuickBooks company file. If no data file is selected, click
File then Open,
then click on the necessary file.
requires that QuickBooks Timer be installed and running with a data file set up. The XE
"starting:Timer" working data file name will be in the title bar. Multiple files are possible, and may be needed if
you are interfacing with more than one Company file on QuickBooks.
A new Data File may be appropriate
XE "data file:Timer" for a second user, or other changes. It is started from the top Timer window, by clicking
The name should be selected according to your plan.
If this is to be an installation unique to you, or largely used by you, the system can be set so that all new
activities will be generated with your name, unless another is selected.. Click
Drop the list and select your name.