This lesson covers how to create a new database file. This file will not have any of the demonstration data found in the trial version.
After creating the database, configure the database file by entering your company name and currency.
Data File Creation
Step 1. At the Login screen select Change
Step 2. On the Select a database screen select Create a new database and use the Browse button to enter the name of your database file.
Step 3. Enter a name for your database file. This name will be displayed at the bottom of each screen.
Step 4. Select OK to create the database.
Step 5. Select Login to open the new database file. Admin is the default username for a new data file.
Data File Configuration
Step 1. After creating the database file go to Options & settings > General options and settings.
Step 2. In the General section enter the company name, language and country.
Step 3. In the Currencies section enter your home currency.
Step 4. In the Tax section blank out any values in the Default rate field if you are located in the United States. If your company’s sales include VAT (value added tax) populate the Default rate field with your VAT rate.