Contents of the READ.ME file
Electronic banking... automated debits and credits... computerized
bank statements... such is the world we must grasp in order to
control our personal financial position. Not easy - given the number
of complex transactions we must make and record each day. Taxable?
Tax deductible? Average daily balance?... all these questions are a
breeze with the CHECKBOOK MANAGER. This powerful, menu-driven
program will allow you to "get a handle" on personal finances
quickly and view reports and graphs with a few keystrokes.
- User friendly, menu-driven interface with popular pop-up window
selection for each function. A status line appears to clarify the
- Up to 128 accounts may be handled and maintained. Have your
family, business, personal or credit card accounts handy for easy
access and review.
- Easy to use, powerful screen editor to add, delete, insert or
reconcile your accounts. Data input becomes enjoyable as results
are seen immediately on screen.
- Extensive and comprehensive report selection allows viewing or
printing from current or historic account information. Impressive
graphs visually show the current status of your accounts.
- Background, window and text colors can easily be customized to
suit preference with the screen color option.
- Pop-up calendar, calculator, appointment scheduler and note pad
are accessed with function keys and can be activated anywhere
within the program.
- On line , context sensitive help is available at all times to
assist the user in proper data input.
- Allows the exportation of account files (current or historic) to
1-2-3 spreadsheet compatible files. These files can then be taken
to your accountant or tax preparer thus saving time and money.
- Intuitive menus and operation assist the user in getting the
program up and running in only minutes.
- Bilingual... easily switch from English to Spanish and vice versa
with a single keystroke. The entire text and operation is
converted - very powerful!
- Helps promote sound financial practices by accurately classifying
income and expenses by categories and groups.
- Prints all reports to hardcopy or disk files .. account reports,
graphic reports, detail reports, average daily balance, statistics
and analysis can be instantly obtained.
- On line note pad allows viewing, editing, or updating of any
report saved to file or disk.
- 100% MS-DOS Compatible. DOS version 3.0 or higher. Requires 512K
- Hard Drive
To install CHECKBOOK MANAGER to your hard drive place your
distribution copy of the program into your drive A: and type the
C: (where c:\ is the drive where you want the program
MD CHECK (where CHECK is the sub-directory name where you
wish the program to reside)
CD \CHECK (to make the CHECK sub-directory the current
COPY A:*.* (to load all files on your distribution disk into
the CHECK sub-directory)
CHECK to execute the program.
After reading the information contained on the opening screen you
can proceed to the main menu by pressing any key. To print the USERS
MANUAL turn on your printer and choose option 6.5 at the main menu.
If you want to start right now, choose option 1.1. to add your first
If you have received the compressed version of the distribution
program, you will first need to extract the files by typing the
NOTICE: CHECKBOOK MANAGER IS NOT FREE SOFTWARE, nor has it been
released into "Public Domain". However, CHECKBOOK MANAGER is
user-supported "SHAREWARE". You are hereby granted a license to use
CHECKBOOK MANAGER on a trial basis. This program is a fully working
program - it is not "crippleware". If you find CHECKBOOK MANAGER
useful and desire the added features available in the registered
version, you are asked to follow the process for registration within
the program. To register by mail, print the order form containded
in the file: ORDER.FRM.
- If you are using this program frequently and find it
fast, easy and convenient and would like to have the
ability to handle more accounts (up to 128), you are
encouraged to register.
- The cost of registration is $32.00
- You may register in the following manner:
- Send check or money order to: Ramsal Software, Inc.
(with program name, version, Registration Dept.
serial number and disk i.d.) 1100 N.W. Loop 410 Ste 731
San Antonio, TX, 78213
- For faster service you may charge by phone by selecting
option number (9) on the main menu.
We accept: MasterCard / Visa.
CHECKBOOK MANAGER(C) 1990, RAMSAL SOFTWARE, INC.
Non-registered users of CHECKBOOK MANAGER are hereby granted a
limited license to use this program on a trial basis for the express
purpose of evaluating the program to determine whether CHECKBOOK
MANAGER is suitable for their needs. The continued use of CHECKBOOK
MANAGER, except for the use outlined above, requires registration.
Non-registered use, except for the limited use above, by any person,
business, corporation, governmental agency, institution or other
entity is strictly forbidden.
All users are hereby granted a license to copy CHECKBOOK MANAGER
only for the trial use of others subject to the limitations above
and the following:
No user may modify CHECKBOOK MANAGER in any way, including but not
limited to, decompiling, disassembling or otherwise changing the
form or format of the program.
CHECKBOOK MANAGER must be copied in it's entirety, complete with
this file containing this license information.
No fee, charge or other compensation may be accepted or requested by
any licensee or license granted herein.
CHECKBOOK MANAGER may not be distributed in conjunction with any
other product or hardware. Anyone that desires to package, sell at
retail or distribute this program is requested to contact RAMSAL
In order to fully support the "SHAREWARE" and user-supported concept
in keeping check on rising software prices you are encouraged to
upload this program to your favorite BBS. You are also encouraged to
copy this program and pass along to friends and relatives. However,
registration is also strongly encouraged. Operators of BBS'S may
post CHECKBOOK MANAGER for downloading by users or members.
Distributors of public domain or user-supported software may
distribute copies of CHECKBOOK MANAGER subject to the conditions in
the license granted above. Please contact RAMSAL SOFTWARE, INC. for
additional programs and information on exciting distribution offers
currently available including our personalized line of software.
RAMSAL SOFTWARE, INC. makes no warranty of any kind, expressed or
implied, including without limitation, any warranties of
merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose. RAMSAL
SOFTWARE, INC. shall not be liable for any damages, whether direct,
indirect, special, or consequential arising from a failure of this
program to operate in the manner desired by the user. RAMSAL
SOFTWARE, INC shall not be liable for any damage to data or property
which may be caused directly or indirectly by the use of this
In no event will RAMSAL SOFTWARE, INC. be liable for any damages,
including any lost profits, savings or other consequential or
incidental damages arising out of use or improper use or inability
to use this program, or for any claim by any other party.
end of file.