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Expense/Income categories are theÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ»basis for all record keeping andÇÄCodeÄÂGroupÂÄDescriptionÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄĶreporting. In this program the IDº³³ºCode is how the program separatesºúGAS³AUTO³Slick Petroleumºyour entries and creates reports. ºúCP ³AUTO³Car PaymentººúCI ³AUTO³Car InsuranceºAlthough the program allows you toºúBGE³HOME³Baltimore Gas & Electricºenter duplicate codes, the best ºúTEL ³HOME³Atlantic Bell Telephoneºapproach is to enter unique ones.ºúPOST³SUB³Washington Post NewspaperººúAE ³CC³American ExpressºAt times, you will be informed ofºVISA³CC³Citibank Visaºthe ability to select a code by ºMC³CC³1st Atlantic Master Cardºpressing F6. Use the   arrow keysÈÍÍÍÍÍÍÏÍÍÍÍÍÏÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍͼor to quickly find the ID press the first letter of the ID code to have the program scan through the ones that start with that letter. When the cursor is onthe id that you want to select, press the ÄÄÙkey.ÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ»ºF2 to make changes. (edit)ºThe úDot at the left of the ID code meansºF4 to create a new category.ºthat thecategory will be included in theºF7úmark for reporting.ºreports that you create. Use the F7 and F8ºF8clear from reporting.ºkeys to mark or clear the category for useºF9sort by Code, Group or Descrip.ºin your reports. Note that holding the keyºDelDelete category w/confirm.ºdown marks or clears a succession of codesÈÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍͼ__ÉÍÍÍÍÍ»ÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ»ÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ»ÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ»ÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ»ºÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ»ººÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ»ºººººººÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛTMFred's Checkbook!version4.01ººººÛÛÛ& Financial Consultant.ººººÛÛÛÛÛCopyright 1989 by Jon KolstadººººÛÛÛÛall rights reservedººººÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛ_____________________________________$_______ºººººÈͺº*Forty and NO/100*******************************DollarsººººÈͺThanks for your support!____________________________ºº(301) 757-1740 or 974-1246 ext. 38ºÈÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍͼToll free Master Card or Visa registration at 1-800-874-9702.Registration includes sample checks, disk, and more software.Send $40 to Jon Kolstad - 560 Norton Lane - Arnold, MD 21012.ÚÄitemÄÄÄÄÄÄdateÄÄÄÄÄÄdescriptionÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄamountÄÄÄcodeÄÄÄcÄÄ¿³1001 04-14-89 Smithsonian Institution20.00SUBû³³Deposit04-15-89 Tax Refund for 89567.89IRS³³_Machine 04-15-89 Cash from ATM 200.00ME³³³ÀÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÙFrom here you can scroll through your entries by using the cursor control keys.Use function keys, to perform certain actions and use the many program features.ADD ENTRIES by pressing the End key then selecting the type of entry by press-ing the first letter of the words displayed at the last screen line.CORRECTIONS can be made by first moving to the entry then pressing the Ä arrowkey and typing in the corrections. When you are finished, press F10or to cancel changes press the Esc key.DELETING or restoring and entry is done by pressing the Del key. An asterisk * by an item means that it is marked for deletion and is currently be-ing ignored by the program. The actual deletion happens during sort.QUIT Fred's Checkbook! by pressing F10 from here. You will then have the chance to copy your data files to another disk drive for backups.ÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ»ºººÚÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ¿ºº³+100.00³Four Function Calculatorºº³-25.00³ºº³S75.00³The action taken on the number is indicated ºº³+35.95³by the symbol at the left of the number.ºº³T110.95³ºº³³ + ADDºº³+4.99³- SUBTRACTºº³*5.00³* MULTIPLYºº³T24.95³/ DIVIDEºº³³ºº³+1234.56³T = ÄÄÙ TOTAL & CLEARºº³/12.34³ÄÄ Del DELETE one digitºº³T100.05³S SUBTOTAL & continueºº³³ºº³+0.00_³The program automatically shifts the NumLockºº³³when you activate the calculator but, whenºº³³you leave the calculator the NumLock is re-ººÀÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÙstored to the way you had it before.ºººººÈÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍͼÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ»ºThe account balancing method used here is patterned after the one used byººmost banks and S&L's. What you are doing is matching up the entries in theººcomputer with the entries on your bank statement.ººººÄÄÙkey checks off the item and adjusts the left balance box.ººººSPACE bar skips the entry or will clear an accidentally made check mark.ººººYou may also use the   arrow keys to move around but, they will only ººskip entries not clear the check marks to adjust the trial balance.ººººBefore displaying the entries they are sorted in groups by item. Thereforeººyou will find the checks first, then deposits, ATM's and bank service items.ººººIf you are having trouble balancing this account please refer to the manual.ºººÈÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍͼÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ»ÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ»ºF1 - Help!(this screen)ººThe first number seen here is yourººF10- Save check marks & quit.ººprevious balance. The last numberººEsc- Erase check marks & quit.ººwill be the ending balance.ººººÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÄBalanceÄÄ ÛÛIgnoreÛÛ ºÈÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍͼÈÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍͼÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ Search Features ÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ»ºººººFirst select the area you want to search in. Then type in what you want toººsearch for. An exact match is looked for in every area except the descrip-ººtion. In the description, the program will find any match it can. If forººexample you wanted to find everything, then just enter a blank description.ººººWhat's different?ººººThe screen looks much the same except for the number of matches found beingººdisplayed at the top. The right balance box is different too. It now dis-ººplays the net total for the items found. ººººYou can edit the entries displayed just as normal and both balances will beººupdated to reflect the changes. The Del key works a little differently hereººthough, it still marks/unmarks the item but, now it moves to the next itemººafter each key press. If you hold down the Del key it now marks/unmarks a ººwhole list of entries. Remember that the items won't be permanently removedººuntil you leave the Find section and sort your entries.ºººº Press F10 or Esc to quit or start a new search.ºººÈÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍͼÖÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ Reporting ÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ·ºÚÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ¿ºº³ Major report types³When creating a report, the program firstººÃÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ´compares the date of each entry with the ºº³ Totals³starting & ending dates requested.How theºº³Details³report is displayed is determined by theºº³ Ledger³categories selected for reporting, next byººÀÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÙthe sort order of the categories and finallyººby the sort order of the entries themselves.ººººThe number of different reports that can be created is nearly infinite.ººººThe report is first created in memory, where you can use the cursor controlººkeys to view the entire report including margins, headings, totals, etc.ººBy pressing F6 you can then either send the report to the printer or saveººit as a disk file. The directory shown is the current directory but, youººcan save the report to any other legal path or drive. ººººYou can later load the report back into memory for viewing, printing, or ººcopying by using the Get old report command. You can view any file on your ººdisk, but DON'T save any file not created by Fred's Checkbook! ººººTo create a report from any line press F10. To Quit you can also press Esc.ºÓÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄĽÚÄData Drive & PathÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ¿ÚÄSoundÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ¿³³³³³Any legal DOS drive designation in-³³This program isn't very noisy but,³³cluding path. Don't put a \ at the³³for the least amount of noise set³³end. When the program starts up it³³this feature to No. You will still³³logs on to the drive/path found here.³³be lightly reminded of serious ³³Refer to the manual for more help.³³things that require your attention.³ÀÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÙÀÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÙÚÄHelp Drive & PathÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ¿ÚÄCalc DecimalÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ¿³³³³³If you operate from more than one³³The precision if the calculator is³³path e.g. a hard disk, you can enter³³11 digits. This setting is only for³³the path of where Fred's help files³³display purposes. (rounding display)³³are found. (only necessary if not³³³³in the default directory.)³ÀÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÙÀÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÙÚÄColorsÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ¿ÚÄPrinter NumberÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ¿³³³³³F5-F6 To scan through text colors.³³Fred's will access one of three³³F7-F8 To scan background colors.³³printers. Usually printer 1. You may³³³³find it handy to have a separate³³If you go far enough, the text will³³printer set up for checks. You could³³also blink. Nice for warning window³³then set that up as printer 2.³³colors to get your attention.³ÀÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÙÀÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÙÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ Accounts ÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ»ÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ»ºAccounts are displayed here inººººalphabetical order, with the currentººFred's Checkbook! will keepººaccount in use highlighted.ººtrack of up to 99 accounts,ººÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛººdepending on the DOS versionºÌÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ͹ºyour system is using. SinceººººFred's makes an automatic .BAKººTo create a new account press F4.ºº(back-up file) when ever youººTo make changes press F2. (edit)ººsort or use some of the deleteººººfeatures, you could in theoryºÈÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍͼºhave over 200 data files onººone disk or in one directory.ºÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ͵ Edit ÆÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ»ºººººFor use as a savings account ºº What you type here will be used asººyou would only use Deposits ºº the heading for your reports.ººService, and possibly Machineººººentries. Use the deposit keyºº The amount you see here is the end-ººto post interest earned.ºº ing balance of this account.ºººººººÈÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍͼÈÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍͼÚÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ Chart of Payees ÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ¿You can define up to 500 payee records³ÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛÛ³for your regular payments. To select³1st Atlantic Federal³one, use the   arrow keys or press³Atlantic Bell³the first letter in the name you're³Baltimore Gas & Electric³looking for. When it's highlighted,³ÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ»³press the ÄÄÙ key to select it.³ºNames are in alphabetical order.º³³ºTo help you search faster, pressº³To create a new payee record, press F4³ºthe first letter of the name.º³and fill in the blanks.³ÈÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍͼ³ÀÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÙTo edit the payee, first find it then ÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ»press F2. To save the changes, ºRef #:Account number to print on check.ºpress F10, if you decide to changeºName :Name of payee.ºyour mind instead of the payee ºSt. 1:Address line one.ºinformation, press the Esc key.ºSt. 2:Address line two.ººCity :City, State and Zip of payee.ºIf you enter a non zero amount, ºMemo :message to follow ID on check.ºthe entire entry is filled out forºID :Category code for this expense.ºyou. Using 0.00 for the amountºAmount:0.00regular payment amount.ºcauses the program to enter every-ÈÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍͼthing but, the amount for you.ÚÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ¿³item date descriptionamount code clear³ÀÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÙitem Describes the type of entry. The program determines the type of entryby the character it finds in position one. If it finds a number, thenthe entry is assumed to be a check number. To avoid confusion, don'tuse words beginning with the letters "MADS".Check numbering is sequential. If you edit a previously entered check thenthe sequence remains unchanged. If you are adding a new check andedit the number at that time then the sequence will change startingwith the following check This program uses the format of MM-DD-YY (month,day,year).description is 35 characters wide and can also be automatically entered bypressing F6, selecting a name from your chart, then press ÄÄÙ.amount is entered by pressing the number keys and they will be pushed infrom the right, and automatically formated with commas & decimal.code is the category code to which you want to assign the value.clear is used in balancing when you "check off" items from your statement.ÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ Adding Entries ÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ»ºººººCheckpress the letter C or the ÄÄÙ key. The next checkººnumber in the sequence will be displayed. Checks ººare subtracted from report totals and balances.ººººDeposit press the D key and the word "Deposit" appears inºº the type of item column. Deposits are added to theººreport totals and balances.ººººMachinepress the M key for ATM (automatic teller machine)ººtransactions. ATM's are subtracted from totals.ººººServicepress the S key for a service entry. These entriesººare any item that the bank "Zaps" your account forººbut, that there is no paper work generated. These ººcould be service charges, automatic car or houseººpayments, check printing etc. Items are subtracted.ººººAssignpress A to assign a value to a category withoutººchanging the account balance. Subtracted in reports.ºººÈÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍͼ