ontinuous Forms or if you are using ingle sheets and must stop between sheets.
rint Letterhead will add your Company Name, Address, and Phone Number to the top of the letter, centered and in emphasized print. mit will skip.
rint Return Address will add your Company, Street, City, State and Zip in Column One of the Envelope and space seven spaces for the Outgoing Address. SHOW MARKED will display all MARKed Records. CHANGE ALL will prompt for changes.DELETE ALL MARKED will immediately Delete all MARKed Records. WORD PROCESSOR is a full-featured word processor with Spell Checker/Corrector. Press "W" or . SCHEDULER/CALENDAR is a perpetual Calendar with Reminders and TO DO list. Press "S" or . CALCULATOR is a full-function calculator with Displayed Memory, Decimal Place settings, Octal, Hex, and Binary Displays. Press "C" or . LOG IN/OUT is a Timekeeper module which permits logging Client Billing Time, Expenses, and Phone Logs. Press "L" or . DATE/TIME CHANGE will prompt for input of the current Date and Time and re-set the system information. Press "D" or . TIMER/ ALARM will prompt for a time to be reminded and a message. Alarm works only while in POWER DESK. Press "T" or . This feature permits you to RUN OTHER PROGRAMS that you have configured in the INSTALLATION menu. Press "R" for a list if programs have been configured. This is the Number of Image Areas across the page. The same format will be repeated in each image area, but with different names and addresses. This is the depth of the image area. A label with five lines of information would have a 6th line added to separate it from following labels. 60 lines max. Enter the first column you wish to begin printing. Usually this is in column one. DIRECTORY will display all files on the Default Drive and premit you to CCOPY, ERASE, PRINT, VIEW, or RENAME files. Press "D" or . FORMAT A DISK will prompt for the Drive destination to be formatted. Will not format C:Drive. Press "F" or . IMPORT FILE will add to the database information that has been formatted according to the prescribed format(s) in the Manual. Press "I" or . EXPORT FILE will convert the names and addresses you specify to a format-- either Comma Delimited or ASCII--that is usable by another database. BACKUP/RESTORE or CLEAR will permit you to make a copy of your ADDRESS.DAT file to A:DRIVE, Restore ADDRESS.DAT from A:DRIVE, or Clear all Addresses. Enter the Text or the *CODE, in the position and line you wish it to appear on the final printed form. Information exceeding the format will be truncated. Examine the data you have just input. If it is incorrect, press "N" to re-cyclethrough the input screen again to make corrections. Press "Y" or if OK. Enter the number of names to skip. You will resume printing at the next name. Press ape to return to the Main Menu. Insure that your default disk drive contains enough room for the BACKUP file which will be 50% of ADDRESS.DAT. Do this using the SHELL TO DOS Command. Specity a color code for the foreground and background for all TEXT in the Menus and Boxes. Press if you wish no change. ESIT PROGRAM will close all files and return to the DOS prompt on the default drive. SHELL TO DOS will exit POWER DESK to the DOS prompt. You may resume by typing "EXIT". Press "S" or . LOCK SYSTEM will prompt for a Password and then clear the screen. Press any keyto reactivate for a password prompt. Press "L" or . INSTALLATION permits you to change certain default information, configure for printers and modems, input Letterhead, and change Colors. Press . Enter if yours is a Color Monitor, for Black & White or Monochrome. Enter the familiar form of address, as:Bob --for Mr. Robert Doe. This will appear on the Salutation line of letters as "Dear Bob:" do not enter "Dear" or :Title refers to the position within a company, as Vice President Marketing. This information will appear on line two of Envelopes and Addresses. Enter the first Phone number for the Addressee. Suggested format is: (703) 978-2339 (W) to designate a Work Phone. Enter the second Phone Number for the Addressee. Suggested format is: (703) 978-2339 (H) to designate a Home Phone. Enter the Company Name. Use this field for long addresses that will not fit on the regular 5-line format. Enter the Street Address, Suite Number, Mail Stop, Apartment Number. Enter the City, State (separate by comma). Enter the Zip Code or Postal Code in the next field. Enter the Zip Code or Postal code, up to 10 digits. If a foreign country, enterthe first 10 characters of the country name so it will sort correctly. Enter any designation code you wish to distinguish this from other Records. It is best to use a 3-character code, as: CLI for client, FRI for friend. Enter the Expiration Date, or any date you wish to track this Addressee. If you press enter, today's date will be entered. Enter as MM-DD-YY, six characters. Enter any information you wish to include in a letter using *VA code. It might be an amount due, for example, in a collection letter. Enter up to three lines of notes. Enter the word PAGE 2 on the third line of notes to open a second page of notes. Specify the Sort Order of the Mark File by moving the cursor and pressing Enter or by pressing the highlighted letter. Your Mark File will sort on this key. Enter the Record Type you wish to change ALL records to. All names in the Mark File will be changed to this Record Type. Enter the new variable information you wish for ALL Marked addresses. The variable information now there will be replaced with the new variable. Enter the notes you wish to be ADDED to the notes on each record in the Mark File. The notes there will remain and the new notes added to them. Enter a descriptive file name (up to 8 characters with NO extension) to file this Template. Enter the SEARCH PATTERN to begin the search. The first Record found matching the Search Pattern will be displayed. Move cursor Up or Down to locate desired record, press to recall. Use PageUp (or Minus) or PageDn (or Plus) to Page Forward and Backward. Specify the Search Key by moving cursor up or down, or by pressing the highlighted color. Enter the File name AND EXTENSION of the file desired. Use a Drive designation if other than the Default Drive. Enter "?" for a Directory of the Default Drive.QUIT will exit to the Main Menu. Use cursor Left or Right to make another selection. ape will return to the File Directory. This function permits you to rename a file from the name shown to a name you specify. Use Cursor Left, Right to make another selection. QUIT to return. This function will print the shown file to your printer. Prepare printer now. Use Cursor Left, Right to make another selection. QUIT to return to Main Menu. This function will Delete the shown file, removing it permanently. Use Curslor Left, Right to make another selection. QUIT to return to Main Menu. This function will copy the contents of the shown file into one you designate. Use Cursor Left, Right to make another selection. QUIT to return to Main Menu. This function will show the contents of the shown file on your monitor, pausing between screens. Use cursor left, right to make another selection. Enter the Title, Firstname and Middle Initial of the Addressee as: Mr. John E. The "Mr." affects the sort order of the name, so omit it if possible. Enter the Last Name and any trailing title, as: Doe, CPA It is best to use upper and lower case letters on this and all input fields. FIELD COLOR refers to the screen color behind the menus and Legends. Choose any color between Zero and Seven. Press to leave unchanged. Specify for straight ASCII file or for Comma Delimited file. This is critical. See POWER DESK Manual (EXPORT or IMPORT) for full details. Enter a Password or phrase by which you wish to re-access POWER DESK. Memorize it. System may be accessed by re-starting computer. Press ape to return. BACKUP will copy ADDRESS.DAT to A:DRIVE. RESTORE will copy ADDRESS.DAT from A:Drive--file must have been created using BACKUP. CLEAR will Re-set ALL data. Insert another sheet of paper in the printer and press when ready. If using continuous forms, index the paper to the top of the next page. CHANGE DIRECTORIES permits you to change to another sub-directory on your hard disk drive and display the files for that sub-directory. VIDEO permits you to set monitor colors and to configure for Color Monitors or Monochrome Monitors. Press "V" or PRINTER permits you to configure for different printers and to set the print parameters for certain forms. Press
or . MODEM permits you to configure your modem for Auto-Dialing to set Baud Rate, Dialing Commands, Modem Port, and Telephone precedent codes. Press . WORD PROCESSOR permits you to configure certain default values for the Word Processor including Right/Left Margins, Tab Stops, and Justify. LETTERHEAD permits you to set-up your Name and Address for use on Envelopes and Letterhead. Other parameters may also be set. Press or . This option permits you to configure to RUN OTHER PROGRAMS from within POWER DESK and return to POWER DESK when completed. This option permits you to change the Database labels and their screen position,but not the definition of each field. Lengths shown are maximum length. QUIT and return to the Main Menu. Specify a color code for the foreground (color of letters) for text appearing in Help Messages (like this) and other un-boxed information. Specify a color code between Zero and Seven for the background (space between letters) for text appearing in Help Menus (like this) and other unboxed text. If you are using a Dot Matrix printer, enter . If you have a daisey wheel orletter quality printer, enter . Specify the printer port you are configured for. Usually this is LPT1: Don't omit the colon. Press if you wish to make no changes. Enter the ASCII (decimal) code for your printer's command for BOLDFACE (or Shadow Print). Enter up to three digits, each in a separate box. Enter your printer's ASCII (decimal) code to turn Boldface off. See your printer manual for the code. Press to leave unchanged. Enter your printer's ASCII (decimal) code for Emphasized print On. See your Printer Manual for this code. Press to leave unchanged. Enter your printer's ASCII (decimal) code to turn Emphasized Print off. See yourprinter manual for this code. Press to leave unchanged. Enter your printer's ASCII (decimal) code for Underline On. See your printer manual for this code. Press to leave unchanged. Enter your Printer's ASCII (decimal) code for Underline OFF. See your printer manual for this code. Press to leave unchanged. Enter your printer's ASCII (decimal) code for Doublewide Printing. This applies to DOT MATRIX PRINTERS only. See your printer Manual for this code. Enter your printer's ASCII (decimal) code for Doublewide printing off. This applies to DOT MATRIX printers only. See your printer manual for this code. Enter your printer's ASCII (decimal) code for Printer Re-Set, or Initialize. See your printer manual for this code. Press to leave unchanged. Enter the depth of the envelopes in PRINTER LINES. Normally, you print 6 lines per inch. A standard #10 envelope is 4-1/6 inches deep = 25 lines. Enter the column number for the default right margin in the Word Processor. Press to leave unchanged. Enter the column number you wish to set as a default left margin in the Word Processor. Press to leave unchanged. Enter the column number for Paragraph Indent. That is, the column you wish to start the first line of a new paragraph. Press to leave unchanged. Enter the column numbers for up to four tab stops in the Word Processor. Press to leave unchanged. Enter if you wish to Word Processor to default to Right Margin Justification(right margin even). Enter if you wish it ragged right. Enter your Company Name (or your Name) to appear on Letterhead and Return addresses when printed. Enter your Street address, Suite Number, or other information for the second line of Letterhead and Return Addresses. Enter your City, State, Zip Code to appear on Letterhead and Return Addresses. Enter your phone number to appear when you print a Letterhead. You may enter two phone numbers or free-form information. Enter the MINUTES of keyboard inactivity before the screen is blanked (to save screen burn-in). Enter Zero for no screen-blanking. Enter the Record Type you wish entered when you press enter on Record Type fieldon data input. This is a convenience to save typing the same information. Enter the Record Types (separated by commas) that you wish highlighted in RED. This is convenient for flagging, for example BAD's--Bad Debts. Enter the Record Types you wish highlighted in YELLOW. This is convenient for flagging, for example, INQ's--inquiry records. Separate by commas. Enter the Modem Port for your modem's configuration. Usually this is COM1: Don't omit the colon. Enter the standard Baud Rate for your modem. Usually dialing is at 1200, 600 or300 BAUD. Enter your modem's command set for Dial Tone. Usually this is AT DT for touch- tone lines, AT DP for pulse lines. See your modem manual for your codes. Enter the Telephone precedent code to be dialed before each Auto-Dial number. If you have to reach outside by dialing 9 and pause, enter 9ape to return to Page 1, ALT+P to print, ALT+D for Date. Enter any SUFFIX CODES that must be dialed for Billing or Accounting purposes. Leave blank if not required. Will be dialed only if phone number is 9 digits. Enter the NAME, DRIVE:\PATH, and COMMAND for executing another of your programs on the hard disk drive from within POWER DESK. Enter the Number of Lines you wish the printer to skip before printing the firstline (the Date) on a letter. This is used to skip over pre-printed letterhead. Enter the Foreground and Background colors of the moving cursor bars used to select options from menus. Enter the message/reminder you wish to have displayed at the given time. This message will pop onto the screen at the time given. Specify a color code between Zero and Seven for the background (screen area behind the letters) for text inside Menu Boxes. Press for no change.