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Disk No: 2826 Disk Title: MR. BILL 3/3 (also #469, & #470) PC-SIG Version: S4.5 Program Title: Mr. Bill Author Version: 3.41 Author Registration: $40.00 Special Requirements: 320K RAM, and two floppy drives. Money in the bank -- a lovely phrase. Money owed to your company could be money in YOUR bank -- if you collect it. MR. BILL does almost everything needed for your small- to medium-sized firm to birddog bills and increase collections with a minimum of labor and losses. Highly flexible, MR. BILL handles taxes and charges of every sort. It automatically updates and sends client bills out monthly, prints your letterhead, and up to a 30-line message. You can charge different customers different rates for the same thing. Each file can have 16,000 entries. Get the client's name, address, phone number, and current balance from the operating system in less than four seconds. Prepare itemized invoices/bills and generate a bevy of summary and in- depth reports including account aging and an excellent audit trail. The 28-page manual is adequate for experienced clerks. PC-SIG 1030D East Duane Avenue Sunnyvale Ca. 94086 (408) 730-9291 (c) Copyright 1991 PC-SIG, Inc.
FOR FLOPPY DISK SYSTEMS: Take a blank disk from your box of disks and "initialize" it. This means you must run the "format" program which came with your machine. If you don't know how to do this, read your DOS manual about formatting disks. Put Mr. Bill Disk #1 into the A drive and your new disk into the B drive. Now, type: A>copy A:*.* B: Disk Number 1 will be used to set up your programs, to enter billing data, to add and change addresses and billing codes and rates, and to add files together. Repeat for disk #2. Disk Number 2 will be used to write your bills to a disk file, to the printer, to prepare ageing reports, to prepare audit trails and to prepare a report of your charges in date order.
To use either disk just type BILL and press return. Again, use disk #1 to input your data and disk #2 to prepare your reports. Okay, so much for the disk(s) holding your MR. BILL programs. Now you must format a new disk to hold your data. This will be your data disk. Most people will put the data disk into drive B. Label the program disk(s) as "MR. BILL PROGRAM DISK (#1) --DRIVE A" and in our example, the data disk as "MR. BILL DATA DISK--DRIVE B". Note: your program disk does not have to go into drive A. You can put your programs on any disk. Also, your data disk does not have to go in drive B. You can choose any drive as your data disk drive.
╔═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════╗ ║ <<<< PC-SIG Disk #2826 MR. BILL 3/3 (also #469 & #470) >>>> ║ ╠═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════╣ ║ ║ ║ To print information about CONVTADD, type: COPY README PRN (Enter) ║ ║ ║ ║ * * * * * * ║ ║ ║ ║ To view instructions on how to install onto a floppy system, type: ║ ║ FLOPPY (Enter) ║ ║ ║ ║ Note: If you are installing to a floppy, you will need to ║ ║ also type HARD to view instructions for all users. ║ ║ ║ ║ To view instructions on how to install onto a hard drive, type: ║ ║ HARD (Enter) ║ ║ ║ ║ ║ ║ Copyright 1991, PC-SIG INC. ║ ╚═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════╝
FOR HARD DISK SYSTEMS: Create a subdirectory on drive C:\ called BILL. Put the Mr. Bill Disks in drive A:, and type: A>COPY *.* C:\BILL [RETURN] Copy all the disks. Type: C: [return] then cd \bill [return] FOR EVERYONE To begin type BILL [Return]. If this is the very first time you have used MR. BILL it will ask you what drive you want to hold your data disk. In our example we will tell it B. If you use a hard disk, you would tell it C. Mr. Bill will create the file DISKDRVE and put the letter B or C into the file so that it can remember which drive you chose.
Volume in drive A has no label Directory of A:\ README 2304 11-30-90 12:00p CONVTADD EXE 40058 11-23-90 3:41p BILLMAN UAL 272640 1-09-91 1:53p FLOP TXT 872 9-11-91 2:49p FLOP1 TXT 802 8-22-91 12:54a FLOPPY BAT 56 9-11-91 2:51p GO BAT 28 7-15-91 3:34p GO TXT 1580 9-13-91 3:14a HARD BAT 30 8-25-91 10:28p HARD TXT 685 9-11-91 2:49p FILE2826 TXT 2221 8-25-91 11:10p 11 file(s) 321276 bytes 33792 bytes free