Starting any Standard product - New Installation

  1. Start your Standard application by double-clicking the application icon. When the 'Welcome' window appears, click the [New Installation] button.

  2. The 'Create a new Company' window will appear:

    Enter your company details in the upper section. You must enter a Company Name, an e-mail address and a company registration number. The other information is optional, but it is recommended that you enter your address so that it can be printed on Invoices and other documentation.

    If you are using Standard Accounts or Standard Nominal Ledger, it is strongly recommended that you choose the 'Start with standard chart of accounts' option. This will import our standard settings to your new database. This way you can avoid having to set up report definitions, a chart of accounts and other settings on your own. If you are using another Standard product, the 'Start with standard chart of accounts' option will be absent.

    The information in the lower section will be used to create a User Account for yourself. You must enter your Name and a Signature before you can progress to the next step, but the other information is optional. The Signature is the ID code that you will use to log in to your Standard application database.

    When the window is complete, click the [Create] button in the bottom right-hand corner of the window.

  3. A window will appear, asking you to register your Standar