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Report Settings

You can change the appearance and format of some Nominal Ledger reports to suit your specific requirements. This is known as changing the report's definition. The reports for which this facility is available are the Balance Sheet, Key Financial Ratios, Profit & Loss Report and VAT Report.

To change a report definition, ensure you are in the Nominal Ledger and click the [Settings] button in the Master Control panel. Then, double-click 'Report Settings' in the subsequent list. Then, highlight a report name in the list on the left-hand side of the 'Report Settings' window and click the [Definition] button. The subsequent definitions windows are described on the pages describing the Balance Sheet, Key Financial Ratios, Profit & Loss Report and VAT Report.

You can only use the [Definition] button with the four reports named above. You can use the remaining three buttons with every report, in every module. If you change to another module using the [Select Module] button in the Master Control panel in the usual way, the list of reports on the left-hand side of the 'Report Settings' window will change appropriately. Highlight a report in the list and then click a button, as described below.

When you have finished working with the 'Report Settings' window, close it by clicking the close box.

Page Setup, Remove Page Setup
The [Page Setup] button allows you to set the page size, number of copies and other printer options for the highlighted report. These settings will be used whenever you print the report. Windows users can also use this function to choose the printer on which the report is to be printed.

You can also specify the Page Setup of a report by highlighting it in the 'Reports' list and selecting 'Page Setup' from the File menu.

Click the [Remove Page Setup] button to revert to standard.

Select Printer
If you are using a Macintosh, use the [Select Printer] button to re-direct the output of the highl