This section covers interface settings in the Goldenseal small business software.
Record Display | Printing
& Layouts | Basic Interface
Overdue Billing Dates | Custom
Chart of Accounts Preferences | Contract
Data Entry Preferences | Expenses
File Preferences | Income
Preferences | Record
Accounting Software | Business
Company Info | Custom Layouts | Passwords
To set details for the basic Goldenseal interface, choose Preferences from
the Options menu, and choose Interface from the submenu.
Open to Empty Record-- Turn on the checkbox to have Goldenseal start
with a new blank record, whenever you open a new window.
Ask Before Revising Transaction-- Turn on the checkbox to have
Goldenseal ask before it allows you to change a prior transaction.
Warn about Unfinished Records-- Turn on the checkbox to be reminded
about unfinished records when you use the Billing, Pay
Bills and Write Payroll commands.
Allow User- Required Fields-- Turn on the checkbox to have Goldenseal complain if you try to leave a record that
doesn't have a value in a field that you've set to have a required
value, via the Custom Layout command. Turn it off to ignore any
Show Void & Paid Watermarks-- Turn on the checkbox to show
Paid in the background of paid transactions, and Void for void transactions.
Show Help Messages-- Turn on the checkbox to see brief help
messages in the left side of record windows, when the mouse is over each
PRINTING & LAYOUTS
Default Font-- Fill in the font to use for layout fields that are
set to the default font. You can use this choice to change the font
used in all standard layouts.
Report Font-- Fill in the font to use for reports and print
forms fields that are set to the default font.
Table Rows Per Page-- Enter the number of table rows that fits
on a page. This amount applies only to printouts from action dialogs-- Billing, Deposit
Funds, Job Costs, Pay
Bills and Write Payroll.
Print In Color-- Turn on the checkbox to print in color. Turn it off to always print in black and white.
Play Sound at Record Save-- Turn on the checkbox to hear a "thunk" whenever Goldenseal
saves a record.
Show Reminder Alerts-- Turn on the checkbox to receive alerts
for Appointments that are due.
Give Low Memory Warnings-- Turn on the checkbox to receive a
warning when Goldenseal is getting low on memory.
Warn about Missing Calculators-- Turn on the checkbox to get
a warning if a calculator is missing.
Can Delete Lists After Use-- Turn on the checkbox to be able
to delete list records, even after they have been used in a record.
WARNING-- If you delete items that have
been used, you may get error messages in records that have used the item. For best results, leave this option turned
Goldenseal uses the Overdue Billing dates for reports of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
Overdue Cutoff-- Enter the first cutoff date for overdue bills (usually 30 days).
Overdue Cutoff 2-- Enter the second cutoff date for overdue
bills (usually 60 days).
Overdue Cutoff 3-- Enter the third cutoff date for overdue bills (usually 90 days).
Custom Estimating Dimensions
Show Custom Dimensions Only-- Turn on the checkbox if you are using custom dimensions for
your estimates, and don't want to use the 'stock' dimensions that are built into Goldenseal.
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