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Quick Start
Document Numbering
Changing the Document Number Sequence
Changing the Document Number Format
Customer Account Numbering
Adding a Company
Opening a Company
Saving a Copy of a Company
Template Editor
Editing a global template selection
Editing a specific template for an invoice
Editing a specific template for a customer
Change the font of a single item on a template
Change the font used in a template
Add new bitmaps or logos to a template
Insert fixed text/ a label onto a template
Add Fields to a Template
Edit the text of a label on a template
Change the position of an item on a template
Resize columns in a table
Add an item code column to an invoice template
Add a purchase order column to a statement
Change column headings in a table
Setting Conditions on Items
Display an Item depending on a field value
Display an Item depending on whether an invoice is paid
Offset the position of an item
Display an item depending on whether being printed or emailed
Showing a REMINDER Label on a Template
Add SalesPerson to a Template
Adding a Payment Summary to an Invoice Template
Adding a Tax/ VAT Summary to an Invoice
Tax/ VAT Summary on an Invoice
Configuring Columns
Invoice Columns
Statement Columns
Template Management
Renaming a Template
Copying a Template
Deleting a Template
Backing Up Custom Templates
Customising Lists
Invoices & Payments
Customising the columns shown in the list
Raising an invoice
Creating a quote based on an invoice
Create a Purchase Order based on an Invoice
Create a Credit Note based on an Invoice
Create a Recurring Transaction based on an existing Invoice
Raising a copy of an invoice
Saving an Invoice in PDF form
Save a PDF of a Delivery Note
Save a PDF of a Sales Receipt
Editing an invoice
Selecting a customer
Choosing a Customer Address
Product or Service Invoice?
Adding a Date to an invoice line item
Entering a Subtotal Item
Inserting a new item
Select an Existing Product
Search for a Product
Select an Existing Discount
Enter a new Product Name
Enter a new Discount Name
One-Off Item
Add a summary line to an invoice
Automatic Date Fields
Deleting an item
Entering Units
Deleting an invoice
Listing invoices
Adding your logo to invoices
Printing an invoice
Printing all unprinted invoices
Previewing an invoice
Emailing an invoice
Recording a Customer Payment against an invoice
Deleting a payment
Raising a credit note
Voiding an Invoice
Showing the SalesPerson on the Invoices List
Colour-coding invoices
Making Payments
SubTotal Items on Invoice Lines
Setting a Due Date instead of a payment term
Adding Carriage/ Delivery Charges
Recurring Invoices
Creating a Recurring Transaction
Making an Invoice Recur
Confirm Automatic Invoices Dialog
Check Recurring Invoices
Enabling Invoice Reminders
Confirming Reminders
Checking if Reminders are Due
Sending a Reminder for an Overdue Invoice
Editing the Reminder Email Template
Delivery Notes
Printing a Delivery Note
Saving a PDF of a Delivery Note
Sales Receipts
Printing a Sales Receipt
Saving a PDF of a Sales Receipt
Emailing a Sales Receipt
Customising the columns shown in the list
Creating a quote
Raising a copy of a quote
Creating an invoice from a quote
Create a Purchase Order from a Quote
Saving a Quote in PDF form
Editing a quote
Selecting a customer
Product or Service Quote?
Inserting a new item
Select an Existing Product
Select an Existing Discount
Enter a new Product Name
Enter a new Discount Name
One-Off Item
Deleting an item
Deleting a quote
Printing a quote
Previewing a quote
Emailing a quote
Opening the invoice raised from a quote
Colour Coding Quotes
Purchase Orders
Customising the columns shown in the list
Creating a Purchase Order
Raising a copy of a purchase order
Saving a Purchase Order in PDF form
Editing a purchase order
Selecting a supplier
Inserting a new item
Select an Existing Product
Select an Existing Discount
Enter a new Product Name
Enter a new Discount Name
One-Off Item
Deleting an item
Deleting a purchase order
Printing a purchase order
Previewing a purchase order
Emailing a purchase order
Colour Coding Purchase Orders
Customers & Statements
Customising the columns shown in the list
Customer Name, Contact Name & Alphabetic Ordering
Adding a customer
Editing a customer record
Deleting a customer record
Managing Multiple Customer Addresses
Adding a Customer Address
Choosing the Default Customer Address
Deleting a Customer Address
Managing Multiple Delivery Addresses
Managing Multiple Contacts for a Customer
Adding a Customer Contact
Choosing the Default Contact for an Invoice, Quote or Credit Note
Choosing the Primary Contact for a Customer
Deleting a Contact
Viewing a Statement
Printing a Statement
Previewing a statement
Emailing a statement
Recording a Customer Payment against an invoice
Saving a Statement as a PDF
Exporting Customer Details
Importing Customer Details
Customer Statement Types and the Statement Wizard
Customer Price Bands
Adding a Price Band
Deleting a Price Band
Price Band Details and Rounding
Assign a Price Band to a Customer
Customising the columns shown in the list
Products & Stock
Enabling Stock Control for a Company
Product Records
Discount Records
Customising the columns shown in the list
Adding a product
Adding a discount
Editing a product or discount record
Deleting a product or discount record
Exporting Product & Discount Details
Importing Product & Discount Details
Margin Calculator
Stock Control
Finding Low Stock
Ordering Selected Products
Stock Control Data
Tracking Stock Levels
Printing reports
Previewing reports
Emailing reports
Saving a Report as a PDF
Exporting Reports to Excel
Customising Reports
Create a Copy of a Report
Change a Report Title
Add, Remove or Reorder Report Columns
Change the Sort Order of Columns
Changing the Report Column Alignment
Group Data on Reports
Customise the Style of Reports
Apply Filters to Reports
Defaulting a Report
Changing the Report Column Widths
Change Report Column Titles
Invoice Payment Terms
Standard Customer Messages
Selecting a Standard Message
Adding a Standard Message
Deleting a Standard Message
Editing a Standard Message
Standard Supplier Messages
Invoices & Payments Options
Quotes Options
Customers Options
Purchase Order Options
Suppliers Options
Products & Stock Options
General Options
Date Formats Options
Recurring Invoices Options
Automatic Backups Options
Document Number Format & Prefixes Options
Document Number Sequences Options
PDF Filename Formats Options
Ageing Report Values Options
Business Details, Currency & Tax Name
Template Setup
Choosing a Template
Showing Quantity and Each Columns
Showing Units Column
Configuring a Logo
Showing a PAID watermark
Setting up Page Numbers
Address Options
Showing Tax Rate Column
Include Tax in Last Column
Adjusting gaps between items on a template
Payment Terms
VAT/ Tax Rates
Managing Standard Customer Messages
Choosing the Default Customer Message
Confirming Automatic/ Recurring Invoices
Editing Email Templates
Configuring Email Options
Editing String Lists
Password Protecting a Company File
Adding Extra User and Restricting Access
Custom Fields
Creating a backup
Restoring a backup
Automatic Backups
Changing the AutoBackup folder
Data Import/ Export
Exported Customer Details File Format
Exported Product & Discounts Details File Format

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Quick Start

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For first-time users of SliQ, this section explains how to quickly create and print an invoice.


Note: To see a video tutorial showing how to get up and running and raise your first invoice, please visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWDwDmuyheg


Follow the steps below to create, edit and print an invoice.


Step 1 - Select the Invoices & Payments tab


On the main toolbar, make sure the Invoices & Payments tab is selected as shown in the following picture, then press the New button.




A form will be display allowing the invoice details to be edited. The form should look something like the following.




Step 2 - Enter the Customer name on the invoice form


Enter the name of the customer on the invoice form as shown below.




Press the TAB key to move out of the field.


Step 3 - Enter the Invoice Address


Enter the address of the customer on the invoice as shown below.




Step 4 - Add an item to the invoice


Now enter the description, quantity and price details for an invoice item.


For example the description could be "Hourly labour putting up a fence", the quantity could be 15 and the price could be £11.50.


To create a new, blank item into which the details can be entered, click in the Description column as shown below.




When you have finished typing the description, press the TAB key and enter the Quantity, then press the TAB key and enter the price in the Each column. Press TAB again to leave the Each column and the item total will be displayed.


If the VAT column is displayed, you can select a VAT rate for the item.


The invoice form should now look something like ...





Note: In the picture above, note that a blank invoice item is displayed below the item we entered. When OK is pressed, SliQ automatically deletes blank items that don't have a description, quantity or unit price.



Press Close & Save to save the invoice.



Step 5 - Print the invoice


The Invoices & Payments tab will now list the new invoice. Make sure the invoice is selected in the list as shown in the picture below and press the Print button to print the invoice.





Step 6 - Closing SliQ


SliQ can be closed by three methods:-


1. Open the SliQ menu by clicking on the SliQ start button and choose the Exit & Save option from the menu.




2. Press the Exit & Save button displayed on the tab.




3. Press the arrow at the top right of SliQ


Note: SliQ will ALWAYS save data no matter how you close the package.




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