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System Settings - Defaults

Figure: Example System Settings Screen

General Defaults

These are default values that will be used when setting up locations and suppliers.

Tax System

This is the default tax system that the system should use. The tax system will control how taxes are used within the system.

See Tax Systems for details on how to set up these codes.

Currency Code 1

This is the default currency code that will be used for suppliers and locations.

See Currency Codes for details on how to set up these codes.

# of Currency Rates to Show

Used to specify how many / which dates to display exchange rates for. The option applies to each of the currency code pairs - that is show last 7 rates means show last 7 rates for EUR -> GBP, and last 7 for EUR->USD, and last 7 for EUR->DKK and so on.

Current Rate

Default value that shows the latest currency rate.

Last 2-10 Rates

Shows any rates effective between today and 2-10 days ago.

Last Week

Shows any rates effective between today and 7 days ago.

Last Month

Shows any rates effective between today and 30 days ago.

Last 3 Months

Shows any rates effective between today and 90 days ago

Last Year

Shows any rates effective between today and 365 days ago.

Use Multiple Tax Codes

In a system with a US-style tax system defined, the 'Use Multiple Tax Codes' option is available for selection. The option is disabled in systems without a US-style tax system defined.

Location Defaults

These are the defaults that will be used when setting up a new location.

Currency Code 2

This is the second currency code that can be used at POS.

See Currency Codes for details on how to set up these codes.

Currency Code 3

This is the third currency code that can be used at POS.

See Currency Codes for details on how to set up these codes.

Report Footer

The line that will be printed at the bottom of each page of a report. This will usually be the company name and possible the company's tax number.

Report Logo

The name of the bitmap that should be used to print the logo on a report. The filename should include the path where the file can be found. Since some reports are generated on the client and some on the server, this path will be something common on both computers, for example \drsapps\bmps. When a new location is created, this value is used as default. The actual value used in the reports is that found in the Location Report Logo field on the Basic tab in Locations.

Tax Number 1

The tax number assigned by the government for this company.

Tax Number 2

The second (if available) tax number assigned by the government for this company.

Item Defaults

These are the default values used when setting up new items.

Default Normal Label

The default normal label for an item.

Default UOM

The default unit of measure code to be used by new items.

Note: A default UOM must be entered if using I records in Host Updates.

Default Price Override

The default Price Override option used for items.

User Defaults

These are the default values used when setting up new users.

Menu

The default menu option for new users.

Buyer

The default Buyer Code which will be assigned to new users.

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