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Using The F1 Help Manual

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  • The F1 Help Manual contains hundreds of pages of written documentation, all carefully grouped, linked and indexed.
  • It is an integral part of Ace Payroll, and ships with the software.
  • As with the Ace Payroll software itself, the help manual is constantly updated and improved.
  • An updated help manual is always installed whenever the Ace Payroll software is upgraded.

Usage

  • From anywhere within Ace Payroll, press the F1 key.
  • Often a short help message is then shown in Ace Payroll.
  • Pressing F1 a second time launches the F1 Help Manual, and more often than not shows a document related to what you are doing in Ace Payroll.
  • If a related document is not shown, the FAQ Contents page is opened.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Shown below are Frequently Asked Questions in an abbreviated form, in related groups.
  • There is an option to show the same FAQ's listed in a longer question format.
  • We have circled the link to the FAQ page that is shown on every page of the help manual.
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Alphabetical Index

  • All topics are listed in the Alphabetical Index.
  • Again, we have circled the link to the Alphabetical Index.
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Associated Information

At the base of every page are links to information associated with the current topic.

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Technical

  • Note the font used in the help manual is the same font used for help messages and reports in Ace Payroll.
  • From within Ace Payroll this font can be set by selecting Setup then User Preferences.

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April 2017 Changes
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Timing of Upgrade Installation
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System Information
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Transferring Ace Payroll To Another Computer
How to transfer Ace Payroll from an old computer to a new one more..
Installing Without A CD
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Version & Serial Numbers
Press the F5 key at any time, from anywhere in the program, to find out the currently installed serial number and version more..
Registration
Program registration in 2 easy steps more..
Multiple Companies
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Password Entry
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Networking Ace Payroll
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Ace Payroll & Windows 8
We have extensively tested Ace Payroll in a Windows 8 environment and there are no problems or special considerations more..
Ace Payroll & Windows 7
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Using Ace Payroll On An Apple Mac
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Apple Mac - Moving from Windows
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Ace Payroll & Linux
These notes clarify running Ace Payroll under Linux, both on the desktop, and when using a Linux server more..
Alphabetical Index
The Ace Payroll alphabetical index provides links to all documentation more..
Ace Payroll FAQ Contents
All the most common Ace Payroll questions grouped by categories in a short table of key words more..
Ace Payroll Frequently Asked Questions
All the most common questions we are asked at Ace Payroll listed in a question format and grouped by category more..