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Accounts Screen

Once the the Check Register Program is running, the accounts screen will be displayed.

The accounts screen is used to manage each individual checking and savings account.  In order to move around the screen use the up and down arrow keys and the enter key. 

Exiting the program

Using the down arrow key, move to the row labeled "Quit" and press the enter key.

Entering a new account

Using the up and down arrow keys, move to a blank row and press the enter key.  At the bottom of the screen, you will see a message in red asking you to  "ADD ACCOUNT, Are you sure? (y/n)".  Pressing the "N" key will cancel the new account.  Pressing the "Y" key will prompt you to enter the name of the account, ex. Sun Federal Bank. Once the account name is entered, press the enter or tab key in order to move to the account number field.  Enter the account number, ex. 1234-5-67.  Once the account number is entered, press the enter key.  You will no be asked to confirm the information you entered.  At the bottom of the screen, you will see a message in red asking you "Is this correct? (y/n)".  Pressing "N" will highlight the account name field.  Pressing "Y" add the account and the main menu will be displayed.

Selecting an existing account

Using the up and down arrow keys, move to the desired account name and press the enter key.  Once the enter key is pressed the main menu will be displayed.

Main Menu

Once an account is selected the main menu will be displayed.

In order to move around the screen use the up and down arrow keys and the enter key. 

Edit Check Book

Using the up and down arrow keys, move to the "Edit Check Book" menu item and press enter.  You will be prompted to enter the year.  Entering blanks instead of a valid year will cancel the operation and redisplay the main menu screen.  Entering a valid year will display the register screen.

Register Screen

The register screen is used to enter/modify items in your checking or savings account.

  

In order to move around the register screen use the following keys:

up/down arrows        

left/right arrows

page up/page down

tab - move to the next field to the right

backspace 

insert 

delete 

enter - move to the next field to the right

home - move to the first item in the register

end - move to the last item in the register

control + end - save the current register and redisplay the main menu

The check register screen contains 8 fields:

Check Number

Two digit month, ex. 01

Two digit day, ex. 05

Description

CT - Category

*  - include/exclude item

Amount

Total

Entering the initial balance

Leave the check number field blank, enter today's month and day, enter a description "Beginning balance", leave the CT and * fields blank and the enter the balance from your check register into the amount field.  If you have a positive balance, enter the amount as a negative number.  If you have a negative balance, enter the amount as a positive number. 

In General...

Enter all deposits as a negative number and all checks/withdrawals as positive numbers.

Miscellaneous...

The DOS version of the check register does not allow checking accounts to be deleted. 

More Information...

The reference page will be updated upon request.  Please feel free to send us a note and we'll be happy to add the information you request. 

The DOS version of the Check Register program is free, icodownl.gif (151 bytes) download a copy.

For more information please contact us via e-mail at: Info@Serniuk.com.

 

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Last modified: March 01, 2013

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