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Act! Contact Synchronization

For any­one that uses Act! to man­age con­tacts, the soft­ware is fan­tas­tic.  The largest draw­back for our use has been the poor abil­ity to syn­chro­nize with microsoft out­look.  Most soft­ware we have found to accom­plish this is either stand­alone or inte­grates into Act!  Well, we recently found some soft­ware that installs as an Out­look add-in and this soft­ware is not only flex­i­ble, but very fast  » Read more about Act! Con­tact Synchronization »

© 2010, david.knoble
by David Kno­ble, CPA, PLLC
Serv­ing Non-Profits, Busi­nesses & Indi­vid­u­als
Rock Hill, SC

Low Cost Time & Expense Management

Does your busi­ness revolve around track­ing time and billing cus­tomers for that time?  Do you pro­vide ser­vice?  War­ranty calls?  Research?  Any busi­ness that needs to track the time spent and bill for that time may find this web­site use­ful.  Appar­ently a group has got­ten together and cre­ated an online time and expense tracker (Note:  time and expense is fre­quently referred to as ‘T&E’).  The best part about this group is that their ser­vice is FREE!  » Read more about Low Cost Time & Expense Management »

© 2009, david.knoble
by David Kno­ble, CPA, PLLC
Serv­ing Non-Profits, Busi­nesses & Indi­vid­u­als
Rock Hill, SC

Running OpenOffice from a USB Stick

openoffice230x801Did you know that the open source replace­ment for Microsoft Office which is totally free (OpenOf­fice!) can be run from a USB mem­ory stick?  What good does that do for us?  Here we explain the advan­tages which help pro­pel this soft­ware ahead of Microsoft.  » Read more about Run­ning OpenOf­fice from a USB Stick »

© 2009, david.knoble
by David Kno­ble, CPA, PLLC
Serv­ing Non-Profits, Busi­nesses & Indi­vid­u­als
Rock Hill, SC

Guide to Creating Long Documents in OpenOffice

openoffice230x80OpenOf­fice con­tin­ues to be a viable replace­ment for Microsoft Office.  Cost­ing zero com­pared to hun­dreds of dol­lars per license, the fea­tures that are miss­ing from OpenOf­fice can be overlooked.

Sun Microsys­tems, who main­tains part of the code in OpenOf­fice has released a guide to cre­at­ing long doc­u­ments in OpenOffice’s word proces­sor — writer.  This guide dis­cusses every­thing you could pos­si­bly want in doc­u­ments for inter­nal or exter­nal use.  For exam­ple, do you need to write a guide for your prod­uct?  How about a inter­nal poli­cies and pro­ce­dures?  This guide will help you get there.  » Read more about Guide to Cre­at­ing Long Doc­u­ments in OpenOffice »

© 2009, david.knoble
by David Kno­ble, CPA, PLLC
Serv­ing Non-Profits, Busi­nesses & Indi­vid­u­als
Rock Hill, SC

OpenOffice Mail Merge Wizard Prints Blank Pages??

OpenOf­fice is a soft­ware pack­age for the new busi­ness because it is free!  It also reads and writes Microsoft© Office doc­u­ments.  How­ever, some­times a lit­tle bug is harder to solve.  Here we have found the solu­tion to remov­ing the blank page that prints in-between each let­ter when cre­at­ing form let­ters with the Mail Merge Wiz­ard.  After com­plet­ing a mail merge using the wiz­ard found in the Tools -> Mail Merge Wiz­ard menu, you have a doc­u­ment con­tain­ing each let­ter.  On screen the let­ters look like they are one page after another.  Using the print pre­view, how­ever, gives a more dis­tress­ing sight — a blank page in between each let­ter.  Here’s the fix to remove them.  » Read more about OpenOf­fice Mail Merge Wiz­ard Prints Blank Pages?? »

© 2009, david.knoble
by David Kno­ble, CPA, PLLC
Serv­ing Non-Profits, Busi­nesses & Indi­vid­u­als
Rock Hill, SC

FireFox 3.0.10 Crashes with Java Update

Fire­Fox and Java appar­ently have code so inter­re­lated that the lat­est Java update has Fire­Fox crash­ing. Using ver­sion 3.0.10 of Fire­Fox, my com­puter kept report­ing a crit­i­cal error and Fire­Fox wouldn’t even start! I had to resort to Inter­net Explorer to get every­thing fixed. Here’s what we did.  » Read more about Fire­Fox 3.0.10 Crashes with Java Update »

© 2009, david.knoble
by David Kno­ble, CPA, PLLC
Serv­ing Non-Profits, Busi­nesses & Indi­vid­u­als
Rock Hill, SC

Firefox Prism Can Help Your Business

Fire­Fox, the other inter­net browser, has been devel­op­ing a great piece of soft­ware for over a year that is now com­ing to the fore­front.  This soft­ware can help you be more pro­duc­tive in your work and also help those that are a lit­tle less inter­net savvy.

 » Read more about Fire­fox Prism Can Help Your Business »

© 2009, david.knoble
by David Kno­ble, CPA, PLLC
Serv­ing Non-Profits, Busi­nesses & Indi­vid­u­als
Rock Hill, SC

OpenOffice 3.1 Released

A new ver­sion of OpenOf­fice has been released with a  vari­ety of enhance­ments you may need.  OpenOf­fice is now at ver­sion 3.1 and con­tin­ues to pro­vide read and write capa­bil­i­ties of Microsoft Office files.  Given that OpenOf­fice is free to down­load and use, your small busi­ness can save con­sid­er­able amounts of money get­ting started.

 » Read more about OpenOf­fice 3.1 Released »

© 2009, david.knoble
by David Kno­ble, CPA, PLLC
Serv­ing Non-Profits, Busi­nesses & Indi­vid­u­als
Rock Hill, SC

Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

We are now a cer­ti­fied Quick­Books ProAd­vi­sor.  This des­ig­na­tion means we have gone through a train­ing and test­ing pro­gram for con­sult­ing with new and exist­ing Quick­Books users.  We can help you setup your busi­ness using Quick­Books and then elec­tron­i­cally trans­fer files with you to make adjust­ments or help you fix errors.  Using the web, … → Read More: Cer­ti­fied Quick­Books ProAdvisor

Act! — Report Writer — Guid Error Message

Ok, so you have been work­ing all morn­ing on that cus­tom report for Act! and then you get an error that destroys all that work.  The error says Guid should con­tain 32 dig­its with 4 dashes (xxxxxxxxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx).  How do you fix the error and con­tinue?  » Read more about Act! — Report Writer — Guid Error Message »

© 2009, david.knoble
by David Kno­ble, CPA, PLLC
Serv­ing Non-Profits, Busi­nesses & Indi­vid­u­als
Rock Hill, SC