What Do I Get?

When you receive this package, it should include the following:

AssetManage on CD.  Unless of course, you have purchased the electronic delivery edition of AssetManage from our web-site.

AssetManage Online Help (AssetMng.hlp and AssetMng.cnt)

AssetManage Tips

the Readme.txt file (includes last minute changes and contact information)

AssetManage User's Guide

The AssetManage package may also include various marketing and update materials.

Why Am I Reading This?

 

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What Do I Get?

When you receive this package, it should include the following:

AssetManage on CD.  Unless of course, you have purchased the electronic delivery edition of AssetManage from our web-site.

AssetManage Online Help (AssetMng.hlp and AssetMng.cnt)

AssetManage Tips

the Readme.txt file (includes last minute changes and contact information)

AssetManage User's Guide

The AssetManage package may also include various marketing and update materials.

Why Am I Reading This?

 

Welcome to the AssetManage User's Guide. You can use this guide to maximize the performance of the AssetManage software by reading it from end to end as you would a novel, or, you can use this guide when you need specific information on a dialog or field by referring to the table of contents and index.

Readme.txt

The Readme.txt file provides any information that was added or changed after the printing of this guide. It also includes various contact information. The contact information is repeated at the end of this chapter.

It is generally a good idea to refer to this document before you install the software. Simply refer to the first page of the Readme to see if any of the information impacts how you use AssetManage.

You should always refer to the Readme.txt file  before you contact Technical Support as they will ridicule you if the answer is there or anywhere in the documentation.

Tips

Use the tips to find common information as well as hidden features or fast-path information.

Organization of Information

The manual is task-oriented; meaning the chapters and sections are organized around central tasks. The chapters are placed in a linear sequence, with the first things you need to know at the beginning. For example, the introductory information appears in the first chapter, the installation information appears next, followed by set up information. Each task starts with introductory information, and then the actual steps you must complete followed by dialog and field reference information.

This guide consists of the following chapters:

Chapter 1 — Introducing AssetManage 2007

This chapter provides overview material, explains the AssetManage package and provides information on using the documentation.

Chapter 2 — Installing AssetManage

This chapter provides information on system requirements as well as how to install AssetManage from the Web and the CD.

Chapter 3 — Setting Up AssetManage

This chapter provides information on configuring AssetManage to meet your needs.

Chapter 4 — Managing Locations, Rooms and Categories

This chapter provides information and tips on creating and maintaining locations, rooms and categories.

Chapter 5 — Managing Items

This chapter provides information and tips on creating and maintaining item information.

Chapter 6 —Keeping Records

This chapter provides information on maintaining your information, such as printing item records.

Chapter 7 — Troubleshooting

This chapter provides common errors and offers solutions.