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Sage Timeslips For Dummies by Elaine Marmel

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Chapter 7

The Basics of Layouts

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding bill layouts

arrow Assigning layouts to clients

arrow Including messages on bills

Chapter 6 shows you how to generate bills to send to your clients, and Chapter 13 helps you set options associated with printing bills, such as selecting only certain clients to bill and sorting the order of information on the bill. Neither chapter, however, describes how to control the appearance of the bill. And that’s what you read about in this chapter and the next.

Timeslips uses a bill layout to store the settings that control the appearance of a bill. In this chapter, you learn basic information about bill layouts, including how to assign a layout to a client and how to include messages to your client. In Chapter 8, you learn how to create your own bill layout and customize it.

remember.eps Timeslips uses a statement layout for statements, and everything I tell you in this chapter about bill layouts also applies to statement layouts.

What’s a Layout?

You can think of a bill layout as a template that stores formatting information for your bill. The bill layout ...

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