The caret defines your current typing position and focus. DOS-based applications often refer to the caret as the text cursor. In this application, the caret is displayed as a character-sized rectangular box.

Child Viewer
A viewer is referred to as a child if it "belongs" to a parent viewer. For example, the employee Deductions screen is a child of the main Employee record (the parent).

Using a record as a template to create another. See Record Cloning for details.

The cursor denotes the current location of the mouse pointer. In this application, the cursor is most displayed as an arrow over display areas, a hand over buttons, and text-selector hand over editable fields.

When the caret is located within a field, that field has the focus. The window containing a field with focus is the window with focus. The window with focus may also be referred to as the current or active window.

A segment of a window.

Parent Viewer
A viewer is referred to as a parent if it includes another child viewer. For example, the upper Work Order tabs (Main, Invoicing, etc.) display the parent report. The “children” appear in the lower tabs, including the Labor, Other, Inventory, Technician. Equipment and Log tabs.

Click on a button (with the left mouse button) or use a hotkey to do so from the keyboard.

A Starter function runs a specific process, such as Start Compute Payroll and Start Create PM Billing.

A type of window used to view, add, modify or delete a record or journal.