This movie explains how to download and update a new version of AlphA by importing a User configuration from a previous version (import logos, User and Administrator preferences such as payroll, standard insurance, markup and overhead rates, standard price list and production agreement).
The second part explains how to configure the Administrator Preferences (securing access) and User Preferences base (payroll tax, insurance, markup and overhead default rates). decoherences.com/AlphA_Eng/Main
This movie explains how to make a first complete estimate involving a service production company, from entering data to printing the quote.
It shows in particular how to enter the currencies that will be used, the data (quantities, days, prices) for domestic and foreign parts and the overtime hours. decoherences.com/AlphA_Eng/Main
This movie explains how to use the Summary (first page) of a quote including how to use the various buttons to display more detail, how to use a Negotiated flat sum, calculate payment schedule, change headers, notes and how to recover standard values and formulas with a ctrl-click.
It also shows how to use the three pages of notes available to enter, for example, a detailed production specification. decoherences.com/AlphA_Eng/Main
This movie explains how to apply markup and overhead, how to access and modify standard rates but also how fine tune markup and overhead rates row by row. It also shows how to handle the service production markup when it must be included in (foreign) rates.
Finally, it explains the meaning of the various information regarding markup and overhead results displayed in the Summary. decoherences.com/AlphA_Eng/Main
This movie explains how to use the "Standard Price List" sheet containing the standard rates. It also shows how to update and how to transfer the content of the list (titles and prices) to a main quote. decoherences.com/AlphA_Eng/Main