This document was written for version 2 of Uniform Invoice Software, which was previously named Excel Invoice Manager. For the documents that are specific to Uniform Invoice Software, please download the help document, or install the program that already has the help document included.
Note: with theedition you can open up to 3 templates concurrently on the same computer; The edition does not have this limitation.
With the multiple templates/databases configuration, it might be necessary to share database tables between databases. For example, you might want to able to update the customer or product list only once and have the updates appear in more than one databases and be available in all the related templates.
This can be accomplished by linking tables between Microsoft Access databases. The following tutorial assumes you have two databases,and , and two invoice templates, and are connecting to the two databases respectively. will contain real data, and contains only a linked table. Your updates to table via either template will be visible in both databases and templates.
In Access 2003, click Access menu-> -> , and then browse to and open the source database (in this case, ).
Thedatabase table can be shared in the same way.
With this setting, updates you make to(via ) are actually made in the , and the updates are visible via both templates.