- Document for Excel Invoice Manager
This version of the document, "Using Data List Windows", was written for Excel Invoice Manager, which was now renamed to Uniform Invoice Software. For the latest version of this document, please download Uniform Invoice Software.
Excel Invoice Manager uses data list windows in many cases to show you a list of records loaded from the backend database, including thewindow, the window, the window, and those windows that can be opened by clicking the button on the tab of the window.
Note: Some features described here may be available in certain editions only. For more information about the difference between editions, please visit Difference between Editions.
All the data list windows have a similar layout:
Here are some tips to help you work with data list windows easily and effectively.
You can resize the width and height of a data list window, as well as the widths of grid columns, to best fit your needs. All the new properties are saved automatically when you close a data list window, and restored automatically when you re-open the window.
All the data list windows provide ancommand, which can be found in the group of the command list bar. Click this command to export the content of the current data list to an Excel file. Using this feature, you can easily get a list of products, customers or invoices.
Double click a column header to sort by that column. Double click it again to change its sort order - ascending or descending. Alternatively, you can also right click a column header and chooseor .
InPro and Enterprise editions, right click the data list area to display a menu which lists all the columns available. Visible columns are marked. Click the column name on the menu to show or hide the column.
To move a column in the data list area, first click the column header to select it, and then push your mouse button on the column header and drag it to its new location.
All the customizable properties of the data list windows - the height and width of a window, column widths, visible column names and order, sort criterion, etc., are stored in a file called Working with Form Properties File.. For more information about form properties file, please see