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EasyAccounts 1.15 released: The feature list keeps on growing..

By Chris Williams. Published: 10th Feb 16:23:41 | Permalink | Printable

Recently, Stephen Murphy updated his rather good RISC OS freeware accountancy software to version 1.15. EasyAccounts now features:

  • Intuitive user interface
  • Add/Amend/Delete transactions
  • Colour coding of balance
  • Automatic sorting by date
  • Export data as CSV or formatted text file
  • Store account details with transactions
  • Interactive help system enabled
  • Extensive list of features ready to be added
  • Comprehensive Text and HTML manuals
  • Added facility to clear all transactions from memory.
  • Export data as Text or CSV file.
  • Program now shows loaded file name in window title bar.
  • When a file as been altered but not saved a '*' shows in the main window title bar.
  • Added a file info window which gives details of the loaded file.
  • Added a button to the account details window to clear all of the
    data from the icons.
  • Program now warns you if you try to quit it with data that is unsaved.


"The reason I wrote the package is that it fills a gap in the RISC OS market, and I needed an accounts package myself!" comments Stephen.

"There are several old free, or nearly free accounts packages out there, but all have their problems. I did think of trying to locate the author of one to take over development, but it was like trying to find a needle in a whole county of haystacks! After a while I thought I would have a tinker around with and see what I could 'knock together' myself :-)


"I was not really inspired by any other titles, but I have gained some useful ideas for features from them. I had a fixed idea of what I wanted (writing it for my own use as well as for others), so I just made it do what seemed sensible. My adage is that a package can have a million and one features, but if it's difficult to use, it's useless - hence the emphasis on clarity."

easyaccounts.riscos.org.uk

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