For first time users it is quite simple to start using Quarto. Let us see some common methods being followed in Quarto.
You can download and install the software from the website url given below. For install instructions please refer the PDF.
A shortcut to the software gets created on the desktop once installed.Dbl click on the icon to open the software.
Server Details The default options as given below would be used (if password was changed for root user then it should be provided). 3306 is the default port used by mysql. Do not select Save Server Details this time (to confirm the connection is successful). Click OK
When we open the software for first time there would be no company existing.
So it will open the company master window. Provide Name of your company and details and Click Save to create the new Company.
Financial Entry Start From: Date on which entry (Voucher Date) is allowed to Start.
Show Financial Year: Used to view the existing financial years in the company so that we can login to any financial year present.
When a company is created a user also gets created in the company.
The password for the user can be changed from Utilities-Reset Password option once logged in Click OK to login
Main window buttons and menus are explained in the image below
Menus and Buttons
The main menu is categorised into 6 menus based on functionality. As
Transactions – to create vouchers like receipts, payments, purchases,Sales, Orders etc..
Information – Reports
Final accounts – Final reports like Balance sheet, Profit & Loss, Current stock etc…
Masters – All master entries like Ledgers, Items, Location, area, unit etc…
Control Panel – Settings for the selected company- on pressing F6 from a selected window it will redirect to the corresponding setting
Utilities – Tools for backup, import etc…
Common Controls Common Controls and its functions
Important Keyboard Shortcuts
|Create Account Group||Shift+F1||Masters-Accounts-Account Groups|
|Create Item Group||Shift+F2||Masters Inventory-Group|
|Bank Books||Ctrl+B||Information-Bank Books|
|Cash Books||Ctrl+K||Information-Cash Books|
|Ledger Info||F9||Information-Ledger Info|
|Day Book||Ctrl+D||Information-Day Book|
|Balance Sheet||F2||Final Accounts-Balance Sheet|
|Profit & Loss Account||F3||Final Accounts-Profit & Loss Account|
|Trial Balance||F12||Final Accounts-Trial Balance|
|Current Stock||F11||Final Accounts-Stock Reports-Current Stock|
|Receivables-Age wise||F8||Information-Receivables-Receivables Age wise|
|Payables-Age wise||Ctrl+F12||Information- Payables- Payables Age wise|
|Settings||F6||Press F6 from any open window to get the corresponding settings|
|Date Change||F5||Press F5 from any open window to change the date period or date corresponding to
|Refresh||F4||Press F4 from the active window to do refresh.|
|Ctrl+P||Press Ctrl+P to print any active window|
|Print Preview||Ctrl+W||Shows Print Preview of active window|
|Search||Ctrl+F||Search a given text in the active window|
|Export||Alt+X||Export active window to any given format like excel, html etc…|