The Current Order Window
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What it is: Displays the vehicles you are currently working on. You can also view work
that has been completed , On Hold , Estimates , or view
All by clicking the respective Buttons.
This button will show the estimated Profit or Loss on the selected
You can also change the way the current work orders are view on screen by using the
TABS along the top of the Work Order Browse Window.
When you first open Point of Sale the work orders are Keyed on Customer name.
You can find a work order by simply typing in the first few letters of the customer's
last name, this will highlight the order you are looking for.
By Clicking on the By License TAB, the orders will be Keyed (Sorted) by the vehicle's
License Number Tag. Again, just type in the first few characters for the License to find.
Priority TAB If you are using Priorities, you can click this TAB and select a priority
from the Drop Down menu. This will show only orders with the selected Priority.
Warranty TAB By click this tab, the orders will be filtered and show only work orders
that have Warranty work in the Detail.
Date TAB Large shops will use this tab to view Work Orders by Date the vehicle was
entered into the Current Work Order file.
This is called a Scrolling Browse Window, you can make the items in the window
scroll up and down, and left and right using the scroll bars on the right side and bottom
of the window. This allows you to see all work orders in progress and also view more
information about each order that may not be visible to the right.
Other things you can do with the Scrolling Browse Window.
Right Clicking the Mouse Gives you a menu of Options
Insert New allow you to Add a new Work Order
Change Allows you to change an existing Work Order
Modify - Reset - Define Views - Allows you to adjust and re arrange what you see on the browse window
View Phones Shows ALL Customer Phone Numbers for Selected Work Order
Progress Shows the Work Order Progress and Parts on Order for Selected Work Order.
Prev Notes/Needs For selected Vehicle
More Vehicle Info takes you to view the actual vehicle record.
This box shows more information about the selected Invoice
Other Buttons on the Current Order Window.
Service Due will show all 9 Tracked Services, when they were
performed last and when they are do to be performed again. This button will Blink
if the highlighted Vehicle needs a Tracked Service.
Vehicle WorkSheet Prints a Vehicle Work Sheet for the Technician or Parts
Department. This Work Sheet shows information(specs)
about the vehicle.
This button lets you Add a New Work Order.
This button lets you change the details of an existing Work Order.
This button will Delete (Remove) the Highlighted Work Order.
Print Buttons on the Work Order Screen
Auth - Prints a Work Order Authorization for the Highlighted Work Order, this is
required by most states. You can also give a copy to your Tech to view what work
is to be performed.
Print - Prints a copy for the Highlighted Work Order.
If you want to print a work order as an invoice, just right
click the button first.
Pay - Press this button to accept Payment for a completed Work Order.
Quit - Close the Current Work Order Window.
F1 Key - General Help
F2 Key - Pops up a Progress Window
Item Detail Section
Right Click Menu on Item Detail
F12 Key - Pressing F12 will give you context sensitive Help