It is important to backup your data file on a regular basis. Unfortunately computers are prone to suffer problems which can result in the loss of your valuable data. Problems may include failure of a hard disk (the device in your computer that stores your data) or power failures that may result in corruption of files being used at the time of the failure.
The stock quantity of a part is how many of the item you have in stock.
Each part can have two “in stock” values – one value for the quantity of “new” stock, and one value for the quantity of “second-hand” stock (aka, salvaged, ex, etc). You don’t have to use both figures – many sites just use the “new” quantity.
There are several ways in which in stock quantities will change:
Recent updates have been minor enhancements and fixes for Windows 7 compatibility. You can check the list of changes here: Revision History.
These instructions show you how to move Parts Tracker from one computer to another. Specifically, this means moving the file that holds all your Parts Tracker data to a new computer, and installing Parts Tracker to run on the new computer. Continue reading
Here’s a thread on Bowltech.com asking for opinions and feedback about Parts Tracker from fellow mechanics. Continue reading
These instructions show you how to set up a single computer – e.g. a laptop – that will be used to hold Parts Tracker data for two separate centres. Continue reading
Maintenance events can be associated with a machine number, a pair of lanes, a piece of equipment, or nothing at all.
Examples of associating an event with equipment could include ball returns, motors, pinball machines, appliances, lane machines, etc. Continue reading
NEW IN VERSION 4
Parts Tracker version 4 includes a new feature that allows you to import parts and price lists from suppliers and keep your prices up to date. Continue reading