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How to setup Task List?



Task List allows you to access quickly some features of the program with one button click. Some database solutions (Library Pro Solutions) come with predefined task lists (Print Spine Labels, Loan Book, Backup Main Database).



Task List (sample window from Library solution)


task list, library solution


  • Task List (window) is predefined in the following file: task.ini.
  • The file is stored in the following folder:
    C:\YOUR_INSTALLATION_FOLDER\DATA\task.ini

Where task.ini file is stored?


task ini file


What is the format of the task.ini file?
Sample task.ini file from the Library solution.


task file from library solution


How to set/display Task List option?


Options window, task list

task list icon


How to define task list file?



Syntax of the task.ini file:



Definition words

  • count : defines the number of predefined tasks
  • label : defines the text displayed on the task button
  • hint : defines text displayed as a hint
  • db : tells the program which database to load
  • func: tells the program which feature(function) to access
  • template: tells the program which template to load

Available functions

  • PrintStdReport
    example code:
    label=Print Standard Report
    hint=Print a report
    db=data_1.dbf
    func=PrintStdReport
    template=Test
  • PrintLabels
    example code:
    label=Print Spine Labels
    hint=Print spine labels
    db=data_1.dbf
    func=PrintLabels
    template=TestLabel
  • PrintHTMLReport
    label=Print Invoice
    hint=Allows printing invoices defined in HTML format
    db=data_1.dbf
    func=PrintHTMLReport
    template=a.htm
  • Backup
    label=Backup Library Database
    hint=Backup function
    db=data_1.dbf
    func=Backup
  • Loans
    label=Process Loans
    hint=Check out books
    db=data_1.dbf
    func=Loans
  • Returns
    label=Process Returns
    hint=Check in books
    db=data_1.dbf
    func=Returns
  • ManageLoans
    label=Loan Management
    hint=Display loaned out and overdue books
    db=data_1.dbf
    func=ManageLoans
  • CheckInOut
    label=External Loans/Returns
    hint=Launch Check In/Out utility
    db=data_1.dbf
    func=CheckInOut



Sample task.ini file:

[0]
count=4
[1]
label=Dispaly Library Database
hint=loads and displays library main database
db=data_3.dbf
[2]
label=Backup Library Database
hint=Backup function
db=data_3.dbf
func=Backup
[3]
label=Print Standard Report
hint=Print a report
db=data_3.dbf
func=PrintStdReport
template=Test
[4]
label=Print Spine Labels
hint=Print spine labels
db=data_3.dbf
func=PrintLabels
template=SpineLabels
  

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