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How to print or email check out receipts? (v3.0)

Handy Equipment/Tool Manager lets you print or email checkout receipts. You can preview the check out receipt before you print or send it out. The receipt includes the check out date, the borrower name, and the list of checked out items. You can customize receipts. Predefined receipts are stored in the c:/handy_et/data/db/ folder (prt_receipt.txt, email_receipt.txt).

print or email check out receipt

Click Print Receipt (1) to print the check out receipt.

Click Preview (2) to review the check out receipt.

Click Email Receipt (3) to send the receipt to a user.

review receipt before you print

Review receipt for items currently checked out. You can print the receipt from the print review window.

Customized receipt.
You can print simple receipts or you can print customized receipts.

Circulation receipts are stored in the application data folder. The print_receipt.txt file defines the format of the printed receipt. How to customize printed receipt?

email receipt, send email window

Send Email Receipt
The Send Email window lets you review the email content, add additional information, or review the status of the sent message. Before you send circulation receipts you should set email options in the Options window (Email Options).

The email_receipt.txt file defines the format of the email receipt.

To customize email receipt create email_receipt.txt file. Save this file in the C:/handy_et/data/db/ folder. You can use the following keywords that will be replaced with the data from the loan transaction: <DATE>, <BORROWER>, <ITEM_LIST>.

We offer Handy Library Manager application for libraries that includes the same check-in/check-out functionality. In addition, you can find more how-to and sample topics in the Handy Library-Check In/Out help section.

 library software packages (included with handy e-t software):

school library
church library
non-profit org. library
business library
community library
small public library

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