Fitrix Documentation Organizer

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The organizer gives you on screen access to the entire Fitrix Documentation set including over 50 manuals and dozens of technical notes and supplements. We have also included references to outside material that may be helpful. Our goal is to insure your complete understanding of the Fitrix product and how it will benefit your business. You may view all of the documents by category, or you can view the documents we recommend based on your use and familiarity with the Fitrix system.

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If you are Evaluating or want an overview of the Accounting and Business software, Click here for a recommended reading list

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Evaluating or want an overview the Accounting and Business software

Evaluating or want an overview the Technology

 

Reading List: Evaluation or Overview of the Fitrix Accounting and Business software

If you are reviewing Fitrix to determine if it is a fit for your business, there are a few documents that we recommend that you read in full, and others that you should scan or refer to as you have questions. The entire document set is included here so you can have access to just about any information you might need.

††††††††††† Required Reading:

††††††††††††††††††††††† Getting Started With Fitrix - This will teach you the basic keystrokes and use of the system. You should at least scan this entire manual so you will understand the many features common to the entire suite of Fitrix applications.

††††††††††††††††††††††† VDT User Guide Ė This guide will teach you how to use the Graphical (Windows PC or X11) user interface. You should at least scan this entire guide so you will understand how to operate the application if you are using the Graphical user interface.

††††††††††††††††††††††† User Guides Ė Each application module (General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Ö) has a User Guide. The User Guide contains overview information and detailedinstructions on how to use each module.

 

General Ledger User Guide

Account Payable User Guide

Accounts Receivable User Guide

Payroll User Guide

Fixed Assets User Guide

Order Entry User Guide

Inventory Control User Guide

Purchasing User Guide

Replenishment User Guide

 

††††††††††† Advanced Reading:

††††††††††††††††††††††† If you want additional details on any of the application software modules, refer to the User Guide, and Supplement of every module that you will be using..

        The User Guide contains overview information and detailed instructions on how to use each module

        The Supplement contains new features added to the latest version of the software

Application Module

User Guide

Supplement

General Ledger

General Ledger User Guide

General Ledger Addendum

Accounts Payable

Account Payable User Guide

Accounts Payable Addendum

Accounts Receivable

Accounts Receivable User Guide

Accounts Receivable Addendum

Payroll

Payroll User Guide

Payroll Addendum

Fixed Assets

Fixed Assets User Guide

n/a

Multi-Currency

n/a

n/a

Order Entry

Order Entry User Guide

Order Entry Addendum

Inventory Control

Inventory Control User Guide

Inventory Control Addendum

Purchasing

Purchasing User Guide

Purchasing Addendum

Replenishment

Replenishment User Guide

n/a

 

Reading List: Evaluating or overview of the technology

Required Reading

Fitrix RAD Tool Quick Tutorial Ė This tutorial will explain the basic concepts of the RAD tool and provides hands on exercises that will show you how to create and run an application program using the RAD Tool.

Chapter 1 of the Screen Technical Reference

Chapter 1 of the Report Code Generator User Reference

Chapter 1 of the Report Writer User Reference

Chapter 1 of the Character Menus User Reference (if you are going to be using Character Menus)

Chapter 1 of the Visual Menus User Reference (if you are going to be using Visual Menus)

Introduction and Chapter 1 of the Informix 4GL Concepts and Use

Introduction and Chapter 1 of the Informix 4GL Reference Manual

Accounting Technical Reference Ė explains technical details of the accounting application modules

 

Advanced Reading

Screen Technical Reference

Report Code Generator User Reference

Report Writer User Reference

RAD 4.12 New Features

Visual Menus User Reference

Informix 4GL Concepts and Use

Informix 4GL Reference Manual

 

 

Links To the complete Fitrix Doc set by Category

 

Application Documentation (End User):

 

General

Document Name

Getting Started With Fitrix

Addendum

Getting Started With Fitrix - Addendum

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Evaluation, all application users (and technical support)

Purpose

To learn Basic Capabilities of User Interface

Additional Comments

 

 

 

Document Name

Fitrix Application Release Notes 5.20

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Evaluation, all application users (and technical support)

Purpose

Whatís new and last minute information for the latest version

Additional Comments

 

 

 

Document Name

Short Cut Implementation Checklist

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Managers and technical staff performing initial implementation

Purpose

Steps through the initial implementation set-up

Additional Comments

 

 

Document Name

Report Writer User Reference

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Non-technical / Application Users

Purpose

How to generate reports using Information from the database

Additional Comments

This is a character based report writer to allow non-technical users to create reports. Can also be used by programmers to create Report Design (.ifg) for Report Code Generator.

 

 

Accounting

AccountingTraining

Document Name

Accounting Training Guide: G/L, A/P, A/R

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

All application users (and technical support)

Purpose

Used with training class for G/L, A/P, A/R modules

Additional Comments

Can be used as a self-study, works with the Ďsampleí database accessed by the training login. (Also can be used with the Evaluation database)

 

Document Name

Payroll Training Course Workbook

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

All application users of this module

Purpose

Payroll Module training

Additional Comments

 

 

General Ledger

User Guide

Document Name

General Ledger User Guide

Addendum

General Ledger User Guide Addendum

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Application users of this module

Purpose

Overview of General Ledger

Additional Comments

 

 

Accounts Payable

††††††††††††††††††††††† User Guide

Document Name

Accounts Payable User Guide

Addendum

Accounts Payable User Guide Addendum

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Application users of this module

Purpose

Overview of Accounts Payable

Additional Comments

 

 

Accounts Receivable

††††††††††††††††††††††† User Guide

Document Name

Accounts Receivable User Guide

Addendum

Accounts Receivable User Guide Addendum

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Application users of this module

Purpose

Overview of Accounts Receivable

Additional Comments

 

 

Payroll

††††††††††††††††††††††† User Guide

Document Name

Payroll User Guide

Addendum

Payroll User Guide & Reference Addendum

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Application users of this module

Purpose

Overview of Payroll

Additional Comments

 

User Reference

Document Name

Payroll User Reference

Addendum

Payroll User Guide & Reference Addendum

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Application users of this module

Purpose

Using Payroll

Additional Comments

 

 

 

Fixed Assets

††††††††††††††††††††††† User Guide

Document Name

Fixed Assets User Guide

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Application users of this module

Purpose

Overview of Fixed Assets

Additional Comments

 

User Reference

Document Name

Fixed Assets User Reference

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Application users of this module

Purpose

Using Fixed Assets

Additional Comments

 

 

 Multi-Currency

††††††††††††††††††††††† User Reference

Document Name

Multi-Currency User Reference

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Application users of this module

Purpose

Using Multi-Currency

Additional Comments

 

 

Distribution Training

Document Name

Distribution Training Guide: O/E, I/C, PU

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

All application users (and technical support)

Purpose

Used with training class for OE, IC and PU modules

Additional Comments

Can be used as a self-study, works with the Ďsampleí database accessed by the training login. (If you are evaluating the product, you will use the Ďstandardí database).

 

Order Entry

††††††††††††††††††††††† User Guide

Document Name

Order Entry User Guide

Addendum

Order Entry User Guide Addendum

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Application users of this module

Purpose

Overview of Order Entry

Additional Comments

 

 

Inventory Control

††††††††††††††††††††††† User Guide

Document Name

Inventory Control User Guide

Addendum

Inventory Control User Guide Addendum

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Application users of this module

Purpose

Overview of Inventory Control

Additional Comments

 

 

Purchasing

††††††††††††††††††††††† User Guide

Document Name

Purchasing User Guide

Addendum

Purchasing User Guide Addendum

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Application users of this module

Purpose

Overview of Purchasing

Additional Comments

 

 Replenishment††††††††††††††††††††† User Guide

Document Name

Replenishment User Guide

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Application users of this module

Purpose

Overview of Replenishment

Additional Comments

 

 Bill of Materials††††††††††††††††††† User Guide

Document Name

Bill of Materials User Guide

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Application users of this module

Purpose

Overview of Bill of Materials

Additional Comments

 

 

Application Documentation (Technical):

 

Document Name

Accounting Technical Reference

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical users and Programmers

Purpose

Overview of Design and Programming Conventions used.

Additional Comments

 

Data Import/Data Conversion††††††††††††††††††††† User Guide

Document Name

Data Import / Data Conversion User Guide

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical users and Programmers

Purpose

Using the Data Import Tool

Additional Comments

 

 

 

Data Maps for all Modules

Document Name

ALL Module Table Maps

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical users

Purpose

Getting to know the data structures of the Module

Additional Comments

The tables mentioned here are common across all modules.

 

Document Name

Accounts Payable Module Table Maps

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical users

Purpose

Getting to know the data structures of the Module

Additional Comments

 

 

Document Name

Accounts Receivable Module Table Maps

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical users

Purpose

Getting to know the data structures of the Module

Additional Comments

 

 

Document Name

Fixed Assets Module Table Maps

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical users

Purpose

Getting to know the data structures of the Module

Additional Comments

 

 

Document Name

General Ledger Module Table Maps

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical users

Purpose

Getting to know the data structures of the Module

Additional Comments

 

 

Document Name

Inventory Control Module Table Maps

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical users

Purpose

Getting to know the data structures of the Module

Additional Comments

 

 

Document Name

Multi-Currency Module Table Maps

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical users

Purpose

Getting to know the data structures of the Module

Additional Comments

 

 

Document Name

Order Entry Module Table Maps

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical users

Purpose

Getting to know the data structures of the Module

Additional Comments

 

 

Document Name

Purchasing Module Table Maps

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical users

Purpose

Getting to know the data structures of the Module

Additional Comments

 

 

Document Name

Payroll Module Table Maps

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical users

Purpose

Getting to know the data structures of the Module

Additional Comments

 

 

Document Name

Replenishment Module Table Maps

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical users

Purpose

Getting to know the data structures of the Module

Additional Comments

 

 

Rapid Application Development (RAD) Tools (technical users)

 

Document Name

Fitrix RAD Tool Quick Tutorial

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Users of the RAD Tool / Evaluating Technology

Purpose

To get an initial overview of the RAD tool with some exercises

Additional Comments

 

 

Document Name

VDT/RAD Tool Release Notes v 5.2

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical Users of RAD Tool, System Administrators

Purpose

New Information on the Current Version

Additional Comments

 

 

Document Name

Screen Technical Reference

Addendum

Screen Technical Reference Addendum

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical Users of RAD Tool

Purpose

How to create or Modify Forms.

Additional Comments

 

 

Document Name

Enhancement Toolkit Technical Reference

Addendum

Enhancement Toolkit Technical Reference - Addendum

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical Users of RAD Tool

Purpose

Learning advanced features of FG RAD Tool

Additional Comments

Advanced features that can be added to programs created with the RAD Tool.

 

Document Name

RAD 4.12 New Features (Supplement) ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical Users of RAD Tool, Programmers

Purpose

New features added to the RAD Tool.

Additional Comments

 

 

Document Name

Visual Menus Technical Reference

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical Users of Visual Menus

Purpose

Getting to know the features of the Visual Menus

Additional Comments

Refer to this only if you are developing Visual Menus.

 

Document Name

Report Code Generator Technical Reference

Addendum

Report Code Generator Technical Reference - Addendum

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical Users of RAD Tools

Purpose

How to create or modify Report Programs.

Additional Comments

 

 

Document Name

Report Writer User Reference

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Non-technical / Application Users / Programmers

Purpose

How to generate reports using Information from the database

Additional Comments

This is a character based report writer to allow non-technical users to create reports. Can also be used by programmers to create Report Design (.ifg) for Report Code Generator.

 

 

 

Document Name

Report Tools Training Guide

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical User attending Training Class

Purpose

Training Guide for the Report Writer

Additional Comments

Also use for self-study.

Document Name

Screens & Menus Training Guide

Addendum

 

Publisher

FGSS

Target Audience

Technical User attending Training Class

Purpose

Training Guide for the Screens and Menus

Additional Comments

The Menus here correspond to Character Menus and not the Visual (Graphical) Menus. Also use for self-study.

 

Four J's Technical Documents:

The Four J's documents have been provided as part of this media, for your convenience. Four Jís regularly updates these Documents and the latest version can always be obtained from their web site at http://www.4js.com (Support - Documentation).

 

 

Document Name

Four Jís Business Development Language User Guide

Addendum

 

Publisher

Four Jís

Target Audience

Developer who will be programming in BDL (the language used by Genero)

Purpose

User Guide for BDL (4GL)

Additional Comments

 

 

 

Document Name

Four Jís Genero Application Server Users Guide

Addendum

 

Publisher

Four Jís

Target Audience

Developer who will be using extended features of the products

Purpose

User guide for the GAS component of Genero

Additional Comments

The Fitrix products fully implement the Genero Application Server so that an understanding of this product is not required for developing business applications with the Fitrix RAD Tools

 

 

Document Name

Four Jís Genero Desktop Client Users Guide

Addendum

 

Publisher

Four Jís

Target Audience

Developer who will be using extended features of the products

Purpose

User guide for the GDC component of Genero

Additional Comments

The Fitrix products fully implement the Genero Desktop Client so that an understanding of this product is not required for developing business applications with the Fitrix RAD Tools

 

 

Document Name

Four Jís Genero JAVA Client Users Guide

Addendum

 

Publisher

Four Jís

Target Audience

Developer who will be using extended features of the products

Purpose

User guide for theGenero JAVA Client

Additional Comments

The Fitrix products do not use the Genero JAVA Client, however this technology is supplied with Fitrix and can be implemented if needed.

 

Document Name

Four Jís Genero Web Client Users Guide

Addendum

 

Publisher

Four Jís

Target Audience

Developer who will be using extended features of the products

Purpose

User guide for theGenero Web Client

Additional Comments

The Fitrix products do not use the Genero Web Client, however this technology is supplied with Fitrix and can be implemented if needed.

 

Document Name

Four Jís Genero Web Services Extension Users Guide

Addendum

 

Publisher

Four Jís

Target Audience

Developer who will be using web services

Purpose

User guide for theGenero Web Services Extension

Additional Comments

 

 

IBM-Informix Documents

 

 

IBM/Informix Title List of Documents gives a comprehensive list of all Documents that are available but many of them will not apply to you and have no bearing to what products you have. (You need to be connected to the Internet to access this link)

 

The List of Documents below has been included for your convenience and will provide a reference to IBM/Informix that are part of this package. IBM/Informix may update these documents on a regular basis. The latest version can always be accessed from the link given above.

 

 

Document Name

4GL by Example Version 7.3

Addendum

 

Publisher

IBM/Informix

Target Audience

Technical Userís of BDL (4GL)

Purpose

4GL by Example

Additional Comments

The Four Jís documents are specific to differences between BDL and 4GL, but these IBM/Informix documents give all the basic information on the 4GL product.


 

Document Name

4GL Concepts and Use Version 7.3

Addendum

 

Publisher

IBM/Informix

Target Audience

Technical Userís of BDL (4GL)

Purpose

4GL Concepts and Use

Additional Comments

The Four Jís documents are specific to differences between BDL and 4GL, but these IBM/Informix documents give all the basic information on the 4GL product.

 

 

Document Name

4GL Reference Manual Version 7.3

Addendum

 

Publisher

IBM/Informix

Target Audience

Technical Userís of BDL (4GL)

Purpose

Reference Manual for Informix 4GL

Additional Comments

The Four Jís documents are specific to differences between BDL and 4GL, but these IBM/Informix documents give all the basic information on the 4GL product

 

 

 

Document Name

IDS Searchable Index

Addendum

 

Publisher

IBM/Informix

Target Audience

Technical Userís of the IDS database and SQL

Purpose

Reference Manuals for all of IDS

Additional Comments

This covers IDS, SQL, DBACCESS 

 

 

Document Name

IDS Documentation Folder

Addendum

 

Publisher

IBM/Informix

Target Audience

Technical Userís of the IDS database and SQL

Purpose

Reference Manuals for all of IDS

Additional Comments

This covers IDS, SQL, DBACCESS. All of the IBM documents are here in pdf format. These are the same documents accessed by the searchable index above

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recommended Reading

 

Informix Guide to SQL: Reference and Syntax, 2nd Edition, from Informix Software.ISBN: 0-13-016166-7

ó This comprehensive reference covers SQL, stored procedures, and triggers and now includes a syntax section in the second edition.

 

 

 

Informix Guide to SQL: Tutorial, 2nd Edition, from Informix Software
ó This tutorial shows how to write simple and advanced queries to fetch data, refine and optimize queries, insert, delete, etc. Updated for Informix's SQL version 8.2.ISBN: 0-13-016165-9

 

 

Informix Handbook by Ron Flannery
ó A comprehensive desktop reference for anyone working with Informix databases.ISBN: 0-13-012247-5

 

 

Programming Informix SQL/4GL: A Step-By-Step Approach, Second Edition, by Cathy Kipp
ó This example-rich primer covers everything you need to know to successfully design, implement, and maintain databases with INFORMIX's version of SQL.ISBN: 0-13-675919-X

 

Using Informix SQL (2nd Edition)
by Jonathan Leffler (Paperback)
ISBN: 0-20-156509-9

 

Informix Unleashed

By John McNally, Glen Miller, Jim Prajesh, Jose Fortuny

ISBN: 0-67-230650-6

 

INDEX TO DOCUMENTS

Fitrix End User Starting

Fitrix Technical Starting

Four JíS Genero:

Fitrix Application Release Notes 5.20

VDT/RAD Tool Release Notes V 5.2

Business Development Language User Guide

Getting Started With Fitrix

RAD Tool Quick Tutorial

Genero Application Server Users Guide

Short Cut Implementation Checklist

Fitrix Technical Guides

Genero Desktop Client Users Guide

Fitrix End User Guides

Accounting Technical Reference

Genero JAVA Client Users Guide

General Ledger User Guide

Screen Technical Reference

Genero Web Client Users Guide

Accounts Payable User Guide

Enhancement Toolkit Technical Reference

Genero Web Services Extension Users Guide

Accounts Receivable User Guide

FG 4.12 New Features (Supplement)

Informix 4GL Syntax:

Payroll User Guide

Visual Menus Technical Reference

4GL by Example Version 7.3

Payroll User Reference

Report Code Generator Technical Reference

4GL Concepts and Use Version 7.3

Fixed Assets User Guide

Report Writer User Reference

4GL Reference Manual Version 7.3

Fixed Assets User Reference

Fitrix Technical Training

IDS Database:

Multi-Currency User Reference

Report Tools Training Guide

IDS Documentation Search Index

Order Entry User Guide

Screens and Menus Training Guide

IDS Documentation Folder

Inventory Control User Guide

Fitrix Database Maps

 

Purchasing User Guide

ALL Module Table Maps

 

Replenishment User Guide

Accounts Payable Table Maps

 

Bill Of Materials User Guide

Accounts Receivable Table Maps

 

Fitrix End User Training

Fixed Assets Table Maps

 

Accounting Training Guide

General Ledger Table Maps

 

Distribution Training Guide

Inventory Control Table Maps

 

Payroll Training Course Workbook

Multi-Currency Table Maps

 

 

Order Entry Table Maps

 

 

Purchasing Table Maps

 

 

Payroll Table Maps

 

 

Replenishment Table Maps

 

 

Fitrix Data Import/Conversion

 

 

Data Import/Data Conversion User Guide