Installing MultiLedger on a Macintosh
Follow the steps below to install MultiLedger for Macintosh on your hard drive:
Note: If you will be using MultiLedger’s multi-user capabilities, see Multi-User MultiLedger.
- Start your computer as you normally would.
- Insert the MultiLedger disk.
- Double-click the ML Installer icon.
- Follow the on-screen instructions for installing MultiLedger on your hard drive.
Important: MultiLedger is copyrighted. You may only copy the program according to the terms set forth in the License Agreement.
A folder named “MultiLedgerƒ” is installed in the Applications folder and automatically opens.
- Eject the MultiLedger program disk.
Starting MultiLedger and Opening a Sample Company on Macintosh
The following steps show you how to start MultiLedger and open a company file (using a sample company as an example). If you want to immediately begin setting up a company with MultiLedger, go to Initial Setup.
- Open the MultiLedgerƒ folder that was installed on your hard drive.
- Start MultiLedger by double-clicking the MultiLedger™ icon . 3
- Choose Open Company from the File menu
- Select the ML Samples folder, then click Open, or double-click the ML Samples folder.
The dialog box now shows the three ML Sample Companies you can choose from: “Construction Sample Co.”, “Retail Sample Co.”, and “Service Sample Co.”
- Select a sample company, then click Open.
The dialog box now shows a highlighted MultiLedger sample company file.
- Click Open again.
Once MultiLedger is running with a company open, MultiLedger’s Command Center is enabled on your screen and you are ready to start exploring MultiLedger.
Opening Recently Used Companies on Macintosh
MultiLedger stores the paths to the last five open companies, which makes opening frequently-used company files easy.
- Start MultiLedger by double-clicking the MultiLedger™ icon in the MultiLedgerƒ
- Choose Open Recent Company from the File menu, then drag out to select the desired company files.
Note: If you use one set of company files on a regular basis, you can have MultiLedger automatically open that set of files when you launch MultiLedger. For more information, see Setting User Settings.