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When you buy a computerized business system you’re also buying the environment that your people will be working in every hour of every day. You need it to be easy to learn so that everyone feels good about the new system. But you also need it to be sophisticated enough for your special security, communication, and other company-wide and personal needs.

SwiftMate is the system environment for SouthWare’s Excellence Series business software. You get a friendly user interface that’s easy to learn and fun to use. Your people get an environment that can be custom-fitted to the tasks they perform. And your entire system is made more valuable through the special functions and benefits provided by SwiftMate.

With SwiftMate, you can:

  • Get your system up and running quickly and smoothly
  • Control which functions each operator may access and use
  • Adapt the menus for each user to show only the functions available
  • Know and monitor who’s using the system and what they are doing
  • Send and receive electronic mail between operators at any time
  • See instant on-screen help explanations about the function you’re using and control the amount of help given per operator
  • Interrupt any task to do another function, then return and resume where you left off
  • Have a common menu environment for all your software, even your non-SouthWare products
  • Configure your system to match the terminals, printers, and other computer hardware that you use
  • Customize your user interface with SouthWare Style options, including variable graphical menus, pull-down menus, and button bars
  • “Program” new features into your SouthWare products with Objects, Field-Level Objects, and Field Filters
  • Create Zoom Views to provide unique summaries of your data with “road maps” to further information

Key Features of SwiftMate

Installation Features
• Automated product installation
• Define terminal features per user - functions keys, colors, compress display, pass-thru printing, cash drawers, fax interfaces, phone dialers, etc.
• Unlimited printer configurations

Security Features
• Security level per operator per product
• Option to add selective customized security
• Menus change to match operator security
• Optional logging of selected system activity
• Secure certain features such as access to operating system and direct program calls
• Each set of files (company) has its own security and file subdirectory

Operator Convenience Features
• Multi-level personal breakout to interrupt any task, access other programs, then resume your original task
• Keystroke macros
• Style options (including graphical features)
• RapidKeys and variable button bars
• User-defined links between programs

Menu Features
• Standard or user-defined shortcuts
• User-definable graphical menus
• Processing menus serve as checklists
• Optional customizable pull-down menus
• Add non-SouthWare products to menu
• User-maintainable menu appearance
• Zoom Views for EUI Style
• Independent task windows (Windows only)

Help-Related Features
• Customizable help for menus and fields
• Automatic or manual help display
• Results index, Q/A database, Extended Help and Hints for further explanation

Other Special Features
• StopCheck™ for automatic system checking and status reporting
• Print manager program for spooled reports
• Send mail between operators or over Internet
• Message feature for broadcasting to users
• Objects, Field-Level Objects, and Filters
• Numerous special-purpose utility programs

SwiftMate makes your entire system more valuable:

  • Multi-user capability is built-in, not just added on
  • Your security scheme can be as simple or as complex as you need
  • All products are integrated into one menu
  • Choose from various user Style options, including graphical and non-graphical features
  • Your system is very portable and runs on hundreds of computers of all sizes
  • Customize your system with Views, Objects, and Field-Level Objects
  • You can customize Help and a Question/Answer database so your people can answer their own questions
  • You know who’s been doing what on the system

OfficeLink (800x600 screen resolution)

Other OfficeLink Features (800x600 screen resolution)