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  • Tic,Tie&CalculateQuickStartGuide

    QuickStartGuide

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    TableofContentsQuickStartGuide.....................................................................................................3

    WelcometoTic,Tie&Calculate...............................................................................................................3

    FeaturesOverview....................................................................................................................................3

    ImportantInstallationNotes.....................................................................................................................3

    Installation...............................................................................................................4

    Step1:ReceiveAccountCreationEmail..................................................................................................4

    Step2:Login,Download,andInstallTic,Tie&Calculate.........................................................................4

    Step3:RunActivationTool.......................................................................................................................6

    Step4:LaunchAdobeAcrobat..................................................................................................................6

    Overview..................................................................................................................7

    Tic,Tie&CalculateToolbar......................................................................................................................7

    FeatureComparison...............................................................................................12

    ComparisonCoreFunctionalityvs.AdobeAcrobat.............................................................................12

    ComparisonCalculatorvs.MicrosoftWindows...................................................................................13

    FrequentlyAskedQuestions..................................................................................15

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    QuickStartGuide

    WelcometoTic,Tie&CalculateThisQuickStartGuideisdesignedtoquicklyhelpgetyoustartedusingTic,Tie&CalculateinconjunctionwithAdobeAcrobat.Tic,Tie&CalculateisanAdobeAcrobatPlugindesignedforaccountantsandfinancialprofessionalstoquicklyharnessthepowerfulPDFannotationandreviewtoolsinAdobeAcrobattoimproveproductivityandincreaseefficiencywhenworkingwithPDFdocuments.

    ThisQuickStartGuideincludesthefollowingsections:

    1. InstallationHowtoinstallandactivateTic,Tie&Calculate2. OverviewBriefoverviewanddescriptionoftheincludedtools3. FeatureComparisonUnderstandingoftheversionandfeaturedifferences4. FrequentlyAskedQuestionsAnswerstothemostcommonlyaskedquestions

    FeaturesOverview ManagePDFPages:Easytousetoolsforinserting,deleting,rotating,andviewingpageswithin

    PDFdocuments

    CalculatorandTickmarks:DigitaltapecalculatorandcustomizabletickmarkstostreamlinetheannotationandreviewofPDFdocuments

    AutomatedBookmarking:OrganizePDFdocumentswithbookmarksquicklyandeasilyusingoneoftheincludedbookmarktemplates(Tic,Tie&CalculateProfessionalOnly)

    AutomatedRepagination:RepaginateanentirePDFdocumentwithasinglebuttonclick(Tic,Tie&CalculateProfessionalOnly)

    AdvancedCalculations:Usetheadvancedcalculatorfeaturestoperforminterestrateconversions,createamortizationschedules,andperformdate/timecalculations(Tic,Tie&CalculateProfessionalOnly)

    ImportantInstallationNotes Tic,Tie&CalculateiscompatiblewithAdobeAcrobatStandardorProfessional,versions7.0and

    8.0.Tic,Tie&CalculateisNOTcompatiblewithAdobeReaderorwithotherPDFeditors.

    Tic,Tie&CalculatemustfirstbeactivatedusingtheTTCActivationToollocatedinStart/AllPrograms/Tic,Tie&Calculate.

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    InstallationInstallation

    Followthefoureasystepsbelowtoquicklyinstall,activate,andbeginusingTic,Tie&Calculate.

    Step1:ReceiveAccountCreationEmailYouwillreceiveanemailfrommailto:[email protected]uandthatTic,Tie&Calculateisavailablefordownload.Includedinthisemailisthewebsitelinkwhereyouwillneedtonavigatealongwiththeusernameandpasswordtoaccessyouraccount.Pleasekeepthisinformationforyourrecords.

    ExampleEmail:

    From: [email protected][[email protected]]To: SampleUserSubject: Acct1st.comAccountInformation

    ThisemailcontainstheinformationyouwillneedtoaccessyouraccountandtodownloadthesoftwareandproductkeysforTic,Tie&Calculate.Pleasetakeamomenttochangeyourtemporarypasswordandupdateyourprofileinformationuponloggingintoyouraccount.https://activation.acct1st.com/Login:[email protected]:67EBF0LimitedsupportforTic,Tie&[email protected]st.com.Customerswithmaintenanceagreementsmayalsoreceivesupport24hoursaday;7daysaweekbycallingourtollfreetelephonenumberat(800)8169441.

    Step2:Login,Download,andInstallTic,Tie&Calculate1. Usingyourwebbrowsernavigatetothewebsitelinkprovidedintheaccountcreationemail

    (https://activation.acct1st.com)

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    mailto:[email protected]://activation.acct1st.com/mailto:[email protected]:[email protected]://activation.acct1st.com/

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    2. Signintothewebsiteusingthelogininformationprovidedintheaccountcreationemail

    3. DownloadtheTic,Tie&Calculateinstallationfiletoalocationonyourcomputer(e.g.Desktop).PleasemakenoteofyouyourAccount#andProductKeyasthisinformationwillbeusedlatertoactivatethesoftwareonceinstalled.

    4. Runtheinstallationfile

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    Step3:RunActivationToolAftertheinstallationofTic,Tie&Calculateiscomplete;thesoftwarewillneedtobeactivatedbeforeusetomakeitfullyfunctional.ThesoftwarecanbeactivatedusingtheActivationToollocatedintheTic,Tie&Calculateprogramgroup.1. RuntheActivationToollocatedinStart/AllPrograms/Tic,Tie&Calculate2. EntertheAccount#andProductKeyobtainedfromthewebsiteandclicktheActivatebutton

    Step4:LaunchAdobeAcrobatLaunchAdobeAcrobatandbeginusingTic,Tie&Calculate.SeetheOverviewsectionofthisguideforabriefdescriptionofthetoolsincludedwiththesoftware.

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    Overview

    Tic,Tie&CalculateToolbar

    OnceinstalledtheTic,Tie&Calculatetoolbarwilldisplaybydefaultalongwithothertoolbarsinthetoolbararea.Thebuttonsonthetoolbarenableaccesstothetoolbarfunctions.

    Attheleftmostpartofthetoolbarisafaintgrayverticallinecalledthegrabberbar.Thegrabberbarisusedtomovethetoolbartoadifferentdockingareaortoafloatposition.

    Calculator

    Tickmarks/Red/Green/Blue

    DocumentProperties

    InsertPages

    DeletePages

    RotatePages

    AddBookmarks(ProfessionalOnly)

    Repaginate(ProfessionalOnly)

    DeleteSelectedBookmarks

    Header&Footer

    Watermark

    AcrobatPreferences

    ReduceFileSize

    OCRTextRecognition/FindFirstOCRSuspect/FindAllOCRSuspects

    StartnewinstanceofAcrobat/OpenactivedocumentinnewinstanceofAcrobat

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    Calculator

    Usethecalculatortocreatedigitaltapesummariesofcalculationswhichcanbepastedintoadocumentusingthisfunction.Thecalculatorwindowandbuttonscanberesizedorthecolorschemechangedtoaccommodatetheneedsofanyuser.

    TosavethetapesummarytoaPDFdocument,copythedesiredoutputfromthetapehistorywindowofthecalculatorandselectCopyfromtheEditmenuinthecalculator.ThetapecanthenbepastedintothePDFusingthemouse,keyboardorthroughtheEditmenuinAcrobat.

    IncludedwiththeTic,Tie&CalculateProfessionalversionisanadvancedcalculatorwithadditionalfeaturesforperformingtimevalueofmoneyfunctions,unitconversions,anddate/timecalculations.ForadditionalhelponusingthecalculatorsadvancedfeaturespleaseseetheincludedhelpguidecontainedwithintheHelpmenuinthecalculator.

    Tickmarks

    AnnotatePDFdocumentswithoneormoreoftheincludedtickmarksusingthisfunction.Tickmarksareavailableinred,green,andblueandcanbeinsertedalmostanywhereinadocumentandusedrepeatedlyuntiltheAcrobatHandTooloranothertoolbarfunctionisselected.TickmarkscanbedeletedbyselectingtheAcrobatHandToolandthenselectingthetickmarktobedeleted.Thetickmarkcanthenbedeletednormallyusingthemouse,keyboard,orthroughtheEditmenuinAcrobat.

    DocumentProperties

    AccessthepropertiesofaPDFdocumentusingthisfunction.Usethedocumentpropertiestomakechangestothetitle,author,documentsecuritysettings,ortocontroltheinitialviewofthedocumentwhenitisopened.DetailedhelponthisfunctioncanbefoundintheCompleteAcrobatHelplocatedundertheHelpmenuinAcrobat.

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    InsertPages

    InsertadditionalpagesormergetwoPDFdocumentstogetherusingthisfunction.InsertadditionalpagestothecurrentdocumentbyselectingthePDFfilethatcontainstheadditionalpagesorpagesyouwishtoaddandthenchoosingalocationfortheinsertedpageorpages.Bookmarksarenotdeletedfromthecurrentdocumentorinsertedpageorpages.DetailedhelponthisfunctioncanbefoundintheCompleteAcrobatHelplocatedundertheHelpmenuinAcrobat.

    DeletePages

    DeleteoneormorepagesofaPDFdocumentusingthisfunction.Selectthepageorpagestobedeletedorspecifyarangeofpagestobedeleted.Deletingpagesdoesnotdeleteanyassociatedbookmarkstothepage.Todeletebookmarksfromadocument,usetheDeleteBookmarksfunctionontheTic,Tie&Calculatetoolbar.DetailedhelponthisfunctioncanbefoundintheCompleteAcrobatHelplocatedundertheHelpmenuinAcrobat.

    RotatePages

    RotateoneormorepagesofPDFdocumentsusingthisfunction.Selectthepageorpagestoberotatedorspecifyarangeofpagestoberotatedandtherotationdirection.DetailedhelponthisfeaturecanbefoundintheCompleteAcrobatHelplocatedundertheHelpmenuinAcrobat.

    AddBookmarks(Tice,Tie&CalculateProfessionalOnly)

    UsethisfunctiontoaddbookmarkstoPDFdocumentsusingbookmarktemplates.Bookmarktemplatesarelocatedinthedefaultinstallationfolderandsavedwithan.XMLfileextensionandcanbemodifiedusinganystandardtexteditor(e.g.Notepad).Tocreatebookmarks,setthetemplatebychoosingoneofthetemplatesfromthedropdownlistandselectingtheSetTemplatefunction.ToggletheAcrobatbookmarkpanelbyselectingthefunctionToggleBookmarkPane.QuicklydeleteallbookmarksinadocumentbyselectingtheDeleteAllBookmarksfunction.

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    UsethenavigationtreetolocatethedesiredbookmarkandlevelfromthelistandchoosingtheSetBookmarkfunction.Eachtimeabookmarkisset,thepageisautomaticallyadvancedtothenextpageinthefile.Thetextforthelastbookmarklevelcanbemodified,priortosettingthebookmark,byenteringtextintotheBookmarkTextfield.

    Repaginate(Tic,Tie&CalculateProfessionalOnly)

    RepaginateanentirePDFdocumentbyselectingthisfunction.ThepagesofthePDFdocumentwillbereorganizedandrepaginatedbaseduponthebookmarkstructure.Pagesthatdonothaveassociatedbookmarksareassignedtothebookmarkthatoccurspriortothepagesbutbeforethenextbookmark.

    DeleteSelectedBoomkarks

    DeleteoneormorebookmarkswithinaPDFdocumentsusingthisfunction.Selectthebookmarkorbookmarkstobedeletedbeforeselectingthisfunction.Deletingbookmarksdoesnotdeletetheassociatedpagesofthebookmark.TodeletepagesfromadocumentusetheDeletePagesfunctionontheTic,Tie&Calculatetoolbar.

    Header&Footer

    CreateheadersandfooterstoPDFdocumentsthatcontaincustomizabletext,pagenumbers,ordatesusingthisfunction.DetailedhelponthisfeaturecanbefoundintheCompleteAcrobatHelplocatedundertheHelpmenuinAcrobat.

    Watermark

    CreatecustomizablewatermarkstoPDFdocumentsthatcontaincustomizabletextorfromstoredimagesusingthisfunction.Controlparameterssuchastheopacity,position,alignmentandfonttypeofthewatermark.DetailedhelponthisfeaturecanbefoundintheCompleteAcrobatHelplocatedundertheHelpmenuinAcrobat.

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    AcrobatPreferences

    ModifypreferencesoftheAcrobatapplicationusingthisfunction.ModifyitemssuchasidentityinformationusedwithcommentsandreviewsorcontrolhowPDFdocumentsareviewedwhenaccessedfromtheInternetthroughawebbrowser.DetailedhelponthisfeaturecanbefoundintheCompleteAcrobatHelplocatedundertheHelpmenuinAcrobat.

    ReduceFileSize

    ReducethesizeofaPDFdocumentsandcontrolAcrobatversioncompatibilityissuesusingthisfunction.FilesizereductionswillvarydependinguponthecontentofthePDFdocumentaswellastheAcrobatcompatibilityversionchoseninthereductionprocess.DetailedhelponthisfeaturecanbefoundintheCompleteAcrobatHelplocatedundertheHelpmenuinAcrobat.

    OCRTextRecognition/FindFirstOCRSuspect/FindAllOCRSuspects

    RecognizethetextofscannedPDFdocumentsusingthesefunctions.RecognizingthetextofascanneddocumentwillenhancethecapabilityofAcrobattousetheadditionalbuiltinannotationtoolssuchashighlighting,underlining,andcrossouttexttools.DetailedhelponthisfeaturecanbefoundintheCompleteAcrobatHelplocatedundertheHelpmenuinAcrobat.

    StartnewinstanceofAcrobat/OpenactivedocumentinnewinstanceofAcrobat

    OpenmultiplePDFdocumentsacrossmultiplemonitorsetupsusingthesefunctions.Additionalapplicationinstancescanbelaunchedallowingtheadditionalinstancestomovefreelyacrossmultiplemonitorsdisplayingdifferentdocumentsineachinstance.PDFdocumentscanalsobeeasilymovedtoanewinstanceandmonitorwithouttheneedtocloseandreopen/relocatethedocument.

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    FeatureComparison

    ComparisonCoreFunctionalityvs.AdobeAcrobatThefollowingtableexplainsthefeaturedifferencesbetweentheversionsofTic,Tie&CalculatewiththestandardfeaturesprovidedinAdobeAcrobat.

    Professional Standard AdobeFeatures Edition Edition Acrobat AnnotationandEditing Insert,Delete,andRotatePages CreateHeaders,Footers,andWatermarks DigitalTapeCalculator1 TickmarkStamps BookmarkingandRepagination AddandDeleteBookmarks AdvancedBookmarkingTool BookmarkTemplates RepaginationTool DocumentandFileUtilities ModifyDocumentPropertiesandSecurity ReduceFileSizes PerformOCRTextRecognition ViewDocumentsonMultipleMonitors 1ThecalculatorincludedwiththeProfessionalEditionofTic,Tie&CalculatecontainsadvancedfeaturesnotincludedwiththeStandardEdition.Pleaseseetheremainderofthisdocumentforacompletedetailedlistingofthefeaturedifferencesbetweenthecalculators.

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    ComparisonCalculatorvs.MicrosoftWindowsThefollowingtabledetailsthefeaturedifferencesbetweenthecalculatorsprovided intheversionsofTic,Tie&CalculatewiththestandardcalculatorprovidedinMicrosoftWindows.

    Features

    Professional Standard MicrosoftEdition Edition Windows

    CompatiblewithallversionsofWindows

    Basicmath(add,subtract,multiply,divide)

    Basicfunctions(squareroot,percent,reciprocal)

    Trigandotherscientificfunctions(sin,cos,tan,log,etc.)

    Algebraicinputlogic

    Addingmachineinputlogic

    Tape

    Savetape 5fileformats Textonly

    Previewabletapeandamortizationreports

    Sizeablecalculatordisplay

    Fixeddecimalplaces

    Assumeddecimalplaceoption

    Totalsandgrandtotals

    Repeatingoperatorkeyrepeatslastcalculation

    Colorschemes Unlimited 5fixed

    Customizefontsontape,buttons,etc.

    Negativenumbersaredifferentcolor

    Visiblememoryvalue

    Multiplememoryvalueoption

    Memorysubtractbutton

    Features

    Professional Standard MicrosoftEdition Edition Windows

    Toolbar

    Itemcount Financialfunctions(timevalueofmoney,loans, amortizationschedules,bonds,interestrateconversions, cashflow,depreciation)

    Unitconversions

    Hex,decimal,octal,binary

    Statistics(sum,average,etc.)

    Dateandtimecalculations Productpricing(costofgoodssold,profitmargin,markup, retailsalesprice,grossprofit)

    Constants

    Taxbutton

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    Features

    Professional Standard MicrosoftEdition Edition Windows

    Alwaysontopoption

    Systemtrayiconoption

    Runonstartupoption

    Flatbuttonoption

    Turntapeon/off

    Turndigitgroupingcharacterson/off

    Soundoption

    Disableorhideunusedbuttonsoption

    Technicalsupport Limited

    Helpfileandcontextsensitivehelp

    Helptips

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    FrequentlyAskedQuestionsIsTic,Tie&CalculatecompatiblewithAdobeReaderorotherPDFeditors?No. Tic,Tie&Calculate isonlycompatiblewithAdobeAcrobatStandardorProfessionalversions7.0and higher. Pleasemake sure Adobe Reader is not installed and Adobe Acrobat is installed andfunctioningcorrectlybeforeattemptingtheinstallationofTic,Tie&Calculate.OnhowmanycomputersmayIlegallyinstallandactivateTic,Tie&Calculate?Tic, Tie&Calculate is licensedon a perdevicebasis. Youmay install and activateone copyof thesoftwareonthelicenseddevice.Youmayinstallandactivateanothercopyonaportabledeviceforusebythesingleprimaryuserofthelicenseddevice.InstallationonCitrixorTerminalServerenvironmentsrequireseachservertobelicensedseparately.IsTic,Tie&CalculatecompatiblewithWindowsVista?Yes.Tic,Tie&CalculateiscompatiblewithallversionsofWindowsVistawhenusedinconjunctionwithAdobeAcrobatStandardorProfessional8.1andhigher.AdobeAcrobat7.0andearlierversionsdonotsupportWindows Vista. Installations onWindows Vista with User Account Control (UAC) enabledrequireelevatedpermissionstoinstallandactivatethesoftware.HowdoIactivateTic,Tie&Calculate?Tic,Tie&Calculatecanbeactivatedbyrunning theActivationTool located inAllPrograms/Tic,Tie&Calculate. Activations and licenses can be managed by visiting the activation website located athttps://activation.acct1st.comandloggingintoyouraccount.Pleaseverifythefollowingitemsbeforeattemptingtheactivation:

    Youhaveavalidandworkinginternetconnection YouhavetheobtainedthecorrectAccount#andProductKey

    Notes: Thedefault installationpathof theActivationTool isC:\ProgramFiles\TTC\Activation_Tool.exe. TheActivationToolneedstoberunasauserwithadministrativeprivilegesandmustbeallowedtocommunicatewiththeactivationserverlocatedathttps://activation.acct1st.comusingTCP/IPport443.

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    https://activation.acct1st.com/https://activation.acct1st.com/

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    HowdoIdeactivateTic,Tie&Calculateormovemylicensetoanothercomputer?Tic, Tie& Calculate can be deactivated using the Activation Tool located in All Programs/Tic, Tie&Calculate. This is thepreferredmethod fordeactivatinga license. Licensesmayalsobedeactivatedusingthewebsiteathttps://activation.acct1st.comintheeventwherethesoftwarehasbeenremovedfromthedeviceorthedeviceisnolongerinservice.Note:Ifalicenseisdeactivatedusingthewebsiteitwillautomaticallybecomedeactivatedonthedevice.

    HowwillIreceiveupdatesforTic,Tie&Calculate?Tic,Tie&Calculatewillautomaticallycheckforupdatesperiodicallyandprompttheuserto installanyupdatesassoonastheybecomeavailable.Note: The default installation path of the update tool is C:\Program Files\TTC\UpdateTool.exe. TheUpdate toolmust beallowedtocommunicatewiththeupdateserverlocatedathttps://activation.acct1st.comusingTCP/IPport443.

    CantheTickmarksorBookmarkTemplatesprovidedwithTic,Tie&Calculatebecustomized?Yes.TheTickmarksandBookmarkTemplatescanbecu[email protected]acct1st.comforpricingandavailability.IstrainingofferedforTic,Tie&Calculate?Yes. Pleasevisitourwebsiteathttp://www.acct1st.com toaccessour freeonlinevideodesigned toquicklygetyoustartedusingthefeaturesofTic,Tie&Calculate.DoesAcct1stofferAdobeAcrobattraining?Yes. Acct1sthaspartneredwithCPA Industrytechnology leaderstodeliver firstclassAdobeAcrobattraining. Pleasevisitourtrainingpartnerswebsiteathttp://www.cpacrossings.com/to learnhowtoregisterforandtoattendanAcrobattrainingseminar.HowdoIgetsupportforTic,Tie&Calculate?Limited support for Tic, Tie & Calculate can be obtained by sending an email directly [email protected]soreceivesupport24hoursaday;7daysaweekbycallingourtollfreetelephonenumberat(888)7907045.

    https://activation.acct1st.com/https://activation.acct1st.com/mailto:[email protected]://www.acct1st.com/http://www.cpacrossings.com/mailto:[email protected]

    Quick Start GuideWelcome to Tic, Tie & CalculateFeatures OverviewImportant Installation Notes

    InstallationStep 1: Receive Account Creation E-mailStep 2: Login, Download, and Install Tic, Tie & CalculateStep 3: Run Activation ToolStep 4: Launch Adobe Acrobat

    OverviewTic, Tie & Calculate Toolbar

    Feature Comparison Comparison Core Functionality vs. Adobe AcrobatComparison Calculator vs. Microsoft Windows

    Frequently Asked Questions