MYOBCommunity
Partner Zone
|
|
Partner Zone

Multiple company files open at once using AccountRight Live

This thread is now closed to new comments.
Some of the links provided in this thread may no longer be available or relevant.
If you have a question please start a new post.
Highlighted
Experienced Partner Starlight
12 Posts
Experienced Partner
Australia
Starlight
Experienced Partner

12Posts

5Kudos

1Solutions

Solved: Go to Solution

Multiple company files open at once using AccountRight Live

Hi All We have a client that has multiple company files and are using MYOB AccountRight Live - they would like to be able to have more than one file open at once. Does anyone know if this is possible? And, if yes, how do you achieve it? It was always possible with pre-Live versions of AccountRight. Many thanks, Starlight
4 REPLIES 4
MYOB Moderator Steven_M
28,020 Posts
MYOB Moderator
New Zealand
Steven_M
MYOB Moderator

28020Posts

3301Kudos

4115Solutions

Re: Multiple company files open at once using AccountRight Live

Hi @Starlight

 

AccountRight 201x allows you to have multiple company files. 

Like AccountRight Classic, to open multiple company files you do need to have multiple instances of the program running. The best way to achieve this is to launch the program once to open the file. You would then minimize that instance of the program running (to get back to the desktop) and then click on the icon again to launch another instance of the program to have another company file open.

 

Do let us know how you get on and if you require further assistance.

Kind regards,
Steven

MYOB Community Support

Online Help| Forum Search| my.MYOB| Download Page

Did my answer help?

Mark it as a SolutionHelpful? Leave a to tell others

Ultimate Partner Mike_James
3,926 Posts
Ultimate Partner
New Zealand
Mike_James
Ultimate Partner

3926Posts

1694Kudos

489Solutions

Accepted Solution Solved Solution

Re: Multiple company files open at once using AccountRight Live

Hi @Starlight, @Steven_M, if I may add a couple of comments:

 

- if you normally have your icon located on the task bar, to run a second instance you will need to right-click on that taskbar icon, and then select the application name.  Just clicking on the taskbar icon will only display the existing company.

 

- when you open the reports index and run reports, each task opens in a separate window, indeed you can go back to the report index and run other reports without closing any of them. So you can very quickly have multiple windows open, which when running a second company as well can be confusing.


Regards, Mike (mike@datawise.co.nz)
DataWise Limited (www.datawise.co.nz), developers of:
DataWise Report Writer - Custom Reporting from MYOB programs
(Including AccountRight Classic/Live, and exo Payroll)
New: STP Reporting solution for (Aust) v19 users, email for details

Experienced Partner Starlight
12 Posts
Experienced Partner
Australia
Starlight
Experienced Partner

12Posts

5Kudos

1Solutions

Re: Multiple company files open at once using AccountRight Live

Thank you. A combination of both responses has worked. Cheers!
Experienced Partner Starlight
12 Posts
Experienced Partner
Australia
Starlight
Experienced Partner

12Posts

5Kudos

1Solutions

Re: Multiple company files open at once using AccountRight Live

THANKYOU!
Didn't find your answer here?
Try using advanced search to find a post more easily Advanced Search
or
Get the conversation started and make a new post Start a Post