How to set the accounting period for Inview accounting on the DM300C, DM400C, DM450C and DM475

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Products affected: DM300C™, DM400C™, DM450C™, and DM475™
Follow these steps to set the accounting period:
  1. Press Menu
  2. Select Accounts
Note:  If the supervisor password is enabled, enter it to gain access to all accounting functions.
  1. Press Page Down and select Acct Period
  2. Select Edit Start of Fiscal Year
  3. Enter the date in MMDDYY format
  4. Select Accept
Note 1:  You can enter a start date that is within the current year. For example, if today’s date is 1/20/2009, you can enter a start date back to 1/20/2008.
Note 2:  Once you run a transaction, you cannot change the start date of the fiscal year until you clear the accounting data, which is normally cleared when the fiscal year ends.
  1. Select # Periods to change the number of accounting periods during your fiscal year
  2. Select the number of periods for your fiscal year from the list (i.e., Annual, Twice a year, Quarterly, Monthly, Custom). If necessary, use Page Down to scroll through the list.
  3. If you select Custom, the Custom Period screen displays. Otherwise, go to step 10.
    1. You can set up two custom periods. The start date for both periods is the date you activate the custom periods. You cannot change the start date.
    2. Select End Date 1 to set the end date for the first custom period
    3. Type in the date in MMDDYY format, and select Accept
    4. Select End Date 2 to set the end date for the second custom period
    5. Type in the date in MMDDYY format, and select Accept
Note 1: The end date for the second period must always be the same as, or after the end date for the first custom period.
Note 2: For custom periods only, you can extend the end dates at any time. The end date for custom period 2 must always be the same as or after the end date for custom period 1.
Note 3: Once the end date of the custom period is reached, you must clear the account data, extend the end date, or do both. You will be prompted to print the data before it is cleared.
Note 4: When the period expires, you will not be allowed to run mail until you clear the data or extend the period.
  1. Select Done to save your changes
  2. Press Home to return to the home screen.
If you require additional assistance, contact technical support. Please have your model and serial number ready.

UPDATED: September 21, 2017