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Maintenance Data Management

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AllMax Software, Inc., 911 S. Main St., PO Box 40, Kenton, OH 43326 800-670-1867 419-673-8863 Fax: 419-673-8864 sales@allmaxsoftware.com www.allmaxsoftware.com Antero Copyright 1996-2008 AllMax Software, Inc. All rights reserved. Information 1

DEAR ALLMAX SOFTWARE USER: Thank you for selecting Antero Maintenance Data Management Software. The text in this manual, excluding appendices is also located in the Help File for this program. Some features shown in the Help File do not appear in the manual or in the program, but may be available in add-on modules and/or different versions. You will be receiving the revisions to this manual as soon as the features are completed and released in future upgrades. Context sensitive help is available throughout the program by pressing the F1 key or by clicking on the help menu item. If you need further assistance, please call AllMax technical support at 1-800-670-1867, fax your question to 419-673-8864, or e-mail: sales@allmaxsoftware.com AllMax Software, Inc. Antero Maintenance Software

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TECHNICAL SUPPORTContext sensitive help is available in Antero maintenance data management software by pressing the F1 key or selecting the HELP option from the menu bar. Technical support is available for this program by contacting the AllMax technical support department at: 1-800-670-1867 1-419-673-8863 Fax: 1-419-673-8864 E-mail: sales@allmaxsoftware.com Before contacting the AllMax technical support department, please have the following information available: License Number Software Version Company Name City, State, Zip NOTE: The above information can be found by selecting HELP at the main screen of the program, then About Antero.

FOR QUICK REFERENCE FILL IN THE FOLLOWINGLicense Number KeyCode Number Software Version Company Name City State Zip ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________

LICENSE AGREEMENTAllMax provides a separate License for each copy or installation of the Antero software. It controls access to Number of concurrent ssers, versions, demo mode, etc. WARNING: You MUST have a separate License for each copy or installation of the Antero software. Contact AllMax for additional information. If you are licensed with Multi-User capabilities, this will allow you to load the software onto a computer network. Multi-user does not allow for installation of the program onto computers at different sites.

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AllMax acknowledges the following tools incorporated into our software:

True DBGrid APEX Software CorporationTECHNOLOGIES INC

Input Pro FarPoint Technologies, Inc. DynaZip Inner Media, Inc. Access 2000 Run-Time Microsoft Corporation Wasp Bar Code Informatics, Inc.

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All above logos and brands are trademarks or registared trademarks of the respective owners or companies.

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ContentsInformation ................................................................................................................................................................1 Basic Features ..........................................................................................................................................................6 Installation Instructions ............................................................................................................................................17 Before You Begin .....................................................................................................................................................21 Facility / User Setup ................................................................................................................................................36 Equipment ...............................................................................................................................................................43 Part / Material ..........................................................................................................................................................50 Meter / Gauge .........................................................................................................................................................58 Consumables ..........................................................................................................................................................61 Vendor .....................................................................................................................................................................64 Work Order Scheduler .............................................................................................................................................69 Lists .........................................................................................................................................................................76 Ordering / Receiving ................................................................................................................................................87 Transaction ..............................................................................................................................................................95 Work Orders ..........................................................................................................................................................100 Reports .................................................................................................................................................................. 111 Custom Tools ......................................................................................................................................................... 117 DataPort ................................................................................................................................................................ 119 Utilities ...................................................................................................................................................................131 Index ......................................................................................................................................................................139

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Basic FeaturesThis section contains all the basic functions used throughout the program in more detail.

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ABOUTThe About box appears on the screen when you click on HELP, then ABOUT. The following information is shown on the box as a reference:

Current Facility Name Current User Name License Number Number of Current and Licensed users presently using Antero. DataPort Status Application Directory Facility Directory Copyright and Version Number for Antero software. [CHECK VERSIONS] button to determine what les are stored in what directory.

KEYCODEAllMax provides a separate License for each copy or installation of the Antero software. It controls access to Number of Concurrent Users Versions, Demo Mode, etc. WARNING: You MUST have a separate License for each installation of the Antero software. Contact AllMax for additional information. Licenses may be updated by entering the 20-digit KeyCode supplied by AllMax, either when prompted during the installation, or at any time from the le menu.

WHO AM I?Who Am I? simply identies the current User. Select FILE from the main menu, then WHO AM I?.

DATE, CALENDARThe Calendar function is available in several sections of the program when you are prompted to enter a date by clicking on the [] popup button next to the date eld. NOTE: Date formats are dependent on Windows settings. Dates may be entered in a variety of manners: Delimiters may be omitted when the entered form is MMDDYY or MMDDYYYY. Delimiters can be any of the following characters: / - : , . When using delimiters, the leading 0 may be omitted for month, day or year. When using delimiters, the century may be omitted for the year. The Date may usually be selected from the Calendar box by pressing the [] popup button in the date entry eld. Use the [] and [] buttons to select the previous or next month and year, then press the appropriate [1 to 31] day button to enter the date.

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Examples:

020198 = February 1, 1998 12/31/04 = December 31, 2004

2/1/98 = February 1, 1998 12-31-2004 = December 31, 2004

Future Date Prompt

Whenever a date is entered into the program that exceeds the current date, Antero will prompt for conrmation before accepting the date. This measure is aimed at helping users to avoid mistakenly entering dates that could prevent timely creation of future items, such as work orders.

TOOLBARThe buttons in the Toolbar allow access to certain screens plus function movability in the program. SECTION BUTTONS: When clicked these buttons will open the corresponding section. EQUIPMENT METER PART/MATERIAL VENDOR/MANUFACTURER WORK ORDER SCHEDULER WORK ORDER WO FORECAST/CREATE WORK ORDER REQUEST WO HISTORY ORDERING/RECEIVING TRANSACTION MANUALLY ADD A WO DATAPORT CONSUMABLES ADD A CONSUMABLE TRANSACTION

NAVIGATION and FUNCTION BUTTONS: The function buttons allow performing the labeled action on a selected record. Some differences in how a button works is dependent on the section of the program. FIRST RECORD - skip di