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Register OnlineBrings up a Registration window that displays the Organization Info data, and allows you to fill in a few other fields, to submit your registration information to Software4Nonprofits.com, and thus get onto the mailing list, so you hear about new releases of the program etc.

 

Check for UpdatesBrings up a window that allows you to check for updates to the program that are newer than your current version. It also allows you to specify whether or not the program should remind you to check for updates monthly. (By default, it does remind you.) For users of the feature-limited Lite version, it also allows you to upgrade to the evaluation version of the full featured paid version.

 

Request or Install

License KeyBrings up the Evaluation and Licensing window in which you can request or install keys for extending your evaluation period (if your DONATION is an unlicensed evaluation version) or for licensing your installation of DONATION. If you are already licensed, this shows you that fact and whether or not you are eligible for support and updates, based on the last payment date.

 

Explore Data DirectoryBrings up a Windows Explorer or Computer type window, to view the files in the program's Data Directory (which as of version 3.30 is no longer under the main program directory, and is in different places depending on your version of Windows).
 
View Saved SettingsAllows you to view all settings saved by the program for later use.

 

Network Client InformationThis menu option only appears in the Network Server version of DONATION. It displays the information needed to successfully install the Network Client version of DONATION on other computers in your network, and gives you an option to print that information, or open it in a document in Microsoft Word.

 

Fix novaPDF ProblemsDownloads and runs a program from our website to uninstall and reinstall the novaPDF PDF printer, to fix problems that sometimes come up (for instance if you uninstall the printer driver, or delete some of its files).