Question about Service Call Management Template of MS Access.

I have my own computer repair business. I have been lookin into different type of database software to manage my work orders.

I looked into a template called service call management which can be found in MS Access if you have office XP. This database template is suppose to keeep track of my work orders. I dont want it to take care of invoices because i do that with quickbooks.

What botters me about is that this service call mangmt gives the employee (technician) the option to charge for the JOB. it allows me to create an invoice which contains the employee name, hours worked etc, and the price along with the name of clients. So this program doesn't match for my business. I have to charge my clients, not the employee. The employee are my workers.

Any opinions will be appreciated. Perhaps there is another sutable software that my help me in this..
thank you very much.

TariqATWAsked:
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Suburb-ManCommented:
The wizard is a template, boiler plate.

What you are asking for is not a significant design change, if you know Access.

The workorders parts and labor a just include employees as a reference, especially labor.

You can be the only one that uses the DB so defining your own business procedures.


Re walk-through the whole service call managment DB.  It is just relationship one to many. One customer to many workorders and one workorder to many parts/labor.

you could always be the Employee, the only one in the employee table.

I suggest posting a contract job stating exactly what you want and asking for a flat fee bid. In a newsgroup, or Job site.

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Suburb-ManCommented:
Grammar Correction:
The workorders and its sub-tables (sub-forms) workorders parts and labor ARE just TO include employees as a reference, especially labor.
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