Service2000 / ServiceShop Utilities & Downloads
Needed for setting up ServiceShop to
import Alldata-created estimates.
- Download this file ("ASCIMATE Installer.exe) to each PC you wish to set up
to import Alldata-created estimates.
- Double click on the downloaded file and follow the instructions on your
Note that the files
with file names such as "00000001.EST" are actual Alldata-created
estimates that can be used for test purposes.
information can be found in ServiceShop's
A collection of creative and different label designs in MS Word format for use
with Avery 5260 labels. (3 columns, 30 labels per page). Since the Avery label
design has 3 columns, some of the designs have 3 different designs (one in each
column), with gradually increasing urgency in each column.
For more information about what this Calc Box does and why it
might be needed, contact GenesisFour Technical Support.
To view, click the link. To download, right click
and then choose "Save Target As...". Save the file onto your desktop, and then
copy it to the folder called "ServiceShop
Client" on each PC workstation you wish to use the new Calc Box.
Dymo Label Templates
Dymo Label (Customer, Vendor and Parts)
For more information about what these templates can do for you
please go to:
ask for a call back concerning this.
To download, click
and then choose "Save". Save the file onto your desktop, and then
copy it to the folder called "ServiceShop
Client" on each PC workstation you wish to use the new
If all your customers are companies you will want the
company name to appear at the top left corner of your invoices, and you will
want the default customer search method to be by company. There is a feature in S2K that addresses this issue quite nicely - it is
a switch, which allows you to swap the default "File As". This
changes the way both the screen (on the Customer Tab of the Customer
Desktop) and the printed invoice appear....
Handy gross profit quick-reference charts. Click to view, or right click and
choose "Save target as..." to download:
Mailing & Marketing
Word Templates from Microsoft Office 2003/2007 for use with
ServiceShop's Marketing & Mailing module. Unzip and copy the
folder “ServiceShop_Template” to any suitable folder on each PC
you wish to use to generate letters. Remember that Microsoft
Word 2003/2007 is a requirement for this feature to work.
File location recommendations for Word template files: create a
folder that will never be uninstalled inadvertently.
Consider establishing a backup strategy for this folder.
Recommendations for Single User systems: put them on the C:\
drive at C:\ServiceShop_Templates
Recommendations for Network Edition systems: install on the
server in the ServiceShop Shared folder at: C:\ServiceShopDB\Shared\ServiceShop_Template
All of these Templates will need to be updated with your
for help with that, please send a support request at
and we will be glad to work with you as necessary.
All New Marketing Report
Note: ServiceShop's integration to QuickBooks requires QuickBooks 2001 or newer.
When making your selection, be sure to match your QuickBooks
(Note: These files are zipped, are very small, and will
download very fast. You will have to unzip them before you can
is a sample QuickBooks Chart Of Accounts designed to work with ServiceShop. It
was created in QuickBooks, and then exported from QuickBooks as an *.iif
file. Since it can be directly imported into both QuickBooks and into
ServiceShop as well, it vastly simplifies the setup process for both programs.
Of course, you may wish to add other G/L accounts to suit your own accounting
requirements. If so, bring it into QuickBooks and make your changes before
bringing it into ServiceShop.
To do this in QuickBooks 2001, -2, -3, -4, and -6:
(see below for QuickBooks 2005)
- Working from within QuickBooks: Unzip the downloaded file
- Import this file into QuickBooks by clicking on File, Utilities, Import, then click on "Chart Of
Accounts", then click on OK.
- Modify the Chart of Accounts as needed.
- Export the Chart of Accounts. To do this click
on File, Utilities, Export, then click on "Chart of Accounts", then
- Working from within ServiceShop: Import the file created in step 3 into
To do this click on Configuration, System Settings, then click on QuickBooks
Interface, then click on File, Import QuickBooks COA, then select the file to be
- Configure all 3 of ServiceShop's QuickBooks screens located under
Configuration, QuickBooks Interface.
Click here to view these 3
screens fully configured using this sample Chart of Accounts.
To do this in QuickBooks 2005, the procedure is the same
except that there is no "Utilities" choice.
Here's an initial setup time-saver for you: rather than typing all your messages
and disclaimers into your new ServiceShop installation,
copy and paste from
these samples, then edit to suit.
This utility will configure the Wrenchead's Part-Select Wincat
to work with ServiceShop. This utility must be downloaded
and then run on EACH PC on which Wincat is installed. Doing
this will enable the integration between Wincat and
ServiceShop by making the "Post To POS" button appear in Wincat. (This is the button you click on to push your
selected parts into ServiceShop. The "Post To POS" button
will not be visible within Wincat until you run this
- Click on the link above.
- Choose "Save to your computer". Download it to your desktop or to
your Downloads folder.
- Install the Wrenchead Part-Select Wincat software. Make a note of the Wincat
- Shut down ServiceShop.
- Double-click on this downloaded file to run it. (It is
called "Config Part Select.exe". You won't be able to tell
that anything happened.)
- Start ServiceShop and open a service order or estimate.
- From within the service order or estimate, click on Import, Parts Select Wincat.
- The Wrenchead Parts Select Catalog welcome screen will appear. Click Next.
- Click Browse. Browse to and select the Wincat installation path (typically
"C:\Program Files\Part-Select Wincat")
- Launch Wrenchead Wincat from within ServiceShop. Click "Browse" to
specify the Wincat installation path. Click Next. Click Launch.