Introduction to PackRat for Windows


PackRat is the one of the best selling personal information managers for contact management on the market. It combines the functions of a database, word processing, and scheduling software into a fully integrated package. Users can schedule Calls, Meetings, and Things To do using the calendar feature, and be reminded automatically by packRat. Customizable form letters, envelopes, and fax cover sheets are automatically addressed and can be printed, or faxed, from within PackRat. Various progress reports can be customized and printed to monitor and maximize the use of the user's time. This course includes tips and short cuts to make maximum use of the software as soon as possible. Over 75% of the class involves hands-on practice.

By the end of the course, the participants will be able to:

* Load PackRat and Lookup contacts by Name, Company, City, and other standard fields

* Edit contact information, correcting and adding data

* Add new contacts, and Delete unwanted records

* Schedule Calls, Meetings, and Things To Do

* Clear and record completed Calls, Meetings, and Things Done

* Write a customized form letter to one or many contacts

* Print Envelopes, Fax Cover sheets

* Adjust the field variables on form letters and reports

* Lookup contacts by constructing your own criteria

* Use the Phone feature to automatically dial contacts

* View Today's Tomorrow's, or past things to do

* Create and view progress reports and forms

* Use the Automatic Timer feature to record time spent

* Use DOS commands or other software from within PackRat

* Make maximum use of PackRat to make maximum use of time.