How to purge Data in Sage 50 CAD (Simply Accounting)

By | December 12, 2016

In this blog we will discuss about how to purge Sage 50 CAD (Simply Accounting) company data. In purging process we can delete unwanted data and it will reduce the size of files for a company and free the valuable disk space for current data.

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To purge the data follow the below-mentioned path:
Open Sage 50 CAD data –> Maintenance –>Clear data –>Clear Paid transaction –> Clear paid vendor transaction/ clear paid customer transactions.
Sage 50 Purging screenOnce you select the “Clear paid vendor transaction” then the below screen will appear.
Clear paid vendor transactionFor clear paid customer transactions the below screen would appear.
Clear paid customer transactionWhen the above mention screen will appear:

  1. And if you want to purge the inactive Vendors and  Customer then only you need to check the checkbox “Include inactive vendors”/ “Include inactive customers” . It will remove the transactions information used in Vendor Aged and Customer Aged report.
  2. You can clear details of processed invoices, deposit slips, remittances, and other payments from your data files to make space on your hard disk. The program clears individual detail lines from invoices or other payments, keeping only the totals. If you clear this data, you will not be able to look up, correct, or cancel invoices paid prior to the chosen date if cleared manually or prior fiscal year end date if cleared at year end.
  3. In the “Clear transactions Paid on or Before:” you can select the date till you want to purge the data.
    Once you complete the above-mentioned process then click on “OK” to proceed with the purging process.

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