Total Visual Agent ManualTotal Visual Agent User Manual for Microsoft Access

Total Visual Agent lets you easily schedule and execute a wide range of tasks for optimal performance of your Microsoft Access Jet Databases and run them in a fully automated and audited manner.

At FMS, we believe documentation is critical to your ability to maximize the value of our software products. The user manual is 139 pages and fully indexed to make it easy to learn about Total Visual Agent, including how to use it, archiving a database action, and troubleshooting tips.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

  • About Total Visual Agent
  • How Total Visual Agent Works
  • New Features in This Version: Total Visual Agent 2021
  • Enhancements in Previous Versions
  • Visit Our Web Site

Chapter 2: Installation

  • System Requirements
  • Installing Total Visual Agent
  • Uninstalling Total Visual Agent

Chapter 3: Startup and Configuration

  • Launching Total Visual Agent
  • Starting Total Visual Agent for the First Time
  • Using the Total Visual Agent Manager
  • Configuring the Options
  • Importing Settings from a Previous Version

Chapter 4: Scheduling Events

  • Event Schedule Overview
  • Creating an Event Group
  • Event Schedule Cycles
  • Hourly Schedules
  • Daily Schedules
  • Weekly Schedules
  • Monthly Schedules
  • Yearly Schedules
  • One Time Events
  • Managing Events
  • Next Steps

Chapter 5: Adding Items to Events

  • Event Item Overview
  • Adding an Access Jet Database Item
  • Adding an Access Data Project Item
  • Adding a Task Group Item
  • Adding a Directory Item
  • Moving Items to a Different Event
  • Next Steps

Chapter 6: Adding Actions to Event Items

  • Action Overview
  • Archive Database Action
  • Table Data Extract Action
  • Compact Database Action
  • Custom Command Action
  • Database Statistics Action
  • Execute Named Macro Action
  • Testing a Scheduled Action

Chapter 7: Other Management Features

  • Managed Databases
  • Monitor and Service Status
  • Activity History Log
  • Database Statistics

Chapter 8: Running Scheduled Events

  • Running Scheduled Events
  • Using the Total Visual Agent Monitor
  • Using the Total Visual Agent Service

Chapter 9: Product Support

  • Support Resources
  • Troubleshooting
  • Web Site Support
  • Technical Support Options
  • Contacting Technical Support


Total Visual Agent User manual

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"Total Visual Agent is a real find, a rare combination of ease of use, and bang for the buck. In the end, no other competitor even comes close."

Thomas Wagner, Product Review in MS Office and VBA Developer

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