CTxMS Format Bill Import Specification
Instructions for adding a user note to UPP & Property Tax Notices to inform your customers of online payments:
1. Naviagting to Note Entry
There are 2 entry points into the Notes system. One is through the Assessor System Parameters, System / Assessor Parameters, and then clicking on 'Edit Tax Note' button or by going through the UPP Reports, Assessor / UPP / Reports / Tax Notices, and then clicking on the 'Select Tax Notice Note' button. Either method will take you to the same location.
2. Insert or Change a Note
Once the RTF Notes browse is showing on the screen, you can insert a new note, edit an existing note or select a note for printing. (You may or may not have some existing notes. If you do, they will be listed in the upper part of the window with the lower part of the window showing the first few lines of the formatted text of the note.)
Inserting a Note
Click on the Insert button at the bottom of the window. You will then see a blank RTF window with the cursor in the Description field. Enter text that describes what the note is and press tab. The cursor will then move to the next window which will allow you to enter the actual note. You may use any of the formatting buttons to change fonts, size, color, bold, italic, etc... The elements that you change is how it will be printed. If you add color to your text and print to a LaserJet that only has black toner, you will get a gray scale representation of that color. After entering the note, click on Save.
Updating a Note
Click on the Update button at the bottom of the window. The cursor will be positioned in the first character position of the second window. Make any changes that are necessary and then press the Save button.
3. Selecting a Note to Print
To select a note to print, click on the note you would like to print in the upper window. This will turn the line blue. Then click on the Select button at the bottom of the window. The window will then close after making the note you selected the default note. When the UPP Tax Notices are printed, the selected note will be added to every tax notice.