To open API, press <Alt M> ("Menu") and follow the Menu path illustrated below, then press <Enter>, or simply enter <API> in the "Enter Program Name" field and press <Enter>.


Enter the "Vendor #" or the vendor "Alpha Index" code (acronym) to open the vendor’s inquiry screen, or press <F3> or type in a few letters of the vendor name, to open the lookup screen to lookup the vendor.

The inquiry will display the vendor number, name, last paid date, amount of check, and the check number at the top of the screen.  In addition, the type of entry (invoice/credit memo), reference/invoice number, invoice date, due date, paid date, check number, gross, discount, and net to pay/paid will be displayed.  If invoices have been tagged for payment, there will be 99999’s in the space where the check number will be when the checks are written.


The inquiry will print in the order viewed.  You can choose the date to start printing.  The printing starts with the next date after the date entered.

By Inv. Date

Will list the invoices by invoice date.

By Inv. Nbr

Will list the invoices by invoice number.


Highlight an invoice and select the "Extended" command button, and a window with extended information (PO# and Discount Due Date) will be displayed.

New Vendor

Will escape for a new vendor inquiry.