FAQs

 

Wich are the operating systems supported ?
  2StepsBeyond runs on the following operating systems:
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows Server 2008 (R2)
Wich are the Microsoft Office versions supported ?
  2StepsBeyon needs the Professional version either of: 
  • Microsoft Office 2010
  • Microsoft Office 2013  
Can I use 2StepsBeyond in remote   

2 stepsbeyond runs as a published Remote Application and disposes of a (reduced) GUI for I-Phones, Android and Windows 8 mobile Phones, with handwriting and speech recognition and signature input (where supported on the device).

The Tablet Edition run natively, as if you were on your desktop.

That's your private cloud.

 

In wich programming language is developed 2stepsbeyond?
 

2StepsBeyond  is a Microsoft VB solution.
The Open Source Reporting and Query Generator is 100% Microsoft Access compliant.

 

2StepsBeyond run in peer-to-peer?
 

Yes.

2StepsByond is indipendent of the network structure and -for small teams (up to 5 users) runs with distribued databases in peer-to-peer mode.

The user identification is done in tree ways:

- Proxied from domain (if present)

- Proxied from user login on workstation

- From Workstation IP and/or MAC-Address

 

Wich Database Systems are supported? 
 

- Microsoft SQL Server (versione Pro and Express)
- MySQL
- PostgresSQL

For small teams (up to 5 users) 2StepsBeyond also runs with excellent performances with Microsoft Access databases.

 

Do 2StepsBeyond need Microsoft Outlook? 
 

Yes, either with or without Microsoft Exchange.

 

Can I modify or build new Report templates, for example Invoices?
 

Yes.

You can modify all reports or freely define new ones.

The reporting is open-source and under GNU Licensing.

A template can be defined in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access and throught the queery generator you can export formatted data to Microsoft Excel with a couple of clicks.

 

Wich languages are supported?  

2stepsbeyond as an integrated language support and translation module. You can define your own language for the GUI and for all reports. Natively is in English, German, French and Italian.