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Setting up an operatory

You can customize available hours for each operatory in each clinic. Set up the operatories for each clinic separately.

Note: Changing the operatory setup information affects all computers.

To set up an operatory

1.   While viewing the operatories for a clinic in the Appointment Book (the view does not have be displaying all operatories), on the Setup menu, click Operatory Setup.

The Operatory Setup dialog box appears.

2.   Select the desired operatory.

3.   Click Setup.

The Operatory Setup dialog box appears.

4.   Select the check box next to each day of the week that the operatory is normally used.

5.   Set the available hours for each selected day:

a.   Click the day’s search button .

The Set Time Limits dialog box appears.

You can break each day into three time ranges. The default for each day is 8:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 5:00pm.

b.   To change a time range, click the search button  next to the desired Start Time or End Time field.

The Select Time dialog box appears.

c.   To change the time, click the left arrow button to decrease the time or the right arrow button to increase the time. Click between the slider and the left arrow to decrease the time one hour at a time. Click between the slider and the right arrow to increase the time one hour at a time.

d.   Click OK to save the time.

e.   Repeat steps b - d for all other start and end times that you want to change.

f.   Click OK.

g.   Repeat steps a - f for all other work days.

6.   Click OK.

7.   Click Close.