This manual is intended for 1C:Enterprise application users: accountants, analysts, operators, managers, executives, and so on.
For information about application-specific features (documents, reports, and so on), see the application manuals.
For information about configuring and administering 1C:Enterprise applications, see 1C:Enterprise 8.3. Developer Guide and 1C:Enterprise 8.3. Administrator Guide.
Chapter 1 provides an overview of 1C:Enterprise platform.
Chapter 2 describes 1C:Enterprise installation and update.
Chapter 3 describes 1C:Enterprise application startup.
Chapter 4 provides the overview of the interface navigation methods.
Chapter 5 describes operations with forms.
Chapter 6 describes operations with lists.
Chapter 7 describes operations with various data types.
Chapters 8 and 9 describe operations with reports and report options.
Chapter 10 describes the service features of the platform: links, favorites, history, the built-in calculator, and so on.
Chapter 11 describes customization of user interface, forms, and system parameters.
Chapter 12 describes operations with the help system.
Chapter 13 describes available search expressions.
Chapter 14 describes operations in slow connection mode.
Chapter 15 describes operations in the "ordinary" application mode.
Appendix 1 describes the data composition system expression language, which is used for creating custom report fields.
The next Appendixes describe other built-in 1C:Enterprise editors. Appendix 2 describes the text editor; Appendix 3 describes the spreadsheet editor used to view, edit, and print output forms of documents and reports; Appendix 4 describes the HTML document editor; Appendix 5 describes the graphical schema editor; and Appendix 6 describes the geographical schema editor.
This book describes operations in Forms in tabs interface.
For information about the Taxi interface, see 1C:Enterprise 8.3. User Manual. Taxi Interface.
This manual includes the following note types:
- TIP. An alternative method to perform an operation.
- NOTE. Additional information.
- WARNING! Information that is important for correct operation of the application.
Keys. The key names are emphasized, for example: Enter, Esc, Delete.
The cursor control keys are referred as Arrow keys. They are referred individually as Up Arrow, Down Arrow, Right Arrow, and Left Arrow.
Keyboard shortcuts. The shortcut key combos are given as follows: Ctrl + F3.
Buttons. The names of buttons that appear in forms, tabs, and dialog boxes are emphasized, for example: OK, Cancel, Delete.
Action descriptions. You can perform actions described in the manual (such as opening document journals, entering documents, generating reports, and so on) by selecting menu items (in the main window, an active window, or a context menu). In most cases you can perform the same actions using the command bar buttons. When selecting a menu item, pay attention to the icon to the left of its name. The command bar button with the same icon performs the same action. In most cases, this manual does not describe the icons. Also note the keyboard shortcuts, they are displayed to the right of menu item names.
To select an item, usually you have to click or double-click it.
What you need to know
It is assumed that you are familiar with the operating system of the computer where 1C:Enterprise is installed (Microsoft Windows or Linux), and that you have the basic skills required to work with this operating system.
For example, if you are using Windows, you must be familiar with the following concepts:
- The Start menu
- Standard dialog boxes
- The clipboard
- Control Panel
If you have not completely mastered these concepts, we recommend that you refer to the operating system documentation.
If you work with mobile 1C:Enterprise applications, it is assumed that you are familiar with the mobile device operating system (iOS, Android, or Windows Mobile), and that you have the basic skills required to work with this operating system.
You must be familiar with the following concepts:
- Installing and updating applications using the application store
- Deleting applications from mobile devices
- Operating system user interface
- User data backup options
Books included in the documentation
The documentation package includes the following books:
- 1C:Enterprise 8.3. User Manual. Describes the basic concepts and features that are common for all 1C:Enterprise applications.
- 1C:Enterprise 8.3. Describes how to customize applications to automate accounting procedures in a specific company, as well as how to develop new applications.
- 1C:Enterprise 8.3. Administrator Guide. Describes administration of 1C:Enterprise 8.3.
- 1C:Enterprise 8.3. Client/server mode Administrator Guide. Describes how to deploy and operate 1C:Enterprise infobases in client/server mode.
- The object model is described in the online help (Designer help and Syntax Assistant).
Important! Some software distribution packages might not include some of these books.
Update and migration notes delivered with 1C:Enterprise
The 1C:Enterprise installer copies several text files that list the changes implemented in the platform version and instructions for migration to this platform version to the hard disk.
These files are located in the 1C:Enterprise installation directory, in the \docs\en subdirectory. If you do not change the default installation path, they will be located in C:\Program Files\1cv8\<version number>\docs\en. For example, the path for version 18.104.22.1680 is as follows: C:\Program Files\1cv8\22.214.171.1240\docs\en.
The file V8Update.htm contains the list of changes and migration instructions.
The C:\Program Files\1cv8\<version number>\licenses\ directory contains the 1C:Enterprise license agreement:
The C:\Program Files\1cv8\<version number>\licenses\3rd_party directory contains the licenses for third-party components.
By purchasing 1C:Enterprise system you agree to avoid software and documentation copying without 1C Company written approval.