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Sage 50 Setup – MultiCHAX


Sage 50 (formerly known as Peachtree) has been widely used in the global market as one of the premiere accounting software products. MultiCHAX has supported Sage accounting products (Sage 50, 100, 300) since early 2000s.

Printer Driver Setup

  1. Open the Control Panel
  2. Select Printers and Devices
  3. Right click on MultiCHAX Virtual Printer and select Printer Preferences
  4. Select the Text Output Tab
  5. Enable box “Use legacy coordinates” under Text Output Settings
  6. Change Glyph Conversion method to “Legacy Automatic
  7. Select the Device Settings tab and change the graphic resolution to 100 x 100
  8. Enable “force printer DPI”
  9. Click OK to save

Create a new Sage 50 check form

To create a new Sage 50 check form:

  1. Open Sage 50
  2. Click on Reports and Forms
  3. Select Checks
  4. Choose one of the pre-defined OCR forms (we recommend the OCR Multi-Purpose AP Laser) then click Customize
  5. For payroll checks, select the Payroll Checks form type then click Customize
  6. Right click on the check date field as shown below and select Change Field
  7. Select Check Date (short) and OK
  8. Save the custom form as “MultiCHAX” (save the form as MultiCHAX AP or Payroll depending on usage)

Configure MultiCHAX for Sage 50

For printing checks in Sage 50 (Sage 100, Sage 300, Peachtree), you should be able to follow the User Manual on how to create a grid and configure your MultiCHAX control template.

Or you may also download and IMPORT the following template:

  1. Unzip the template file
  2. Open MultiCHAX
  3. Click on Setup > Select Control > Edit this Control
  5. Find the template file (extension MDB) that you just unzipped and import
  6. Save settings and exit

NOTE: This control was configured to use the custom OCR Multi-Purpose AP Laser form template in Sage 50.

Printing checks from Sage 50

You may select to Write ChecksPay Bills or Print Payroll Checks.

Once a check has been set to print, please follow these instructions:

  1. In the write checks screen, click PRINT
  2. Click on Select Form and choose the new custom form called MultiCHAX, then OK
  3. Click on Printer Setup and select the MultiCHAX Virtual Printer, then OK
  4. Click on Print
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