Numbers for Mac

Numbers is Apple's spreadsheet application for macOS computers that is preinstalled.

Use Numbers to edit Export or Import files for Big Business to get more done, faster. Exports from Big Business are saved as Tab-text files that can be dragged to Numbers.

From Numbers' File menu, you can Export To, CSV or TSV to import to Big Business. You do not need table names or advanced options; just click Save and a choose a place.

  Chapter 120 Mac Server Setup

Mac Server is the Big Business Server software that runs on a Mac to connect people, running Big Business Client on their macOS or Windows computers, to your Data File.

Mac Server Admin provides an overview of administration tasks and concepts to help. Setup and operation is intuitive and any needs are covered by unlimited setup support.

This chapter lists the basics to keeping Big Business Server working perfectly for many, many years as you grow from a few to many, many people needing to connect.

  Server App

Big Business Server for Mac is an application you run on a dedicated macOS computer for large installations or a shared computer if you have just a few Big Business Clients.

Mac Server works like any Mac app but has only an Administration Window showing connected Users and some options for automating Backup or performing Maintenance.

Despite being on a Mac, Big Business Server can connect Big Business Clients running on Windows, or macOS, and connecting Windows shipping systems, online stores, etc.

  Mac Server Requirements

Big Business Server for Mac needs a good, fast machine, especially with many Clients.

New Apple Chips, like the M1 have many cores, for many Clients, but need Memory. Go to Apple menu, About This Mac, to get specifics for your prospective computer.

Email questions to to ask about putting Client and Server on the same computer, updating Systems, using new computers, and setup questions.

  Mac Server Install

Mac Server is easily to install. Download Mac Server from
and open the disk image, pictured, and drag the Big Business Server to Applications.

Hold the Option key while starting Big Business Server to select a different Data File, start a new Data File, Restore a backup file, or use Maintenance features to optimize.

Drag Extras or ReadMe from the disk image to your Desktop or Documents as needed.

  Comments Dialog

Comments Dialogs are now rounded corner windows instead of flat immovable dialogs.

BigBusiness 14.105 changes the window type used for dialogs when Auto-Zoom is on. Dialogs include Printed Comments, Line Item Comments, Bill of Materials, and more.

  Any Name

Any Name searches all names including First Name, Last Name, and Company Name.