Additions - Positive valued extra work.
Base Contract Work - Work which is included in the base contract amount. A line item in Paymee is classified as base contract if it is put in a base contract Section. The default section in a new project is a base contract section.
Deletions - Negative valued extra work
Editable - Refers to an area that can be changed (edited). Many fields can be locked/unlocked via the Settings -> Setup & Options dialog.
Extra Work - Work which is not included in the base contract amount. Extra Work can be an addition or deletion. A line item in Paymee is classified as extra work if it is put in a Extra Work section. Extra Work Sections have dark red text for the section heading. An Extra Work section is added by selection is added by selecting Add -> Section from the Paymee menu. See Add a Change Order/Extra Work Item for an illustration.
New Update - The process of preparing a new application (existing project) for a particular period ending date. To begin a new update select Project -> 'New Update' from the Paymee menu. This will advance the data date & move all current This Application values to Completed.
Retainage - Contract amount held as retained by the owner as 'insurance' till the work is substantially complete. The amount of Retainage varies from project to project. The Retainage is typically a percentage of the work completed. To set or adjust the Retainage, select Settings -> Retainage Setting from the Paymee menu.
Section (Detail Sheet) - A continuous group of detail lines. A section can be either all base contract or all extra work. You can have many sections in Paymee in no particular order. A section can also have subtotals shown and one or many Sub-Headings.
Sub-Heading (Detail Sheet) - A heading within a Section used to divide a section into logical sub-groups. This is a purely aesthetical feature & does not affect totals or calculations in any way. For example a project can be divided into 4 main phases, Phase I through Phase IV. To make a large application more intuitive you could separate detail lines by inserting Sub-headings labeled 'Phase I', 'Phase II' ... To insert a Sub-Heading, on the Detail sheet, select the line above the location to insert the Sub-Heading & select Add -> Sub-Heading from the Paymee menu.