The Import Command
To import data into EasyRoyalties from an Excel spreadsheet or other source, select the (1) Importing on the main menu. This opens the import wizard. On the Start screen select the data source to be imported from the (2) Browse button. Then press the (3)Next button.
The Import type window opens. Select the type of data to be imported.
The different types of information determine which fields you can map your source data to when you import information into That’s Rights!. The following list describes the different types.
Use to import authors and other royalty recipients. Can be used to import authors’ details, including precise name details, pseudonyms, addresses, bank details, etc.
NOTE: Basic author information can also be created as part of the Titles & properties import.
Companies & contacts
Use to import detailed information about companies (licensees or prospects) as well as people (contacts).
NOTE: Basic company information can also be created through other imports, such as: Licenses, Submissions, Sales entries, etc.
Licenses & purchases (optional rights module)
Use to import License information, and/or Purchase (co-edition) information.
Permissions (optional permissions module)
Use to import Permissions information.
Royalties-in statements (optional rights module)
Use to import royalties-in statements. Royalties-in are statements that you receive from licensees.
Use to import author contract information. Due to the complexity of royalty contracts it is recommended that users consult their customer support representative prior to importing contracts.
Royalty Payment updates
Use to reconcile scheduled author payments in EasyRoyalties with payments that have been made.
Use to import sales (e.g. distributor reports, etc.).
Submissions (optional rights module)
Use to import submissions information. Submissions are outstanding offers to license rights made to prospective licensees.
Title Components (optional rights module)
Use to import title components definitions. Components are part of a title; chapters, illustrations, photographs, etc., that are licensed for use by others or purchased for use by your company.
Title & properties
Use to import titles as well as any editions. A title is the name of the intellectual property. Editions are products that are derived from that intellectual property.
Microsoft Excel for Windows
To import Excel XLS or XLSX files EasyRoyalties requires that the 32-bit version of Microsoft Office for Windows be installed on the user’s personal computer. The 32-bit version is the default version installed by Microsoft Office.
Microsoft Office for Mac is not the same as Microsoft Office; i.e. Microsoft Office for Windows. Our royalty software’s Excel file format import functionality is not programmed to work with Microsoft Office for Mac.