Use the Miscellaneous tab in the System Preferences Editor window to set numerous miscellaneous system preferences.
To set up your miscellaneous system preferences:
On the Tools menu, click System Preferences Editor. The System Preferences Editor window appears.
Click the Miscellaneous tab.
Select the Show Help Topic at Startup check box to display the Welcome to UPS WorldShip help topic each time you start WorldShip. Clear this check box if you do not want to see this help topic at startup.
Select the Show Field Help check box to display field-level help for select fields. Clear this check box if you do not want to see the field-level help. See Find Help in UPS WorldShip.
Select the Print UPS Driver Transmission Control check box to print UPS Driver Transmission Control during End of Day.
Select the Classify Ship
To Address as Residential or Commercial check box to automatically classify
Ship To addresses when address validation is done. Clear this check box
if you do not want to automatically classify Ship To addresses when address
validation is done.
Tip: This check box appears only if it is enabled by UPS.
Select the Validate Third Party/Receiver Account check box to automatically validate Third Party/Receiver Account information during shipment processing. Clear this check box if you do not want to automatically validate Third Party/Receiver account information during shipment processing.
Under WorldShip Automatic Download, select the Automatically Download the Latest Release of WorldShip check box so that WorldShip upgrades are downloaded to your PC automatically. Once downloaded, you can install the upgrade now or later. See Use the Custom Toolbar to Download or Install UPS WorldShip Upgrades.
Under UPS Smart Pickup:
Note: These options appear only if at least one shipper has a contract for UPS Smart Pickup.
Click the down arrow in the Pickup Request Options box and select an option. Your choices are Automatically Schedule a UPS Smart Pickup and Prompt User Prior to Scheduling UPS Smart Pickup. For more information on these choices, see Set Up and Use UPS Smart Pickup.
Click the down
arrow in the Purge UPS Smart Pickup Record(s) box and
select the number of days for which you want to retain each Pickup Request Number (PRN)
record. Your choices are 7 Days, 30 Days, 90 Days, and None.
WorldShip purges all qualifying PRNs at start up and does not display a confirmation message.
If you select None, all PRNs are retained indefinitely.
Select the Schedule a UPS Smart Pickup for Accounts That Do Not Receive a Pickup By Selecting an Account Below check box to automatically schedule a UPS Smart Pickup for the selected shipper during WorldShip start up, End of Day, and calendar date change.
Click the down arrow and select a shipper without a pickup plan for which to schedule a UPS Smart Pickup.
Under Archive Data:
Click the down arrow in the Frequency Reminder in Days box and select an interval. Your choices are 0 (No reminder/automatic archive), 15 (days), 30 (1 month; initial default), 60 (2 months), 90 (3 months), and 180 (6 months).
Click the up and down arrows in the Days of Shipments Retained before Archive box and select the minimum number of days to archive shipment data.
Under Default Backup Directory, type the default directory for scheduled UPS database backups. If you are unsure of the path, click the Browse button and navigate to the directory.
Do one of the following:
Click the Apply button to accept the changes made on any System Preferences tab and keep the System Preferences Editor window option.
Click the OK button to accept the changes made on any System Preferences tab and close the System Preferences Editor window.
Click the Cancel button to remove changes made on any System Preferences tab and close the System Preferences Editor window.