FAQ

Frequently asked questions for self help.

Download and Installation
8 What are the hardware/operating system requirements?
173 Activation required on each run of an Ability application
172 Alternate install for version 8
171 Additional Version 8 downloads
165 Cannot start Ability — api-me-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll missing

Product Keys, Activation, Registration
168 Help About shows "Trial" rather than serial number
167 Activation requested on every run (after successful activation)
152 Lost activation key, serial number, registration details - re-installation
174 Error when activating the software

Import/Export
121 Could not start print job when trying to create PDF file
49 Error message on opening a PDF file in Ability

Spreadsheet
88 How to turn on/off the spreadsheet grid (and other display and print properties)

General
120 No toolbar or menu visible
114 Associating files (Excel, Word and others) with Ability applications
109 Trying to open a file and the Ability logo stays on screen
105 What are the limitations of Ability Office compared to Microsoft Office?
139 Technical Support Policy