Modifying the Default Company Name


Note: The following assumes that ivan is installed on the C Drive. If you are unsure whether this is the case you can check with your system supervisor. In the case that the installation drive is not drive C replace all references in this document to c:\ivanw to reflect the drive ivan is installed on.

Some default information for ivan is kept in the file c:\ivanw\ivan.def. To change the company name this file must be edited. It is a normal text file and can be edited with notepad.

To edit the file load the Notepad application and choose the File/Open menu, then open the file c:\ivanw\ivan.def.

NOTE: to see the file you will need to choose All Files (*.*) from the file types pop up menu.

  1. If you are running ivan then exit the program.
  2. Open the ivan.def file with notepad.
  3. Find the following line:
  4.          COMPANYNAME McLachlan Group

  5. Change "McLachlan Group" to the name of your company. (eg. "MyCompany Pty Ltd") as follows:
  6.          COMPANYNAME MyCompany Pty Ltd

  7. Save the file
  8. Exit from Notepad
  9. Reload ivan to check that the change has occurred.



Further enquiries

For any further information or should you require assistance contact:


Ivan Support
McLachlan Software
PO Box N859
Grosvenor Place NSW 1220

Phone: +61 2 9251 6511
Facsimile: +61 2 9251 7343