...Confirmation of Receipt Email
(also known as First Email
The email sent by the Pesticide Reporting Service Bureau
which indicates that your report submission has been received. It contains a list of the files we received, your submission number
and a preliminary assessment of whether your report meets
our specifications. For reports submitted via the web
and the PRL reporting software
the email is sent immediately. For emailed
reports the receipt email will generally be sent by the next business day during the peak reporting season (roughly mid-December through early February); at other times of the year, it will be sent within a few days. Receipt emails are not usually sent for mailed
Please retain this email as proof that your report was received.
The default installation folder for all of our software options is: C:\Program Files\NYSPRL. This location is modifiable during installation. Please note that your report files are not stored here; they are in the report folder
. There is no reason for you to access this folder. While the blank Option B
templates are stored here, it is simpler to use the Blank Form
button on the Registration form Control Center
to open a new form.
A set of Visual Basic for Applications commands used by the Option B
application to add functionality to the Excel workbooks.
(also known as Data Directory
): The default folder for storing report files that you save and the identity.txt
file containing the information entered on the Registration form Control Center
. The folder name is PRLyyyy
” is the report year, for ex. PRL2014
) and it is created by the PRL Reporting Software Options A, B, and C
. A separate report folder is created for each report year. You may store your files in another location, but the identity.txt
is always saved in the report folder. We strongly
recommend saving to the current report folder, which is the default location used by our software.
The PRL Reporting Software displays the current location for the report folder in the upper right corner of the Registration form Control Center.
For example, if you create reports for the 2014 report year and have not changed the Report Root location, the default report folder location is: C:\PRL2014.
...Report Root Folder:
The Report Root folder is a location on your computer where all of your NYS PRL files should be saved. It contains a report folder
for each report year, The default setting for the Report Root is your C:\ drive. The Report Root folder can be changed during installation or by using the Change Report Root
menu item on the Tools
menu of the Registration form Control Center
. For example if you set the Report Root folder to C:\PRL
, and you create reports for 2011 and 2012, the C:\PRL
folder will contain two sub-folders: PRL2011
(also known as Processing Number
A 5-digit number issued by the Pesticide Reporting Service Bureau
, which identifies a particular report submission. This number is on the page displayed when you finish uploading your report via our web site
or using our Option A, B or C
software. It is also included in the email the Pesticide Reporting Service Bureau
sends when you submit a report via the web
, our reporting software