We offer two levels of postcode address finder database:
Full PAF Address search
Street PAF Address search
differences are explained in detail below:
Returns Full address record from Postcode.
The user enters a Postcode, and is presented with a
list of all Buildings, within the matching Postcode.
The user then selects address from list.
When using the FULL Address PAF license selects the address
When used within an organisation (internal use), this type of license offer "Advanced Address Word search"
Having entered the postcode to search for, this
returns partial address from given Postcode. The
user then must enter the premises name/number for the postal
address manually. This Street Address license is half the price of
FULL address, but not so convenient since the user has to
type the Name or Number of building.
When using the thoroughfare address license the user must
enter the building name or number, before using the address
The Desktop Client can be forced to always use a
Street Address License by selecting "Options >> Use
Street License" menu. This allows some users to use
Full PAF Postcode Lookup Address searching, and others to
use the cheaper PAF thoroughfare licenses.
If you have only purchased a thoroughfare address license, then
the Desktop software will default to thoroughfare address