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SETUP PRFERENCES
DATA PARAMETERS SETUP
  
This option allows you to set the options and parameters in which TurboCASH should store and display amounts and numbers to be displayed on screens, reports and documents. These options and parameters are the following:
  • Debit and Credit indicators

  • Data Storage - store real amounts or to round amounts to a specified number of decimals

  • Reporting Decimals and Symbols - number of decimals to be displayed, digit grouping symbol and to display currency symbol.
To set the Data Parameters:
Click on the Setup - Preferences - Data Parameters menu option or press the and and and keys on your keyboard. The Data Parameters screen will be displayed:

 

Title bar. Close button - click to close or exit this screen. Select to display credit amounts or figures between the brackets. Select to prefix a minus sign for a negative amount or figure. Select to display a D behind positive amounts or figures and a C behind negative amounts or figures. Enter the number of decimals to be stored. The numbers will be rounded off to the number specified. 2 is recommended. Enter the number of documents to be printed. Click to save the changes and to close or exit this screen. Click to cancel and close or exit this screen without saving any changes. Enter the number of decimals to be displayed. 2 is recommended. Select to store or save the numbers without any rounding-off. Inactive. It displays the currency symbol as set in the Regional Settings of your Windows  Operating System Enter the symbol or character, e.g. a coma to separate the format in which numbers should be displayedon reports. This character will display amounts for example as 1,000 if a comma is specified. Select to use the currency symbol as set in the Regional Settings of your Windows Operating System to be displayed on screens, reports and documents All countries should leave this blank. This should only be selected if the amounts in words are written in different rules than the English language, as is the case in the Netherlands or Dutch language. The amount in figures and in words are used by TurboCASH in the Create Receipts option of the Receipts Batch Select to do the bank reconciliation in the Reconcile Bank Account option or deselect to do enter or edit transactions for items on Bank Statements in the Batch Entry Mode.
If necessary, change the following options:
  • Report amounts with - Select the method in which the debit and credit amounts should be displayed on reports.

  • Data Storage - Select Fix Decimals and specify the number decimals in which numbers and amounts should be rounded off. If you select Real Numbers, the numbers and amounts will be stored in TurboCASH with an unlimited number of decimals. In cases where percentages are calculated on amounts, e.g. VAT, you may select to fix the number of decimals to limit the rounding differences.

  • Reporting Decimals

    Amount
    - Specify the number of decimals to be displayed on reports. It is recommended that it is set to 2.

    Document Quantity - Specify the default number (or copies) of documents (invoices, etc.) to be printed.

    Decimal Symbol - This option is inactive. It displays the currency symbol as set in the Regional Settings of your Windows™ Operating System.

    Digit Symbol - Specify the symbol or character to format large numbers or amounts. For example, if a comma is specified, it will display an amount of 100000.00 as 100,000.00 on reports and documents.

    Use Currency Sign - Select to use the currency symbol as set in the Regional Settings of your Windows™ Operating System to be displayed on screens, reports and documents.

    Dutch way of text numbering - All countries should leave this blank. This should only be selected if the amounts in words are written in different rules than the English language, as is the case in the Netherlands or Dutch language. The amount in figures and in words are used by TurboCASH in the Create Receipts option of Receipt Batches or Journals.

    View all bank statements - This option is selected by default to do bank reconciliation in the default method on the Reconcile Bank Account screen.
    If you wish to enter and edit transactions for items on bank statements in the Batch Entry Mode for the Bank Reconciliation, you need to deselect (remove the tick) in this field.
  • Click on the button to save your changes.