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Most of the menu options on the main title bar and on the menu lists has 1 underlined character. Any menu option can be accessed or initiated from the keyboard, by keeping the key down, and pressing the underlined characters of any other item displayed on a menu list.

In addition to this facility, TurboCASH has also provided other shortcut keys to select or access certain menu options from your keyboard. These options are indicated next to the menu option on the menu lists. The main keys to access the menu options, is as follows:

  • F1, etc. - The F prefix indicates that it is the Function keys to on the top row of your keyboard.
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  • Alt+O - This simply means that the key on your keyboard should be pressed down and while keeping it down, press the character (for example, ) on your keyboard as indicated.


  • Ctrl+S - This simply means that the or Control key on your keyboard should be pressed down and while keeping it down, press the character (for example, ) on your keyboard as indicated.



A summary of all the Function keys and all the key combinations are listed and is as follows:

  • Function Keys to
Key Description Menu Option Function
Help  Help Access the Help files.
Batch Entry Input Batch Entries Enter transactions in your respective Batch Types.
Update Ledger Input Update Ledger Update Invoices, Credit Notes, Purchases and Goods Returned.
Calculator Tools Calculator Access the Calculator.
Company Info Setup - System Parameters - Company Info Enter or edit information regarding the company and to set defaults for the company.
Invoices Input Documents Invoices Enter The Invoicing screen will be displayed on which you may start processing invoices. You may also select to process any of the documents (Invoices, Credit notes, Quotes, Purchases, Goods Returns and Orders).
Creation Wizard File Create Set of Books Launches the Creation Wizard screen on which you may select an option to create, copy, or convert a Set of Books.
Close Set of Books File Close Set of Books Close an open Set of Books.


Invoicing - You may also press the Spacebar on your keyboard, to launch the Invoicing screen, provided that no other screens are open or active in TurboCASH.

  • Function Keys to on the Batch Entry Screens
From within certain options or functions the Function Keys may be assigned to perform a different function. For example within the Batch Entry screens, General Journal, etc. the Function Keys have been assigned as follows:

Key Description Function
Balance Balance the Batch Journal
Post Post the Batch
Inclusive / Exclusive Enter amounts of transactions Inclusive or Exclusive of VAT
List List the Batch
Process Process the Batch
Setup Setup entry defaults for the batch.

  • Function Keys to on the Document Entry Screens


From within certain options or functions the Function Keys may be assigned to perform a different function. For example within the Document Entry screens, Invoices, Credit Notes, Quotes, Purchases, Goods Returned and Orders, the Function Keys have been assigned as follows:

Key Description Function
Inclusive / Exclusive Enter amounts Inclusive or Exclusive of VAT
Discount To enter Discount
Comment Insert a comment (additional information or a serial number for stock items, etc.
Delete All Delete all the transactions entered in the document.

Copy Copy the transactions from a selected document.

  • Key and Function Keys to


Key Description Menu Option Function
Confirm Input Documents Confirm Options to Confirm Quotes and Orders.

  • Key and Function Keys to
Key Description Menu Option Function
Exit TurboCASH File Exit TurboCASH Exits or closes the TurboCASH program.
Credit Notes Input Documents Credit Notes Enter transactions on Credit Notes
Orders Input Documents Orders Enter transactions on Orders
Purchases Input Documents Purchases Enter transactions on Purchases
Quotes Input Documents Quotes Enter transactions on Quotes
Goods Returned Input Documents Stock Returns Enter transactions on Stock Returns


  • Key and Function Keys to
Key Description Menu Option Function
Search Tools Search Launches the Investigator to search for data in a Set of Books.
POS Invoice Input - Documents - POS Invoice To start processing Point - of - Sale invoices.
Delete Set of Books File - Delete Set of Books To permanently delete a Set of Books from your system.

  • Key and Alphabetical Character Keys
Key Description Menu Option Function
Adjust Stock Input - Adjust Stock Options to adjust the cost, quantities and selling prices of Stock Items.
Balance Sheet Reports - General Ledger - Balance Sheet. Options to generate a Balance Sheet.
General Ledger Transactions Reports General Ledger Transactions Options to generate General Ledger Transactions.
Income Statement Reports General Ledger Income Statement Options to generate an Income Statement.
Open Item Link Input - Open Item Link Options to link receipts to specific invoices for Debtors and payments for Creditors to certain supplier invoices or purchases.
Print Documents Input Documents Print Print Invoices, Credit Notes, Purchases, Orders and Quotes and Stock Returns.
Bank Reconciliation Input - Reconcile Bank Perform a Bank Reconciliation.
Save As File Save As Save your Set of Books in a selected directory or location.
Trial Balance Reports General Ledger Trial Balance Options to generate a Trial Balance.

Stock Item Listing Reports Stock Stock Item Listing Options to generate Stock Item Listing Reports.
Repeating Invoices Edit - Repeating Invoices To copy invoices to debtors from the Invoice history.

  • and Keys and Alphabetical Keys
The following keys have been assigned to generate Sales analysis reports on the Report - Sales Analysis menu option.

Key Description
Sales by Customer
Sales by Group
Sales by Product
Sales by Salesperson