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NAVIGATION IN TurboCASH
OPEN A SET OF BOOKS
  
This option is used to open a Set of Books. The Set of Books must already exist in any available directory on your computer system or network. The list of Books that appear in the List box is a composite list of valid TurboCASH sets of Books. Each Set of Books must be kept in a separate directory. The composite list consists first of all valid Sets of Books under the TCASH3 directory (or the directory where TurboCASH is installed) and secondly additional sets of books that have been added to the list. (These would be sets of books that would be in other directories, for example on another part of the hard disk or somewhere on a mapped drive on the network).

To Open a Set of Books:
Click on File - Open a Set of Books menu option or click on the speed button or icon. You may also press the and keys on your keyboard. The following screen will be displayed:

Title bar for the Open Set of Books screen. Close button - click to exit this screen without opening a Set of Books. Click to locate the Set of Books elsewhere on your system. Click to view to change the properties for the Set of Books. List of the Sets of Books. Scroll bar - drag down or up to view more Sets of books, if necessary. Open - This will open the selected Set of Books. Cancel - This screen will be exited and no Set of Books will be opened. Click to remove the Set of Books from displaying in this list. Open Set of Books.

 

If a Set of Books is not located in the TCASH3 or other directory where TurboCASH is installed, (elsewhere on your system) the name of the Sets of Books displayed in a blue colour.
Select the Set of Books, which you would like to open.
Click on the button.

The Browse button will allow you to add a set of books to the List. If you click on the Browse button, you may select it on any other Directory. The Pick a Directory Screen will be displayed. You must pick a valid TurboCASH Set of Books. If the directory does not contain a valid set of Books, it will not be added to the list. The Browse button is equivalent to an "Add" button.

Title bar. Close button - click to close or exit this screen. The name of the selected Set of Books will be displayed. You may also type in the name of the Set of Books. The path or directory where the selected Set of Books are stored. You may also type in any other valid path or directory where the Set of Books. Cancel - This will exit the screen and no properties of the selected Set of Books will be changed. Change - The properties for the selected Set of Books will be changed to that as entered on this screen.

The Purge List button will remove the Highlighted item. This function does not delete the files from the directory. To Delete the Files from a directory you must use the File - Delete Set of Books Menu. You cannot Purge a Set of Books that is in the TCASH Directory. To remove a set of Books that is in the TCASH Directory, you will need to use the File - Delete Set of Books menu option. If you wish to remove this Set of Books from the list, but keep the files, you will have to move the whole Directory out of the TCASH3 directory using Windows Explorer.



The properties button will tell you what the holding Directory is of the Set of Books that is named in the List.

If you click on Properties, the following screen will be displayed:

Title bar. Close button - click to close or exit this screen. The name of the selected Set of Books will be displayed. You may also type in the name of the Set of Books. The path or directory where the selected Set of Books are stored. You may also type in any other valid path or directory where the Set of Books. Cancel - This will exit the screen and no properties of the selected Set of Books will be changed. Change - The properties for the selected Set of Books will be changed to that as entered on this screen.

If you need to change the properties for the Set of Books, enter or change the name for the Set of Books and the path (directory, folder(s) and name of the Set of Books), if necessary. Once done, click on the button to save the changes and to exit or close this screen.