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This menu option lists the various utilities, features and global processes in a Set of Books. The Plug-ins menu option will only be available if you have installed the plug-ins from the TurboCASH installation CD.

To Access the Tools Menu:
Click on the Tools menu option or press the and keys on your keyboard. A list of the 10 available menu options and the Plug-ins menu option (if you have installed the plug-ins from the TurboCASH installation CD) will be displayed.

Click to Open, Create, Close, Delete, Save, Backup, Restore, Data Re-index a Set of Books, to Choose a Different Language or Exit the TurboCASH program. Click to create a new or edit or to delete a Bank, Creditor, Debtor, General Ledger or Tax Account, Budget, Contacts, Stock Items, User Reports, Repeating Entries, Repeating Invoices or to delete Documents. Click to do Stock Adjustments, enter transactions, copy Repeating Transactions into a Batch, generate Documents (Invoices, Credit Notes, Quotes, Purchase, Goods Returned or Orders, confirm Quotes and Orders, print Delivery Notes or Documents, editing Open Item Links and to update documents and batches to the General Ledger. Click to generate Batch Type, Creditor, Contact Listing, Debtor, General Ledger, Bank Reconciliation, Document Listing, Stock, Sales Analysis, Purchase Analysis, Tax and User Reports. Click to Set up Internet, Preferences and System Parameters. Click to initiate the Calculator, Global Processes, Search, Report Designer, T-Account Viewer, Export and Import Data, Data Integrity Check, Script Engine, Customise Languages and Plug-ins. Click to access the Help Files, obtain information About TurboCASH, Support information, Online Registration, download an Updated version of the program from Pink Software's Website. Click to Open a Set of Books. Click to Backup or to Restore a Set of Books. Click on the Setup - Preferences - Theme menu option to change the theme. Click to access the Calculator. Click to Clear or Reset the Transactions and Balances in a Set of Books, Do a Year-end process or to Transfer Transactions and Balances from one Account to another Account. Click to Export Data to other File formats in other Programs. Click to Import Data from other File formats in other Programs. Click to perform a Data Integrity Check on a Set of Books. Click to Customise the Labels in the TurboCASH program. This option will only be available if the TurboCASH Plug-ins are installed from the Installation CD. Click to launch the Pastel Conversion utility, Online Banking or T3DataUtility. Click to launch the Investigator on which you may search for specific data in a set of books. Click to view the transactions for a selected account in the traditional T-account format. Click to launch the Pascal Script Engine Click to design your own reports and documents layout.
Select the following options or features:


The following useful features and utilities:

Option Description
Calculator Access the Calculator to perform calculations and to transfer data in a field.
Search Launches the Investigator to search for specific data in a Set of Books.
Report Designer Launches the Report Designer in which you may design your own specific reports and documents using specific data in a Set of Books.
T-Account Viewer Allows you to view the transactions for a selected account in the traditional T-Account format.
Script Engine Launches the Pascal Script Engine.
Customise Language Create or customise a language.
Data Integrity Check Check the integrity of the data in a set of books.

The following menu options allows you to export and import data and to check the integrity of the data:

Option Description
Export Export Documents, Stock, Accounts, Debtors, Creditors and Posted Batches to a selected file format.
Import Documents, Stock, Debtors / Creditors and Accounts.

Global processes in a set of books to perform the following functions:

Option Description
Global Processes
  1. Transfer transactions from a selected account to another.

  2. Perform year-end procedures to close the Financial Year.

  3. Clear or reset the transactions and balances.

  4. Update transactions and data to a remote server.

  5. Reverse Posted Batch / Reverse Posted Document.

Tools - Plug-ins - The Plug-ins will only be available if you have installed the Plug-in Programs from the TurboCASH Plug-ins CD and can be accessed on the Tools - Plug-ins menu option.

It is recommended to create a backup of the Set of Books before any of the options on the Global Processes menu option is initiated.