Convert Pastel 5.2 Data
If this option is not available, you need to install the Plug-ins from the TurboCASH Plug-ins
3. Click on the Next button. The Pastel 5.2 to TurboCASH T3 conversion screen is displayed:
This screen can also be accessed from the Tools->Plug-ins->Pastel Converter menu
option, or if you press the Alt-T-P-P keys on your keyboard.
4. Select the Pastel 5.2 Set of Books from the Pastel Directory, if the correct Set of Books is not displayed.
To find or locate the Pastel Version 5.2 Set of Books, you may click on the Browse button to
Browse for the Pastel Partner Version 5.2 Set of Books on Browse for Folder screen. When
you have located and selected the Set of Books, you need to click on the OK button on the
Browse for Folder screen to insert the Pastel 5.2 Set of Books directory on this screen.
5. Enter the name of the new Set of Books you wish to convert the Pastel Partner 5.2 data to. This may be
the same name as used in your version of Pastel Partner 5.2.
The name must not already exist and may not be longer than 15 characters. This name will
help you to identify the Set of Books on your system and you will need to select this name,
whenever you need to open the Set of Books or perform some other functions on the Set of
6. Click on the Convert button and the data wil be converted from Pastel Partner 5.2 into the TurboCASH
format. This process wil not change your original data, but will merely create a copy in the new directory,
which you have specified.
The conversion process may take some time. A progress indicator will show how far the
conversion process has run. It is not uncommon for the conversion process to take as much
as half an hour. It is not advisable to use the computer for other tasks while the conversion
process is running.
7. Open your Converted Set of Books. It is recommended that you spend some time checking all your
settings and compare some reports, before starting to enter your transactions in your converted Set of
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