TurboCASH5 Program

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The TurboCASH program is easy to use with a user-friendly graphical interface. When launching TurboCASH for the first time, the TurboCASH program will be displayed in the language selected when TurboCASH is launched for the first time.

For the purposes of this documentation, the images (screenshots) are displayed in the default English language.

Most of the program options can be easily accessed by one or more mouse-clicks or by pressing a few buttons on the keyboard.

TurboCASH offers many features and options. To enhance your effectiveness and efficiency to perform your tasks in the program, it is important that you can access the required options as quickly and effortlessly as possible. The TurboCASH program screen will be briefly discussed:

The new design of the TurboCASH user-interface (UI) offers you different options, which displays information and / or allows you to access the different features and options:

The new design of the TurboCASH5 user-interface (UI) offers you different options, which displays information and / or allows you to access the different features and options:

1.Title bar – Displays the Version of the TurboCASH program, the registered user's name (if the program is registered) and the user logged into the Set of Books (if users and passwords were set in the SetupAccess control).

2.Ribbon bar - Displays the ribbon tabs (i.e. Start, Action, Reports, Setup and User tab) At the right-hand side of the ribbon tab, a Help icon is displayed. Clicking on the Help icon, the default Help topic in the Help file will be displayed.

You may press the F1 key on most screens, fields and tabs to launch the associated (context-sensitive help) topic.

3.Tool Tips - When the mouse is moved over an Icon on the ribbons the name of the icon and TurboCASH is displayed. If a shortcut key is is assigned to that icon, it will also be displayed (e.g. Documents (F6)). It will not launch any function, but is only a flash card. This should refresh user's memory to the shortcut keys.









4.Tray icon - The Tray icon notification area of your operating system. It displays the name of the opened (active) Set of Books (as entered in the Company Name field) - (Setup → Company info) when the mouse is moved over the TurboCASH5 icon. It will also automatically display the name of the Set of Books when the Set of Books is opened.

5.Ribbons – The functions and features and utilities are grouped in five (5) Ribbon tabs. These are:

a)Start - Open, Register (will be displayed until your TurboCASH5 is registered), Backup / Restore, Delete Set of Books, Create Set of Books, Save as (Set of Books), Close Set of Books, Switch language and Exit TurboCASH.

b)Action – Documents, Debtor, Creditor, Stock items, Batch entry, Reconciliation, Open item link, Contacts, Calendar, Accounts, Update ledger, Help (menu list), Edit (menu list), Input (menu list), Search, Workflow and Projects (if activated).

c)Reports – Reports (menu list), User reports (menu list), T-Ledger analyser 1, T-Ledger analyser 2, T-Account viewer, Printer and Report designer.

d)Setup – Company info, Documents, Groups, Stock information, Reporting dates, Access control, Batch types, Salesperson, Printer, Workflow setup, Setup (menu list), Report designer, Calculator, Import, Export and Tools (menu list).

e)User tab – This tab is by default not activated. The user tab is a quick menu to manage (customise) the menus, most frequently used. It can be grouped into up to six (6) groups. If users are added in Setup → Access control, it will store the custom menus for each user. There are two (2) options to activate this tab, i.e.:

i)Auto learn – Tick this option to add the last accessed options to the User tab.

ii)Edit – Add / Remove the options to be displayed in the User tab.

All options and menus on the Start, Action, Reports and Setup ribbon tabs, are available via a context menu.

You may right-click anywhere in the program  (e.g. Ribbon bar, Status bar, etc.) to access the main context menu.

6.Status bar – The following is displayed in the Statusbar:

a)User Name – Universal Administrator will be displayed when a Set of Books with no users and passwords. If users and passwords were set in Setup → Access control, it will display User and the user's name.

b)Name of Books - The Name of the opened (active) Set of Books is displayed in the fourth section.

c)Path of the Set of Books - The full path of the opened Set of Books is displayed in the last section.

Most of these program options are only accessible if a valid Set of Books are opened. If no Set of Books are opened, only the Start ribbon tab will be displayed. The Action, Reports, Setup and User tab ribbons will be inactive.

On the Start ribbon, the Open, Backup / Restore, Delete Set of Books, Create Set of Books, Switch language and Exit TurboCASH options will be accessible.  

You need to have a Set of Books opened to access the Register and Save as options.

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