This option allows you to set the options and parameters in which TurboCASH4 should store and display amounts and numbers to be displayed on screens, reports and documents and special settings. 

To access the System parameters settings:

1.Click on the Setup → Preferences → System parameters menu.

TurboCASH4 System parameters

2.If necessary, change the following options: 

a)Report amounts with - Select the method in which the debit and credit amounts should be displayed on reports. 

b)Data storage - Select Fixed decimals and specify the number decimals in which numbers and amounts should be rounded off. If you select Real numbers, the numbers and amounts will be stored in TurboCASH4 with an "unlimited" number of decimals. In cases where percentages are calculated on amounts, e.g. VAT/GST/Sales tax, you may select to fix the number of decimals to limit any rounding differences.

c)Reporting decimals -

i)Amount - Specify the number of decimals to be displayed on reports. It is recommended that this be set to 2.

ii)Document quantity - Specify the default number (or copies) of documents (Invoices, etc.) to be printed.

iii)Decimal symbol - This option is inactive and only displays the currency symbol as set in the Regional Settings of your Windows™ Operating System.

iv)Digit symbol - Specify the symbol or character to format large numbers or amounts. For example, if a comma is specified, it will display the amount 100000.00 as 100,000.00 on reports and documents.

v)Use currency sign - Select to use the currency symbol as set in the Regional Settings of your Windows™ Operating System to be displayed on screens, reports and documents.

vi)Dutch text numbering - All other countries should leave this blank. This should only be selected if the amounts in words are written in different rules to that of the English language, as is the case in the Netherlands or Dutch language. The amount in figures and words is used by TurboCASH4 in the Create receipts option of Receipt journals.

d)Speed - Do not calculate batches  - By default, the totals of batches are calculated each time you access the Batch type selection screen to select a Batch type. The debit and / or credit totals for Batch types are also displayed in the Checking for unposted items (Batches and Documents) when generating reports from the Tools → Old reports menu. Selecting this option will turn this automatic calculation off. 

e)Special settings

i)Show calendar - By default, the calendar will not be displayed when opening a Set of Books. You need to manually launch it on the Input → Calendar menu. If you select this field (tick), the Calendar will then be automatically displayed each time you Open the Set of Books.

ii)No warning unposted - By default, the Checking for Unposted items (Batches and Documents) screen, when generating reports (excluding Account lists and labels) from the Tools → Old reports menu, will be launched. Selecting this option will turn this feature off.

iii)Contra reference as account reference - By default, this option is not selected. This is the global settings for batches.

iv)Strict tax on account - By default, this option is not selected. This is the global settings for batches.

v)Projects - By default the Projects feature is not enabled. If this option is selected, it will activate the Projects on the Input → Projects menu.

vi)Default bank reconciliation method - This option is selected by default to do bank reconciliation in the default method on the Reconcile bank account screen. If you wish to enter and edit transactions for items on bank statements in the Batch entry mode for the Bank reconciliation, you need to de-select (remove the tick) in this field.

The Bank Import Plugin allows you to import the transactions from your bank statement and allocate these transactions to the accounts.

vii)Use current date for reports - Select this option to use the system date for reports.

viii)Do not use Reportman - By default the Standard reports will be printed. If the Do not use reportman option is not selected (tick removed), it will print the Trial balance , Income statement , Balance sheet report types on the Ledger analyser. The options may be selected, viewed, printed or exported.

f)Log level – Off is the default.

3.Click on the OK button to save your changes.