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    Question Pastel: Customised forms and how to save them- Help

    Hey there,

    So we are pretty new to the whole Pastal system, on a whole its pretty easy.. but when you eventually get the form designed and styled the way you want and need it to be you then have another battle. Saving.

    So I downloaded information on how to save the form, in which the file extensions have to be absolutely correct and then of course the place you save them. Now I think i have the place correct c://pastalxpress/companyfolder... however I am not entirely sure that the format in which I have saved the document is correct.

    So far I have tried to save the invoice design as follows:
    cinvdpdfspe.enz and cinvdspe.enz

    Is this correct or am I way off base here?

    Thanks
    Zoe

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    Hi Zoe,

    You are almost correct...

    The file names should be cinvdpdfsp.enz and cinvdsp.enz (i.e. no "e" before the file extension).

    The rule that Pastel uses is as follows:
    - It first looks in the company folder for a *.enz file. If it finds one, it uses that.
    - If it can't find a *.enz file in the company folder, it will look for a *.enz file in the C:\Xpress*\Custom\Forms folder.
    - If it can't find a *.enz file in either the company folder or the Forms folder, it will use the generic *.eng file in the Forms folder.

    Hope this helps.
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