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About the ProSystem fx Engagement Import Wizard

Use the ProSystem fx Engagement Import Wizard to import client files from ProSystem fx Engagement into Working Papers. The wizard is applicable to versions 6.1 / 6.5 / 6.8 / 6.9 / 6.11 / 7.0 / 7.1 / 7.2 / 7.5 / 2017.2. The following guide details each section of the wizard.

Important: If you are importing from a ProSystem fx Engagement version 6.0 and below use the help topic located here.


The Welcome section offers valuable information about the import itself and presents the import requirements.

Import Settings

The Import Settings section contains information about:

  • The version of ProSystem fx Engagement in use
  • The location of the files to be imported
  • The installed SQL Server instance
Number Heading Description
1 ProSystem fx Engagement
  • Version: Select the version of ProSystem fx being used.
  • Program Folder: Enter the path to the folder where your ProSystem fx files are located, or click Browse to navigate to a folder.
2 Import Workspace
  • Copy ProSystem fx Engagement files to a temporary folder: If this option is selected, ProSystem fx files will be copied to a system temporary folder, for example C:\Users%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Temp. These copied files will be used for the import.
  • Copy ProSystem fx Engagement files to import folder: Select this option when importing for the first time. The program will copy ProSystem fx files into the specified folder and will use these copied files for the import.
  • Use the ProSystem fx Engagement files located in the import folder: Select this option when running subsequent imports. The copying step will be skipped and the conversion will run using the files already present in the specified directory. The copying step is not necessary as the files have already been copied from the first run.
3 SQL Server
  • Local SQL Instance Name: Enter the local SQL instance name that you created. The format of the instance is: computer_name\instance_name.
  • User: Enter the user name.
  • Password: Enter the password for the specified user.

Import Options

The Import Options section enables you to select the types of information that you would like to import.

Number Option Description
1 Import Client Information Select this check box to import client information.
2 Import Client Documents Select this check box to import client documents. The documents, showing various trial balance reports or other financial reports, are placed on the Document Manager.
3 Import adj/reclass/tax entries Select this check box to include adjusting, reclassifying, or tax detail records in the import.
4 General Ledger Detail

If the box is checked, all write-up entries (if any) in ProSystem fx Engagement will be imported into Working Papers as General Ledger entries. To see them in Working Papers, open the Working Trial Balance and click the Other Entries tab.

If the box is not checked, no write-up entries from ProSystem will be imported. Instead, the total sum amount of all write-ups during one period will be calculated and posted into Working Papers as a Period Balance.

Client Selection

The Client Selection section enables you to select the client file that you will be importing. Files are organized according to the Local File Room they are part of and the client's name.

You can select multiple binders at once.

Binder Selection

The Binder Selection section lists the binders available for import into Working Papers, along with their basic details.