Vanishing transactions and log file
RossBoylan at stanfordalumni.org
Thu Apr 3 13:40:04 EDT 2008
On Thu, 2008-04-03 at 13:01 -0400, Derek Atkins wrote:
> Ross Boylan <RossBoylan at stanfordalumni.org> writes:
> >> Without seeing the register header line
> > attached, if I understand what you mean.
> Yep. Thanks.. That verifies you're using the wrong account type.
> >> too I'm having a hard time
> >> deciphering this. For one thing, what's the question-mark doing
> >> in the second column? It looks like you're in an A/R or A/P account!
> > Correct: A/R.
> Yeah... A/R (and A/P) are NOT for human consumption. They were
> designed specifically for the business features. I was going to
> originally make the A/R and A/P registers read-only to make this more
> clear but unfornately I couldn't do that in a good way. But yeah,
> you're not supposed to be using A/R and A/P for hand-entered
> transactions. Just use "Asset" and "Liability".
Can I just switch the account type (that is, go to edit account and
reclassify it) and preserve the transactions? Or will they get lost or
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