Finding a stray transaction
emailgrant at gmail.com
Sun Mar 4 13:11:56 EST 2012
>>>> I'm trying to find the transaction or transactions which are
>>>> preventing one of my gnucash accounts from reconciling. The latest
>>>> month I'm trying to reconcile checks out itself, so there must be a
>>>> problem in a previous month. Does anyone have any advice for tracking
>>>> down the problem?
>>>> The only thing I can think of is manually un-reconciling each
>>>> transaction in each previous month so I can test re-reconciling each
>>>> month until I find the problem. That would be an insanely laborious
>>> Does the Starting Balance for the latest statement agree with the
>>> starting balance in Gnucash reconcile dialog. If not then you are
>>> correct, it is a problem with a previous reconcile. Possibly a
>>> reconciled transaction has been modified after reconcile.
>> They do not agree so I think I've got a problem with a previous
>> reconcile. Do I need to manually un-reconcile each previous
>> transaction one-by-one and re-reconcile each statement?
> Another possibility is to go back to your last backup and then work
> forwards from then.
> Or if you feel that you do not need to find exactly what caused the
> problem then you could add a 'phantom' transaction to make the
> reconcile work.
Thanks guys. Finally found the problem.
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