Dave Peticolas dave@krondo.com
Wed, 30 Aug 2000 13:21:10 -0700

"Amit Sathe" writes:
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> I have installed Gnucash  recently and it is working fine on my machine. =
> I have been using similar packages for some time now ( like Tally made =
> by Tally software, India) and a comparison became imminent.
> So are the following features available in Gnucash ?
> 1. Can you separate one financial years' accounts from another years ? =
> can i close my books of accounts ? or is is not necessary ?

You cannot currently close the books, but that is a planned feature.

> 2. The balance sheet gives a "net amount" ( or something similar ) . =
> what does it mean ? to my mind a balance shows assets and liabilties and =
> they should be equal. but such totals are not available in GNUCASH .
> anyway thanks in anticipation..

You're right, the balance sheet is a bit 'odd'. It will be fixed in the
next stable release.