split of an account/bill

Dave Peticolas peticola@krondo.com
Sun, 23 Jul 2000 14:43:52 -0700

Poldi Winkler writes:
> Hello,
> I try to use gnucash for my personal purpose with hot data. I
> believe that my remarks/problems/ideas could perhaps helpful for the
> developers. If it is an old  hat (topic), please forget it.
> I have looked for possibilities of a comfortable split procedure but
> I didn't find anything. In "doc/examples" I found a split-demo file
> but I couldn't understand it.
> My idea is to create a special function for splitting of an
> account/bill/payment whatever with an special window for 
> transferring different amounts on different accounts. I think it is
> very often that you have to split an account and we should have a
> more comfortable solution as we have today (several inputs in several
> accounts for one bill/payment/...).

You don't have to do it that way. When you want to enter a split
transaction, open a register and switch to Multi-Line mode and enter
all the parts under one transaction. Try opening the split-demo file
again and looking at the register in multi-line mode.