Income -> Expense?

Phillip J Shelton
Sat, 21 Oct 2000 08:24:51 -0400

Could there be a switch in the preferences that allowed one to swap between
the `traditional' labels and GNUCash labels?


Jason Rennie wrote:

> said:
> > Out of that, a certain amount goes to paying for health insurance, so
> > I create an Insurance subaccount under Health Care (account type:
> > expense), and put that as a Charge under my Salary account.  Only by
> > doing so, it puts it under "Rebate" in the Health Care account!  What
> > the heck!
> I'm told that an accountant would only use the headings "Credit" and
> "Debit" whereas GNUCash uses headings based on account type that are
> hopefully more intuitive for non-accountants.  If "Rebate" doesn't sound
> right for your Health Care account, it may be that you have the Health
> Care account set to the wrong type.  From the main window, click on the
> Health Care account, then click the "Edit" button.  You should find a
> scroll window with different account types such as "Bank," "Credit Card"
> and "Liability."  Changing the type will yield different headings in the
> account window.  If you have the wrong account type set, changing it may
> give you a more intuitive heading.
> Jason
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