Undocumented? Close book

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Dec 7 12:26:53 EST 2009


Parker Jones <zoubidoo at hotmail.com> writes:

> Hello all,
> I am running the stable release, Gnucash 2.2.9, and the feature
> Tools->'Close book' appears to have no documentation.  I searched
> using the Gnome documentation browser and nothing comes up for search
> term "close".  Is it documented and I'm not finding it or has it not
> been written up yet?

I do not believe there is documentation for this feature.  It's pretty
simple; it goes through all your Income and expense accounts, finds the
balance at the specified date, and then adds a transaction to make that
balance 0, balancing it into your specified Equity accounts.

> Cheers,
> Parker


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