christopher.lck at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 23:52:25 EDT 2018
It's customary here to keep discussions public. I don't use the budgets
feature at all and cannot help sorry.
My preference is to implement envelope budgeting, and the inbuilt budget is
not envelope budgeting at all.
On Tue, 14 Aug 2018, 00:08 David Tinoco <davetinoco at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Christopher,
> Thanks for getting back to me. Yes, I know the basics. I have been using
> it for about 2 years now.
> I have really wanted to get into the budget feature but I simply cannot
> figure it out.
> I am trying to figure out a way to create a budget and then report on the
> categories to show how much I have spent on an expense account compared to
> my budget.
> Currently, the only thing I can figure out is making a budget and then
> separately running an expenses report.
> But if there was a way to calculate the expenses automatically for that
> budget it would be great. Can this be done?
> Also, I don't understand the transfer row in the budget window and how
> that works with accounts.
> There are so many great features to this program--wish I could work with a
> guru and make a bunch of videos for you guys.
> On Mon, Aug 13, 2018 at 2:28 AM Christopher Lam <christopher.lck at gmail.com>
>> Hi David
>> There is definitely a gap in this space. The old video
>> https://youtu.be/aqAaScYVeRQ is still covering the basics. Perhaps you
>> can focus on more more modern aspects?
>> On Thu, 9 Aug 2018, 22:18 David Tinoco <davetinoco at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I am very interested in learning the ins and outs of GnuCash.
>>> I am also a professional videographer/animator and web developer.
>>> I was wondering if there is an interest in creating video tutorials for
>>> various aspects of GnuCash. I think this would be very useful; even if
>>> basics were covered (accounts setup, transaction entry, budget feature,
>>> reports, etc.)
>>> I would be willing to undertake the videos if I could have another person
>>> on the team that got me through the ropes on this.
>>> Is there a need for/interest in this?
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