29 May 2001 11:46:30 -0700
On 25 May 2001 12:16:23 -0700, James Bennett wrote:
> I've been lurking on your list for some time. Recently I installed
> the rpm for RH 7.x from the gnucash site and:
> I thought the default was to force double entry. This package seems
> to be configured as "loose". Anyway, after scrubbing my accounts (I had
> a few loose ends), my balance sheet shows a "Net" that is the same as on
> my P&L. My understanding is that the balance sheet should net to 0. Am
> I mistaken? How can I get my balance sheet to balance? Do I need an
> equity account and if so can it be created automatically?
> TIA and kudos to all who made GnuCash,
The balance sheet report in 1.4.x isn't really correct, so you shouldn't
expect it to balance. This will be fixed in 1.6.0.