Reconciliation: Incorrect Starting Balance

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue May 29 23:26:58 EDT 2007

Quoting Tom Purl <tom at>:

>> > How do I even begin to troubleshoot or fix this problem?  In the short
>> > term I guess I can just add a fake 6.36 transaction and then reconcile
>> > it, but I don't want to have to maintain a bunch of fake transactions in
>> > the long term.
>> >
>> > Thanks in advance for any help you can give me!
>> Ignore the starting balance, put in the correct ending balance, and
>> try to reconcile.  Does that fail?
> Yes.  In the end, I'm $6.36 off.
> Thanks for the quick reply!

This would imply that you're missing a $6.36 transaction, probably it
got deleted or moved to a different account.

> Tom Purl


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