Reconcile question

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Jan 10 10:20:53 EST 2011

Chris Harris <chris.harris123 at> writes:

> Thank you
> I did not understand how the beginning balance was calculated.  I was
> trying to reconcile to a past statement, and did not realize that
> "future" transactions that I had already reconciled would affect this.

Ah, yes.  You can only reconcile going forward.  Reconciliation is
always "from the beginning of time" to the reconcile date.  So you
cannot reconcile month M and then later try to reconcile month M-1.

> Chris

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