Generating a Transaction or General Ledger Report
TRost at ontera.net
Wed Jun 5 19:07:55 EDT 2013
Yes, I did "Select All" and then "Select Children" - the entire list was
highlighted in a darker shade. Still nothing. Perhaps there is another
setting I've missed when I set up my GnuCash file? For instance, I find it
odd that I no longer have any totals in my summary bar??? Hopefully it's a
quick fix. Thanks for trying to help me out anyway Michael. At least now I
know to "Select Children" when I do finally get things figured out.
From: Michael Hendry [mailto:hendry.michael at gmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, June 05, 2013 6:03 PM
Cc: gnucash-user at gnucash.org
Subject: Re: Generating a Transaction or General Ledger Report
On 5 Jun 2013, at 23:39, Theresa <TRost at ontera.net> wrote:
> I just tried "Select Children" as suggested - the report appears with two
> lines only and both have 0.00 for totals.
Works for me!
Did you highlight a "parent" that is known to have transactions dated within
the period you've selected in General Tab? Or press Select All and then
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Hendry [mailto:hendry.michael at gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 05, 2013 3:45 PM
> To: Theresa
> Cc: gnucash-user at gnucash.org
> Subject: Re: Generating a Transaction or General Ledger Report
> On 5 Jun 2013, at 21:17, Theresa <TRost at ontera.net> wrote:
>> I've tried and tried to generate a Transaction Report and a General
>> Report to no avail - usually just a report with 0.00 as the total.
>> someone can spot what I'm doing wrong. Here's one scenario I've tried
>> the Transaction Report:
>> I make sure I'm using the correct GnuCash file then I click on Report and
>> select Transaction Report. From there, I click the Options button and, in
>> each of the following tabs select the following:
>> 1. Accounts tab - Accounts - Select All; Show Hidden Accounts (no
>> Filter By - Clear All; Show Hidden Accounts (no check); Filter type -
>> Void Transactions: Both.
> I think you need to "Select Children" for all the accounts you're
> in ("Select All" selects the parents).
>> 2. Display tab - checked the following: Date, Num, Description, Memo,
>> Full Account Name, Totals; Amt: Single; Sign Reverses: Credit Accounts.
>> 3. General tab - Style Sheet: Easy; Start Date: May 1, 2012; End Date:
>> April 30, 2013; Style: Single; Common Currency: CAD; Table for Exporting
>> 4. Sorting tab - Primary key: Account Name; Primary subtotal (checked);
>> Primary sort order: Ascending; Secondary key: Register Order; Secondary
>> subtotal for date key: Monthly; Secondary sort order: Ascending.
>> Thanks in advance for all your help.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Derek Atkins [mailto:warlord at MIT.EDU]
>> Sent: Wednesday, June 05, 2013 10:54 AM
>> To: Theresa
>> Cc: gnucash-user at gnucash.org
>> Subject: Re: General Ledger Listing
>> "Theresa" <TRost at ontera.net> writes:
>>> What do accountants mean by General Ledger Listing? Do my accountants
>>> a report of some sort?
>> Probably either a full Transaction Report or a GL Report.
>>> Theresa R
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