Split transactions

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Mon May 4 15:58:39 EDT 2015

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On 4 May 2015 at 19:10, Jonathan Garber <jonnathan500 at gmail.com> wrote:
> The data disappears when I hit enter. I would appreciate any help you could
> offer.

If you mean that the complete transaction disappears then possibly you
have forgotten to include a split that references the account that you
are currently on.  Have a look in one of the other accounts that you
referenced (Expenses:Groceries or whatever) and you will probably see
it there.  When entering split transactions I start (before splitting)
by entering the total amount in the top line, then clicking split,
that automatically enters that amount against the current account.
Also it is a good idea, before hitting Enter, to tab off the last line
you have entered, then GC will check that the amounts balance and show
you the unbalanced amount if there is any.


> On May 4, 2015 12:13 PM, "Colin Law" <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 4 May 2015 at 17:36, Jonathan Garber <jonnathan500 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I can not get a split transaction to save. I enter my deposits into
>> > checking with each transaction coming from different income accounts.
>> >
>> > I looked at all the documentation but can't seem to figure it what I am
>> > doing wrong.
>> You have to hit enter after you have entered all the data for the
>> transaction, that tells it you have finished entering that
>> transaction.
>> Colin

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