Edit reconciled TX

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue May 5 10:17:43 EDT 2015


Geert Janssens <geert.gnucash at kobaltwit.be> writes:

> On Tuesday 05 May 2015 06:06:15 Allan wrote:
>> I'm trying to setup books for my business and personal.
>> Imports have created multiple accounts with simular names and I've
>> reconciled with them. I now want to edit the TX accounts to use one
>> single correct name.
>> Do I just have to start all over and reconstruct everything? Can I
>> completely unreconcile an account to restart reconciliation?
>> Allan
> Hi Allan,
> There's probably no need to start all over. Gnucash will allow you to 
> edit reconciled transaction after you confirm a warning message.
> If you don't get that confirmation window anymore you have probably told 
> gnucash to save your preference. You can reset this preference via
> Actions->Reset Warnings...
> And if you have many reconciled transactions to correct you may want to 
> check a box the confirmation dialog to remember your reply for this 
> session.
> After everything has been corrected you still have to rerun the 
> reconciliation. Each transaction you have modified will appear again in 
> the reconcile window. If you set the proper ending balance you should be 
> able to reconcile any outstanding transactions for the reconcile period.

In addition, if all you want to do is correct the ACCOUNT NAMES, you can
do that regardless.  GnuCash allows you to change the names of the
accounts at any time, and transactions will display the correct (new)

> Good luck!
> Geert

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