Edit reconciled TX

Alice Lee alee212007 at satx.rr.com
Tue May 5 21:45:21 EDT 2015

We accountants never make correcting entries that would imply that we make
mistakes. .)  Therefore, we make adjusting entries and sometimes we make a
lot of them.

-----Original Message-----
From: Allan [mailto:allanhasmail at gmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, May 5, 2015 11:13 AM
To: Alice Lee; gnucash-user at gnucash.org
Subject: Re: Edit reconciled TX

Oh sure! That's a good idea, and thinking like an accountant.. make
correcting entries, not deletions.

I'll do that and hide/rename the accounts not to use.

On 05/05/2015 09:42 AM, Alice Lee wrote:
> What you can do is to make an entry
> transferring all the balances to the account with the name you wish to
> Then go into each of the old accounts that you do not wish to use and 
> edit the name of each one, putting the word "unused" at the beginning 
> of the name and you will know not to select it again.  When you close 
> the books at the end of your year you can probably delete the accounts 
> because the history will be gone, assuming that you are referring to
expense accounts.

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