Viewing the ledger
brinkdf at yahoo.com
Mon May 11 15:17:32 EDT 2015
You're exactly right, Geert. I was thinking of this incorrectly, plus using incorrect terminology, and do see what you mean now. I'm back in business!
Thank you so much!
From: Geert Janssens <geert.gnucash at kobaltwit.be>
To: gnucash-user at gnucash.org; Deanne Brink <brinkdf at yahoo.com>
Sent: Monday, May 11, 2015 3:01 PM
Subject: Re: Viewing the ledger
On Monday 11 May 2015 18:02:07 Deanne Brink wrote:
> Hopefully the following makes sense. I'm just a basic user for
> purposes of balancing my check book. After reconciling my checkbook,
> I for some reason closed the "ledger/account register" tab. Now when
> I open my gnucash file, it opens to the accounts tab. (see attached)
> I only seem to be able to open the ledger for the individual accounts
> listed, not for the entire checkbook. What am I missing?
Your screenshot is showing the expense accounts in your book.
>From your explanation I'm guessing you are looking for your checkbook
account in the wrong spot. Have you looked under Assets and then Current
If this answers your question I would suggest to read up on double-entry
accounting or study our excellent Tutorial and Concepts Guide to better
understand how gnucash organizes your transactions. If the double-entry
concept is alien to you, gnucash will continue to confuse you.
Of course I may be estimating you totally wrongly, in which case you can
ignore the previous paragraph completely :)
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