Edit reconciled TX

David Carlson david.carlson.417 at gmail.com
Wed May 13 13:25:45 EDT 2015

On 5/13/2015 11:02 AM, Allan wrote:
> This worked like a charm a couple times, and now it won't let me merge
> it.
> If I delete the account, popup window->select "Move to", and the
> delete button an account to move to is greyed out/can't select...
> Now what? "Adjusting" transactions and hide the offending account
> forever?
> Allan
> On 05/05/2015 11:22 AM, Geert Janssens wrote:
>> On Tuesday 05 May 2015 11:10:17 Allan wrote:
>>> No, it's that there are several when there should be one: like Phone,
>>> Telephone and Telephone Expenses instead of just Telephone
>>> Expenses....
>>> On 05/05/2015 09:17 AM, Derek Atkins wrote:
>>>> 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)
>>>> name.
>> In that case you could also plainly delete the accounts you don't want
>> anymore. GnuCash will ask you what to do with the splits in that
>> account. One of the options is to move them to another account.
>> That would allow you to "merge" Phone and Telephone into Telephone
>> Expenses.
>> Geert
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I have not tried that very often, but I think that GnuCash may only
allow moves into the same type of account, i.e. from expense into
expense.  If you find that to be the case, you may be able to change the
account type of the one you want to delete if it is incorrect anyway.

David C


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