What do you do with old uncleared transactions?

Wm wm+gnc at tarrcity.demon.co.uk
Wed May 13 16:39:05 EDT 2015

Wed, 13 May 2015 11:27:00 <kglb2cx7s3.ln2 at news.ducksburg.com>  Adam Funk 
<a24061 at ducksburg.com>

>On 2015-05-12, Maf. King wrote:
>> On Tue 12 May 15 12:22:15 Adam Funk wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I have a few transactions in bank & credit card accounts that are a
>>> few years old but uncleared --- a check that never got cashed, & some
>>> credit card purchases that have never appeared on statements.  What do
>>> the rest of you do with such things?
>> In the case of an uncleared (presumably lost) cheque, I've voided the
>> transaction before now
>> Would probably do the same with a credit card txn that never went through.
>> Deleting the tnx feels 'wrong' to me.
>What are the effects of "voiding" a transaction in gnucash?  Is it
>possible to un-void it, without having to keep records somewhere
>else, if the cheque or credit card purchase appears on a statement

It is easy to explore this by following the unbeaten route, namely

Tools / General Ledger

which sort of gives you access to your accounts regardless.

It is generally suggested you know what you are doing at that point but 
you've been here a while so it shouldn't be a secret.


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