Also you can use the search feature to search for the lost transaction.

Colin

On 2 March 2018 at 19:38, Evan Van Dyke <eva...@gmail.com> wrote:
> This will sound like a stupid response, but it’s happened to me a bunch…
>
> Are you 100% sure you have the date right on the transaction when you enter 
> it?   I’ve had this happen too many times when I enter just the month/day on 
> a transaction, and GnuCash puts in last year’s year for some reason… causing 
> the new transaction to jump up off the top of the screen when I hit “Enter” 
> to create the transaction.  Most common around the end of the year (for me), 
> and you say you’re coming back to the DB after time off, so it might just be 
> “helping” you in an incorrect fashion.
>
> The fact that it auto-fills when you try to re-enter it suggests that the Tx 
> is in your ledger somewhere.   If you’ve been clearing/reconciling your 
> transactions, you can probably find it fast by scrolling up and looking for a 
> Tx in the cleared section of your ledger which says “n” in that column.
>
> —Evan
>
>> On Mar 2, 2018, at 1:26 PM, David Dutra <ddu...@nycap.rr.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>>
>>
>> I'm very much a newbie and I'd appreciate some help. I used GnuCash last
>> year for our small nonprofit to keep track of income and expenses based on
>> transactions through our check book. I figured out how to use it for simple
>> and split transactions last year and it worked fine. I haven't used it since
>> and when I tried to carry on where I left off a year ago, I encountered a
>> problem.
>>
>>
>>
>> I set up a payment and split it into its two expense components - no
>> problem. I hit Enter, but instead of entering that transaction and moving to
>> the next line for the next entry, my transaction disappeared from view and
>> all that was left was the date. However, when I began to enter it again
>> beginning in the Memo column, the whole transaction reappeared with the
>> correct amounts and splits. Hit Enter, and the same thing happened - line
>> disappeared except for the date. Same thing happened when I clicked on the
>> Enter button on the menu rather than hitting Enter on the keyboard.
>>
>>
>>
>> Not sure why I was able to figure it out a year ago, but having issues now,
>> but I'm assuming I'm making some simple mistake. Can anyone help me out??
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> David
>>
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