No not all have zero balances. However, Quicken allows the account to be treated as if that is the case. It seems the hidden function in GNUcash doesn't function the same way.
On Fri, Aug 10, 2018, 4:30 AM Colin Law <clan...@gmail.com> wrote: > I would have expected a closed account to have a zero balance. > > Colin > > On Fri, 10 Aug 2018 at 09:51, Bridgit Griffin <bridgitgrif...@gmail.com> > wrote: > >> I recently imported 20 years of financial data. The issue I'm facing is >> that marking an account as hidden doesn't remove the balance from the >> total of the higher level accounts. Such that only active (unhidden) >> accounts are reflected in totals. Being accustom to Quicken that did >> have this feature either through a close option or hiding the account >> removed any of the balances in those accounts from totals. I can't be >> the first person who has encountered this, but searching didn't produce >> any relevant results. Any suggestions are welcome. Thank you. >> >> _______________________________________________ >> gnucash-user mailing list >> firstname.lastname@example.org >> To update your subscription preferences or to unsubscribe: >> https://lists.gnucash.org/mailman/listinfo/gnucash-user >> If you are using Nabble or Gmane, please see >> https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Mailing_Lists for more information. >> ----- >> Please remember to CC this list on all your replies. >> You can do this by using Reply-To-List or Reply-All. >> > _______________________________________________ gnucash-user mailing list email@example.com To update your subscription preferences or to unsubscribe: https://lists.gnucash.org/mailman/listinfo/gnucash-user If you are using Nabble or Gmane, please see https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Mailing_Lists for more information. ----- Please remember to CC this list on all your replies. You can do this by using Reply-To-List or Reply-All.