Hi David,

Excellent. Thanks a lot for the info! Very helpful.

--Daniel


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> Date: Sun, 5 Aug 2018 06:47:41 -0500 (CDT)
> From: David Cousens <davidcous...@bigpond.com>
> To: gnucash-user@gnucash.org
> Subject: Re: [GNC] What does this mean?
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> Daniel,
>
> I'm not sure what the other uses of the "Num" field are but the one I came
> across was to change the order of display of transactions within the
> register. The default order is from memory based on  a date time stamp
> which
> is under some circumstances (e.g. import from CSV where there is no time
> allocated to a transaction) allocated a nominal time of entry for the
> transaction. This can result in transactions being displayed in an order
> that doesn't make any logical  sense  i.e. . One use was to allocate the
> num
> field values and sort transactions on that basis within the account display
> to override the datetime stamp order. The allocation of a separate number
> for each split allowed the ordering to be specified separately in the
> different account registers which were affected by the splits of a
> transaction. You may find other uses by searching the forum archives. I
> looked at using it but gave up as the manual allocation of numbers required
> an effort I wasn't prepared to involve myself in.
>
> Other people may have devised other circumstances when it can be used to
> advantage.
>
> David Cousens
>
>
>
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> Message: 5
> Date: Sun, 5 Aug 2018 06:53:48 -0500 (CDT)
> From: David Cousens <davidcous...@bigpond.com>
> To: gnucash-user@gnucash.org
> Subject: Re: [GNC] What does this mean?
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> Daniel
>
> A second point. Even if you do activate the feature you don't necessarily
> have to use it. The business features also use this field for recording
> information for invoices, bills and their associated payments. One possible
> concern is interference with those functions if you do use it.
>
> David
>
>
>
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