Thanks Liz. As I said in an earlier post I have no experience with Quicken. Some searching produced that some users are using capabilities of Quicken to make it act like a double entry system, but Quicken does not enforce this. Second, Intuit has apparently sold Quicken.
Dale On 8/15/19 5:09 AM, Liz wrote: > On Wed, 14 Aug 2019 08:56:49 -0500 > Dale Alspach <alspac...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> The start of this thread was a question from a new user about journal >> entries as he understood them from being a Quicken user. (I believe >> Quicken is a personal accounting version of Quickbooks. Quickbooks is >> targeted at small to medium size businesses.) My post was an attempt >> to explain why a new user coming from Quicken might have a different >> notion of journal entry and not understand the responses he was >> getting from this list. > > > Quicken and Quickbooks are completely different. I have owned both > (which may have been last century). > > Quickbooks is double entry accounting with fancy forms which hide the > works. > > Quicken does not do double entry accounting. Hence my suggestion that > those who come from Quicken are advised to learn about double entry > accounting from some suitable sources. > > Liz > _______________________________________________ > 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. > _______________________________________________ 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.