RE: General Ledger

2018-03-04 Thread Leo Bolta
: March-03-18 4:45 AM To: gnucash-u...@lists.gnucash.org Subject: Re: General Ledger On 02/03/2018 16:22, Leo Bolta wrote: > Not to keep the thread alive but these are photos of select pages of > the > 1882 High School bookkeeping text book, I referred to earlier and > promised to distribu

Re: General Ledger

2018-03-04 Thread Stan Brown
On 2018-03-04 09:33, Geert Janssens wrote: > Op zondag 4 maart 2018 15:09:35 CET schreef Stan Brown: >> On 2018-03-03 09:54, Wm via gnucash-user wrote: >>> On 03/03/2018 13:47, Stan Brown wrote: On 2018-03-02 13:47, Wm via gnucash-user wrote: There is a checkbox, "Save filter", in the

Re: General Ledger

2018-03-04 Thread Geert Janssens
Op zondag 4 maart 2018 15:09:35 CET schreef Stan Brown: > On 2018-03-03 09:54, Wm via gnucash-user wrote: > > On 03/03/2018 13:47, Stan Brown wrote: > >> On 2018-03-02 13:47, Wm via gnucash-user wrote: > >> There is a checkbox, "Save filter", in the filter-defining window. What > >> is that meant

Re: General Ledger

2018-03-04 Thread Stan Brown
On 2018-03-03 09:54, Wm via gnucash-user wrote: > On 03/03/2018 13:47, Stan Brown wrote: >> >> On 2018-03-02 13:47, Wm via gnucash-user wrote: >> There is a checkbox, "Save filter", in the filter-defining window.  What >> is that meant to do? > > I think what it is *meant* to do is fairly

Re: General Ledger

2018-03-03 Thread Wm via gnucash-user
On 03/03/2018 13:47, Stan Brown wrote: On 2018-03-02 13:47, Wm via gnucash-user wrote: On 23/02/2018 12:52, Adrien Monteleone wrote: And unfortunately, this filter change is not sticky. You’ll have to reset it each time you load the GL. This is already a filed bug. AdrienM, it is not a bug

Re: General Ledger

2018-03-03 Thread Wm via gnucash-user
On 26/02/2018 18:16, Greg Feneis wrote: I keep seeing this email subject line and imagine you guys are discussing a lesser known war hero Thank you, Mr Feneis, I'm not sure what this thread is really about either but commend your humour. It doesn't really matter what the damn thing is

Re: General Ledger

2018-03-03 Thread Wm via gnucash-user
On 02/03/2018 16:22, Leo Bolta wrote: Not to keep the thread alive but these are photos of select pages of the 1882 High School bookkeeping text book, I referred to earlier and promised to distribute. Several of the previous commenter's may have been quite accurate in regards to the historical

Re: General Ledger

2018-03-03 Thread Adrien Monteleone
It doesn’t work on this particular register, hence the bug report. If I’m not mistaken, one of the bug comments even mentions this was an oversight when the dialog was updated some time ago. Note, the bug isn’t that the date window is too small by default. The bug is that you can’t save your

Re: General Ledger

2018-03-03 Thread Stan Brown
On 2018-03-02 13:47, Wm via gnucash-user wrote: > On 23/02/2018 12:52, Adrien Monteleone wrote: >> And unfortunately, this filter change is not sticky. You’ll have to >> reset it each time you load the GL. This is already a filed bug. > > AdrienM, it is not a bug if you have many years of tx,

Re: General Ledger

2018-03-03 Thread Wm via gnucash-user
On 23/02/2018 21:52, Buddha Buck wrote: I suspect that GnuCash terminology regarding journals and ledgers is somewhat confused and non-standard. yeah, they are convenience terms My basic understanding of classical accounting is that transactions were first entered into journals, and then

Re: General Ledger

2018-03-03 Thread Wm via gnucash-user
On 23/02/2018 12:52, Adrien Monteleone wrote: And unfortunately, this filter change is not sticky. You’ll have to reset it each time you load the GL. This is already a filed bug. AdrienM, it is not a bug if you have many years of tx, promise. I like the narrow time window. -- Wm

OT - Re: General Ledger

2018-02-26 Thread nvsoar
On 02/26/18 13:50, Liz wrote: On Mon, 26 Feb 2018 10:16:06 -0800 Greg Feneis wrote: I keep seeing this email subject line and imagine you guys are discussing a lesser known war hero Kind regards, Greg Feneis Yes, he/she fought against Manuel Labour. Liz Oh.  I

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-26 Thread Liz
On Mon, 26 Feb 2018 10:16:06 -0800 Greg Feneis wrote: > I keep seeing this email subject line and imagine you guys are > discussing a lesser known war hero > > > Kind regards, > > Greg Feneis Yes, he/she fought against Manuel Labour. Liz

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-26 Thread Greg Feneis
I keep seeing this email subject line and imagine you guys are discussing a lesser known war hero Kind regards, Greg Feneis On Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 9:08 AM, Mike or Penny Novack < stepbystepf...@dialup4less.com> wrote: > On 2/26/2018 7:34 AM, Buddha Buck wrote: > >> It's not an Australian

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-26 Thread Dale Alspach
Sent: February-26-18 7:34 AM > To: elvis > Cc: gnucash-user@gnucash.org > Subject: Re: General Ledger > > It's not an Australian accounting thing, unless I managed to grab Australian > book out of my small-city upstate New York library system some 30 years > ago... > > >

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-26 Thread Adrien Monteleone
Everyone is correct. It’s a matter of perspective. I too was taught ‘General Journal’. The ‘Ledger’ was step 2. But our textbooks, and likely the focus of any accounting class, were primarily for *business* and from the perspective of a larger corporation or what we would distinguish today as

RE: General Ledger

2018-02-26 Thread Leo Bolta
7:34 AM To: elvis Cc: gnucash-user@gnucash.org Subject: Re: General Ledger It's not an Australian accounting thing, unless I managed to grab Australian book out of my small-city upstate New York library system some 30 years ago... On Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 5:38 AM elvis <el...@dogonfire.com> wrote:

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-26 Thread Buddha Buck
It's not an Australian accounting thing, unless I managed to grab Australian book out of my small-city upstate New York library system some 30 years ago... On Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 5:38 AM elvis wrote: > On 25/02/18 07:54, Dave H wrote: > > Well from my point of view that

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-26 Thread elvis
On 25/02/18 07:54, Dave H wrote: Well from my point of view that is confusing. Nobody in my world refers to a "General Journal" we refer to the "General Ledger" and we do journals :-) I've never actually heard the term general journal used anywhere before until this discussion over the weekend

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-25 Thread Mike or Penny Novack
On 2/25/2018 2:06 PM, Dave H wrote: Thanks for explaining the distinction Michael. So I take from all this that the General Journal/General Ledger distinction is an historical distinction no longer in real use with the advent of computerised accounting software. No, that wasn't quite what I

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-25 Thread Dave H
Thanks for explaining the distinction Michael. So I take from all this that the General Journal/General Ledger distinction is an historical distinction no longer in real use with the advent of computerised accounting software. It still doesn't explain for me why the intent is to rename

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-25 Thread Mike or Penny Novack
On 2/24/2018 4:54 PM, Dave H wrote: Well from my point of view that is confusing. Nobody in my world refers to a "General Journal" we refer to the "General Ledger" and we do journals :-) I've never actually heard the term general journal used anywhere before until this discussion over the

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-24 Thread Dave H
Well from my point of view that is confusing. Nobody in my world refers to a "General Journal" we refer to the "General Ledger" and we do journals :-) I've never actually heard the term general journal used anywhere before until this discussion over the weekend !!! Cheers Dave H. On 24

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-24 Thread Geert Janssens
Op zaterdag 24 februari 2018 00:46:07 CET schreef David Carlson: > This thread seems like deja vu to me. I thought this was discussed before > and the result was that GnuCash changed the name of one or the other in > release 2.6.18 or thereabouts. > > Am I dreaming? > > David C > You're not

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-23 Thread David Carlson
This thread seems like deja vu to me. I thought this was discussed before and the result was that GnuCash changed the name of one or the other in release 2.6.18 or thereabouts. Am I dreaming? David C On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 3:52 PM, Buddha Buck wrote: > I suspect that

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-23 Thread Buddha Buck
I suspect that GnuCash terminology regarding journals and ledgers is somewhat confused and non-standard. My basic understanding of classical accounting is that transactions were first entered into journals, and then posted into ledgers, one per account. The collection of ledger books was the

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-23 Thread Adrien Monteleone
Stan, No I knew you were referring to the Ledger and I think David did also though he linked to the help on the Journal. Unfortunately, it seems the Help file needs a tweak. (or the software) The link he gives describes in fact, the General Ledger. The terminology on the title and within the

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-23 Thread Stan Brown
Thanks, Adrien. Please note that I asked about the general ledger, not the general journal, but I see that the filter works the same way (now that I know to try it). As the documentation mentions only the general journal, maybe "and general ledger" should be added, for the benefit of folks

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-23 Thread Adrien Monteleone
And unfortunately, this filter change is not sticky. You’ll have to reset it each time you load the GL. This is already a filed bug. > On Feb 23, 2018, at 5:47 AM, David T. via gnucash-user > wrote: > > Try

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-23 Thread David T. via gnucash-user
Try https://www.gnucash.org/docs/v2.6/C/gnucash-help/general-journal.html "The General Journal defaults to showing only the previous month of transactions. This is changeable by using the "Filter By..." on the View menu."

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-23 Thread Derek Atkins
Look in the View menu. -derek Sent using my mobile device. Please excuse any typos. On February 23, 2018 6:28:00 AM Stan Brown wrote: There doesn't seem to be any documentation of Tools » General Ledger, neither in the Help Manual nor in the Concepts Tutorial.