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You can configure much about GnuCash's workings by selecting Preferences on the GnuCash Edit menu. On the General page of Preferences, you can choose to: Set the time interval at which GnuCash will auto-save your file. You could make it every 2 minutes (not recommended), or every 10 hours (also not recommended). Or you could turn off auto-save altogether (...


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I'm not entirely sure what the precise problem to be solved is, but here's my 2 cents worth. It's definitely possible to have multiple tabs representing different accounts open simultaneously in GnuCash. As the question describes, registers for different accounts or sub-accounts are opened in turn from the main Accounts screen and each will open in its own ...


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My suggestion would be to find your GnuCash data file in OneDrive using File Explorer. Double click on the file and GnuCash should automatically fire up as the appropriate application to run a file with a xxx.gnucash file extension. GnuCash maintains a list of the four-most-recent files that were opened in the application, allowing you to quickly open one ...


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I don't like the words credit and debit, they confuse me What I do with credit cards is have a sub-account1 called 'CC repayment', which specifically contains 'funds destined to be used to repay CCs'. Then: Whenever I spend with my CC, I move funds from the appropriate sub-account (food, car-stuff, home-improvement) to the 'CC repayment' sub-account. I ...


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To be honest, I think that you're over-complicating things. You're not really using the Home Improvement Fund as a Savings Goal, because you're spending money progressively on Home Improvement, not waiting until the Home Improvement Fund reaches a certain size. If your need is to simply keep track of how much you're spending on Home Improvements, that's ...


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One possibility would be to make a sub-subaccount of your Home Improvement subaccount ("HI") called something like "Spent". When you charge home improvement expenses to the credit card, add to the transaction a corresponding move of money from HI to Spent. Since Spent is a subaccount of HI, HI will still show the full amount you have ...


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GnuCash is a double-entry accounting package, so every transaction needs to have 2 accounts: one account is debited and the other account is credited. For example, when you buy something, you will pay money from your Bank account and increase the value of your Assets by the same amount. In practical terms, what you would normally do is open up a window to ...


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You are incorrectly performing single entry book keeping. Within the Sales account, you are pairing it with Sales account. You should type Bank or Debtor on the right hand side of the entry.


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