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How To Create Accounting Transaction

How To showing how to create new accounting transactions from scratch.
  • Last Update:2016-02-09
  • Version:003
  • Language:en

Even If many transaction are automated in ERP5, you will sometimes have to create transactions from scratch. This How To shows how.

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You can create four kind of accounting transaction:

  • Purchase Invoice Transaction (transaction related to a purchase)
  • Sale Invoice Transaction (transaction related to a sale)
  • Payment Transaction (transaction related to a payment)
  • Accounting Transaction (any other transaction)

The procedure goes as follows:

  1. Go to accounting module: 'Modules' >> 'Accounting'
  2. Create a new transaction: 'Action...' >> 'Add Accounting Transaction' (or 'Add Purchase Invoice Transaction', or 'Add Sale Invoice Transaction', or 'Add Payment Transaction')
  3. Default new transaction have two or three lines:
  4. If you need more lines, you can add a new line: 'Action' >> 'Add Accounting Transaction Line'

  5. Save your changes thanks to the floppy disk icon and post to General Ledger: 'Action' >> 'Post Transaction to General Ledger'

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