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Gnucash 2.4 Small Business Accounting by Ashok Ramachandran

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Time for action - searching for a transaction

You are looking for a transaction during the month of August for Acme for which you issued a check which has not cleared yet. Let us see how you can find this one transaction among the thousands you may have in your books.

  1. From the menu select Edit | Find. The Find Transaction dialog opens. Description contains is the default. Enter Acme in the value field.
  2. Now you want only transactions in August. Click the Add button. Another line will be added to the Search Criteria pane. Select Date Posted is on or after and 08/01/2010. Click Add again. Select Date Posted is before or on and 08/31/2010 as shown in the following screenshot:
  3. Click Find. You will now get a Search Results window showing all the transactions ...

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