Time for action - assigning numbers to accounts
Let us see an example of how to assign account numbers using the Renumber Subaccounts feature of GnuCash.
- Make sure the Account Tree window is on top. Select one of the parent accounts, say, Expenses. From the menu select Edit | Renumber Subaccounts. Enter 4 in the Prefix field and select an Interval of 5 as shown in the following screenshot:
- Click Renumber. You will find that GnuCash has renumbered all the subaccounts of this parent account.
- Next you can select, say, Auto and renumber all its subaccounts.
- However, you will find that the top-level account, namely Expense has not been numbered. You have ...