6.5 Creating Accounts

To create accounts, you must first select call up the Cost Centres window, either by selecting the Cost Centres command from the Ledger menu, or by typing in the keyboard equivalent, <cmd-K>.

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Figure -- Cost Centres Window

Once this window has been called up, select Create Accounts from the Utility menu.

6.5.1 Purpose

The purpose of the Create Accounts command is to copy the GL Accounts from one cost centre and duplicate them in another cost centre.

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Figure -- Account Creation Parameters Dialog

When the Account Creation Parameters dialog appears, enter the number for the source Cost Centre and the target Cost Centre, and press the button marked 'OK'. A small dialog will appear to inform you that the operation was successful, and how many accounts were duplicated.