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How do I automate number sequencing in journal entries? I have put in a starting number a few times when I made an entry, but the next journal entry window is again blank in the entry number box.

How do I automate number sequencing in journal entries? I have put in a starting number a few times when I made an entry, but the next journal entry window is again blank in the entry number box.

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Best answer 03-11-2019

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In Edit menu/Preferences/Accounting/Company preferences t...

In Edit menu/Preferences/Accounting/Company preferences tab, there is a box to mark, " Automatically assign GJ numbers.

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In Edit menu/Preferences/Accounting/Company preferences t...

In Edit menu/Preferences/Accounting/Company preferences tab, there is a box to mark, " Automatically assign GJ numbers.

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Gee whiz. And I'm looking for this... Thanks alot!

Gee whiz. And I'm looking for this... Thanks alot!
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What if the box is marked "Automatically assign GJ number...

What if the box is marked "Automatically assign GJ numbers" and it still does not autopopulate?
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QB pro 2010 do not have Automatically assign GJ numbers,...

QB pro 2010 do not have Automatically assign GJ numbers, where should I go?
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What if the box is marked "Automatically assign GJ number...

What if the box is marked "Automatically assign GJ numbers" and it still does not autopopulate?  for QB pro 2010?
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You need to provide the starting number. Make a GJ entry...

You need to provide the starting number. Make a GJ entry and number it. The next one should be incremented by one.
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You must enter a number and save a transaction using the...

You must enter a number and save a transaction using the entered number. The next number in the sequence will appear the next time you make a GJE transaction. If a transaction is not saved - neither is the GJE number.

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In addition to chipoffblock's advice, this is the perfect...

In addition to chipoffblock's advice, this is the perfect time to purge any redundancies - like delete accounts and items you don't need and clean up your vendor, customer and other names lists. Once any account, item, or list name is used in a transaction, it can no longer be deleted - only made inactive. 

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In addition to chipoffblock's advice, this is the perfect...

In addition to chipoffblock's advice, this is the perfect time to purge any redundancies - like delete accounts and items you don't need and clean up your vendor, customer and other names lists. Once any account, item, or list name is used in a transaction, it can no longer be deleted - only made inactive. 

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Re: How do I automate number sequencing in journal entries? I have put in a starting number a few times when I made an entry, but the next journal entry window is again blank in the entry number box.

I don't see this option in QB online.  Am I unable to turn this feature off and not assign journal entry numbers?  Am I just looking in the wrong spot?  

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Re: How do I automate number sequencing in journal entries? I have put in a starting number a few times when I made an entry, but the next journal entry window is again blank in the entry number box.

In QB online, am I able to turn off this auto numbering feature for journal entries?  Everything that has been posted tells me to go to Preferences under the Company tab and there should be a box that I uncheck, but I don't see that in my version.