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From "Sharan Foga"<sha...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Journals & GL useability
Date Wed, 01 Feb 2017 15:14:14 GMT
Hi Bahaa

Yes sure. I'll send it to you.

Thanks
Sharan

On 2017-01-31 11:24 (+0100), Bahaa Alamood <balamood@arcdigitalsolutionsandconsultancy.com>
wrote: 
> Hi Sharan,
> 
> can you share  the other document with me as well?
> 
> 
> On 1/31/2017 5:20 AM, Sharan Foga wrote:
> > Hi Dave
> >
> > Welcome to the community!
> >
> > A while ago I created a  couple of free basic quickstart OFBiz Accounting guides.
They are for older versions of OFBiz but I don't think accounting has changed too much. This
one is on the wiki
> >
> > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OFBIZ/Quick+Start+-+Basic+Accounting+Setup
> >
> > And I'll email you offline, the other one.
> >
> > Thanks
> > Sharan
> >
> > On 2017-01-14 09:31 (+0100), David McNeill <davemc@mcpond.co.nz> wrote:
> >> I'm attempting to setup a new Ofbiz as an ERP.
> >>
> >> In the General Ledger, I'm struggling to find the substance of it.
> >>
> >> Key areas that I can't locate
> >>
> >> * Entering an actual ledger journal - create a new GL direct transaction
> >> (not from source AR, AP)
> >>
> >> * Ledger Account balance enquiry
> >>
> >> * Active ledger tree - clickable nested tree of accounts with balances
> >> by period
> >>
> >> * Ledger transactions display by account
> >>
> >> It looks close in
> >>
> >> Accounting Manager / Global GL Settings / Chart of Accounts / Navigate
> >> Accounts
> >>
> >> Nice tree, but show me the money, and with a period selector.
> >>
> >> This area seems 'setup' focused, not user focused.
> >>
> >> Accounting Manager / Main is filled with list and show options, but none
> >> GL related.
> >>
> >> Documentation doesn't give any hints either...
> >>
> >> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OFBENDUSER/Apache+OFBiz+Business+Setup+Guide#ApacheOFBizBusinessSetupGuide-accountingSetup
> >>
> >>
> >>          Creating ledger transactions.(to be completed)
> >>
> >> And no mention at all of loading initial GL opening balances, which
> >> would have to be second step after chart setup. Is this not possible?
> >>
> >> Or do I need to write GL entry / view screens myself?  The data model
> >> seems complete, the back end UI not really.
> >>
> >> Am I missing something here? Or is OfBiz more web commerce with light
> >> back end, ready for further customisation prior to actual use?
> >>
> >> I'm totally committed to open source, need to deploy an ERP &
> >> Accounting, and keep coming back to re-evaluate OfBiz  because it has
> >> good community, stable Apache ownership, good database schema, good web
> >> engine.  Just seems not ready for every day back end use by my
> >> accounting team.
> >>
> >> Comments anyone?
> >>
> >> David
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> 
> 

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