Set and display account codes

Account codes can be used to identify specific accounts in an overall identification scheme for the chart of accounts.

Setting account codes

In the Settings tab, select Chart of Accounts and click Edit for an account or group:

Enter the desired alphanumeric content in the Code field and click Update:

Account codes will show in ovals under the Settings tab:

Note
Account codes for control accounts can also be entered in the Settings tab on the Control Accounts page by clicking Edit for a control account.

Controlling account code display

To display account codes, click Edit in the Summary tab:

Check the box to Show account codes and click Update:

Notes
If no account codes have been assigned yet, the checkbox will not be visible.

This selection applies only to the Summary. Various reports also include the option to show account codes on their definition screens.

TheSummary now includes account codes:

Turn off display of account codes by unchecking the box.

Regardless of whether account codes are displayed, they will appear in the Account field dropdown box when entering line items on transactions, including cash receipts, sales invoices, journal entries, and so forth:

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