The receivables ledger is the subsidiary ledger of accounts receivable. It contains the customer accounts and their respective balances.
Important things you do in the receivables ledger:
- Find the balance of a customer account
- Add new accounts (when necessary per a problem)
The receivables ledger contains seven data fields for each account.
five digit number that uniquely identifies each customer
customer (company) name
customer street address
- Zip Code
customer zip code
account balance as a positive or negative number
Data fields can be edited by double-clicking the cell that displays the item. You cannot edit Account number or Balance.
Balance totals all account balances.
Options collects processing functions.
Add New Account
Some problems require you to enter a new account, but many do not. Simply enter the account data into the labeled textboxes.
Print or Paste
Print or Paste is used to copy data either to the Printer directly or to the Window's Clipboard for pasting into other applications.
Change Font allows you to do so.
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