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Merge pull request #1691 from GeorgLink/patch-1

explain round brackets in section 3.8 on multiple funds
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jwiegley committed Nov 19, 2018
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@@ -1384,10 +1384,11 @@ account:
(Funds:School) $-100.00
@end smallexample
When reports are generated, by default they'll appear in terms of the
funds. In this case, you will likely want to mask out your
@samp{Assets} account, because otherwise the balance won't make much
sense:
The use of round brackets creates a virtual posting without ensuring
a balance to zero. When reports are generated, by default they'll
appear in terms of the funds. In this case, you will likely want to
mask out your @samp{Assets} account, because otherwise the balance
won't make much sense:
@smallexample @c command:396F24E
$ ledger --no-total bal not ^Assets

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