GnuCash is running and this documentation is installed
this window is accessed by
pressing the F1 key or
selecting from the menu→ .
Ctrl+H) will open the other part of this documentation.→ (
In most dialogs thebutton will lead you directly to the page which describes that dialog.
The complete help menu is explained in Section 220.127.116.11, “Account Tree - . Menu”
Operating System and Help Viewer
Depending on your operating system we use different programs to display this help document:
See their respective manuals to get help about help.
The guide is the counterpart to this help. It explains the concepts used in
GnuCash and has a tutorial
that takes you through using
GnuCash to manage your accounts. It will appear if you choose
in the Welcome to
To open this Guide manually go to→ or press Ctrl+H .
It is strongly recommended to read this guide if you are new to
An immense amount of less-formal, but often more recent documentation about as
well usage as development of
GnuCash is collected by the community in the
GnuCash Wiki ; the Frequently
Asked Questions page should be a first stop whenever you encounter difficulty using
GnuCash website contains:
The primary source of user support is the user mailing list. If English is not your primary language, see wiki:user mailing lists for local lists. That page has also other useful sections like Netiquette or your individual Mailing List Management.
In case you are old school there are 3rd party services which convert some of the lists into other formats:
One must subscribe before posting, even if using Nabble or Gmane.
Several of the developers and experienced users monitor the #gnucash channel at irc.gnome.org. They're usually doing something else, too, and of course aren't always at their computers. Log in, ask your question, and stay logged in; it may take several hours before your question is noticed and responded.
 Our bundles for
Windows contain it, but under
Linux it is usually shipped as