You can access commonly used sub-windows and tools through this window.
When you start
GnuCash, after a couple of windows (Splash screen, Tip of the Day) the main window will
be displayed. This window is divided into the following sections (see
Figure 4.1, “The Main
GnuCash Window” for reference):
Displays the name of the currently opened file and the active tab’s name
Displays the available menu entries
Displays the available Toolbar buttons
Lists the open reports, registers and tree of accounts
The major display space showing the content of the currently selected tab
Displays a financial summary
Gives a description of the active menu item and shows a progress bar
The contents and options within the various sub-menus of the different sections of the main
The tree of accounts is labeled Accounts in the Tab bar, and displays all your accounts and their balances, grouped according to standard accounting practice.
To open an additional view of the tree of accounts go to→ . This will open the account tree in the existing window.
To open a new window with a tree of accounts view, go to→ .