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Accounts Version History

Version 1.9.9

  • Supports Mac OS X 10.9, 10.8, 10.7 & 10.6.
  • Improved journal navigation using tab, back tab, up arrow, down arrow, return and enter keys.
  • Fixed auto generation of transaction numbers.
  • Subsequent data files can be opened without quitting Accounts.
  • Web address details display correctly on invoices.
  • Updated document icon.
  • Other minor bug fixes.

Version 1.9.8

  • Fixes a bug introduced in 1.9.7 that affects update notifications.
  • Fixes a bug that prevented editting of the file's contact details.

Version 1.9.7

  • Added support for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopaard.
  • Removed reliance upon Mac OS X Address Book for handling contacts.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version 1.9.5

  • Improves Mac OS X 10.5 compatibility.
  • Fixes a bug that affected printing in Leopard.

Version 1.9.4

  • Fixes a bug that affected the creation of new data files in Leopard.

Version 1.9.3

  • Fixes a bug in Accounts 1.9.2 (non-English versions only) that prevented transactions from being viewed in the transaction and ledger tabs.

Version 1.9.2

  • Universal Binary.
  • Native support for Intel and PowerPC Macs.
  • New calendars.
  • Dates can be changed with arrow keys.
  • Improved save dialogs.
  • Finder label colors are preserved when saving.

Version 1.9.1

  • Fixes a bug that can cause Accounts to crash when creating new accounts.
  • Accounts now checks whether the system version is Mac OS X 10.4 or later.

Version 1.9

  • Check printing.
  • Print on voucher and 3-up pre-printed checks.
  • Customize check size, layout and fonts.
  • Select any transaction in the Ledger tab and command-click to export.
  • Accounts now saves files if quit from the dock when hidden.
  • Transactions duplicated from reconciled transactions now appear as unreconciled.
  • Selecting Add > General Journal from the main menu now works.
  • Sales and purchases notes in preferences are persistent.
  • URLs appear on invoices and purchases orders under OS X 10.4 and later.
  • Startup window now closes when a file is opened from the file menu.
  • Updated help files and added check printing and import help pages.
  • Added a help page that contains all help information for easy printing.
  • Updated help PDF.
  • Help pages now open in web browser instead of help viewer.
  • Added an "Accounts Forums..." web page link to the Help menu.
  • Improved creation of new file address book card.
  • In the event of a crash, users are now prompted to submit a crash report.
  • Fixes an address book related bug.
  • Fixes several other minor bugs.
  • Minor interface enhancements.
  • Files used with Accounts 1.9 cannot be opened by older versions.
  • Please backup your data files before using them with Accounts 1.9.

Version 1.8.4

  • All users of Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger are advised to upgrade to Accounts 1.8.4.
  • Using Accounts 1.8.3 or earlier with Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger can lead to Address Book loss or corruption.
  • This version is also a recommended update for users of Mac OS X 10.3.x.
  • Data files used with this version will no longer be compatible with earlier versions of Accounts.
  • Therefore, as always, please backup your Accounts data files before using them with this, or any other, Accounts update.
  • This version enhances compatibility with the Mac OS X Address Book.
  • Printout headings are again visible when used with Mac OS X 10.4.
  • Export functionality, which was broken in Accounts 1.8.3, is restored.
  • Enhancements to the export selection and save panels.

Version 1.8.3

  • Fixes a bug that could affect reconciliation opening balances in rare circumstances
  • Minor interface enhancements

Version 1.8.2

  • Remedies a bug introduced in version 1.8.1 which could cause Accounts to crash

Version 1.8.1

  • Any day can now be the last day of the financial year when creating a new file
  • Transaction details are now displayed in the ledger and reconcile description column
  • The Address Book Group used by the file is now displayed the contacts tab
  • Fixed a bug that prevented entry of amounts greater than 1000 in certain currencies
  • The receipts and payments journals now accept negative totals
  • Improved the general journal's handling of negative amounts
  • Net assets are again displayed in the balance sheet
  • The main window can now be resized to full screen
  • Dutch localization of certain printed report headings
  • Updates to various localizations

Version 1.8

  • Improved printed reports
  • Report font and size can be customized in Accounts' preferences
  • Printed reports now display report and file name, column headings, date and page numbers
  • Ledger now displays account opening and closing balances
  • Ledger now displays account net movement
  • Complete Spanish localization
  • Fixed a bug that prevented reconciliation of amounts greater than 1000 in certain currencies
  • Fixed an uncommon bug concerning handling of asset and expense accounts with credit balances at year end
  • Files affected by this issue are remedied when used with Accounts 1.8
  • Financial reports now update immediately after transactions are saved
  • Account, Transaction, Ledger, Reconciliation, and Report filters are now persistent across launches
  • Save as and export dialogs and now allows file extensions to be shown/hidden
  • Removed file extension from the Accounts' window title
  • Partial Italian localization
  • Updated French and German localizations
  • Added print progress indicator

Version 1.7

  • Mac OS X Address Book integration.
  • Accounts now uses Apple's Mac OS X Address Book to manage and store contact information.
  • Clicking on an address field in any journal will present the address for editing in Address Book.
  • Contacts are easily added to Address Book by entering a contact name in any journal and then clicking the address field.
  • Existing contacts are automatically added to your Address Book.
  • Contacts are now exported in vCard format.

Version 1.6

  • Export transaction, account, contact and memo data in tab-delimited format.
  • Ledger now also displays transaction information for all accounts and any account nature at once.

Version 1.5.4

  • Save dialog now appears when a new file is created
  • Updated save as, default file and backup folder dialogs

Version 1.5.3

  • Transaction row order is preserved when printing invoices and viewing/editing transactions
  • Implemented information dialogs as sheets
  • Report date fields now respect system date format
  • Resolved an issue which caused an extra page to print when printing invoices
  • Alert appears if transaction dates are far beyond current financial period
  • Improved handling of account drawer position
  • Implemented tabbing between ledger tab date fields
  • Updated German and French localisations
  • German localisation now uses Monday as first day of week in calendars
  • Revised behavior of various menu items

Version 1.5.2

  • Improved French language support
  • Updated preference interface
  • Journal background colors can be customized in preferences
  • Selected preference and preference window location are now persistent between launches
  • Warning no longer appears when duplicated reconciled transactions are saved
  • Transactions displayed in the transactions tab update when tabbing between date fields

Version 1.5.1

  • Save reminder appears when main window is closed
  • Data files open when double clicked
  • Data files open when dragged onto the Accounts icon
  • Messages can be added to bottom of all invoices and purchases in preferences

Version 1.5

  • Striped interface
  • New preferences
  • Command-click to duplicate transactions, contacts and memos
  • Select your preferred journal
  • Select how default journal dates are determined
  • Option to create backups when data files are closed
  • System date and currency preferences are now accessible within Accounts' preferences
  • Reduced launch time
  • Improved multiple page printing
  • Redesigned preference window
  • Improved internet version checking
  • Journals now accept very large amounts
  • Date fields now accept more date formats
  • Improved support for German and French languages

Version 1.4

  • Reconciliation
  • Calendar date selection
  • Brushed metal appearance
  • Preliminary localization for French and German languages
  • Internet version checking
  • Transaction contact names auto-complete
  • Date filters are remembered between launches
  • Improved startup performance for large files
  • Report periods now display correctly for all years
  • Fixed a bug which caused some purchase orders to inconsistently print after being saved
  • All years up to the current year now appear in the report year popup menus irrespective of financial year
  • Fixed a bug which caused information at the bottom of printed report to be split or missed

Version 1.3.2

  • Added a preference to open a default file each time Accounts is launched
  • Added a preference to save files after each transaction
  • Improved overall performance, particularly noticeable when working with large files
  • Transactions now consistently save after editing
  • Default buttons enabled within the Accounts, Transactions, Contacts and Memos tabs
  • AddressBook can be launched from the Window menu
  • Improved handling of license details
  • Animated preference window

Version 1.3.1

  • Account drawer can be set to open when the transaction window is opened
  • The edge on which the account drawer opens can be set in preferences
  • Transaction and ledger tabs now initially display the most recent transaction
  • Transaction journals now default to the date of the previous journal of the same type
  • If contacts are sorted by category, the selected contact is now editable
  • When entering transactions, the selected contact does not change when other fields are edited
  • 'Apply' button added to the license tab in the preferences window
  • 'Open System Preferences' button added to preferences to assist currency selection

Version 1.3

  • Print simple invoices & quotes
  • Print simple purchase orders
  • Ledger can be filtered by date - useful for reconciliation
  • Auto generation of invoice, purchase and general journal numbers
  • Print icon now available for transaction window (control-click toolbar to customise)
  • Sales and purchases tabs added to Preferences Window
  • Each journal line now has a column to record item specific details
  • Default details can be set for each account
  • Item specific details appear on invoices and purchase orders
  • Expanded file details and contact information to support invoice information
  • Added phone, mobile, fax, email and web fields to details sheet
  • Edit memo button works
  • Amounts less than $1 are saved
  • Improved hiding of accounts with zero balances in reports
  • Swapped position of clear and cancel buttons in all windows
  • Transaction cancel button no longer saves changes
  • Balance sheet & trial balance display today correctly if the current month is last month of financial year

Version 1.2.1

  • Choose from personal, business and custom accounts when creating new files
  • Improved report formatting and appearance
  • Improved handling of edited accounts, contacts, memos and transactions
  • Transactions update when account names are changed
  • Ledger tab popup menu allows duplicate account names
  • Choice of ATM, Chk, Dep, EFT, Wdl & Xfr comments for reference fields
  • Transaction window now correctly displays fund balances for non-dollar currencies
  • Improved handling for large transactions
  • Balances in account and ledger tabs are no longer affected by report dates
  • Improved 'Start a New Year' functionality
  • Last day of financial year is displayed in details sheet
  • Updated help

Version 1.2

  • Ledger view
  • Receipt and payment journals auto-total
  • Sample business and personal files
  • Localised journal totals
  • All table columns can be rearranged by dragging them to your preferred position
  • The ledger tab displays the selected account's transactions, current balance, and total DRs and CRs
  • 2003 financial year available for new files
  • Totals in the chart of accounts are bold
  • Journals accept input after editing journals of a different type
  • Total accounts and key equity accounts can no longer be deleted
  • Trial balance no longer display negatives
  • Clearing the contact name while entering journals no longer clears the contact address field
  • Help and tooltips updated

Version 1.1.1

  • Localised total fields in receipts and payments journals in transaction window
  • 2003 financial year now available for new files
  • Journals now accept input after editing or double-clicking journals of another type

Version 1.1

  • New accounts drawer simplifies selection of accounts
  • There is no longer any need to type account numbers when entering transactions
  • Toolbar added to transaction window
  • Accounts drawer can be toggled form transaction window toolbar
  • Create new accounts, contacts and memos from transaction window toolbar
  • Updated help and tooltips
  • Balance sheet and trial balance option sheets now close if report date left blank
  • Negative amounts entered in transaction journals now round correctly
  • Details in transaction windows now update when reopened

Version 1.0.2

  • Added tooltips
  • Updated help
  • Date fields now correctly display dates using wide formats
  • Fixed a bug that allowed account nature totals and current year earnings to be used in transactions

Version 1.0.1

  • Contact 'notes' are now saved when the contact window is closed

Version 1.0

  • Save progress indicator removed, caused app to hang
  • Retained earnings opening balances can now be saved
  • 'Acc ID' terminology is now consistent
  • Accounts Help updated

Version 1.0b1

  • Cash Receipts Journal
  • Cash Payments Journal
  • General Journal
  • Memo manager
  • Contact manger
  • Customizable Chart of Accounts
  • Profit & Loss, Trial Balance and Balance Sheet reports
  • Customizable Toolbar
  • Credit Sales and Purchases
  • Welcome window option
  • and a heap of other things ...

Last Change: 3 April 2014