Sub-Ledger Control Accounts

In this setting you specify the Accounts that are to be part of the sub-ledger Control Accounts feature. This is activated for the Sales and Purchase Ledgers using the Sub-ledger Checking check boxes on card 1 of the Account Usage S/L and Account Usage P/L settings respectively.

The feature prevents the user posting to the specified Control Accounts manually from the Transaction register in the Nominal Ledger. Instead, it will only be possible to post to these Accounts (such as, on the Sales Ledger side, Debtor Accounts) from the sub-ledger (i.e. from Invoices or Receipts in the Sales Ledger). If you try to post to a controlled Account directly from the Nominal Ledger (using the Transaction register) you will get an alert message.

If this feature is in use, you will still be able to enter Receipts and Payments by journ