I lost quicken entries in Windows 10 for half a month not through Quicken, but Backup crash

While recapturing transactions from paper records after recovery of a pre-crash Acronis backup, bringing recovered Quicken files up to speed is hampered when multiple transactions on same day are not entered in the sequence they appear in bank records, because balances
cannot be compared line by line. What is the sequence in Quicken for records with the same date? Apparently Not the sequence in which they are entered, to maintain the balances to compare. This applies not only to bank transactions, but any private entries with same date.
In order to find which transactions in reconstructing are missing each balance must match in same date entries. Only data entry sequence can do that not how Quicken wants to sort data.
Thank you.
Otto

Best Answer

  • splasher
    splasher SuperUser ✭✭✭✭
    Accepted Answer
    One of the sorting options (gear icon in upper right of register) will sort the transactions in "order entered", there is another that adds date to that.
    -splasher  using Q since 1996 -  Subscription  -  Win10
    -also older versions as needed for testing
    -Questions? Check out the  Quicken Windows FAQ list

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  • GeoffG
    GeoffG SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    According to Quicken Help:

    Tracking expenses and paying bills > Using an account register

    What if I'm missing transactions in my register?

    If you know the check number, amount, or any other information about the transaction, use Find to search for it.

    If Find doesn't work

    • Make sure the register is sorted by date. When the register is sorted by date, Quicken places the transactions you enter in date order. If you enter a transaction with a date that is outside your view in the register, scroll up or down to find it.
    • If your transactions appear on two lines, select the One Line Display option to view twice as many transactions at a time.
    • Make sure that your system date is correct. If the date at the bottom of the register is not today's date, you may need to change your system date.

    If transactions are still missing

    • Do you have a data file larger than 5 MB? If you have a very large data file and you're missing transactions, use the Validate command to check the file's integrity. If Quicken finds problems with this file, it may rebuild it.
    • Do you have errors on your hard drive? Cross-linked files or lost allocation units can cause problems in any application. If you have file errors on your hard drive, use a hard drive utility to fix them. After fixing them, start Quicken and verify your Quicken data.
    • If you turned off your computer without closing Quicken, verify your data. Quicken saves your data as you work. However, if you turned off your computer immediately after entering a transaction, Quicken may not have updated your file. Restart Quicken and validate your Quicken data.

    user since '92 | Quicken Windows Premier - Subscription | Windows 10 Pro version 21H1
  • splasher
    splasher SuperUser ✭✭✭✭
    Accepted Answer
    One of the sorting options (gear icon in upper right of register) will sort the transactions in "order entered", there is another that adds date to that.
    -splasher  using Q since 1996 -  Subscription  -  Win10
    -also older versions as needed for testing
    -Questions? Check out the  Quicken Windows FAQ list
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