Random ERPNext tips and tricks for users

Alain Berger
Jan 30 · 1 min read

This document is strictly for users of ERPNext. Its aim is to help navigate problems that pop up.

When cancelling Journal Entries:


Cannot cancel journal entry because account [account-name-here] must be Credit/Debit

Did Not Cancel


Go to the account name mentioned in Accounts > Chart of Accounts

Click on it and then click Edit

Change the Balance Must Be Debit / Credit to the value that is empty. Save

Retry cancelling your Journal Entry.

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