Use a Model Journal Entry to Create a New Journal Entry Lesson

In this lesson you will learn how to use a model journal entry to create a new journal entry.


  1. Click the State of Nebraska link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Accounting link.

    Step 2
  3. Click the Manage Journal Entry link.

    Step 3
  4. Click the Enter Manual Journal Entries link.

    Step 4
  5. Click the Journal Entries with Debit/Credit Format link.

    Step 5
  6. Click the Add button.

    Step 6
  7. Click the Form button.

    Step 7
  8. Click the Models menu.

    Step 8
  9. Click in the Document Number field.

    Step 9
  10. Enter the document number of the model journal entry into the Document Number field. 


    For this lesson enter "3361247".

    Step 10
  11. Click the Find button.

    Step 11
  12. Click the Select button.

    Step 12
  13. All pertinent information brought in from the model will be displayed.


    Notice that the Model header option is not checked.  This is because the displayed data represents a copy of the model, not the model itself.  Any changes you make to the copy do not affect the original.

    Step 13
  14. Click the OK button.

    Step 14
  15. Click the Cancel button.

    Step 15
  16. Click the Close button.

    Step 16

You have successfully completed this lesson.

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