Referring back to the payroll payments example, suppose a manual check is to be written to Jim McDonald instead of a computer generated check. The check is to pay payroll voucher pv8307-0002 The manual check entry is started from the check header screen. Press the ADD <F6> button to get into the add mode:
Enter the data as shown in the screen below.
The Cancelled field is left blank because the check has not yet been returned by the bank. An account number of 101 is used for the checking account. After storing the information, the detail portion of the screen is displayed:
The manual check is to pay a payroll voucher. This means that pr is entered in the Ledger field and pv8307-0002, the voucher to be paid, is entered in the Account field. The dollar amount of the voucher is entered in the Amount field. After storing this detail entry, the screen appears as shown below:
Press the NEXT <F7> button to redisplay the header part and enter more checks.