User guide

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Issue tracker bugs.hledger.org (just the bugs), issues.hledger.org (all issues).

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What is hledger ?

Download

How to get it, and release notes.

Step by Step Tutorial

Small, guided exercises introducing data entry, reporting, and accounting.

FAQ

Some frequently asked questions.

plaintextaccounting.org

More background, tips and tools from the plaintext accounting community.

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Manuals

The full reference guide. Includes:

Tools

hledger
The command-line UI , for flexibility and automation.

hledger-ui
A curses-style UI , for quick review and monitoring.

hledger-web
A web UI , for browsing, sharing, and collaboration.

hledger-api
A basic web API , for building client-side apps.

File formats

Journal
hledger's native data format, representing an accounting journal.

CSV
Comma Separated Values, used for import/export.

Timeclock
For time logging, with clock-in/clock-out records.

Timedot
A more human-friendly time logging format.