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What is hledger, and what can it do for you ?

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

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Reference

Manuals

AKA The Law. One big page, including:

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.