Knowledgebase Article: Displaying General Ledger Accounts in Task Windows in Sage 50

Knowledgebase Article: Displaying General Ledger Accounts in Task Windows in Sage 50


Users need guidance on how to display General Ledger (G/L) accounts in task windows within Sage 50.


Follow these steps to configure Sage 50 to display General Ledger accounts in task windows. This process allows for easier access and management of financial data directly from various task windows.
  1. Access Global Options

    1. Open Sage 50.
    2. Click on the Options menu located at the top of the screen.
    3. Select Global Options from the dropdown list. This action will open the Maintain Global Options window.
    1. In the Maintain Global Options window, locate and click on the Accounting tab. This tab contains settings related to accounting features and preferences.
  2. Adjust General Ledger Accounts Visibility

    1. Find the section labeled Hide General Ledger Accounts.
    2. Locate the checkbox next to the option where you want the G/L accounts to appear.
    3. Clear the checkbox to ensure the G/L accounts are visible in the specified task windows. Unchecking this box will enable the display of General Ledger accounts in your selected task window.
  3. Save and Exit

    1. After making the changes, click OK or Apply to save the settings.
    2. Close the Global Options window.

Additional Information

  1. This setting will apply to all users accessing Sage 50 on the same machine.
  2. If you wish to revert the changes, follow the same steps and re-check the box in the Hide General Ledger Accounts section.
  3. For specific task window settings or advanced configurations, refer to the Sage 50 User Manual or contact our helpdesk for further assistance.
For any further queries or technical assistance, feel free to reach out to our helpdesk at or call us at 602-428-0500. Our team at TechiLogic IT is always ready to assist you with your Sage 50 needs.

This article is provided as a part of the knowledge base for TechiLogic IT. We strive to deliver clear and concise assistance to our valued clients.
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