AR AP GL JOURNALS In most instances there will be no need to enter manual GL Journals. Unlike most system, Compiere automatically generates and posts the accounting consequences or Journals for every document processed. Therefore, there is no need to enter journals to record inventory moves or product sales.
Some instances that will require manual journals include Fixed Asset Depreciation, Year End, Budgets, Payroll, etc. In these situations you will enter your Journals using the GL Journal Window or using Journal Import.