USE OF CONFIGURATION IN TALLY ERP.9

In tally, you will find ‘Configuration’ icon, almost on every screen. It helps you to see your data in various methods. ‘Configuration’ command gives different type of presentation as required by you or management. On every screen, the configuration command gives you different type of presentations. For example:- if you use ‘configuration’ command in gateway of tally then this will show the following screen will appear:-

From above screen, you can change any thing as required by you. But be careful while making any change in configuration. Always take the help of the experts.

Now, suppose, you are doing voucher entry, here also, you can see ‘configuration’ command. If you select ‘configure’ then the following screen will appear:-

If you are viewing the ‘profit and loss account’ and then you select ‘configuration’ command then the following screen will appear:-

If you are viewing ‘balance sheet’ and if you select ‘configuration’ command then you will find the following screen:-

If you are viewing ‘Trial Balance’ and if you select ‘configuration’ command then you will find the following screen:-

Like above, wherever, you will find configuration command, you will have different purposes of this command according to the details, you are viewing. If you need the answer of any question in tally then also you can see the configuration on that particular screen. It may also solve most of your queries.

Illustration:

In the books of XYZ Limited you want to see the ledger of M/s Morning Place from 01.04.11 to 31.03.12 which should show you the narration and daily running balance. How will you do that?

Solution:

To see any ledger in tally according to above requirement, we will use the following commands:-

  • Open tally program
  • Select XYZ Limited
  • Select ‘Display’ under gateway of tally
  • Select ‘Accounts Books’
  • Select ‘Ledgers’
  • Select ‘Morning Place’
  • Select ‘Period’ and write the date from 01.04.11 to 31.03.12
  • Now, the ledger of Morning Place is appearing as under:-

Now, select ‘F-12 – Configure’

After you select ‘Configure’ Command then a screen will appear showing so many options. You have to just select your options. We shall select the options for above questions as under:-

SELECT VOUCHERS TO SHOW SELECT ‘ALL VOUCHERS’
FORMAT SELECT ‘DETAILED’
SHOW BILL WISE DETAILS ALSO. SELECT ‘NO’
SHOW COST CENTRE DETAILS ALSO SELECT ‘NO’
SHOW INVENTORY DETAILS ALSO SELECT ‘NO’
SHOW NARRATIONS ALSO SELECT ‘YES’
INCLUDE OPENING BALANCES SELECT ‘YES’
APPEARANCE OF NAMES SELECT ‘NAMES ONLY’
SORTING METHOD SELECT ‘DEFAULT’
SHOW RUNNING BALANCE SELECT ‘YES’

After you select all above commands you shall see that the ledger of M/s Morning Place is showing daily balances.

Like above illustration, you can see so many details by using ‘Configure’ command. To learn more, do more practice.

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