Convert a transaction to or from a foreign
If you enter a
transaction in a foreign currency, Money can convert the
transaction amount into another currency. For example, if you
reside in the United States and make a purchase in Canada, you can
convert the cost of the purchase into U.S. dollars.
Note: To perform this advanced task, you must
be using the Advanced Account Register. To find out which register
you're using, look for the Essential Register or
Advanced Register label in the upper-right corner
of the account register.
Click Banking, and then click Account
Click the name of an account.
Click New, and then enter payee(A person or
business to whom you write a check or make some other kind of
payment.) and date information.
In the Amount box, enter the amount of foreign
currency you spent or received.
Right-click the Amount box, and then click
In the Transaction currency box, select the
currency you're converting from.
To view the current exchange rate, click one of the options
under Display exchange rate as.
In the Exchange rate box, you can:
Use the current exchange rate as displayed.
Enter the exchange rate used at the time you made the purchase
or exchanged money.
Click OK, and then click
You can also convert the currency in an existing transaction.
To do so, select the transaction, click Edit, and
then follow steps 5 through 9 above.
To convert the currency of a downloaded transaction,
right-click the amount, and then click Currency