New in 2.6.9
- Improved duplicate detection when importing from a statement. Look for the Find Duplicates checkbox in the Import Options window.
- You can now choose whether split line items and grid lines are included when printing your Entries. Set these options in the print panel just before sending each print job to your printer.
- Text/CSV import now allows you to import into the Notes field.
- Enhanced OFX/QFX import with support for reinvestment transactions and statement files with an ns2:OFX root element.
- Expanded the built-in help section covering reconciliation.
Fixed in 2.6.9
- Corrects an issue preventing macOS Catalina users from opening documents on external or removable Mac OS Extended or APFS volumes.
- Squashes a bug when running on macOS Catalina that could prevent documents from being opened with the File menu’s Open… command.
- Fixes a glitch on macOS Catalina where Currency formats are ignored when the region is set to Spain and the language is set to English.
- Nixes a situation that could prevent your Mac or network router from properly accessing or servicing DNS after you browse for other Macs to sync your document with.
2.6.x is the final line of updates to support Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard through OS X 10.10 Yosemite.
Fixed in 2.6.8
- Prevents a crash that can occur when the Accounts drawer is narrower than your Account names.
- Corrects an issue that could prevent Categories from being removed.
- Now remembers the column layout in the Schedule Reminder.
Fixed in 2.6.7
- Nixes the "null" or unexpected error message when sharing a document with others through iCloud.
- Takes care of a glitch with combo boxes, like the Category, Description, and To/From boxes, where the last item could be displayed as the first item.
- Minor user interface tweaks.
Fixed in 2.6.6
- Corrects an issue that could prevent a new document from saving Entries.
- Dramatically faster at updating larger documents from previous versions.
New in 2.6.5
- It's easier than ever to transfer funds between Accounts with a pair of new items near the top of the Entry menu: New Deposit Transfer… and New Debit Transfer…. We included keyboard shortcuts, too. And did you know a right-click or Control-click anywhere in the list of Entries displays the Entry menu?
- Ever wanted to sort your Entries by when they were created or modified? Head to the View menu and down to Columns and Sort By for some handy new options.
Fixed in 2.6.5
- Corrects an issue that could lead to the list of Account Summaries becoming so wide you couldn't see the actual Account Summary.
- Resolves a situation where dates wouldn't be shown properly on Macs set to use the Buddhist calendar.
- Properly formats amounts when they're entered with spaces.
- Prevents a crash you might see when exporting.
- Nixes an error message that may appear when opening a backup from inside CheckBook's super secret automatic backups folder.
Fixed in 2.6.4
- Nixes a potential issue where CheckBook might not save changes to an Account's Currency.
- Prevents a hang that can occur when CheckBook automatically saves your work or when you close your document while another process tries to access it.
- Includes some minor user interface fixes.
Fixed in 2.6.3
- Corrects a tabbing issue in Schedule Entry sheets.
- Resolves a strange freeze that might occur when viewing split line items in a future Entry.
- Takes care of a potential crash when your document is stored on a removable drive or volume that is no longer available.
- Restores the ability to import Text or CSV, as well as export Text, CSV, and QIF on some earlier versions of OS X.
- Minor user interface enhancements.
Fixed in 2.6.2
- Prevents a crash that can affect OS X 10.10 Yosemite and macOS 10.11 El Capitan folks when they create a new document or switch documents with the File menu's Open Recent submenu.
- Clears up the potential for the Debit button to stop working when an Account is set to populate the To menu with all previously entered items.
- Minor user interface adjustments.
Fixed in 2.6.1
- Prevents a crash that could happen when you create or view the details of a transfer.
- Takes care of a situation where the last selected Entry and some column layouts may not be remembered when you quit and reopen CheckBook.
- Sorting Schedules by Next Entry Date makes sense again.
New in 2.6
- CheckBook is now 64-bit, so you'll be managing your finances with ease for years to come.
- Color your balances and totals with your Entry colors. Look for the new settings in CheckBook's preferences.
Fixed in 2.6
- Minor user interface fixes and enhancements
New in 2.5.15
- Copy & paste Entries and Schedules. You can even paste to applications like TextEdit, Numbers, and Excel.
Fixed in 2.5.15
- Properly restores the way you’ve set up the columns in the Schedule section
- Prevents a crash that could happen when switching documents
- Updated application and document icons for better compatibility with macOS 10.12 Sierra
- Resolves a situation where some Account balances wouldn’t update right after Scheduled Entries were committed
- Corrects an issue where some fonts might condense so much that characters overlap. Cough. Geneva.
- Improved support for importing reconciled transactions
- A few user interface tweaks and performance enhancements
Get the update
Mac App Store users
Visit the Mac App Store, click the Purchased button at the top of the window, then click the Update or Install button next to CheckBook. If CheckBook doesn't appear in the list, go to the Store menu and be sure you're logged in with the same Apple ID used for your purchase.
Splasm Store users
Updates to each major version of CheckBook are free, so if you have a license for any version that starts with "2." follow these steps to get up to date with the latest!
- Quit CheckBook.
- Click here to download the update.
- If your Mac opens downloads automatically, a window with three icons will appear when the download is complete.
- If the download finishes but a window with three icons doesn't appear, locate the download in the Finder, double-click it, and the window will appear.
- Drag the CheckBook icon to the Applications icon. If you're asked if you'd like to replace a file, click the Replace button.
- Go to the File menu and click the Eject "CheckBook 2.6.9" menu item. If the menu item is disabled, click the white space around the three icons so that nothing is highlighted, then go to the File menu and click the Eject menu item.
After the update
- The first time you launch the application, you may be asked to update or upgrade your document. Agree to the update and your document will be ready to work with the update.
- If you open the application and your data doesn't immediately appear, try going to the File menu, down to the Open Recent submenu, and clicking each document there until your data appears. If this doesn't cure all, don't panic just yet. There are several ways data can appear missing when it's really just hidden or in another document. We can help with that, so get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org!