Maddy on 26 Nov, 2019 04:33 PM
Thank you for contacting Moneydance support.
Which version and build of Moneydance are you using?
To check, open Moneydance and select Help --> About Moneydance (or Moneydance --> About Moneydance on a Mac) where the version and build number will be displayed.
Action field signifies the type of transaction within the registerof an Investments account. This can be one of the following:
Buy Purchase shares of a security from funds in the account.
BuyXfr Purchase shares of a security using funds from another account.
Sell Sell shares of a security and deposit funds into the account.
SellXfr Sell shares of a security, placing the funds into another account.
Div Dividends earned for a specific security and deposit funds into the account.
DivReinvest Dividends earned for a specific security and used to purchase more shares of that security.
DivXfr Dividends earned for a specific security and transferred to another account.
Short Sell shares of a security that you do not own, in the hope that those shares will go down in value and can be purchased for less.
Cover Purchase shares that were previously shorted.
MiscInc Miscellaneous income associated with a specific security.
MiscExp Miscellaneous expense associated with a specific security.
Xfr Transfer funds to or from this investment account, including income or expenses not associated with a specific security.
The same is outlined in this article on the Investment Account Registers and also this one on Creating an Investment Account.
I hope this information is helpful. Please let me know if you have further questions or need any assistance.