Abbreviations in Microsoft Money
Abbreviations are a feature of Microsoft Money to reduce the amount of typing that you need
to do to enter transactions.
You can attach abbreviations to individual accounts, payees and
If you have a lot of accounts that start with a particular name, then using abbreviations
will allow you to use a name you remember for the account to avoid having to type in the name, or select from a
To set up an abbreviation, go to the account, category or payee and enter some text
into the Abbreviation line.
In the example below, I have added an abbreviation of 'xyz' to the
'My Savings' account.
Note what has happened when I started typing 'xyz' into the 'to:' field of a
transfer transaction - it is selected, even though what I have typed bears no resemblence to the name of the account.