In this video, learn how to manage multiple currencies in your accounting, issue invoices in foreign currencies, and keep track of your exchange gains and losses.
1. How can I add a main currency (such as JPY) with which I want to issue invoices?
It is not necessary since the 20 most traded currencies in the world are all selectable by default in your invoices. By going to Configuration -> Currencies, and creating a new currency. By going to Configuration -> Currencies and activating the new currency in the existing list. By going to Configuration -> Currencies, creating a new currency and selecting the related main currency in the Official Currency field.
2. Where can I see the exchange gain or loss of a paid invoice?
In Accounting -> Exchange Gain or Loss, by opening the entry that has the same name as your invoice. In Accounting -> Journal Entries, in the related entry of the journal that you previously set as the Exchange Gain or Loss Journal. In the invoice's form view, after the Paid field and before the Amount Due field. In the invoice, under the Other Info tab, after the Tax Description field.