The use of "automatic payments" means that you can select in a batch payments of the creditors.
In the bank journal click F9: Process journals, and the Process options for this batch screen is launched.
Choose "Automatic Payments" to select payments, and you will arrive in the next screen.
On this screen, you may select the accounts to pay. It is important that these accounts have the correct bank numbers. The Clieop file, if selected will not process and accounts without bank account numbers.
If you click on the Print button, the Automatic Payments report will be printed.
If you click on the Update button, these transactions will be imported into the batch entry screen.
You then need to list and post the batch.