If you are using this on a Mac, double clicking on a gnucash file doesn't
necessarily open the file you double click on, it ALWAYS tries to open the
last file opened regardless. So if you double click on the file and it
says file not found or whatever, just say ok and then use the File Open
menu option to ...
Ah forget it Maf has just posted an answer for you :-)
Cheers Dave H.
On 12 February 2018 at 12:04, Jonathan Ames <jnthn.a...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks, all, for advice. Just not happening, though. I can see the latest
> file in a directory, but get "file not found" when clicking on it. By now,
> a lot of lost work. Am I correct in assuming that unlike commercial
> software, gnucash doesn't save itself back to the application
> automatically, even if you "save" automatically? In other words, what
> you're paying for is not to deal with the log files, but to save and then
> later click on the icon and have it be where and as you left it?
> Gnucash is more accessible than Quickbooks from within (e.g., all accounts
> have registers), though the "save" complexity, and existence of multiple
> text files, log files, etc., to be managed aren't mentioned in the
> manual/tutorial. I'm accustomed to assuming that it's all user error, e.g.,
> life itself -- correct in this instance? Is there a patch to save and
> access Gnucash like a commercial, e.g. Intuit, program?
> Jonathan Ames, PhD
> Clinical Psychologist
> 415 N. Tioga Street
> Ithaca NY 14850
> 607-319-5118 - Office
> 607-227-4792 - Cell
> On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 1:19 PM, Jonathan Ames <jnthn.a...@gmail.com>
> > I am a 71 yo solo psychologist, not particularly patient, unable to
> > install Gnucash: every time I save, another icon appears on desktop;
> > accounts, files I create disappear (“not found”) despite being saved.
> > Wondering if this program requires programming skills to set up: other
> > non-programmers seem it use it. Idea was to link office Windows 10 and
> > Mac (Sierra) systems through iCloud, replacing Windows-only Quickbooks
> > Mac Quicken. Is Gnucash basically for the IT-savvy, i.e. getting stable
> > version established on systems so they work like standard software? Also,
> > can Windows and Mac versions maintain same data sets? Will guidebook
> > of is it that if you’re having my sort of issues you’re too stupid?
> > Many thanks,
> > Jonathan Ames, Ph.D.
> > 415 N. Tioga Street #205
> > Ithaca NY 14850
> > Office: 607-319-5118 <(607)%20319-5118>
> > Cell: 607-227-4792 <(607)%20227-4792>
> > jnthn.a...@gmail.com
> > www.whatnowconnect.com
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