Re: [GNC] Formatting reply posts

2019-01-13 Thread Stan Brown
on't bother to express it here because people are going to continue doing what they do, no matter what anyone says. I do have one constructive suggestion: let's all allow this topic to die, because any minds that could be changed have been changed already. -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins Coun

Re: [GNC] new to gnucash

2019-01-05 Thread Stan Brown
"debits" and "credits" to "deposits" and "withdrawals" for your bank accounts, and make corresponding change for the other accounts. Under Edit » Preferences » Accounts, remove the tick mark for "use formal accounting labels". But now that you know

[GNC] Location of GnuCash data files

2018-12-31 Thread Stan Brown
log files. (Granted, I'm exaggerating a bit, for effect.) I understand the usefulness of the log files, but why aren't they written to the temp folder? Or better yet, why aren't they written to a user-specified location, with the temp folder as default? -- Stan Brown the_stan_br...@fastmail.fm h

Re: [GNC] Gnucash-created "closing" entries

2018-12-29 Thread Stan Brown
even if unrealized. And it's retroactive -- I won't learn until the end of February 2019 how much of those I must report on my 2018 tax return. This is getting awfully long, again, so I think I'd better stop here. But I appreciate your raising the points you did. -- Regards, Sta

[GNC] Gnucash-created "closing" entries

2018-12-28 Thread Stan Brown
50 accounts, so that seems like a lot of work. Surely there's a way within the GUI to make the special "closing" transactions into just regular transactions, so that I can enter the half-dozen final closing transactions and have them in the ri

Re: [GNC] Basic Question (I hope) - End of Year Procedure

2018-12-26 Thread Stan Brown
ey wil fall in the proper order with other transactions ased on transaction number within date? -- Stan Brown the_stan_br...@fastmail.fm https://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com/ ___ gnucash-user mailing list gnucash-user@gnucash.org To

Re: [GNC] How To Handle Prepayments

2018-12-16 Thread Stan Brown
alance that is still positive but not large enough to cover the scheduled payment. -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com ___ gnucash-user mailing list gnucash-user@gnucash.org To updat

Re: [GNC] GNU crashes when any Report is selected

2018-12-10 Thread Stan Brown
hat the monthly updates are less buggy than they would be otherwise. Not that the monthly updates are bug free by any means, but they're usually not as bad as the Insider builds. -- Stan Brown the_stan_br...@fastmail.fm https://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com/ ___

Re: [GNC] Preferences for latest version

2018-10-20 Thread Stan Brown
n already posted where to find the CSS. For your specific question, I googled "even and odd rule" css The first hit was from w3.org, always a good choice for CSS and HTML matters: https://www.w3.org/Style/Examples/007/evenodd.en.html -- Regards, Stan Brown, Tompkins County, N

Re: [GNC] Omission from help manual: formulas

2018-09-17 Thread Stan Brown
hat's why I was searching for documentation. -- Stan Brown the_stan_br...@fastmail.fm https://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com/ ___ gnucash-user mailing list gnucash-user@gnucash.org To update your subscription preferences or to unsubscri

Re: [GNC] Omission from help manual: formulas

2018-09-17 Thread Stan Brown
a specific other transaction to compute values for this one? How do we do exponentiation, for goodness sake? -- Stan Brown the_stan_br...@fastmail.fm https://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com/ On Mon, Sep 17, 2018, at 5:06 AM, Frank H. Ellenberger wrote: > Hi Stan, > Am 15.09.18 um 15:37 s

[GNC] Omission from help manual: formulas

2018-09-15 Thread Stan Brown
ion pane of the Edit Scheduled Transaction window. There are specific formulas for things like mortgages and payroll, but I was unable to find the general rules for constructing formulas, neither in the Help Manual nor in the Tutorial and Concept Guide. Can this be added, please? -- Regards, Stan B

Re: [GNC] GNC] Chart of Accounts sort order in v3.2 - Help

2018-09-04 Thread Stan Brown
, when entering transactions in the registers. (That's true in 2.6.19; I haven't tried 3.x because so many problems have been reported with that version and Windows operating system. Hopefully they'll be fixed in 3.3.) -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http

Re: [GNC] Taking an existing transaction and scheduling future repeats

2018-09-03 Thread Stan Brown
On 2018-09-03 16:19, Colin Law wrote: > On Mon, 3 Sep 2018 at 21:14, Stan Brown wrote: >> ... >> I'd like to right-click it and have one of the options be to start the >> scheduled-transaction editor with all information copied from that >> transaction. > >

[GNC] Taking an existing transaction and scheduling future repeats

2018-09-03 Thread Stan Brown
because of Windows issues. But if this exists in 3.2 and not in 2.6, please let me know! -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com ___ gnucash-user mailing list gnucash-user@gnucash.org To update

Re: [GNC] Help breaking up a file

2018-08-29 Thread Stan Brown
data file. (The data file is compressed, 120K, this year's transactions only.) And I just tried it on my SSD desktop at work, and it was very little faster, if faster at all. -- Stan Brown the_stan_br...@fastmail.fm http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadS

Re: [GNC] gnucash-user Digest, Vol 185, Issue 63

2018-08-15 Thread Stan Brown
available.") redundant. I saw that sentence as introducing a topic, which you then expanded. I've found that readers understand better with a short introduction and then a more detailed treatment, just as you have written. -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://Bro

Re: [GNC] gnucash-user Digest, Vol 185, Issue 45

2018-08-09 Thread Stan Brown
earch for them using the id. > > Alternatively the format of the links is the same, so if you open the > link in a new tab from the News page, then substitute bugs.gnucash.org > for bugzilla.gnucash.org in the address bar and hit enter it will take > you to the bug in the new bugs.gnu

[GNC] Second error, same spot

2018-08-09 Thread Stan Brown
Oops -- "Bug 795980 - Void Reason Has No Visible Purpose." also links to the same wrong URL, instead of https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=795980 -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadS

[GNC] Error (wrong link) on GnuCash News web page

2018-08-09 Thread Stan Brown
be updated to the new one? -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com ___ gnucash-user mailing list gnucash-user@gnucash.org To update your subscription preferences or to unsubscribe: https

[GNC] The red line -- why not by date?

2018-08-09 Thread Stan Brown
ws user the reported bugs have scared me off from upgrading so far. Maybe the red line CAN be set by date in release 3.x?) -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com ___ gnucash-user mailing list

Re: [GNC] Getting My Account To Trial Balance

2018-07-26 Thread Stan Brown
as a split: Assets:Cash $150 debit Assets:Investment $100 credit Income:Gain on investments $50 credit Is there any disadvantage to doing that, versus two transactions? Assets:Investment $50 debit Income:Gain on Investments $50 credit Assets:Cash $150 debit Assets::Investment $150 credit -- Stan Bro

Re: [GNC] How to move my Windows 10 2.6.17 to a new Windows, 10 machine?

2018-07-13 Thread Stan Brown
rammer any more, but I still keep my hand in with various forms of scripting, mainly AWK and batch files. One day I'll learn Windows PowerShell, maybe. -- Stan Brown the_stan_br...@fastmail.fm http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com/ ___ gnucash-us

Re: [GNC] How to move my Windows 10 2.6.17 to a new Windows, 10 machine?

2018-07-12 Thread Stan Brown
ssage if there are no files ... > 2018-04-01 ... and also delete GnuCash files in %TEMP%. > 2018-04-18 Add /purge as an option, used with "save" or "apply". > 2018-05-05 Program didn't abort after an an unknown option. > > Copyright 2018 Stan Brown, Oak Road System

Re: [GNC] Uninstalling previous versions

2018-07-02 Thread Stan Brown
Thanks for clarifying, Geert. From the earlier discussion I had the impression that we were supposed to do a manual uninstall every time before installing a new version, so I'm glad to learn that's not true. -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http

Re: [GNC] gnucash-user Digest, Vol 184, Issue 1

2018-07-01 Thread Stan Brown
ly I imagine it's a command-line argument, so something similar should work in other OSes, or at least you could make a shortcut or alias to "GnuCash {your data file name}". -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com On 2018-07-

Re: [GNC] How To Record an In-Kind Charitable Donation?

2018-07-01 Thread Stan Brown
What I do is record a debit to charities expense, and a credit to my own expenditure. For example, if I do a mailing and use my personal stamps, I debit Charities and credit Stationery. If I drive, I debit Charities and credit Car Running Expenses. -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New

[GNC] Uninstalling previous versions

2018-07-01 Thread Stan Brown
the installer of the new version can uninstall the old version itself -- and in my opinion, it should. -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com ___ gnucash-user mailing list gnucash-user@gnucash.org

Re: [GNC] Gnucash 3.0 Crashing

2018-04-28 Thread Stan Brown
really ought to IMHO. -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com ___ gnucash-user mailing list gnucash-user@gnucash.org To update your subscription preferences or to unsubscribe: https://lists

Re: [GNC] [NO MORE TAGS] Version 3 configuration files

2018-04-17 Thread Stan Brown
formation at one place, separated by OS, GnuCash, > and GTK versions, as it can get confusing when seen over time. > Let me know please if this is a good idea and do feel free to move/adjust > other references and explanations of the config locations. -- Stan Brown the_stan_b

Re: [GNC] GNC Addition of Mailing List Subject Prefix

2018-04-09 Thread Stan Brown
Or why not use nothing, since people who want to filter have the ability to do that with or without a prefix? -- Stan Brown the_stan_br...@fastmail.fm http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com/ On Mon, Apr 9, 2018, at 8:06 AM, Andy Pastuszak wrote: > GNC happens to be the n

Re: [GNC] GNC Addition of Mailing List Subject Prefix

2018-04-08 Thread Stan Brown
Yes, I agree. Just because one or two people ask for something does not mean it should be made mandatory on everyone. -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com On 2018-04-07 21:01, Jeffrey Ollie wrote: > On Sat, Apr 7, 2018 at 6:56

Re: [GNC] GNC Addition of Mailing List Subject Prefix

2018-04-08 Thread Stan Brown
+1++ :-) -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com On 2018-04-08 13:21, Saša Janiška wrote: > John Ralls <jra...@ceridwen.us> writes: > >> Add me to the list of folks who dislike th

User interface tweaks (was Fast reactions to 2.7.8)

2018-03-31 Thread Stan Brown
Thank you, Geert. Should this invitation maybe go in the Wiki, or the help file? -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com On 2018-03-31 08:37, Geert Janssens wrote: > > A more general note. I have done some experimentation

Re: Fast reactions to 2.7.8

2018-03-27 Thread Stan Brown
On Tue, Mar 27, 2018, at 2:15 PM, Geert Janssens wrote: > Op dinsdag 27 maart 2018 18:44:38 CEST schreef Stan Brown: > > (2) At first I thought performance was horrendously slow, when I was > > entering transactions in the general ledger. Turns out the actual issue was >

Re: Fast reactions to 2.7.8

2018-03-27 Thread Stan Brown
> > On Mar 27, 2018, at 11:44 AM, Stan Brown <the_stan_br...@fastmail.fm> wrote: > > > > (1) Not a fan of the toolbar showing icons without words. I _hate_ an > > interface where you have to hover over every single icon until you can find > > the one yo

Fast reactions to 2.7.8

2018-03-27 Thread Stan Brown
ft. This was on windows 8, with Build ID: git 2.7.8+ (2018-03-25). -- Stan Brown the_stan_br...@fastmail.fm http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com/ ___ gnucash-user mailing list gnucash-user@gnucash.org To update your subscription preferences or t

Re: GnuCash 2.7.8 Released

2018-03-26 Thread Stan Brown
to install 2.7.8 on, just so that I can test whether the bug I reported in 2.6.19 exists in 2.7.8, as I was asked. It will be a couple of hours to set up, and about 60 seconds to test. Sigh! -- Stan Brown the_stan_br...@fastmail.fm http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com/ On Sun, Mar 25

Re: Dealing with a bookkeeper and GNU

2018-03-26 Thread Stan Brown
sary reports in advance. Maybe you could offer to sit with her and produce any supplements she might need on the spot, if the reports you've pre-created don't include everything she needs? -- Stan Brown the_stan_br...@fastmail.fm http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com/ _

Re: GnuCash 2.7.8 Released

2018-03-25 Thread Stan Brown
m to different folders? I'm spending a lot of time converting seven years of data from a dBase file, and I don't want to install 2.7.8 if it will interfere with 2.6.19. -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com htt

Re: beginning balance of income and expense accounts

2018-03-24 Thread Stan Brown
orrect it -- or, if you can, I've been unable to discover a way to do it. -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com ___ gnucash-user mailing list gnucash-user@gnucash.org To update your subscr

Re: Date limit on transactions / freezing transactions

2018-03-24 Thread Stan Brown
own exports at present, Oh my -- I had no idea. That _is_ disconcerting, but thanks for the heads-up. > but the new version is supposedly going to be better at importing. Ojalá que sí. :-) -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://Oak

Re: Date limit on transactions / freezing transactions

2018-03-24 Thread Stan Brown
ing transactions from one file and importing them to the other. > On Sat, Mar 24, 2018 at 2:02, Stan Brown > <the_stan_br...@fastmail.fm> wrote: > Thanks, but I meant that while I am entering later months, I don't > want to be able to alter earlier months. 

Re: Date limit on transactions / freezing transactions

2018-03-23 Thread Stan Brown
that I discovered it. -- Stan Brown the_stan_br...@fastmail.fm http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com/ On Fri, Mar 23, 2018, at 2:47 PM, Mike or Penny Novack wrote: > Am I correct, you want to be able to look at your historical data but > not alter it? That's easy. After you have

Date limit on transactions / freezing transactions

2018-03-23 Thread Stan Brown
to deleting reconciled transactions, which sounds like they are not protected. Thanks in advance! -- Stan Brown the_stan_br...@fastmail.fm http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com/ ___ gnucash-user mailing list gnucash-user@gnucash.org To update

Re: Export transactions to CSV

2018-03-21 Thread Stan Brown
Thanks for the suggestion. I took a quick look, and it looks like it will be very helpful. -- Stan Brown the_stan_br...@fastmail.fm http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com/ On Tue, Mar 20, 2018, at 11:03 PM, GT-I9070 H wrote: > Stan Brown, > > You can use XLSM2QIF to pass

Export transactions to CSV

2018-03-18 Thread Stan Brown
obviously cumbersome that I must somehow just not be seeing the way to export transactions for all accounts at once. Can some kind person point out what I'm missing, please? Thanks! -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com

Re: how to download

2018-03-14 Thread Stan Brown
m sure didn't happen. As best I can recall, there was a link or button to click, with a message to the effect of "if your download doesn't start soon, click here", so I did. -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com __

Re: how to download

2018-03-14 Thread Stan Brown
without using JavaScript. I don't know why the OP is so down on Sourceforge. They tarnished their reputation by bundling crapware in the installers, last year or the year before, but they took note when they were blasted by a bunch of Web sites and cleaned up their act. -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompki

Re: Income shows as negative

2018-03-11 Thread Stan Brown
reports don't honor this preference, or their treatment of it is buggy, so they will show credit accounts as negative after you make this change. Income Statement and Balance Sheet reports get it right; the General Ledger report (as opposed to the General Ledger tool) puts the wrong sign on totals. -- Regar

Re: Integrating Profit and Loss Report into a set of books and the trial balance

2018-03-07 Thread Stan Brown
I was talking about. It's not hard to do -- there are many reports and many have similar names. > Regards, > John > > Dr. John Wilson & Dr. Diane Martin, > 3770 San Mateo Drive > Port Alberni, B.C., V9Y 5H4 > Phone: 250-723-3752 -- Stan Brown the_st

Re: Integrating Profit and Loss Report into a set of books and the trial balance

2018-03-06 Thread Stan Brown
oftware on this computer.) -- Stan Brown the_stan_br...@fastmail.fm http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com/ ___ gnucash-user mailing list gnucash-user@gnucash.org To update your subscription preferences or to unsubscribe: https://lists.gnucash.org/mailm

Re: Saving Files

2018-03-04 Thread Stan Brown
matically open the file I want to work with. -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com ___ gnucash-user mailing list gnucash-user@gnucash.org To update your subscription preferences or to unsubscri

Re: General Ledger

2018-03-04 Thread Stan Brown
On 2018-03-04 09:33, Geert Janssens wrote: > Op zondag 4 maart 2018 15:09:35 CET schreef Stan Brown: >> On 2018-03-03 09:54, Wm via gnucash-user wrote: >>> On 03/03/2018 13:47, Stan Brown wrote: >>>> On 2018-03-02 13:47, Wm via gnucash-user wrote: >>

Re: General Ledger

2018-03-04 Thread Stan Brown
On 2018-03-03 09:54, Wm via gnucash-user wrote: > On 03/03/2018 13:47, Stan Brown wrote: >> >> On 2018-03-02 13:47, Wm via gnucash-user wrote: >> There is a checkbox, "Save filter", in the filter-defining window.  What >> is that meant to do? > >

Re: General Ledger

2018-03-03 Thread Stan Brown
have many years of tx, promise. I > like the narrow time window. There is a checkbox, "Save filter", in the filter-defining window. What is that meant to do? -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com > __

Re: Confused by "Reverse"

2018-02-25 Thread Stan Brown
Adrien, thanks for replying, but I'm talking about a problem in a report. Please see below. -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com On 2018-02-25 02:43, Adrien Monteleone wrote: > > >> On Feb 24, 2018, at 6:51 PM

Confused by "Reverse"

2018-02-24 Thread Stan Brown
he totals of credit accounts in that report are not backwards). There's no reversing option for that report either. What am I doing wrong? -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com ___ gnuca

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-23 Thread Stan Brown
t of folks who are searching for it? -- Stan Brown the_stan_br...@fastmail.fm http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com/ On Fri, Feb 23, 2018, at 7:52 AM, Adrien Monteleone wrote: > And unfortunately, this filter change is not sticky. You’ll have to > reset it each time you load the GL.

Re: Slow and crashes on Windows 7 and 8

2018-02-23 Thread Stan Brown
eously, and have continued to (so far). -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com ___ gnucash-user mailing list gnucash-user@gnucash.org To update your subscription preferences or to un

General Ledger

2018-02-23 Thread Stan Brown
: I'm talking about the General Ledger _tool_, not the report. I want the ability to correct transactions that I get in the tool. -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com ___ gnucash-user

Re: Trading Accounts for Securities

2018-02-22 Thread Stan Brown
bout. Is that worth it, or am I better off to stick with the spreadsheet I've already developed, and just make one-off entries in GnuCash, in dollars not shares, when I buy or sell (which will be rarely)? -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://B

Re: Purpose of Accounting Period? Benefit to closing books?

2018-02-22 Thread Stan Brown
r. I've seen the relative-type dates in report options, but didn't think of using them in this way. > On Feb 22, 2018, at 1:11 PM, Stan Brown <the_stan_br...@fastmail.fm> wrote: >> (I'm accustomed to close the books monthly, with monthly income >> statement and end-of-month balanc

Re: Purpose of Accounting Period? Benefit to closing books?

2018-02-22 Thread Stan Brown
ting period should be calendar year, because I really do want to reset income and expenses to 0 then, and I can do monthly reports in the interim. -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com ___ gnucash

Purpose of Accounting Period? Benefit to closing books?

2018-02-22 Thread Stan Brown
would I close the books at the end of the year? or ever? Or is there some benefit in GnuCash to closing the books that I'm missing?) -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com ___ gnucash-user

Re: Date changes

2018-02-20 Thread Stan Brown
s many months before the current month." Then you can enter a date as 7-15 (for example, but use your format) and it will supply 2017 because the "window" runs from 8 months before now to 4 months after now. -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com

Re: Reports crash Gnucash (resolved)

2018-02-19 Thread Stan Brown
On 2018-02-10 10:37, Stan Brown wrote: > I installed Gnucash 2.6.19 (from link at Gnucash.org) on my 64-bit > Windows 7 laptop and 64-bit Windows 8 laptop and started working my way > through the tutorial. ... I attempted to display the report of scheduled > transactions. Got only a

Why I'm trying GnuCash

2018-02-19 Thread Stan Brown
to the point of taking advantage of it. I'm also hoping to take advantage of the automatic update of mutual-fund values, though it will be a while till I can look into that. -- Regards, Stan Brown Tompkins County, New York, USA http://BrownMath.com http://OakRoadSystems.com

Reports crash Gnucash

2018-02-10 Thread Stan Brown
MODERATORS -- The entire list doesn't need to see this, but I'd appreciate if you'd pass this on to the developers. I wanted to like Gnucash, I really did, but it crashes e=whenever I try to generate any report from any Gnucash file. I installed Gnucash 2.6.19 (from link at Gnucash.org) on my