Using Online Banking features

2018-02-23 Thread Ron Schnatzmeyer
I've just set up GnuCash (Linux). I have all my accounts set up (a lot of work). I have moved over all the data from Quicken (a lot more work) and everything balances. I have gone through the online banking setup and can connect to my bank just fine. The setup recognized the three accounts I

Re: variable scheduled date

2018-02-23 Thread Jean-David Beyer
On 02/23/2018 01:51 PM, Dave H wrote: > Hi Jean-David, > > Yes version 2.4.15 was released just over 4 years / 20 versions ago so > I'm not surprised you're missing out on a lot of the good stuff :-) > > I'm sure there must be ways of updating to a later version even on > RedHat just like I have

Re: variable scheduled date

2018-02-23 Thread David Carlson
I am lost in this thread. I thought that the point of Linux was to use RPMs to do the dirty work of installing the software. In fedora that would be "yum install gnucash". Are you saying that does not work? David C On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 3:51 PM, Jean-David Beyer

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-23 Thread David Carlson
This thread seems like deja vu to me. I thought this was discussed before and the result was that GnuCash changed the name of one or the other in release 2.6.18 or thereabouts. Am I dreaming? David C On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 3:52 PM, Buddha Buck wrote: > I suspect that

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-23 Thread Buddha Buck
I suspect that GnuCash terminology regarding journals and ledgers is somewhat confused and non-standard. My basic understanding of classical accounting is that transactions were first entered into journals, and then posted into ledgers, one per account. The collection of ledger books was the

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

2018-02-23 Thread Derek Atkins
Stan, Stan Brown writes: > On 2018-02-22 14:15, Derek Atkins wrote: >> You must be reading old manuals. > > I read what's on line, and what installed with 2.6.19. > >> Closing the books just zeros out the Income and Expense accounts, rolling >> them up into Equity.

Re: Segmentation Fault

2018-02-23 Thread C M Reinehr
John, FYI, by clean I meant that I was running only Debian compiled programs downloaded from the repository, but in all honesty had forgotten that I had tried to install some of Doug Doughty's custom reports. In any case, I reinstalled Gnucash, created a new .gnucash directory into which I

Re: Segmentation Fault

2018-02-23 Thread Geert Janssens
Op vrijdag 23 februari 2018 18:40:27 CET schreef C M Reinehr: > John, > > FYI, by clean I meant that I was running only Debian compiled programs > downloaded from the repository, but in all honesty had forgotten that I > had tried to install some of Doug Doughty's custom reports. > > In any

Re: variable scheduled date

2018-02-23 Thread Jean-David Beyer
On 02/23/2018 12:02 PM, Fross, Michael wrote: > I am running the latest stable version (2.6.19), but I see the following > per the screenshot.  There are a lot of options.  This is on Ubuntu, but > I see the same options on Windows. > Those additions you see must have occurred since my version of

Re: Segmentation Fault

2018-02-23 Thread C M Reinehr
Noted. I'll take care of that. When I first started using Gnucash I think I did that just to make it easier to back up. CMR On 02/23/2018 11:46 AM, Geert Janssens wrote: Op vrijdag 23 februari 2018 18:40:27 CET schreef C M Reinehr: John, FYI, by clean I meant that I was running only

Re: gnucash-user Digest, Vol 179, Issue 85

2018-02-23 Thread bclagett
ne, please see > https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Mailing_Lists for more information. > - > Please remember to CC this list on all your replies. > You can do this by using Reply-To-List or Reply-All. > -- next part -- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name

Re: variable scheduled date

2018-02-23 Thread Jean-David Beyer
On 02/22/2018 11:35 PM, AZardoz wrote: > First time on the forum. My search didn't turn up this particular problem. > > Is it possible to have a variable scheduled date? > I have some deposits that are made 2 business days before the end of the > month, e.g. 28th or 29th. > I know how to

Re: variable scheduled date

2018-02-23 Thread Fross, Michael
Hello Jean-David, I believe this can be done in the scheduled transaction editor. Select frequency to monthly, every 1 month. Then choose "on the 2nd Wed" Michael On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 9:43 AM, Jean-David Beyer wrote: > On 02/22/2018 11:35 PM, AZardoz wrote: > >

Re: Segmentation Fault

2018-02-23 Thread John Ralls
> On Feb 23, 2018, at 8:10 AM, C M Reinehr wrote: > > This morning I am unable to start Gnucash. Whenever I try I receive the > following message: > >> ;;; note: auto-compilation is enabled, set GUILE_AUTO_COMPILE=0 >> ;;; or pass the --no-auto-compile argument to

Re: variable scheduled date

2018-02-23 Thread Fross, Michael
I am running the latest stable version (2.6.19), but I see the following per the screenshot. There are a lot of options. This is on Ubuntu, but I see the same options on Windows. Michael [image: Inline image 1] On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 10:54 AM, Jean-David Beyer

Re: importing splits

2018-02-23 Thread Geert Janssens
Op vrijdag 23 februari 2018 16:06:37 CET schreef Jeff Abrahamson: > Thanks. I see my question wasn't clear. My problem is that I want to > import the splits and it seems I can only import transactions. > > I.e. (super simplified): > > deposit cheque bank dx

Re: Segmentation Fault

2018-02-23 Thread John Ralls
> On Feb 23, 2018, at 9:40 AM, C M Reinehr wrote: > > John, > > FYI, by clean I meant that I was running only Debian compiled programs > downloaded from the repository, but in all honesty had forgotten that I had > tried to install some of Doug Doughty's custom reports. >

re: Reports issues

2018-02-23 Thread Barry Mahon
Dave kindly answered my previous mail, suggesting that first time Windows based reports generation was very slow, and he was right! I retried and after quite a while it responded. However, while it and I were waiting it showed (not responding) in the top line of the screen, which was why I

Slow and crashes on Windows 7 and 8

2018-02-23 Thread SteveM
"I wanted to like Gnucash, I really did, but it crashes e=whenever I try to generate any report from any Gnucash file. " Hi Stan, I am with you on some of your issues. I am using GNUcash on a Windows 8.1 iNtel core i7 laptop and PC Ubuntu 16. I am guessing that the problem you have is the

variable scheduled date

2018-02-23 Thread AZardoz
First time on the forum. My search didn't turn up this particular problem. Is it possible to have a variable scheduled date? I have some deposits that are made 2 business days before the end of the month, e.g. 28th or 29th. I know how to adjust for weekends & I can live with February being

Re: Monthly Billings Report ? (How much business did we book/Invoice during month X)

2018-02-23 Thread Colin Law
On 22 February 2018 at 18:36, Fran_3 via gnucash-user < gnucash-user@gnucash.org> wrote: > Scott, > Thanks for your comments. As I mentioned to Adrien, I don't think I'm > going to charge off and start developing my own gnuCash queries using any > tool. We are going to just use it out of the box

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

2018-02-23 Thread Liz
On Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:43:49 -0500 Stan Brown wrote: > Thanks -- this makes sense. Seems I want to set my accounting period > to the (calendar) year, because I do want to reset income, and > expenses to zero at the end of each year. I've seen the relative-type > dates

Re: variable scheduled date

2018-02-23 Thread Jean-David Beyer
On 02/23/2018 10:48 AM, Fross, Michael wrote: > Hello Jean-David, > > I believe this can be done in the scheduled transaction editor.  Select > frequency to monthly, every 1 month.  Then choose "on the 2nd Wed" > > Michael I have choices like that only for 1st to 31st of month, last day of

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-23 Thread Stan Brown
Thanks, Adrien. Please note that I asked about the general ledger, not the general journal, but I see that the filter works the same way (now that I know to try it). As the documentation mentions only the general journal, maybe "and general ledger" should be added, for the benefit of folks

Segmentation Fault

2018-02-23 Thread C M Reinehr
This morning I am unable to start Gnucash. Whenever I try I receive the following message: ;;; note: auto-compilation is enabled, set GUILE_AUTO_COMPILE=0 ;;;   or pass the --no-auto-compile argument to disable. ;;; compiling /home/cmr/.gnucash/gnctimeperiod-utilities.scm ;;; WARNING:

Re: importing splits

2018-02-23 Thread Buddha Buck
On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 10:08 AM Jeff Abrahamson wrote: > Thanks. I see my question wasn't clear. My problem is that I want to > import the splits and it seems I can only import transactions. > Splits do not exist independently of transactions. Transactions have a collection of

Re: Segmentation Fault

2018-02-23 Thread C M Reinehr
John, Thanks very much. That's good news -- not that I have a corrupted data file, but that I have a way forward! CMR On 02/23/2018 12:04 PM, John Ralls wrote: On Feb 23, 2018, at 9:40 AM, C M Reinehr wrote: John, FYI, by clean I meant that I was running only Debian

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-23 Thread Adrien Monteleone
Stan, No I knew you were referring to the Ledger and I think David did also though he linked to the help on the Journal. Unfortunately, it seems the Help file needs a tweak. (or the software) The link he gives describes in fact, the General Ledger. The terminology on the title and within the

Noise in .log files, or activity tracking of some kind?

2018-02-23 Thread Tommy Trussell
I opened a GnuCash data file I keep in Dropbox, and I was surprised to see Dropbox notify me of storage activity at unexpected moments. I have known for years that just opening GnuCash (without entering any transactions) creates a dated .log file. But I was surprised when I realized that following

Re: variable scheduled date

2018-02-23 Thread Dave H
Hi Jean-David, Yes version 2.4.15 was released just over 4 years / 20 versions ago so I'm not surprised you're missing out on a lot of the good stuff :-) I'm sure there must be ways of updating to a later version even on RedHat just like I have already done on Ubuntu. I see epel list an srpm

General Ledger

2018-02-23 Thread Stan Brown
There doesn't seem to be any documentation of Tools » General Ledger, neither in the Help Manual nor in the Concepts Tutorial. (I couldn't find an answer in the FAQ or Using GnuCash either.) I have transactions entered from 2017-12-31 though 2018-01-31. But for some reason, the General Ledger

Re: Slow and crashes on Windows 7 and 8

2018-02-23 Thread Stan Brown
On 2018-02-22 14:50, SteveM wrote: > I am guessing that the problem you have is the hard drive speed of > your laptop. "Objection, Your Honor! Assuming facts not in evidence!" In fact, I have an SSD on my Windows 8 laptop, and a regular hard drive on the Windows 7. Both had the same issue.

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-23 Thread David T. via gnucash-user
Try https://www.gnucash.org/docs/v2.6/C/gnucash-help/general-journal.html "The General Journal defaults to showing only the previous month of transactions. This is changeable by using the "Filter By..." on the View menu."

Re: variable scheduled date

2018-02-23 Thread Adrien Monteleone
You can also set this for the most usual date, 29th, and either simply change the date as needed for the other 5 months of the year, or do the same and set the scheduled transaction as simply a reminder instead of being auto-created. Regards, Adrien > On Feb 22, 2018, at 10:35 PM, AZardoz

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-23 Thread Derek Atkins
Look in the View menu. -derek Sent using my mobile device. Please excuse any typos. On February 23, 2018 6:28:00 AM Stan Brown wrote: There doesn't seem to be any documentation of Tools » General Ledger, neither in the Help Manual nor in the Concepts Tutorial.

Re: Monthly Billings Report ? (How much business did we book/Invoice during month X)

2018-02-23 Thread Geert Janssens
Op vrijdag 23 februari 2018 09:50:02 CET schreef Colin Law: > On 22 February 2018 at 18:36, Fran_3 via gnucash-user < > > gnucash-user@gnucash.org> wrote: > > Scott, > > > > Thanks for your comments. As I mentioned to Adrien, I don't think I'm > > going to charge off and start developing my own

Re: variable scheduled date

2018-02-23 Thread Liz
On Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:35:19 -0700 (MST) AZardoz wrote: > First time on the forum. My search didn't turn up this particular > problem. > > Is it possible to have a variable scheduled date? > I have some deposits that are made 2 business days before the end of > the month,

Report Issues (Was: Slow and crashes on Windows 7 and 8)

2018-02-23 Thread Adrien Monteleone
Steve, While you replied to a thread, these items below are not part of that discussion. I’ve moved this to a new subject line. > I have two similar main problems and suggestions: > > 1. Existing standard Reports - The report editing for existing reports > is inadequate and the addition

Re: General Ledger

2018-02-23 Thread Adrien Monteleone
And unfortunately, this filter change is not sticky. You’ll have to reset it each time you load the GL. This is already a filed bug. > On Feb 23, 2018, at 5:47 AM, David T. via gnucash-user > wrote: > > Try

Re: Slow and crashes on Windows 7 and 8

2018-02-23 Thread Colin Law
On 22 February 2018 at 19:50, SteveM wrote: > "I wanted to like Gnucash, I really did, but it crashes e=whenever I try > to generate any report from any Gnucash file. " > > Hi Stan, > > I am with you on some of your issues. > > I am using GNUcash on a Windows 8.1

Re: importing splits

2018-02-23 Thread Jeff Abrahamson
Thanks. I see my question wasn't clear. My problem is that I want to import the splits and it seems I can only import transactions. I.e. (super simplified): deposit cheque bank dx 100.00 cheque 1Alicemembership rx 50.00 cheque 2