Date field in 2.2.6
warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Oct 14 08:24:32 EDT 2008
Known problem in 2.2.6. Downgrade to 2.2.5 or upgrade to 2.2.7
Geert Janssens <janssens-geert at telenet.be> writes:
> I recently upgraded from GnuCash 2.2.4 to 2.2.6, due to a distribution upgrade
>>From Mandriva 2008.1 to 2009.0.
> In the new version of Gnucash, I can no longer edit the date field via the
> keyboard in some dialogs. So far, I have encountered this problem with these
> - Post Invoice/Bill
> - Reconcile
> Dialogs that do work correctly are:
> - New Invoice/Bill
> - Pay Invoice/Bill
> - Date entries in the registry
> - Price editor
> Others, I haven't tried yet.
> Using the keyboard to enter a date in a date field of a problematic dialog
> doesn't work.
> For example, when I select the date field in the Post Invoice dialog,
> enter "15.9", I expect the field to translate this into "15.09.2008". Instead
> I get "1.10.2008". In fact no matter what I enter, the date is always set
> to "1.10.2008" in this dialog. The "+" and "-" keys don't work either
> including using them with a modifier key. To be exact: Gnucash receives the
> keys, but sets the result to "1.10.2008" in all cases. I come to this
> conclusion because the date field is initially set to "today", for
> example "14.10.2008". Pressing + or -, sets the field to "1.10.2008" and then
> it sticks. "1.10.2008" was the date it stuck to yesterday and still today. So
> it doesn't seem to be related to the current date.
> The Reconcile dialog sticks at "14.10.2008". I can't tell if this means it
> sticks to the current date or a fixed date that happens to be today.
> I can set the dates correctly when using the mouse and the pulldown calendar.
> The strangest thing for me is that not all dialogs are affected. Is there
> something different in the code for the ill-functioning date controls and the
> proper functioning ones ?
> If you need more info, I'll gladly provide this.
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Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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