Cheque Printing from Search Results Window
John P. New
jnew at hazelden.ca
Sat Jun 25 15:18:08 EDT 2011
On June 25, 2011 12:24:08 PM Derek Atkins wrote:
> On Sat, June 25, 2011 11:55 am, John P. New wrote:
> > I'm using GnuCash 2.4.0 in OpenSUSE 11.4
> > Recently I used the Find Transaction command (Ctrl-F) from a chequing
> > register to find a transaction I had already entered, from which I wanted
> > to print a cheque. I had written a cheque to this payee once before, so
> > two transactions were returned in the Search Results tab. I chose the
> > second transaction from the Search Results tab, chose File > Print Checks,
> > and went through the normal procedure to print. Instead of printing the
> > one transaction I had chosen, GnuCash printed both transactions, on two
> > separate pages.
> > Printing the chosen transaction as a cheque from the normal chequing
> > register works as expected.
> > I don't think this makes a difference, but I am using a custom cheque
> > format.
> > Just to test, I created a new file with the New Account Hierarchy Setup
> > wizard and entered some transactions in the Chequing Account register,
> > used Find Transaction to return a Search results tab, this time with 3
> > transactions returned. No matter which cheque transaction I chose to
> > print, GnuCash would always print the three transactions shown in the
> > Search Results tab, in the order shown in the tab. Again, printing the
> > chosen transaction from the normal Chequing Account register works as
> > expected.
> > If someone can confirm this on the most recent version, I can enter a bug
> > report in bugzilla.
> This is not a bug. This is a feature.
> This is exactly how you are supposed to print multiple checks at once.
Yes, I see that the Help Manual does say that this is the way to print multiple cheques. However, I don't think printing every transaction in the Search Results tab is an intuitive consequence.
> > John New
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