Recording foreign cash purchases
jdg at polya.uklinux.net
Wed Jan 4 13:24:50 EST 2006
On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 10:12:38AM -0500, Derek Atkins wrote:
> >> Very weird. I tried this on my system (although I set up a GPB account,
> >> and usually use USD). I created both a bank and asset account, and
> >> selected GBP as the currency. When I recorded an initial transfer from
> >> my main checking I was prompted for an exchange rate. I then set up a
> >> 'purchase' (transfer to a USD expense account). I was again prompted
> >> for the exchange rate (I kept the same as before). Both transactions
> >> displayed correctly in the USD and GBP accounts.
> >> I'm using 1.8.11. What version have you?
> > 1.8.10
> How are you entering the transaction? From which interface?
> Make sure you're NOT using the general ledger, and instead
> using the USD asset account register or the Transfer Dialog.
Thanks - it's working now. I don't know what's happened as I'm not
doing anything different. Weird.
Have a good day!
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