Entering Fractions on Funds
warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Dec 27 09:04:36 EST 2007
"Renato Moutinho" <renato.moutinho at gmail.com> writes:
> Hi Derek,
> I'm using version 2.2.2. I've found out I was missing one thing.. The
> Smallest Fraction on the Account Properties was set to "Use commodity value".
> Changing that to 1/100 solved the issue with the 7.6 value.. However I'm still
> unabel to register the brokerage fee adequately..
You might just want to reset the commodity smallest fraction...
> Regarding the locale currency, it's set to BRL, as is the account locale
Oh? So if you run "locale" the currency (LC_MONETARY) is BRL?
> Renato Moutinho Silva
> On 12/27/07, Derek Atkins <warlord at mit.edu> wrote:
> Quoting Renato Moutinho <renato.moutinho at gmail.com>:
> > Hi there,
> > I'm trying to setup a Mutual Fund
> > account (for an investment I previously owned) where the smallest
> > traded for the fund is 0.2 (1/5). For this, I've created the fund on the
> > security editor with a fraction traded value of 1/5.
> > I want to register also the brokerage fees payed, however I'm having a
> > hard time
> > on both of these things..
> You didn't mention what version of gnucash you're using....
> > First: When I enter an "Initial Balance" transaction with a value of
> > 7.6shares, gnucash converts that to 7 + 1/2 (which is
> > 7.5). Fair enough, I tought... So I tried entering 7 + 1/5, instead of
> > . However it changes the value, heaven knows why, to 7+1/4 (7.25).
> This is very strange. But honestly you're probably better off
> keeping the SCU at 100.
> > Then I click on Split. It gives me two lines. The first one filled with
> > buy action totalling the number of shares and the total value and the
> > empty. On the second line I try to register the brokerage fee by
> > Action: Fee
> > Description: Brokerage Fees payed
> > Account: Equity Opening Balances
> > Buy: 47.62 (the value of the fee payed)
> > then I click on close and save the transaction.. When I look at the
> > I don't see the brokerage fee on the last column.. Going back to the
> > account I realize there's an imbalance with the value of 47.62. Anyone
> > how I should register this so the values show up correctly on the report
> This sounds like http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=116353
> What's your locale currency? And what's the currencies of the accounts
> in question?
> > Regards,
> > Renato Moutinho
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> Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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