opening balances problem ( USD)
warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Jul 5 14:48:22 EDT 2007
Mismatched commodities? You can't have a Stock account denoted in USD.
So you didn't set a price on the "buy" transaction.
Quoting Nikos Charonitakis <nikosx at gmail.com>:
> I m trying to replicate my broker's statement in GnuCash and i ve
> mostly succeeded :)
> I have a problem with a transfer in opening balances.
> I use Opening Balances and Opening Balances (USD) accounts.
> I have some USD as money in the bank and the same amount appears in
> Opening Balances (USD).
> So far so good. Now i m trying a stock purchase in USD but the amount
> of USD i spent refuses to appear in Opening Balances (USD) account.
> What i did?
> A) created security for the stock and set a price for it.
> B) Created an account (Asset) named USstocks in USD with parent
> account = investments
> C) Created an account (stock) under USstocks
> D) recorded the transaction
> Now although the right value of the stock appears under the "Total"
> column for the USstocks account,
> i cant see the amount recorded in the Opening Balances (USD) account.
> Any ideas
> thanks in advance
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