opening balances problem ( USD)
nikosx at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 15:08:25 EDT 2007
On 7/5/07, Derek Atkins <warlord at mit.edu> wrote:
> Mismatched commodities? You can't have a Stock account denoted in USD.
> So you didn't set a price on the "buy" transaction.
i dont have an stock account in USD, just the parent account of the
usd stock is an asset account in USD (it contains nothing but it shows
as total the right amount of USD i spent).
> 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
> > Nikos
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