Leading Zeros on Imported Check Number
warlord at MIT.EDU
Wed Apr 16 11:37:43 EDT 2008
The check number field is a string.... When used for sorting it IS
treated as an integer, so 0000089 will come before 90. But gnucash
lets you use that field for anything you wish.
You could write a patch to do what you want, of course.
Quoting Doug Brown <toquehead at gmail.com>:
> My apologies if this is answered elsewhere ... I couldn't find it.
> When I import bank account transactions via a OFX import, check numbers
> are specified in the OFX file as:
> and gnc imports the check number as "000089". I think of check numbers
> as being integers and it annoys me to see all those leading zeros in my
> account register. Is there any setting that will tell gnc to strip the
> leading zeros?
> I could, of course, strip out the zeros in the ofx file before
> importing, but that an extra I would prefer to avoid.
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