Year to date budgeting report
warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Jun 24 09:17:52 EDT 2008
I wouldn't call it a farce. Wrapping new APIs is still just a simple
matter of programming. Sometimes programming DOES imply rebuilding,
but rebuilding gnucash is fairly simple nowadays.
And yes, it's a known issue that there's no wrapping of SXes.
But.... that discussion should move over to -devel.
"Thomas Peterson" <thomas.tap.peterson at gmail.com> writes:
> The "Simple Matter of Programming" appears to be a farce since the interfaces
> that are required to do what I want are only available from the C interface.
> I can't get a period's end date because gnc_budget_get_period_start_date()
> hardcodes FALSE into a call that it makes. I would go directly to the
> recurrence data associated with the budget and use it instead except none the
> Recurrence interfaces are exported.
> The hardcoded TRUE in recurrenceGetAccountPeriodValue() is also problematic
> for what I'm trying to do.
> So is it the case that the Simple Matter of Programming is really a matter of
> rebuilding the entire gnucash code base with the necessary interfaces exported
> to support the custom report that I desire?
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 8:52 AM, Derek Atkins <warlord at mit.edu> wrote:
> "Thomas Peterson" <thomas.tap.peterson at gmail.com> writes:
> > Now that I have been using gnucash for the last 5 months, I have come to
> > really miss the year to date budget report that I created in Quicken.
> > the ability to create such a report exist in gnucash?
> > I have attached an example of the report which is very simple but
> > valuable to me.
> Define "create"
> It's just a Simple Matter of Programming to create any report.
> The reporting language is Turing Complete so you could make it
> do anything you want. See http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Custom_Reports
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