kmailuk at googlemail.com
Sat Jan 24 14:02:38 EST 2009
Thanks for both of your replies. I am using the latest version: 2.2.8.
In the sample file I inlcuded (it has only one GBP transaction and one
XAU/GBP fx rate in the price editor) both the "Accounts" screen and
the report fail to show the equivalent XAU amount.
Mike, would you have a moment to look at the sample file included to
confirm this yourself and let me know whether you think another
bugzilla needs to be opened for this (or whether I am simply doing
something wrong--entirly possible as I am new to GnuCash from Quicken
2009/1/24 Mike Alexander <mta at umich.edu>:
> --On January 21, 2009 3:48:40 PM +0000 Ken <kmailuk at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all. GnuCash seems to be picky about how FX rates are entered.
>> For instance, I set up a very simple test file with one transaction in
>> GBP. I requested my reporting currency to be XAU. I entered an
>> exchange rate for XAU in GBP (about 600 GBP = 1 XAU). The "Accounts"
>> page shows XAU 0.0000 for the total even though the account has -£25.
>> If, however, I enter an FX rate for GBP in XAU (1/600) the Total is
>> shown correctly. Why doesn't GnuCash figure this out itself and
>> calculate the appropriate reciprocal?
>> Kind regards,
> I fixed this bug ages ago. I thought I had submitted the patch, but I
> couldn't find it. It's on
> <http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=568945> now. Gnucash needs to
> look for the reciprocal of the exchange rate it needs if it can't find the
> one it's looking for.
> Mike Alexander mta at umich.edu
> Ann Arbor, MI PGP key ID: BEA343A6
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