erpo41 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 08:32:32 EST 2009
On Sun, 2009-03-01 at 22:06 -0800, Cam Ellison wrote:
> Michael McKay wrote:
> > Seems so. I had the same reaction at first but after working with it for a
> > few hours, I found it wasn't all that bad. One benefit is that it gives a
> > lot more flexibility than many other programs with custom report editors.
> > Quicken or Quickbooks are really limited in this regard. Even some of the
> > big enterprise systems with fancy report editors have limitations. GNU
> > Cash, on the other hand, appears to have plenty of GNU Cash users and
> > developers around the planet who, apparently, don't sleep and who are
> > willing to lend a hand. Some may have already developed that custom report
> > you are looking for.
> Well, it depends on how "custom" you want them. Most custom reports can
> be developed by starting with one of the stock ones and (de-)selecting
> accounts and setting filters and other options as appropriate. You can
> do a lot by starting with the Transactions Report, and clicking on
> Options. I don't know Scheme, and the existing options are just fine
> for my business, my wife's business, and our investments (including
> rental property).
Thanks! The transaction report goes a long way towards doing what I
want, especially when I open the options panel. It does have some
behaviors that do not match what I expected, especially regarding
subaccounts, but I will explore this feature for a couple of days before
I continue complaining. :)
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