Feature request: user programable input dialogue box

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
27 Mar 2002 10:04:03 -0500

This sounds like a Scheduled Transaction, which is being worked on in
the CVS version of Gnucash.


Jeff Warnica <ranger@chebucto.ns.ca> writes:

> Hi all.. 
> I dont know where this idea fits in the grand scheme of things, but Ive 
> come up with what would definitly help me, and probabaly others..
> Weekly we do a deposit here in the office.. At that point I record income 
> from sources moving into the 'office' account, and then moving money from 
> the office account to bank accounts, and an expense account. (savings, 
> visa, and visa charges FWIW).
> Every week the same things happens. $0 or more money is put into an asset 
> account from each of ~10 income accounts. And $0 or more is moved from an 
> asset account to each of 3 other accounts.
> Id like to automate this, either internaly to the GUI of gnucash, or 
> through some command line script. Im working towards being a perl guy, so 
> that would me my choice for languages, and while I could do it brute force 
> updating the xml file, or even slightly smarter by using some of the XML 
> perl modules, since I feel Im dealing with gnucash data, not XML, Im 
> looking for a set of gnucash modules... Or pointers on how to develop this 
> in the GUI.
> Hopefully that makes some amount of sense...
> Thanks.
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