GnuCash Documentation in pdf Format

Michael Wahlbrink linux.wali at
Sun Feb 20 12:39:35 EST 2005

Hi all,

Neil Williams schrieb:
> On Sunday 20 February 2005 2:31 pm, Michael Wahlbrink wrote:
>>>>>On Saturday 19 February 2005 8:08 pm, Michael Wahlbrink wrote:
>>I can do that, but the images linked from the document
>>are not there (thats the reason why they are not in the pdf.....)
> :-)
> OK  . . . (slight pause for some FTP) . . . they are now!
> Seriously, the images are in the gnucash-docs package - that should be your 
> best way of maintaining these things.

got the version with images from your site.... ;-9
the gnucash-doc thing will be the next thing on my list, when my 
linux-box is running again..... :-o

>>So, if someone can show me the way to the images there will be also a
>>gnucash-guide-with-images.pdf ;-)
there is a gnucash-guide-with-images.pdf going to neil for the website....

> If you download gnucash-docs from CVS, then you'll get everything you need - 
> plus if you run cvs update in that directory once in a while, you'll be told 
> about any changed files.
> cvs -d :pserver:cvs at login
> The password is "guest" 
> cvs -d :pserver:cvs at checkout gnucash-docs

I'm on the way to setup cygwin with cvs etc.... to get this job done 
even without that f*### linuxbox (I don't know where the devfsd is gone 

>>>Users should note that these are LARGE files - 1.8Mb and 2.2Mb
> With the images, the guide is going to easily overtake help in size - there 
> are 99 images! Might be best to think about several separate PDF files - 
> maybe one per chapter? (15 or so in total). See what size the PDF becomes 
> when images are available and let me know off list. 
> I've got no real limitation on space, it's more a question of making it 
> practical for people to download the file(s).

For the first time I've left it as one big file 2.9Mb....
But if there's a need for, I can also provide seperated chapters...


> If you do it via CVS, you'll know when updates are available.

Ok I'll try this cvs thing later.... (and come back with my questions)

> If there were more or if more requests come in, I'll see about giving you 
> limited FTP access to the server, save emailing me. For now, we'll stick to 
> email.

I'm fine with the email thing, it's one password less to remember.... ;-)

cu micha

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