Report writing/testing

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Jan 17 16:31:26 EST 2005

abhi <abhi at MIT.EDU> writes:

> I have a specific report that I need every month.  Currently,
> I export a "register" report to HTML and then run a series of
> regular expressions in emacs to format it into what I need.
> I am trying to hack the hello-world example to do what I want.
> I edit the file, shutdown Gnucash, startup Gnucash, try to run the
> report, see that it fails, and repeat.
> Question:  is there a more interactive method to play with the .scm
> files in which the reports are programmed?  How can I debug the report
> without having to stop/restart Gnucash on every edit?

Unfortunately: not really.  You could write a short scheme hook to add
a menu item to re-load your report.  But you'll still need to restart
the whole App periodically.

> Thanks,


       Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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