Invoice import - is this possible yet?
warlord at MIT.EDU
Wed Aug 2 15:08:25 EDT 2006
Graham Leggett <minfrin at sharp.fm> writes:
> Derek Atkins wrote:
>> I think "generate a balance sheet and save it here" isn't something
>> that can be easily scripted at this point in time. Doing this without
>> an X display is way way far off, at least with gnucash. Doing the QSF
>> import may be possible in a medium-term with something like cashutil,
>> but it's still interactive.
> This sounds like a classic case of the need to separate the model and
> the view.
With the reports, yeah, it would be relatively straightforward to have
gnucash generate the report for you without requiring a UI. The
problem is that the /export/ is done through GtkHTML, which requires a
It's easy to come in after eight years of development and with the
third (or fourth!) generation of developers and point out how the
design is broken.. Unfortunately that's not helpful. :( Yeah, it
would be nice if gnucash had a better MVC design, but unfortunately it
doesn't. This could get fixed relatively simply in some places, but
harder in others.
Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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