Weired transaction entry behavior after upgrade from 1.8.x to 2.0.1

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Sat Sep 9 13:02:30 EDT 2006

I believe some of these behaviors are bugs in the gtk libraries
that have been fixed in more recent releases of gtk.  So yes, your
exact gtk library versions are important for tracking down things
like this.


Quoting don Paolo Benvenuto <paolobenve at>:

> I'm quite surprised, I can't see those weird behaviours
> El sáb, 09-09-2006 a las 12:37 +0200, Rainer Dorsch escribió:
>> Hello,
>> I recently upgraded to gnucash2 and was impressed about the much more modern
>> look and feel and many improvements in details.
>> The only weired and annoying behaviour I see is whenever I enter a 
>> transaction
>> I have two issues:
>> - When I enter a transaction description, gnucash proposes completions based
>> on previous entries, which is very useful. Since version 2, I get something
>> like this:
>>   -> I enter "B"
>>   -> gnucash completes to "Backer" and puts the cursor BEFORE the capital B
>>   -> when I wanted to have "Brewery",  I continue with entering "r"
>>   -> then I get "rBacker"
>> Not sure what goes wrong there.
>> - When "Backer" would have been the right text, I hit tab and 
>> gnucash proposes
>> accounts. In gnucash2, the proposed accounts are proposed are correct. But
>> the are interchanged, the from account is the to account and visa 
>> versa. I.e.
>> I have to make the amount transfered negative.
>> I am running KDE 3.3.2 on Debian 3.1. Probably more interesting are the gtk
>> libraries, but I don't know which one are the interesting one. I use stock
>> Debian libraries, versions may be looked up at
>> or send me an email, and I will check them (somethimes Debian also includes
>> more then one version).
>> Any hints are welcome.
>> Many thanks,
>> Rainer
>> PS: I compiled gnucash myself, so I could do a recompile with a trace/debug
>> patch.
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