Fwd: Stock in GnuCash?

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Wed Sep 20 12:39:07 EDT 2006

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Quoting Dawning Sky <the.dawning.sky at gmail.com>:

> On 9/20/06, Derek Atkins <warlord at mit.edu> wrote:
>> There are no immediate plans for inventory management in gnucash.
>> However a design document will get positive review and patches that
>> implement that reviewed design doc would be gladly accepted.
>> -derek
> I suppose he can use the existing functionalities to do simple
> inventory.  Just define one commodity for each item and create an
> account for it.  He can define the price for the commondity and can
> certainly track the number of shares he has.  Just like managing a
> stock portfolio.

This is one potential approach, but it has its limitations.  It all
depends on what you want out of it.

> DS

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