The payment amount must be greater than zero

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Sun Aug 19 17:38:37 EDT 2007

Quoting Graham Leggett <minfrin at>:

> Derek Atkins wrote:
>> Create a new Vendor Bill; or unpost the previous vendor bill and put 
>> it there. At this point in time GnuCash does not support "Credit 
>> memos" (I guess this
>> would be a "Debit memo" from a vendor).
> In this case, the vendor credited an invoice on a credit card, so 
> unposting the previous vendor bill won't work as the credit card 
> statement won't match.
> It looks like the easiest way to support "credit momos", is to just 
> remove the error message.

Unfortunately it's not THAT simple.  From the UI, yes, but there are
underlying assumptions that the UI is helping enforce.  Entering a
negative amount would break those underlying assumptions.

> Regards,
> Graham


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