Reconcile Window: Date widget broken?

Robert Stocks robert.stocks at
Mon Aug 11 16:37:44 EDT 2008

This is worse than just a reporting and reconcileing problem, there is
also a data lose issue when editing a scheduled transaction, as all
the dates on all the pages are reset when you edit.

This affects the repeat untill date as well as the start date.

2008/8/11 David Reiser <dbreiser at>:
> On Aug 11, 2008, at 2:03 PM, Phil Longstaff wrote:
>> David Reiser wrote:
>>> On Aug 11, 2008, at 1:00 PM, David T. wrote:
>>>> With 2.2.6 (Intel Mac, OS 10.5.4), I have found that the Reconcile
>>>> Date widget is not performing as expected or as it used to. It used
>>>> to be that one could use keyboard shortcuts to adjust the date here
>>>> (the minus key moved back a day, shift minus went a week, etc.).
>>>> Now, if you try to do that, the date jumps to today's date, and
>>>> nothing else. It changes to the current date also if you manually
>>>> change the date, or even if you first click in the date field and
>>>> then click somewhere else in the dialog (without attempting to
>>>> change the value). The only way that it works now is by using the
>>>> calendar to select the date.
>>>> David
>>> It works for me.
>>> How are you installing gnucash? (fink, macports, manually) What
>>> version of gtk+ are you using.
>> It happens for me, too.  Started with 2.2.6.  Win32 (WinXP SP2)
>> pre-built binary downloaded from sourceforge.
>> Phil
> In prior versions, was focus on the date field when the dialog opened?
> I just noticed that when I get into the Reconcile dialog, the cursor
> is in the closing balance field. I do have to tab a bunch of times
> (shift-tab doesn't work) to get to the date field before the -/+ keys
> work for the date.
> Dave
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