Feature proposal: Windows - assigning GnuCash to file name extension?

Phil Longstaff plongstaff at rogers.com
Thu Jul 10 13:58:38 EDT 2008

The .db requirement is a result of libgda.  libdbi doesn't have that


P.S. Derek, do you have any comment on my recent posting re transactions
and splits.

Derek Atkins wrote:
> "Nathan Buchanan" <nbinont at gmail.com> writes:
>>> Hi,
>>> is it possible to automatically assign the program GnuCash to a file
>>> name extension (e.g. ".gnucash") on Windows machines such that double
>>> clicking on a file (e.g. abc.gnucash) opens the file with GnuCash?
>> I agree that this should probably be an installation option, but don't have
>> the time to look at it. Could you file an enhancement request so this does
>> not get lost? (http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Bugzilla)
> The problem here is that gnucash doesn't enforce any name extensions
> currently..  (and in the SQLite version it imposes a .db extension).
> I wonder if there's some way to get around the .db requirement?
> -derek

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