Transfering stock between two accounts not supported?

Herbert Thoma herbert.thoma at
Fri Nov 7 05:28:59 EST 2008

Rainer Dorsch schrieb:
> Hello,
> I am wondering if transfering stock between two accounts is not supported. 
> When I try that, I get
> You can't transfer from a non-currency account.  Try reversing the "from" 
> and "to" accounts and making the "amount" negative.
> Am I doing something wrong?

You are using the transfer dialog, right?

> If not, for an outsider that looks odd, since transfering stock looks like a 
> simple feature to implement... 

You can transfer if you enter the transaction directly in the
account register.


> Thanks,
> Rainer

Herbert Thoma
Dipl.-Ing., MBA
Head of Video Group
Multimedia Realtime Systems Department
Fraunhofer IIS
Am Wolfsmantel 33, 91058 Erlangen, Germany
Phone: +49-9131-776-6130
Fax:   +49-9131-776-6099
email: tma at

More information about the gnucash-devel mailing list