Payment dialog proposal

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Dec 8 11:02:10 EST 2009

Geert Janssens <janssens-geert at> writes:

> On Monday 7 December 2009, Derek Atkins wrote:
>> Looks fine to me.
>> Also, if there is some way you can signal that the Invoice/Bill
>> selection is *optional* that would be good, too.
>> -derek
> I could add a tooltip to the corresponding widgets ? Problem is, the "owner" 
> can be Vendor or Customer, and "invoice" can become Invoice or Bill. So I'm 
> unsure I can come up with a wording that is independent of this, unless 
> something like this will do for now:

I was thinking maybe something like:

Customer:  [=====]
* Invoice: [=====]

* Optional Entry

But a tooltip is good too.

>   The Invoice/Bill to assign this payment to. Note that is field is optional.
>   If you leave it blank, GnuCash will automatically assign the payment to the
>   first unpaid invoice/bill for this customer/vendor.

Can't you make the tooltip dependent on the underlying type?  The labels
change, why not the tooltip too based on the underlying one?

> Geert


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