Wishlist of new features

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Dec 28 12:14:05 EST 2009


Brett <brettmahar at yahoo.com> writes:

> Hi,
> A couple of features that would make using GnuCash more feasible in a business environment:
> 1. Another field in the general ledger view, with a drop-down menu, to be able to assign (and thus be able to later search for) transactions based on customers/employees/stock, or whatever.

Bug #108570

> 2. Separate logins name/passwords for each user (perhaps another field in ledger view), autoassigning a transaction to the last person who changed it (this would provide the ability to assign blame to whoever messes up the accounts :-) 

GnuCash isn't designed as a multi-user system; I honestly don't see it
ever going in this direction -- you're asking for a more enterprise
solution, and frankly GnuCash isn't (and probably never will be)
Enterprise software.  You might want to look at something like
SQL-Ledger or GnuE.

> Thanks for all the hard work that's gone into GnuCash already!
> Brett.


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