[bug 514455] nederlandstaalig account template patch (was:No account scheme)

Frank H. Ellenberger f.ellenberger at online.de
Wed Jan 21 17:00:02 EST 2009

Am Thursday 08 January 2009 17:05:32 schrieb Derek Atkins:
> Quoting Marc Ramaekers <marcramaekers at telenet.be>:
> > The locale is set to nl I suppose. The pc is set to belgium, dutch.
> >
> > Is there an accounting scheme available for Belgium?
> There is no 'be' account tree.
> There is an 'nl' account tree, but only one choice.

Yes, there is only one general template for dutch speaking people.

LANG=nl_BE or nl_NL worked for me under linux; pure nl, nl_AB, nl_AW and nl_SR 
felt back to en_US. This behavior seems a little imperialistic to me. ;-)

Detail, how to tweak the locale settings under windows, can be found on 

There could also be a setting in gnucash.bat/cmd

> >>> I would like to try to use gnucash, so I downloaded it and
> >>> installed (on Windows) the latest version but I have the following
> >>> problem:
> >>> When I try to create a new file, I don't get any accounting schemes
> >>> proposed, when using the druid.
> >>> Is this a known problem and is there a fix I can use? 

Until today, it seems, nobody realised, there was a syntax error in the 

If you know, how to apply a patch, you can take 
from http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=514455#c19, 
locate accounts/nl/acctchrt_full.gnucash-xea in your system and apply the 
patch. Later in GC the druid should show up with a proper template.

I hope the patch will do it in the next release.

Sorry for the issue and thanks for your informations.

Tot ziens,

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