Help understanding split value and quantity

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Fri May 22 12:32:06 EDT 2009


Quoting Kevin Hale Boyes <kcboyes at>:

> I'm looking at the XML of my gnucash file and was wondering about the
> <split:value> and <split:quantity> fields.
> I'm taking a guess but it seems that <split:value> is in the currency
> of of the transaction <trn:currency> and
> that <split:quantity> is in the currency of the account associated to
> the split (<split:account>).
> Is that correct?

Yes.  That is correct.

> As an aside, I've also noticed a <ts:ns> entry associated with the
> <trn:date-entered> and am wondering
> what that represents.

Ah, it's it's "timespec nanoseconds".

> Thanks for your help,
> Kevin


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