New data field for invoice object

Geert Janssens janssens-geert at
Mon Oct 10 05:07:54 EDT 2011

On maandag 10 oktober 2011, Alex Aycinena wrote:
> When I was considering adding a new field for the split entry-number,
> I did a bunch of work to implement it. John's suggestion to use the
> 'action' field instead, however, is appealing and I will go that way
> if my investigations prove that it is feasible (I have been busy and
> not able to get to it for a while).
> However, I can make all the work I did to implement it available to
> you if you like; you can use some, all or none of it as you see fit,
> if you decide to implement your new field. It includes adding the new
> field, having it included in logging and log replay (which may not
> apply to business objects?), and version checking for the xml backend
> to prevent prior versions of gnucash from reading the file. It is
> fully implemented and tested, but I never committed it.
> Let me know if you would like it and I'll send it along with comments.
> Regards,
> Alex

I am indeed interested in your code. It ma save a some research. Can you send 
me a patch (or a git branch if you prefer) ?

Thank you,


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