Invoice Importer

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Aug 20 10:35:29 EDT 2012

reubano <reubano at> writes:

> Mike Evans wrote
>> On Sat, 3 Mar 2012 03:55:26 -0800 (PST)
>> reubano <reubano@> wrote:
>>> I have successfully imported invoices but now there is a problem.
>>> After restarting gnucash, the invoices no longer show up in the "Find
>>> Invoice..." druid. Searching for all posted invoices only shows
>>> invoices not entered with the importer. Note: this only occurs after
>>> restarting gnucash. Before restarting, the newly imported invoices
>>> show up in the search results. 
>> Imported invoices are not posted by default.  Did you search for ALL
>> invoices.  Odd that a restart should lose data, I assume you saved
>> before restart.
>>> However, trying to edit the corresponding transaction in the asset
>>> account gives the following warning: "This transaction is marked
>>> read-only with the comment: 'Generated from an invoice. Try unposting
>>> the invoice.'"
>>> gnucash-2.4.10 built from source (applied row-skipping patch) with
>>> MacPorts 2.0.3 on MacOSX 10.7.2 
>> The patch has now been applied to 2.4 branch and will be in the next
>> release.
>> Mike Evans
> I just tried using the importer on 2.4.11 and the same problem is occurring.
> Invoices and bills import just fine. But, after I post them and then restart
> gnucash, neither the new invoices nor bills show up in the druid. I'm using
> the mac binary.

The patch he was referring to was for the "row-skipping" issue.

The post/restart/not-showing is completely different.  Are you using a
SQL backend or XML?  And how do you "start" gnucash?


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