Invoice Importer

Reuben Cummings reubano at
Mon Aug 20 11:00:20 EDT 2012

On 8/20/12, Derek Atkins <warlord at> wrote:
> 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?
> -derek

sqlite backend and I "start" gnucash by opening not by
opening the .gnucash files.

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