Invoice Importer

Mike Evans mikee at
Mon Feb 20 08:00:20 EST 2012

On Mon, 20 Feb 2012 12:18:38 +0300
Reuben Cummings <reubano at> wrote:

> >> So, upon further usage I can't get the importer to work as expected.
> >> Importing bills works fine but when importing invoices, I get the
> >> error "ROW DELETED, VENDOR_DOES_NOT_EXIST: id=00001". Since 'id' is
> >> the invoice number, I don't understand the error. I even changed the
> >> invoice number to match the id of an existing vendor and still get the
> >> same error.
> >>
> > Field 1 = invoice number.  Field 3 vendor ID, it should match *exactly*
> > the vendor ID, (since it's a text match), check leading decimal places.
> vendor ID (i.e. customer ID) does match because after the import, the
> correct customer name appears. I am getting somewhere though because
> if I use a customer ID that also happens to be a valid vendor ID,
> there is no error and all the line items import. However, if I have a
> customer ID that does not also exist as a vendor ID, the error
> reappears and only the even line items import.


Ah. That's a bug and I think I see the cause, also I'm to blame for it being there.
It should be fixed in the next release.

Would you open a bugzilla report for this.  

Thanks for taking the time to narrow it down.

Mike Evans

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