Gnucash Mobile alpha release

Ngewi Fet ngewif at
Tue Jul 10 17:13:17 EDT 2012

On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 11:09 PM, Graham Menhennitt <
graham at> wrote:

>  On 10/07/2012 22:29, Ngewi Fet wrote:
> Hi Graham,
> On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 12:50 PM, Graham Menhennitt <
> graham at> wrote:
>> On 09/07/2012 20:44, Ngewi Fet wrote:
>>> The Gnucash for Android app is now ready for a small alpha release. The
>>> app supports android versions from Froyo 2.2 (API level 8) and above.
>>>  I downloaded it to my Galaxy Tab 10.1 and installed it without
>> problems. I can enter transactions and export to OFX (although I haven't
>> tried importing the file yet). But I can't get to the Settings in either
>> the main screen or an account screen - should I be able to? Also, it's
>> recording amounts in GBP (£) whereas I want to use AUD ($). Is that a
>> locale thing on the device or is that a program setting? I can't find
>> anywhere to change it in the Android settings.
>  Importing an OFX file is not supported. Don't bother trying. :)
> I meant importing the file generated by Mobile into Gnucash on my desktop
> (to check that it's valid).
>   No you shouldn't be able to get to the Settings screen (not yet). But
> you should be able to view the list of accounts and list of transactions.
> That's what i guessed.
>  The currency currently derives from the phone locale, but I plan to make
> that user-changeable in the future.
> I also do not think you can change it in Android individually, you can
> only change the whole system locale.
> Ok, that's what I expected. But I can't find how to change the device's
> locale. It looks like I need to install an app (e.g.
> to change it which seems very strange.
You can change locale by changing language.
With Android 4.x that should be under:  Settings -> Language & Input ->

> Graham

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