GnuCash for Android with double entry accounting

Ngewi Fet ngewif at
Tue Jan 8 03:23:30 EST 2013

Any thoughts?

On Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 7:46 PM, Ngewi Fet <ngewif at> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I have been working on supporting double entry accounting on GnuCash for
> Android for some time now.
> I would be grateful if you can beta test the new functionality and send me
> your thoughts on my interpretation and implementation of double entry
> accounting.
> The app is properly signed and should install cleanly over any installed
> versions from the Play store. (see attachment)
> *
> *WARNING*: Make sure to back up your data before installing the app. If
> you have critical data, do not install the beta version.*
> For those who compile the GnuCash app themselves, there is a new branch on
> GitHub <> named
>  "feature/double_entry" from which the beta version has been built. You can
> check it out and compile yourself.
> *In order to activate double entry accounting, go to Settings ->
> Transactions -> Activate Double Entry*
> When creating a new transaction, the option to select a double account
> will be given. The feature is off by default because I feel the majority of
> users who install the app will not need it, and those who do can find it.
> OFX exports have also been modified to include double entry account
> information. Let me know how the import of the OFX to GnuCash for desktop
> works for you.
> There are also many other small features which have been tweaked, but the
> focus is on double entry accounting for now.
> Looking forward to your feedback. Thanks.
> Cheers,
> Ngewi

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