Submit a payment from somewhere not in the GUI...

Geert Janssens geert.gnucash at
Fri Nov 21 10:50:08 EST 2014

On Thursday 20 November 2014 20:48:03 Tom Lofts wrote:
> Hi Geert,
>  > gncOwnerApplyPayment is one option. The other is
>  > gncInvoiceApplyPayment. The former is the most generic one, the
>  > latter is a convenience function that lets you apply a payment to
>  > one specific invoice.
> Thanks for this - I'd missed gncInvoiceApplyPayment but it turns out
> this is suitable for my needs and exposed via Invoice. ApplyPayment in
> the Python Bindings as you say - I'm not sure how I missed this!
>  > I don't know exactly why this is happening I'm afraid either.
>  > Presumably GetLotList returns a python type list while you should
>  > pass the function a real GList. I have no experience either though
>  > in how this conversion should happen.
> Thanks for your thought on this - as I'll now be working with
> gncInvoiceApplyPayment this is no longer an issue for me at the
> present time, but I can report this in Bugzilla if you think this
> should work.
I didn't say it's not working, just that I don't know how :)

In other words I don't know how to generate a GList compatible list in python to pass to the 
function. That *may* be because it's not possible, but may also just show my limited 
knowledge of this.


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