Reports chapter in guide

Pedro Albuquerque palbuquerque73 at
Mon Feb 22 13:26:03 EST 2016


About the merge, it's just an idea, thank you for your comment, I'll
think about that.

About the other issue, like I said, there was a previous discussion
about the use of GC in certain countries. It started, if I'm not
mistaken, with a Swedish user and their tax authority imposing the
existence of a non editable file. Here most business have to be online
with the tax authority's servers.
Both these are, to say the least, very restrictive to an official use of


Seg, 2016-02-22 às 10:56 -0500, Derek Atkins escreveu:

> Hi,
> Pedro Albuquerque <palbuquerque73 at> writes:
> > Platform independently speaking, I would rather have the help manual and
> > the guide merged into one single document and then split in two again,
> > one for personal finances and another for business finances.
> In my opinion, the Help and the Guide serve different purposes.  The
> Help document is "I found this menu item/report/etc in the UI -- what
> does it do?" whereas the Guide is more about "I want to do X, how do I
> do it in GnuCash".
> I'm not sure how you could merge those two concepts together into a
> single document.
> > One reason for this choice of mine and following up on a recent
> > discussion on the users list, there are countries where GC can't be used
> > for most businesses, so a separate document for businesses would make
> > sense to me, living on one of those.
> Okay, I'll bite --- why can't GnuCash be used for most businesses?
> > As for the merge, I think we all know that users seldom read the
> > documentation (me included), so having to jump between two documents
> > could eventually discourage them even more.
> See above for why there are two documents.
> > Either way, thank you for this excellent software. Took me some time to
> > choose it but I'm glad I did. It's now fully translated into my language
> > and I will finish just saying that I can spare some time to help, if you
> > want.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Pedro.
> >
> > Sáb, 2016-02-20 às 11:46 -0500, David T. escreveu:
> >
> >> 687820
> >
> -derek
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