[GNC-dev] Ideas for account type-ahead modification

Jean Laroche ripngo at gmail.com
Thu Mar 12 20:30:23 EDT 2020

Well it's finally working. I cleaned everything and rebuilt everything, 
and things are OK now. I should have started with that. :(
Thanks for the help though!

On 3/12/20 3:52 PM, John Ralls wrote:
>> On Mar 12, 2020, at 3:37 PM, Jean Laroche <ripngo at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> you saw
>>> https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Adding_Preferences?
>> Well, it looks like this is out of date.
>> For example src/gnome-utils/gtkbuilder/dialog-preferences.glade no longer exists.
>> I can only see:
>> ./gnucash/gtkbuilder/dialog-preferences.glade
>> ./share/gnucash/gtkbuilder/dialog-preferences.glade
>> Following the instructions as best as I could, I'm still unable to make it work. I'm not sure what to do next. I'm replicating exactly what is done for the "enter-moves-to-end" preference, yet the pref does not work.
>> Where is the actual preference file located? (i.e., where gnucash saves its pref for the next time it opens). I haven't been able to locate it, despite the indications found in the wiki...
> Yes, it's a bit out of date. The source file is gnucash-git/gnucash/gtkbuilder/dialog-preferences.glade and it's moved to build_dir/share/gnucash/gtkbuilder/dialog-preferences.glade by make/ninja and installed in $PREFIX/share/gnucash/gtkbuilder/dialog-preferences.glade.
> On MacOS application preferences are written to plists in ~/Library/Preferences. Ours is named org.gnucash.Gnucash.plist.
> Regards,
> John Ralls

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