Split entries: wrong descriptions?

Dave Peticolas dave@krondo.com
Sun, 17 Sep 2000 13:51:36 -0700

Andrea Borgia writes:
> On Fri, 15 Sep 2000 01:35:04 -0700, you wrote:
> >It's partially fixed in that the odd copying semantics for split memos
> >are gone.  But existing files aren't going to change. It's still not
> What does this mean? That in order to get the correct semantic for
> split memos I should redo all my accounting from scratch or simply
> delete the offending transaction and reenter it?

You don't need to do either. Change to multi-line mode and set the
memo fields however you want them.

> Either way, 1.4.6 seems to be like 1.4.3: I set up a new file with
> bank, income and taxes accounts. Entered a test transaction in Income
> of 1200WHT (WHT: ISO for whatever's ;-) split into 1000WHT going to
> the bank and 200WHT to taxes. Recorded and clicked Jump from the 1000
> line (described as "net income"). Description reads "gross amount"
> (the one I used in Income for the total 1200 line).
> Oh, by the way, the odd semantics applies to Action/Num too!

You just mean Action, right? Num will always be the same.