currency warnings on open and save

Jeff Abrahamson jeff at
Tue Dec 30 20:20:12 CST 2003

On Tue, Dec 30, 2003 at 06:51:37PM -0500, Derek Atkins wrote:
> > Perhaps related, I changed the currency on one account today (from USD
> > to EUR).  I was expecting to see a dialog telling me of all the other
> > accounts that had to be changed to keep things consistent.  Instead,
> > it just changed it, with transfers now directly between USD and EUR
> > accounts.  Is this really meaningful / possible?
> Well, GnuCash gives you lots of rope.  I hope your neck is strong.
> Seriously, if you change the parameters of an account, you should know
> what you are doing.  Gnucash doesn't care, and wont verify the
> existing contents of an account.  So, if you change something like the
> currency, well, gnucash assumes you know what you are doing.
> This is not a bug.

But it's different than what happened in 1.6.6, where gnucash would (I
think) trace the account transfer graph and tell me what needed to
change.  Here it just relabels edges, I guess.


 Jeff Abrahamson  <>
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