1/1000000 fraction traded only yields .00001 accuracy
warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Nov 10 00:12:46 CST 2003
andy <dovienya at diatribes.org> writes:
> hello -
> i'm using gnucash 1.8.7 on debian sid, and the fraction traded doesn't
> seem to be represented correctly.
> in the commodity editor i have Fraction traded: 1000000. whenever i
> open gnucash, however, those accounts have only been saved with
> a .00001 share accuracy. i've also tried setting the Smallest Fraction
> field in the account editor, but that has no effect either.
> am i doing something wrong? i've been unable to find a solution or
> workaround in the list archives or the documentation.
Nope, there are a number of hard-coded fraction (display) limitations
on the order of 10^-6 which you can hit pretty frequently when dealing
with really small fractions.
Submit a bug report whenver you find one.
Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
Member, MIT Student Information Processing Board (SIPB)
URL: http://web.mit.edu/warlord/ PP-ASEL-IA N1NWH
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