Problems retrieving share prices
lesliek at ozemail.com.au
Wed Feb 1 02:53:50 EST 2006
Dale Alspach wrote:
>Did you check the box that says get online quotes and choose a source for
>each of the 33 securities? (Edit Account)
Section 220.127.116.11 of the guide says, "you should run the
'dump-finance-quote' test program ... to test if Finance::Quote is ...
Well, I did that (or so I thought). I issued the command
"dump-finance-quote". It worked. I got output telling me the usage and
It's only while trying some more to figure out what was wrong that I
decided to issue instead the command "dump-finance-quote asx agl".
From that, I got the following output:
"The query for AGL failed!!
Finance::Quote fields Gnucash uses:
symbol: AGL <=== required
date: ** missing ** <=== required
currency: AUD <=== required
last: 17.960 <=\
nav: <=== one of these
price: 17.960 <=/
timezone: <=== optional"
I'm afraid I'm no better at interpreting that output than I was the
sentence in the guide.
I can confirm that the AGL query worked in part, because today's closing
price was in fact $17.96. However, I don't know from what it is that the
I'd be grateful for any instructions as to how to solve the date problem.
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