ttop123 at comcast.net
Fri Mar 17 16:37:12 EST 2006
On Mar 17, 2006, at 1:28 PM, Derek Atkins wrote:
> Are you sure that the real gain is only $7.02?
And there you've found it... I double checked and this was in
error... the gain was actually 45.42 and that's where the missing
38.40 went! And yes "only" 45.42 -- that's why I sold :-)
How could I have detected on my own that this was where the error was?
Thanks for your help.
>> But I'll admit that stock sales confuse me in GnuCash... when I
>> follow the guide's instructions for entering the split transaction
>> in the account's register, once I "Enter" that transaction, it
>> seems to result in two entries in an account's register.
>> Both entries seem to contain the same split detail, but when
>> collapsed, one entry shows the Buy for $7.02 and the other shows
>> the Sell for the number of shares and the price. This is
>> confusing to me - is this correct behavior?
> Yes, you'll see two entries because the register is showing you
> not Transactions. So, when you have a transaction with two splits
> the same account, that transaction will show up twice. This is not a
> bug, although it might be confusing.
> Another question: What Price Source do you use on your balance sheet?
> You might want to use the PriceDB source and make sure you have proper
> PriceDB entries.
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