Problem adding account to existing accounts

Bengt Thuree bengt at
Thu Mar 23 03:28:11 EST 2006

On Thu, 2006-03-23 at 17:41 +1100, Leslie Katz wrote:
> Bengt Thuree wrote:
> >On Wed, 2006-03-22 at 17:43 +1100, Leslie Katz wrote:

> I couldn't find at first a way to set my account type to stock. I then 
> discovered that the window I was working in was compressed, presumably 
> because of the relatively small size of my monitor. After I lengthened 
> the window, I was able to set the account type to stock, but that didn't 
> put an end to the problem I first raised. I still can't change the word 
> "Currency" to anyhing else.

Are you sure you have set the Account type to be Stock, and then click
the "Select" on the Commodity box.
This should bring you the "Select Currency/Security" dialog, and in this
one, you should be able to choose which Type "AMEX, EUREX, FUND, NASDAQ,
NYSE" or just press "NEW" and create your own new stock. Like ERICB.ST
in EUREX, for Ericsson B, traded in Stockholm.

If the Account type is set to something related to cash (like
bank/cash/income/expense etc) you can only choose "Currency" as a


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