Stock purchase question

Bengt Thuree bengt at
Fri Mar 24 15:51:55 EST 2006

On Fri, 2006-03-24 at 10:30 -0500, Derek Atkins wrote:
> Quoting Bengt Thuree <bengt at>:
> > I open the Bank account, and purchase my stocks from this account.
> > Asset:Broker:City:Bank				Withdrawal 10,000
> > Expenses:CitiCommision			Deposit 1,000
> > Asset:Broker:City:Ericsson		Deposit 9,000
> >
> > At this stage I press Enter (or tab), and the Exchange popup dialog
> > appears (in version 1.8.4 anyway).
> > But the number of shares are set to 9,000 (which was supposed to be the
> > amount I actually bought the shares for).

Ok, It was not clear, but after trial and error (and guidance from
Derek) I entered the Number of Shares into the "To Amount" and that
worked very nice.

Hopefully this dialog can be re-worked a bit to make it a bit clearer in
the 1.9 serie. 



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