Exchange rates in the "account summary"
warlord at MIT.EDU
Wed May 3 08:40:18 EDT 2006
The 'default' is unfortunately defined in each report. I agree
that Nearest or Latest in time should be the default in all reports.
Please file bug reports on that.
Quoting Wouter van Marle <wouter at squirrel-systems.com>:
> On Tue, 2006-05-02 at 10:53 -0400, Derek Atkins wrote:
>> Which "price method" do you have configured in your report?
>> I bet you've got it configured for Weighted Average instead
>> of Nearest in Time or Latest in Time.
> You were correct; that was the thing. I've now set it to "latest in
> time" for these reports; makes most sense to me. It's after all about
> I'd prefer to have "nearest in time" or "latest in time" as default for
> making reports - is it possible to set it like that?
>> Wouter van Marle <wouter at squirrel-systems.com> writes:
>> > Hi all,
>> > I've an issue with the account summary: the exchange rates are
>> > incorrect. In my account tree I've a few foreign currency accounts, and
>> > while they get calculated generally correctly in my base (HKD) currency
>> > in this tree, it goes wrong for the "account summary" report.
>> > The exchange rates used there:
>> > Exchange rates
>> > EUR 1.00
>> > HK$9.50005
>> > TWD 1.00
>> > HK$0.64462
>> > USD 1.00
>> > HK$1.28325
>> > The EUR rate is correct.
>> > The USD rate however should be HK$ 7.759 / USD 1. I have entered so in
>> > the price editor, I don't know where the 1.28325 comes from as I've
>> > never given this.
>> > Same for the TWD: the correct rate is TWD 1.0 / HKD 0.24, I have entered
>> > so when entering TWD amounts.
>> > This is in GnuCash 1.8.11.
>> > Wouter.
Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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