Cheque printing.

David Reiser dbreiser at
Tue May 30 09:26:32 EDT 2006

Until you switch to 1.9.x or 2.0, to save a custom format, you have  
to edit the check definition file. See

Saving custom formats does work in the 1.9 series.

Searching the gnucash mailing lists works best (IMO) at: https://


On May 30, 2006, at 9:03 AM, Wouter van Marle wrote:

> On Tue, 2006-05-30 at 12:32 +0100, Maf. King wrote:
>> On Tuesday 30 May 2006 08:14, Wouter van Marle wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>> Hi Wouter,
>> I'm certain that this has cropped up on the list before, and a  
>> workaround
>> proposed.  have a look in the list archives, I'm sure you will find
>> something!
> I have done a Google search on this already, and the only reference on
> cheque printing it returned was from 2004. Now I didn't search
> specifically for the gnucash archives, the only other references I  
> found
> were product descriptions telling it is possible.
> Wouter.
>> Cheers,
>> Maf.
>>> I've a serious issue with cheque printing: of course I have to use a
>>> custom cheque format, and the problem is that this is only  
>>> remembered as
>>> long as I keep the specific account window open. As soon as I close
>>> this, all the settings are forgotten! That is not just  
>>> irritating, it's
>>> a total show stopper for me regarding this function (that could  
>>> be so
>>> useful...just put a cheque in the printer and be done with it, no
>>> problems with accidental misspellings and so anymore).
>>> Is this a known bug (I haven't searched bugzilla yet)? Is there any
>>> workaround?
>>> Using GnuCash 1.8.11 (Mandriva LE2005).
>>> Wouter.

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