Checks print with black bar in place of Payee name
Mike or Penny Novack
stepbystepfarm at mtdata.com
Thu Nov 20 16:08:52 EST 2008
>No, GnuCash check printing does not support blank stock. It
>expects that you've got pre-printed check stock and all it
>needs to fill in are the things you would write by hand.
>That hasn't changed, and nobody is working on that.
Going to jump in here.
You are asking too much -- but also not visualizing the possibilities.
Using GnuCash you want to have the pre-printed right "form" loaded into
the printer. This does not have to be purchased pre-printed check stock.
It can be suitable stock for checks on which you have earlier printed
whatever fixed "background" material you want by whatever application
you have that will be able to print what you want. I put it that way
because your background might be more than textual lines such as company
name and address. Might have logo or pictures or other design type
material and so "art" applications might be involved.
So you have to do two passes of the paper (once to print the
"background", then later reloaded as needed to print checks) but you
have essentially no limitations as to what the constant background might
be. Any "built in" capability would be very limited and that is probably
why "nobody is working on it".
When you were describing "QB" as being able to print on blank paper
stock did you mean things like ..... In addition to your name and
address and the bank's name and routing info you could have the
specified security background or picture and your personal "logo" in
the upper left corner and ........ Because if not, then I would judge
that "QB" can't print checks on blank paper either. A full blown "check
design" capability would be a major application all by itself.
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