New specification for Canadian cheques

Paul Bak gnu4cash at
Mon Sep 8 09:35:49 EDT 2008

No David, there is no capability there.
I can't find the way to print field descriptors under and the "Date" in front of date.
Am I missing something?

----- Original Message ----
From: David Reiser <dbreiser at>
To: Paul Bak <gnu4cash at>
Cc: gnucash-user at
Sent: Saturday, September 6, 2008 8:58:39 PM
Subject: Re: New specification for Canadian cheques

On Sep 6, 2008, at 8:21 PM, Paul Bak wrote:

> Effective September 2nd 2008, all Canadian cheques must conform to  
> new, standardised specifications as outlined at
> .
> Any ideas when new format will be available?
> In February 2007 it was some discussion about it between Giles and  
> David Hampton but nothing after.
> I really don't want to buy QuickBooks 2008.
> Paul

I'm guessing there wasn't any more discussion, because that capability  
has been in gnucash since then.

Edit > Preferences > (printing tab) > "Print date format"

David Reiser
dbreiser at


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