Editing exchange rate for a transaction

Andreas Köhler andi5.py at gmx.net
Mon Sep 29 18:32:59 EDT 2008


On Mon, 2008-09-29 at 10:06 -0400, Derek Atkins wrote:
> colbec <colbec at start.ca> writes:
> > In one of my USD accounts I had entries whose offsetting entries were in a
> > mix of accounts, some in USD and some in CAD. In those entries which were
> > offset by CAD accounts the XR dialog popped, but where USD account was
> > offset by USD account there was no popup. Clearly when USD <-> USD there is
> > no immediate XR involved. The only confusing part is that the "Edit exchange
> > rate" option is not greyed out for that item which perhaps it should be. I
> > have rearranged my chart of accounts and now it behaves a lot more
> > consistently.
> That option never greys out.  It just doesn't pop up a dialog in the
> cases where it doesn't need to.

there is also http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=128774 about
that.  Citing comment 2: "The logic to determine whether there is an
exchange rate dialog to be showed is complex and should not run when
[the] user traverses her register."

-- andi5

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