stock price broken

John Ralls jralls at
Sat Jan 1 18:27:12 EST 2011

On Jan 1, 2011, at 2:52 PM, brad wrote:

> Yes, a register display.
> These are calculated prices from a transaction.
> Bought 323.575 shares of femkx at $12.98/share for $4200.
> When I show the split it shows the price at 1, the Buy line (sometimes
> is says 'Tot Buy') at 323.575.  The line for the amount where the cash
> came from is correct.  There is an another line w/ Buy=$3875 and the
> account field is blank.
> If I try to fix it the calculated price alway changes to 1, and it
> recomputes the number of shares.
> On Sat, 2011-01-01 at 14:14 -0800, John Ralls wrote:
>> On Jan 1, 2011, at 1:29 PM, brad wrote:
>>> Stock/fund prices for transactions which were correct, now show stock
>>> price of $1 and the price can't be changed.  It isn't all of the
>>> transactions, maybe most of them though.  Some right some wrong in the
>>> same account.  The security/currency field for the account is set to the
>>> correct security.  
>>> ubuntu 10.04, gc 2.4.0  I've been using sqlite, but reverted back to an
>>> xml file and see the same issue.
>> We're talking about the register display, correct? Are these stored prices or the calculated price when you enter a new txn?
>> Can you provide an example (e.g., bought 100 AAPL at 345 for 34500, entered 100 shares and 34500 but the price stayed at 1 and the total was recalculated to 100).

When you edit the price, you should get a dialog box that says "The values entered are out of balance" and offers a radio button to select which field you want to adjust. Do you get that?

Where did you build Gnucash-2.4? What did you use for a prefix argument to configure? 

John Ralls

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