Wrong version of Memorised Transactions.
Flynn, Oweson O
Oweson.Flynn at standardbank.co.za
Wed Jan 5 01:49:49 EST 2011
Gnucash is using the most complex version, not the most recent transaction as the 'template' (for auto-complete) for new transactions.
I occasionally pay a utility bill at a grocery store. So I capture a split transaction, splitting the amount paid across the utility and groceries. But most of the time I only buy groceries. But my GnuCash
(2.29 on Ubuntu) memorises the split - so I have to delete the additional lines every time after that that I want to record only a purchase of groceries.
How can I get GnuCash to remember the latest version of the transaction (without the splits)? I have tried Transaction->Remove Transaction Splits. That only removes them from the current transaction, not the memorised (template) transaction. The Delete and Cancel buttons are for the transaction, and not the splits.
My 3rd transaction this morning was the one with the splits. The first two were 'simple' (no splits), and GnuCash showed the simple transactions, and all I had to do was enter the correct amounts. I then captured the 3rd with the splits - and now all transactions show the split - even if I delete the additional lines (making it 'simple'
again). I tried clicking on 'save' (to write out the XML file). I exited and re-started GnuCash. Nothing seems to reset the memorised transaction.
Can anyone explain which transaction GnuCash picks to be the memorised transaction? And how I can get the behaviour I want?
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