Wrong version of Memorised Transactions.

Dennis Powless claven123 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 5 14:56:27 EST 2011

When I asked a similar question a while back, I was told no.  You
can't alter them.


On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 1:49 AM, Flynn, Oweson O
<Oweson.Flynn at standardbank.co.za> wrote:
> 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?
> Regards
> Oweson Flynn
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