date completion

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Jan 6 12:39:45 EST 2011


selinger at (Peter Selinger) writes:

> A question I always mean to ask this time of year: is there a way to
> change the default date completion behavior of GnuCash?
> Today is January 5, 2011. If I enter a transaction with an incomplete
> date, such as 12/30, GnuCash automatically enters this as 12/30/2011,
> which is what I want in 0% of cases. 
> Conversely, last week, when I entered the date 1/5 last week, GnuCash
> recorded this as 01/05/2010.
> As a result, around the turn of the year, I constantly have to enter
> full dates, which is inconvenient.
> I checked the preferences and could not find a setting for changing
> this behavior. Is there one? 

Unfortunately, no, this has not (yet) been implemented. 

Hopefully someone will decide to scratch this itch.  ;-)

> Thanks, -- Peter

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