Another one unhappy with quickfill

Geert Janssens janssens-geert at
Sun Jan 16 13:41:26 EST 2011

On Sunday 16 January 2011, Paul Abrahams wrote:
> Derek asked, "What is it about quickfill that you don't like?"  Well,
> sometimes it will create a split transaction because I once had one but
> don't want one any longer.  And filling in a  split when it really isn't
> one is a lot of unnecessary work.  Even making the split go away is
> unnecessary labor.
> I can understand the arguments for quickfill, but what I don't understand
> is why it isn't optional, given that many people dislike it.  It shouldn't
> be that difficult to do.
Quite frankly, you're the second person I hear complaining about it. I have 
some difficulty calling that "many".

As for making the quickfill feature optional (assuming for now that doing so 
is a good idea), that is likely not too difficult, but still someone has to do 


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