Is there a way to turn off quickfill?

Derek Atkins derek at
Mon Jan 17 16:51:24 EST 2011

On Mon, January 17, 2011 4:43 pm, edodd at wrote:
>> hi,
>> On Sun, January 16, 2011 9:03 am, Marilyn Graves Kimple wrote:
>>> I find quickfill to be very annoying and I can find nothing in the
>>> documentation about turning it off. I would appreciate any help.
>> Sorry, no.  But what about quickfill / autocomplete do you not like?
>> It's
>> there as a tool because most transactions with the same description are
>> generally similar in style.
>> If you really don't want it to autocomplete then just add an extra space
>> at the end of the description, or make the description unique.
>>> mgk
> the auto fill for me (still 2.2.9) makes a decision after two characters,
> and then the third character i type appears at the end of the name
> say "country energy" and "coles" appear in my transaction list, as well as
> "coles express" to which i append a suburb name
> so type 'co' > decision made according to last entry in list.
> i'm still typing away so i get "country energyles" when i'm typing "coles"

I'm pretty sure this bug has long-since been fixed.  I remember seeing
this a long time ago but I've not experienced it in a while.  Try 2.4.0?

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