Transactions Report

John R. Sowden jsowden at
Wed Jun 5 19:18:52 EDT 2013

On 06/05/2013 10:06 AM, Maf. King wrote:
> On Wed 5 June 13 09:44:03 John R. Sowden wrote:
>> On 06/05/2013 09:35 AM, Maf. King wrote:
>>> On Wed 5 June 13 09:03:44 John R. Sowden wrote:
>>>> On 06/04/2013 04:57 PM, John R. Sowden wrote:
>>>>> I am entering data for the fy 6/12 to 5/13 period.  My initial
>>>>> transactions are to post the opening balances from the previous year.
>>>>> I am using the General Ledger Selection because I am not taking the
>>>>> funds from a source account (eg cash).  First when I select the
>>>>> Transactions Report in the Reports menu, I get none. Then I select
>>>>> accounts: all, filter: none,dates start of year, end of year.  I
>>>>> confirmed that the dates are correct under edit>preferences.  I have
>>>>> entered 2 transactions and I am in the process of entering the third.
>>>>> Each transaction has about 10 GL accounts.  Two of the transactions
>>>>> have zero amounts.  1 has 3 amounts.  Of course they are all in
>>>>> balance (especially the ones with zero amounts  :) ).  In the process
>>>>> I realized that I did not enter all of the accounts (depreciation
>>>>> contra accts)./  I went back and entered them.  Now I don't remember
>>>>> where I was in the 3rd transaction, as I cannot see any of them.
>>>>> I am sure there is a logical explanation.
>>>>> John
>>>> It was suggested to me that I select the "child accounts" in the account
>>>> selection option.  I did this and made no change.  No transactions found.
>>> Hi John,
>>> Now that's a co-incidence.  I was creating some transaction reports
>>> yesterday, and I found the "select children" didn't behave as I was
>>> expecting, I haven't investigated with any other data file etc. yet, but
>>> it sounds like we have both hit a regression bug.
>>> I ended up having to expand the tree then do a "select all"
>>> GC 2.4.11 on OpenSUSE 12.2 (IIRC)  so I'll need to update and test more
>>> before thinking submitting of a bug report....  If anyone else can
>>> confirm wierdness (or fixed) in the current version, that would be
>>> helpful!
>>> Regards,
>>> Maf.
>> I noted that you are using 2.4.11 on Suse  I am using 2.4.12 on Ubuntu.
>> I'm sure the OS is not an issue, but the version # might be.
>> John
> Hi John,
> let me rephrase my last mail; you seem to have missed what I was intending to
> say....
> I noticed yesterday that "select children" in the transaction report didn't
> seem to work as i remembered.  maybe it has been broken or changed. I haven't
> had time to investigate the new behaviour yet.
> You seem to have an issue with getting the accounts you want to select in the
> same report (but different GC version)
> I made sure that the accounts I wanted were selected by manually expanding the
> tree in the accounts selection dialogue, and doing a "select all" to get round
> the child accounts not selecting... maybe that would work for you too, maybe
> not?
> cheers,
> Maf.
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> re: the version, I just noticed that you were using a different version than I was, and that might make a difference (new version-new feature, new version-new bug!).
re: the accounts, I am trying to see all accounts.  Selecting accounts 
is another step.
I just ran the "general journal (in the balance sheet menu?) report" and 
saw all three transactions.  but all transactions in the transactions 
report shows none.  someone else on the list is having the same 
problem.  hope a gnu guru sees it and finds a solution!


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