Entering transactions that require a currency conversion

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Jun 11 09:46:01 EDT 2013

Adam Funk <a24061 at ducksburg.com> writes:

> On 2013-06-11, Derek Atkins wrote:
>> Liz <edodd at billiau.net> writes:
>>> On Fri, 7 Jun 2013 22:21:01 -0700 (PDT)
>>> culmore <culmore at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> What is different about "Account
>>>> Receivable" accounts?????????????
>>> A lot of things
>>> but the concept is these should not be directly edited
>>> perhaps that is why the currency exchange rte does not work that way.
>>> I recommend Bugzilla and filing an enhancement request.
>> Don't waste your time; it will be closed as WONTFIX.  A/R and A/P
>> accounts are not designed for direct user input.
> I'm not disputing that, but maybe the UI shouldn't allow direct user
> input into those accounts?

I was exploring that at initial implementation, but it turned out to be
much harder than expected.  And also there are times when you DO need to
modify (read: delete) transactions from A/R when the
auto-splitting-balancing code fails.

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