Entering transactions that require a currency conversion

Adam Funk a24061 at ducksburg.com
Tue Jun 11 16:27:09 EDT 2013

On 2013-06-11, Derek Atkins wrote:

> 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.

Good point; I was just thinking out loud.

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