XBT currency

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon May 11 10:38:09 EDT 2015


BettinaK <bettina.krippner at monetas.net> writes:

> Hi
> I'm looking for a solution to have XBT (bitcoins) as currency in GNUCash and
> also I'm wondering how I can show the 8 digit currency in the accounts.
> Looking forward to your answers to that tiny problem.

you can use the XXX currency, or you can set it up as a stock.  In
either case you'll need to record miliBitcoins (mBTC, 1mBTC == 0.001 BTC)
instead of Bitcoins because GnuCash cannot handle the 10^-8 significant
decimal digits.

> B.

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