"Edit Scheduled Transaction" seizing up

John Ralls jralls at ceridwen.us
Tue May 12 23:05:10 EDT 2015

> On May 12, 2015, at 1:06 PM, Adam Funk <a24061 at ducksburg.com> wrote:
> On 2015-05-12, John Ralls wrote:
>>> On May 12, 2015, at 4:20 AM, Adam Funk <a24061 at ducksburg.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> In the "Template Transaction" tab of the "Edit Scheduled Transaction"
>>> dialog, if I (out of habit) hit Ctrl-PageDn to finish it off, the
>>> GnuCash GUI locks up --- the windows can still be dragged around, but
>>> I can get anything to "work", including saving the file!  The %CPU for
>>> gnucash in top also goes up to 99 to 100%.  I've tried letting it sit
>>> & churn for up to 10 minutes but have always ended up having to kill
>>> gnucash & re-enter data.
>>> Any ideas?  I tried googling for this problem & didn't see any bug
>>> reports like it.
>>> BTW, apart from this bug, I really like the Ctrl-PageDn keybinding in
>>> the registers.
>> What OS/distro and version?
> Oops!  Sorry I forgot that essential bit: Ubuntu 14.10, gnucash
> 'package 1:2.6.3-1build1’.

This is worthy of a bug report. It’s probably a gdk key-handling problem. If you can get a stack trace (http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Stack_Trace) on it after lock-up that would help a lot; also, attach a tracefile (http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Tracefile) to the bug.

John Ralls

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