There was an unknown error while retrieving the price quotes
chris.good at ozemail.com.au
Fri Oct 7 19:41:52 EDT 2016
> Message: 9
> Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2016 16:17:23 +0100
> From: mike <gnucash at rovoreed.com>
> To: gnucash-user at gnucash.org
> Subject: There was an unknown error while retrieving the price quotes
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> Started getting "There was an unknown error while retrieving the price
> quotes" at the start of this month.
> Running Fedora 22 with gnucash 2.6.12
> I know sometimes the websites change their formats etc which can mess
> things up, so I have tried a few different sources, but it makes no
> The odd thing is, if I use gnc-fq-dump I get valid data. e.g.
> [mike at blackstock ~]$ gnc-fq-dump yahoo BP.L Finance::Quote fields
> Gnucash uses:
> symbol: BP.L <=== required
> date: 10/07/2016 <=== required
> currency: GBP <=== required
> last: 4.8545 <=\
> nav: <=== one of these
> price: 4.8545 <=/
> timezone: <=== optional
> [mike at blackstock ~]$
> It seems to affect all my UK quoted stocks, but nothing else. Anyone got
> ideas what is going on ?
Works for me using following Security Editor settings for security BPL:
Display Symbol BP.L
Quote Source Yahoo USA (Single)
Finance::Quote V# 1.27 (see output of gnc-fq-check)
What are your settings?
Maybe you are having a problem with just 1 stock. Try turning off 'Get
Online Quotes' for all the british ones and test turning them on 1 at a
Good luck, Chris
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