Problems with printed Invoice format

John Whitmore arigead at
Wed Oct 26 14:38:55 EDT 2016

Hi David,

Thanks a million 2 problems sorted by that gem of wisdom. Yes it was under the
reports menu that I should have been looking.

The only remaining problem is pagination, which I'm confused by since the
paper settings have set the paper correctly it's just GnuCash ain't making
much of an effort with the pages to nicely chop an invoice.

Can page brakes be manually added?

I was looking at a pdf I have but similar instructions found here:

On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 10:00:02PM +0500, David T. wrote:
> John,
> It sounds like the documentation is a little misleading. Try looking at the report options before choosing print. At least, that’s where I see the style sheet selector. Once you’ve selected the style sheet, you should see the changes.
> HTH,
> David
> BTW, what section of the documentation were you citing?
> > On Oct 26, 2016, at 8:57 PM, John Whitmore <arigead at> wrote:
> > 
> > Been using GnuCash for a while and I guess this is the first time I've hit
> > problems with my invoices. I've created an invoice with a lot of entries,
> > which have unfortunately stretched over more then one page. The printed invoice
> > is not being paginated at all.
> > 
> > On top of that one the customer is complaining that the Invoice contains the
> > term "Tax" where as it should be "VAT" of "Value Added Tax".
> > 
> > I took these problems as the motivation to actually customise my Invoice by
> > following the documentation to create a new style sheet with my Logo and
> > stuff. That's given me another problem as the documentation states that: "With
> > the style sheet configured, when you print the invoice, you select the style
> > sheet to use from the Options menu." There is no "Options" Menu? When I select
> > print if goes straight to an un-paginated basic invoice. No option to change
> > that. :-( I know it's in here somewhere.
> > 
> > I'm running version 2.6.12 on OpenSUSE Tumbleweed, I probably installed
> > straight from the package manager for convenience, so I must go look at
> > latest, and installing from source, but I don't imagine that's my problem.
> > 
> > Cheers for any thoughts. I know I'm simply missing something obvious in all
> > three cases, but Internet ain't helping.
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