[GNC] Cut/paste between databases

John Ralls jralls at ceridwen.us
Thu May 6 12:02:26 EDT 2021

It can't work, the account GUIDs from the one book won't be valid in the other book.

John Ralls

> On May 6, 2021, at 3:31 AM, Liz <edodd at billiau.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 5 May 2021 13:40:13 -0600
> Paul Kinzelman <paul at kinzelman.com> wrote:
>> I'm running gnucash 4.5
>> I've got two gnucash databases (personal and business) and I
>> accidentally entered a charge into one instead of the other. So I
>> tried cut from one and paste into the other and it didn't work.
>> When I pasted, I got only the Description got pasted, and I filled in 
>> the rest
>> of the transaction manually, but I couldn't get it to enter. The
>> 'Enter' key did nothing and the transaction still stayed open.
>> I had to cancel the transaction and enter the whole thing by hand and
>> it worked.
>> It'd not a big deal to get it fixed, or maybe copy/paste isn't
>> supposed to work between
>> databases?
> I agree, it doesn't work, and I haven't tried to do it for a long time.
> Liz
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