[GNC] Associate a file with the selected transaction.

David H hellvee at gmail.com
Sat May 15 19:04:04 EDT 2021


Don't forget there's also a Gnucash : General : Linked Files preference
that allows you to set the "Path head for Linked Files Relative Paths"
which I believe is used to point to the folder you want to keep your
associated files in.

Cheers David H.

On Sun, 16 May 2021 at 02:41, David Carlson <david.carlson.417 at gmail.com>

> I would like help with the above subject.  This is an action in the
> transaction menu which seems to have no description of what it does or how
> to use it.  I tried to use it and it produced a letter in the top bar of
> the transaction display.  Now when I right-click on the transaction there
> is an action Open Associated File/Location.
> When I try that, I get an error message "GnuCash could not open the
> associated Url:" then it shows a URL that should be pointing to a file or a
> location.  However, there is no information on how to fix the problem.  It
> seems like the solution might depend on the OS and certain characteristics
> of the URL.  I would like a general answer for Windows, Linux, MAC, and
> local vs network locations and, perhaps, relative vs absolute addressing if
> that matters.
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