[GNC] Associate a file with the selected transaction.

David Carlson david.carlson.417 at gmail.com
Sun May 16 11:26:18 EDT 2021


The topic is Associate a file with the selected transaction
and the discussion is about identifying and locating the associated files.
This issue just gets more complicated when multiple books are involved.

On Sun, May 16, 2021 at 10:16 AM Michael or Penny Novack <
stepbystepfarm at comcast.net> wrote:

> > and for people with multiple books, how to easily store in separate
> > places for each book
> >
> > Liz
> I have (and have had) many different sets of books kept under gnucash.
> For this reason, I am totally unclear what problem users seem to be having.
> A set of books under gnucash is a file. When you create a file (not
> specific to gnucash) you give it a name, possibly/usually including a
> file extension indicating type, and specify a location for it (directory
> aka file folder). For example, when you crate a new set of books, the
> first "save" should be a "save as" and at that time you would get to
> specify what you want for the name of this file and where you want it to
> be.
> Is THAT the problem?
> Are people saying that they have a problem with multiple books, storing
> in multiple locations never doing this? Simply doing a "save" (that
> first time) accepting the default name and default location? << these
> would always be the same >>
> Michael D Novack
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