[GNC] GNUCash & Macros

Jack Frillman jcf_m_lists at me.com
Wed May 26 20:38:37 EDT 2021

That's would be trouble then it's worth.
If GNUCash doesn't have it built in it's no big deal

On 5/26/21 8:26 PM, will at theprescotts.com wrote:
> The "Script Editor" found in the Applications->Utilities folder under Mac OS has some capabilities that might help. You can tell it to track a series of actions that turn into a script that can be edited for refinements and then used as a 'Macro'.
> Will
> On 2021 May 26, at 05-26 17:56:16, Jack Frillman via gnucash-user <gnucash-user at gnucash.org> wrote:
> Unfortunately that's a Windows app.
> I'm OSX or Linux user.
> On 5/26/21 12:04 PM, Fross, Michael wrote:
>> You could look into AutoHotkey.  I use it to automate other non-GNUCash things, but I don't see why it couldn't work, especially if you can do what you need to do via keystrokes.
>> Michael
>> On Wed, May 26, 2021 at 10:15 AM Derek Atkins <derek at ihtfp.com <mailto:derek at ihtfp.com>> wrote:
>>     HI,
>>     On Wed, May 26, 2021 11:09 am, Jack Frillman wrote:
>>     > I have repetitive task I do every day and I would like to reduce the
>>     > number of steps to do that task.
>>     >
>>     > More specifically I import stock/mutual fund and precious metal
>>     prices
>>     > from a CSV file. Currently I go through the multi-step process
>>     the GUI
>>     > walks you through. This is easy enough but I can be ultra lazy
>>     at times
>>     > and would like to execute that import process using a macro if
>>     possible.
>>     Thank you for explaining what you'd like to do. Unfortunately, no,
>>     there
>>     is no way to automate those processes in the UI.  The closest
>>     thing you
>>     can do is write some scripts (in Python) to do the work.
>>     -derek
>>     --            Derek Atkins                 617-623-3745
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