[Kmymoney-devel] Can't remove payee from transaction (3.95)

Jack ostroffjh at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Feb 19 22:39:22 CET 2010

On 2010.02.19 07:20, Alvaro Soliverez wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 11:34 AM, Alvaro Soliverez  
> <asoliverez at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 11:12 AM, Jack  
> <ostroffjh at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> >> On 2010.02.18 01:00, Thomas Baumgart wrote:
> >>> on Wednesday 17 February 2010 Alvaro Soliverez wrote:
>>>>> On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 2:55 PM, Jack  
>>>>> <ostroffjh at users.sourceforge.net wrote:

>>>>>> For transfer transactions, I prefer not to specify a Payee.  I  
>>>>>> can create such a transaction with no problem.  However, when I  
>>>>>> download an OFX from my bank, a transfer shows up as a payment,  
>>>>>> and I used to (in 1.0) edit the transacion, delete the payee,  
>>>>>> change the transaction type to transfer, and add the other  
>>>>>> account.  In the new version, I do exactly the same thing, but  
>>>>>> when I save the transaction, the payee is still there.

>>>>>> There is another minor difference between 1.0 and 3.95, although  
>>>>>> this is from memory since I don't have a copy of the old version  
>>>>>> installed. In 1.0, I had to explicitly hit ESC or click in  
>>>>>> another field when leaving the Payee field blank, or else it  
>>>>>> would just insert whatever payee was selected in the drop-down.  
>>>>>>  In 3.95, I can just tab out of a blank payee field - which is  
>>>>>> fine for a new transaction, but if I'm deleting a payee when  
>>>>>> editing a transaction, it shows a blank payee field, but it  
>>>>>> doesn't actually delete it, and the original payee shows up  
>>>>>> after I have saved the transaction.

>>>>> This is probably a problem with the new KMyMoneyPayeeCombo. I'll  
>>>>> look into  it.

> >>> Looks very similar to https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=226261

>>> This is not the same as that bug.  I am not trying to completely  
>>> delete the payee.  I am just trying to remove the payee from the  
>>> transaction. I can see this happening if the KMyMoneyPayeeCombo  
>>> returns "no change" rather than "changed to blank" so I think  
>>> Alvaro is probably on the right track.

>> There's a condition in the code where it specifically prevents you  
>> from putting a blank on an existing payee. :D
> > I have to run some tests and then I'll commit the fix.

> can you try the latest svn? I added a condition to check for that  
> case.


Your patch works.  Sorry for the false alarm.  I'm still not sure if  
the test failed because I was trying to test using kmymoney.shell and  
not doing "make install" or if I really didn't have a sufficiently  
recent svn.

Thanks for the effort.


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