[Kmymoney-devel] [Bug 249844] wrong memo field after duplicating and editing transaction

Alvaro Soliverez asoliverez at kde.org
Tue Sep 7 12:16:48 CEST 2010

Is this the message you are referring to? I think we had the privilege
to receive it completely.

Your comments are your own. Please stop throwing baseless accusations.

On Mon, Sep 6, 2010 at 4:25 PM, csioulis <csioulis at dsa.gr> wrote:
> https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=249844
> csioulis <csioulis at dsa.gr> changed:
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> --- Comment #9 from csioulis <csioulis dsa gr>  2010-09-06 21:25:39 ---
> Dear Stefan,
> I totally disagree with the expression "The payee should be definitely per
> transaction, not per split", especially when the transaction is a "transfer"
> (as it is in your report) where two -or more- accounts (=not one account and
> some categories, like in deposits and at withdraws) are involved.
> Both Memo, Payee (and 'No') fields SHOULD BE 'per split' in this occasion, and
> it SHOULD BE easy to entry, see and edit any of them per split.
> From my point of view, there are much more situations where you would like to
> be able to assign different Payee, Memo and No values at the two (or more)
> splits of a transfer transactions to avoid some inconsistencies in KMyMoney!
> For example, if you credit your supplier when you receive goods and, then, in a
> next day, you pay him, you need to assign in "Payee" field: a) his name in your
> asset account (cash or checking) from where you pay him, and b) your name (or
> even your partner's name -if you are a company) as a "payer" to his (liability)
> account (where you debit the amount of the transfer), to have the right balance
> in his payee view. (see the 'WONTFIX" Bug No 141364 for details).
> My way to overcome this is to change/modify the payee at the "half-part" of the
> transfer transaction  (in supplier liability ledger) for the first time and
> then, for every next payment to this supplier I duplicate this "half-corrected"
> (with the different Payees in each split) transaction editing only the date and
> the amount (and maybe the memo) fields!
> So, the problem that you describes exists, but IMHO it is problem of the
> data-entry GUI especially in transfer transactions, not of the data structure.
> If only you had in front of you both of "Pay From" and "Pay to" payees fields
> to fill in in the data entry form, you should resolve a lot of issues - such as
> this in the current bug report.
> It is more than 1 year that I insist that there are a lot of problems about
> transfers in KMyMoney -see post http://forum.kde.org/viewtopic.php?f=69&t=29110
> "Transfer need DUAL Payee, Memo and No fields in form to entry" for some argues
> on it.
> Another useful thread on this issue (with many links to similar discussions)
> you can see at:
> http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_name=w2p64e15f8f1004281745xfa74a637m912461f8d45e3b4d%40mail.gmail.com&forum_name=kmymoney2-developer
> (started at 25/4/10 by Charles Merriam)
> I hope that I will find soon the time to write analytic bug reports and
> proposes about the "transfer issue".
> S. Chris
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