[Kmymoney-devel] Custom reports

Thomas Baumgart thb at net-bembel.de
Wed Sep 8 08:30:26 CEST 2010

Hi all,

on Wednesday 08 September 2010 02:01:48 Alvaro Soliverez wrote:

> Hello Alexey,
> Hei_Ku would be me. :)
> I remember your question. The work to be done on reports is a
> restructuring of the internal data and API. At first, it won't have an
> impact on users, but the goal is to make it more flexible for future.
> Now, if you tell me about the use case you are foreseeing, I might
> give you more help on it.
> Of course, an extra hand is always welcome.

Yes, that's certainly true.

Do you keep in mind, that we also should provide means of report formatting? 
This will support sub-totals, pagination, repeating of headers, etc.  I don't 
want to start dreaming about adding custom logos to the output ;)

Basically, there once was a project called Kugar which would be the right 
thing to use, but I don't know what happened to it.

> On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 6:58 PM, Alexey Goncharov
> <a.k.goncharov at ctrl-v.biz> wrote:
> > Hello Alvaro,
> >
> > I'm writing to you because of you was mentioned as, in particular, report
> > generation developer in KMyMoney -> Help -> About KMyMoney. At the moment
> > I'm using KMyMoney 1.0.4 (KDE3-version) and I'm very interested in
> > creation of fully custom reports not like existing. So.. the thing which
> > i'm looking for is something like report generation API or maybe script
> > language (not like in gnucash!). I asked this question in #kmymoney (my
> > nick is alexey there) and Hei_Ku answered that some work on reports is
> > planned in upcoming releases. I would like to know what kind of work are
> > you planning to implement? And what's the best way to make fully custom
> > reports (do not offer to write my version of kmymoney, pls :-) ).
> > Actually, i know C++/Qt a bit and if i'll write something i really dream
> > to make it useful for others.
> >
> > Thanks for your attention, Alvaro!
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