[Kmymoney-devel] Re: [Bug 241855] Reconciliation wizard fails to calculate correct difference

Jack ostroffjh at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Sep 29 16:54:30 CEST 2010

On 2010.09.29 10:09, Alvaro Soliverez wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 11:05 AM, David Houlden <djhoulden at gmail.com>  
> wrote:
> > On Wednesday 29 September 2010 Jack wrote:
> >>
> >> It does make sense, but I'm not sure "None" would help anyone who  
> does
> >> not already know how reconciliation works.  In the transaction  
> form,
> >> the field label is "Status" so would a more explicit "Not set"  
> work?
> >> I'm trying to think about the new user who does not yet understand  
> how
> >> reconciliation works.  The values of the field are "reconciled" or
> >> "cleared" or something else, but the third one isn't really another
> >> value, it just hasn't been set to one of the first two.
> >>
> > "Not set" sounds good. In the status filter selection list it  
> appears
> > as "Not marked".
> > So what would Alvaro's new message in the reconciliation wizard be?  
> I'm not
> > sure exactly what information or condition it is trying to convey  
> to the
> > user.
> >
> Then it would be "Oldest not set transaction" It intends to offer
> information on what transactions were used to get to the starting
> balance.

Is there enough room to say "Oldest transaction not set to reconciled  
or cleared" or "Oldest transaction not marked as reconciled or cleared"  
?  The shorter version is OK, but I think the longer one would help new  
users more.

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