[Kmymoney-devel] Review Request: Display the number of not marked transactions for every account on KMM's homepage

Brendan Coupe brendan at coupeware.com
Fri Jan 11 16:07:28 UTC 2013

*The symbols are tricky, not sure anything will make it clear.*
*I would probably use ASCII instead of icons:*
*S, !M, !R, C for Balance Status, Not Marked, Not Reconciled & Cleared*


On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 12:09 AM, <mk-lists at email.de> wrote:

> Hi Brendon,
> Hi Jack,
> On Jan 10, 2013, at 5:30 PM, Brendan Coupe wrote:
> > I thought the numbers were "Not Marked Count" + "Not Reconciled Count".
> "Not Reconciled Count" = "Not Marked Count" + "Cleared Count". I think I
> prefer this to the "Cleared Count" since this number doesn't tell me much
> the way I use KMM. So for example where you now show 6+15 I would like to
> see 6+21.
> OK, that's another approach to it.
> > The "cleared" state means a lot to me.
> I see that you are indeed making use of it.
> > Therefore the "Unmarked" state tells me how many downloaded transactions
> I have that I have not matched to a receipt. This helps me track down
> missing receipts before they are lost forever. In my example above 6+21
> tells me I have 6 missing receipts and 21 transactions since I last
> reconciled this account.
> OK
> > I don't care that I have 15 cleared transactions.
> I see.
> > I don't think an additional column will use much additional screen space
> since you are already displaying both numbers and a plus sign.
> Well, you are right, it might not be a screen killer…
> > If each of the 3 new columns (balance status, not marked count not
> reconciled count) could be enabled separately then anyone with limited
> space could decide which if any they want to see. The way it is now is a
> little confusing and I separate columns would eliminate the confusion
> without having to read the manual.
> I see your points.
> > I realize that everyone does not use KMM the same way.
> Obviously not. :)
> > In a prefect world KMM would have the option to show columns with "Not
> Marked Count", "Not Reconciled Count" and "Cleared Count" and let the user
> decide.
> So, well, I'll try to make it close to perfect and implement these three
> opt-in columns.
> I am open to suggestions as to which symbols I should use in the
> corresponding column header cells, since the number of icons is so big that
> I might not have found the most suitable ones yet. I actually thought about
> using perhaps emblem-new.png or emblem-important.png from
> /opt/local/share/icons/oxygen/16x16/emblems from port oxygen-icons…
> Greets,
> Marko
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