[Kmymoney-devel] [Kmymoney] Need Interest category in Reinvest activity?

aga agander93 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 21:11:40 UTC 2015

That's fine.  I use it, but don't need it.  However, I was sure that 
others would differ.  Consider it safe!

I'm hoping also for help on the other part of my message.  I've spent 
ages, but no break through.  Still, carry on.


On 31/08/15 21:58, David Houlden wrote:
> On Monday 31 August 2015 13:43:27 Jack wrote:
>> On 2015.08.31 12:08, aga wrote:
>>> I've been wrestling for a while with
>>> https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=347166 "Price/share" field on
>>> investment transaction entry form is mislabeled. Actually is total
>>> buy/sale amount.
>>> Jack has noticed that if a Dividend transaction is edited to be a
>>> Reinvest, the price field has no label.  I then found that this
>>> happens also with Buy or Sell transactions.  That is easily fixed.
>>> Then I noticed that once the above edit has completed, the resulting
>>> transaction is unbalanced, that is, it has an incorrect interest
>>> amount.  The erroneous amount corresponds with the amount of the
>>> original Dividend transaction.
>>> I've been trying to eradicate that, but the only way I've found, is
>>> to remove the Interest field from Reinvest transactions (and
>>> presumably Buy and Sell, but I've not looked at them).
>>> a)  Is this likely to be a problem to anyone?
>>> b)  Can anyone see a better way to resolve this?  I'm sure there must
>>> be one.
>>> Allan
>> First, whether that field is total amount or price per share depends on
>> the configuration, and I think there are multiple levels, in that you
>> can specify specifically for that equity, for that investment account,
>> and overall for KMM.
>> I don't see how you can remove the interest field from a reinvest
>> transaction.  I use that to specify (using different categories)
>> whether the amount is taxable or not, dividend, foreign dividend, .....
> I also don't see how you can remove it. I have dividends which get reinvested and the dividend has to be reported as income at tax year end. The interest field is used for that information.
> Dave.
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