[Kmymoney] choosing payee fields for autofill

Ian Millington ian at ianmillington.co.uk
Thu Jul 3 13:36:03 UTC 2014

Warning duly heeded! It's a mere inconvenience, not a deal-breaker.

Seems to me if it's not broken I shouldn't fix it, but thanks for the help.

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On 03/07/14 14:24, Thomas Baumgart wrote:
> Ian,
> On Thursday 03 July 2014 14:16:23 Ian Millington wrote:
>> Hi I'm wondering if you can help me.
>> I'm using KMM 4.6.6 on kubuntu 14.04. I've been using KMM for a couple
>> of years now, loving it. I have it configured to autofill, the main
>> purpose being for automatically allocating payees to categories.
>> However, in respect of a number of payees certain information is
>> auto-completed that I would prefer to be left out, these are:
>> Notes. As an example, when I input a payment to Amazon, the notes
>> section repeatedly shows the 1st purchase that I made from them. Another
>> one, a petrol station continues to show a vehicle that I sold a couple
>> of years ago. I would prefer that part of the transaction to remain
>> blank if possible.
>> Also, a couple of weeks ago in respect of 1 payee I accidentally entered
>> the transaction amount in the cheque number field. Whilst I edited the
>> transaction I now find that every time I select that payee KMM
>> auto-inputs the data into the cheque number field.
>>   From the GUI auto-complete appears to be an "all or nothing" situation,
>> it either remembers these things or it doesn't. turning it off also
>> turns off the useful bits. Is there a text file somewhere that I can
>> edit to clear data shown in the notes /cheque number fields in respect
>> of a particular payee please?
> http://docs.kde.org/stable/en/extragear-office/kmymoney/details.formats.html
> explains the general format of the data file. In case you did not do anything
> special, the GZIP variant is used in your installation. See
> http://docs.kde.org/stable/en/extragear-office/kmymoney/details.formats.compressed.html for some more details.
> Hope that helps.
> p.s. Playing with the contents of the data file is not recommended and you are
> on your own. Keep backups. You have been warned ;)
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