[grisbi-user] Search functionallity

Rainer rgpb at online.de
Thu Dec 12 12:22:22 CET 2013

On 11.12.2013 23:41, Barrie Treloar wrote:
> On 11 December 2013 22:51, Rainer <rgpb at online.de> wrote:
>> On 27.08.2012 21:21, Radek wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> is there any search functionality in my expenses?
>>> Thanks for reply.
>>> Radek
>> According to the (french) manual, there is no special search, but you may
>> - sort the respective column and then do the binary search yourself
>> - use the lists of recipients, categories etc in a similar way
>> - define a new query
>> This may be sufficient for basic needs, but I would also vote for
>> an incremental search (within an account) for all fields.
> You're welcome to attempt to provide a patch!
> I think I end up using vi and search.
> Which does mean you need to understand the internal model to know what
> the xml tags mean.
> Once you've found the date, you can go back into Grisbi to find that
> record as that is quicker than manually do the many lookups needed to
> turn the codes into values.
I'll try a patch once I can compile the sources;
have to dist-upgrade my Debian first because of some backport-incompatibilities with gtk.

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