KMyMoney 0.8.1 Notes

The KMyMoney team is pleased to announce the availability of Release 0.8.1.

This is an update to our latest stable release, and contains a number of fixes to bugs, several improvements in the areas of documentation and help, as well as enhancements in the handling of Investments, Schedules, Imports and Data entry. There are also some new translations and miscellaneous changes, all of which should help to make your usage of the application even easier.

The source tarball for this package can be downloaded from our web site. Should you need any further information or advice, feel free to contact us on one of our mailing lists:

kmymoney2-user@lists.sourceforge.net -for usage questions
kmymoney2-developer@lists.sourceforge.net -for installation problems.

Fixed reported problems (Sourceforge or KDE)

  • 1274955 (Show all accounts in import verify dialog)
  • 1323157 (Price Editor showed reciprocal value)
  • 1221979 (KMyMoney won't start)
  • 1289026 (Transfer creates flashing red entry in destination account)
  • 1289811 (Account balance incorrect when opening kmymoney) by...
  • 1285995 (Accounts view shows wrong balance with foreign currency)
  • 1264916 (Cannot edit fund details in investments)
  • 1288592 (Crash with Auto fill)
  • 1291044 (Cannot apply $0.01US interest expense in a split)
  • 1286028 (Edit Account dialog shows wrong currency)
  • 1286033 (KMyMoney hangs up)
  • 1287850 (Empty action box)
  • 1264927 (check number for same day not in ascending order)
  • 1263755 (Crash when moving account from one subgroup to another)
  • 1260732 (Reconciling multiple currencies)
  • 1261797 (Manual price entry/update does not store values)
  • 1259351 (Icons view doesn't honor single click preference)
  • KDE BUG 110851 (Wrong date formatting in forms)
  • Documentation and Help changes

  • Linked help button in reports configuration dialog to online manual.
  • Add names to docbook sections. Filenames are derived from them.
  • Explain how to convert from another encoding to UTF8
  • Added note about usage of interest field in reconciliation wizard to docs
  • Added version number to title page of online documentation
  • Added hint to sort order of transactions in online manual
  • Added docs on how to find the trading symbol for a security supported by Yahoo
  • Updated tooltip text in investment view to reflect what's actually shown there.
  • Change all uses of "security" to "encryption" where that's what it means.
  • Change uses of "Transfer from/to" to "Convert from/to". Linguistically more accurate
  • Update docs to say that you have to remove all the transactions from an account before deleting it.
  • Fixed many typos (mostly thanks to J. Rundholz)
  • Translation changes

  • Added Italian translation provided by Samuel Algisi
  • Added (partial) Danish transalation as provided by Daniel Srensen
  • Translate currency names when loading file with different language set
  • Separated generation of kmymoney2.pot from merging of language files
  • Allow to run generation of kmymoney2.pot in VPATH environment
  • Added i18n's around [Empty Payee]
  • Build changes

  • Added configure options for Mandriva 2006 as reported by Paul Doig
  • Fixed minor problem in build environment
  • Added more files that are not contained in CVS
  • Updated to KDE SVN 441563 and applied our own patches
  • Updated for better FreeBSD support
  • Importer changes - QIF

  • Disallow importing a QIF transaction that transfers from/to the same account.
  • Properly fix the problem where KDE currency settings would interfere with QIF date parsing.
  • Importer changes - GnuCash

  • Link dialog help to online manual
  • Stop crash on invalid price
  • Correct split action types
  • Detect checks (cheques) properly
  • Fix locale-dependent problem on schedules
  • Investment changes

  • Set default fraction for new investments to 100
  • Added Wallstreet-Online.DE online quote source Submitted by Marc Zahnlecker
  • Fixed a bug where in online price update, the local KDE currency was being shown for foreign stocks, instead of the stock's own currency.
  • Added VWD.DE online quote source, useful for german funds
  • Added ability to handle quote sources where the decimal separator is not period
  • Added ability to handle quote sources which contain a thousands separator
  • Schedule changes

  • Don't allow negative values for enter schedules # days in advance
  • Fix transaction types for Create Schedule from transaction
  • Avoid problem when creating schedule from Check or ATM transaction.
  • Data input and view changes

  • Fixed non-working quit button, shortcut and menu entry
  • Improved numeric validator
  • Applied patches by Erik Johansson to be Up/Down the same as +/- and the day field receives focus when the widget is selected no matter which date format is selected
  • Added patch provided by Erik Johansson to display the selected date including the weekday in a KPassivePopup
  • Don't override user supplied check no when loading prev. transaction
  • Added patch provided by Mathieu Ourioux to hide reconciled transactions in ledger view
  • Miscellaneous changes

  • Added MyMoneyPrice unit tests
  • Fixed problems around editing multi-currency transactions based on a different currency than the current account.
  • Balance transactions in anonymized files by using a single, somewhat random factor per transaction
  • Fixed result calculation in KCurrencyCalculator to produce smaller numerators and denominators
  • Restrict type of accounts allowed as payment/asset accounts for loans
  • We would like to thank the many people who have contributed to making this release what it is today including those who have submitted code and the many users who have given valuable input and feedback.

    We invite you to try KMyMoney 0.8.1. We are sure you will love it.
    Enjoy!

    The KMyMoney Development Team