Software Update: GnuCash 4.1

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Version 4.1 of GnuCash has been released. The “old” 3.x branch is still maintained and version 3.11 has also been released at the same time. GnuCash is a cross platform and open source accounting program for individuals and small businesses. It uses the double entry system and is able to easily keep track of, for example, bank accounts, investments, income and expenses, budgets, mortgages and loans and can of course create reports and graphs. The release notes for version 4.0 mention the following changes and improvements:

The following bug fixes were accomplished:

  • Bug 775582 – Change “Petrol” (or Gas if seen in USA) to “Fuel”
  • Bug 797759 – Some transactions are not highlighted in the matching window
  • Bug 797787 – Feature request: preference setting to open new tabs adjacent to currently active tab (as opposed to at the end of the tab list)
  • Bug 797825 – OFX import crashes on import of investment transaction
  • Bug 797827 – 4.0.1 gnucash-cli seg faults on macOS Catalina
  • Bug 797828 – Budget Barchart was not upgraded
  • Bug 797830 – Expense over time has extra empty row
  • Bug 797831 – Printer not found
  • Bug 797834 – Ctrl+A in account register fields chimes after any element newly focused.
  • Bug 797835 – Zero Crossing in 4.0 that wasn’t in 3.10
  • Bug 797842 – Windows: Insertion cursor invisible in Edit Account or New Account windows until text fields have content
  • Bug 797843 – Quickfill broken with Cyrillic input language
  • Bug 797844 – Typing account number to select account fails
  • Bug 797845 – Backspace key produces incorrect result
  • Bug 797847 – Best match probability calculation on import is too pessimistic
    Lowering the minimum value for the auto-clear preference. This is to allow user to still auto clear even when date don’t match quite exactly.
  • Bug 797850 – Account register credit/debit column headings untranslated
  • Bug 797853 – Crash on ‘Save As’ in MacOS Mojave and Gnucash 4
  • Bug 797854 – Global Register Preference to prompt for interest payment is not being honored.
    Replace the global preference item with a per-account option, enabled only on those account types where interest might be paid or charged.
  • Bug 797858 – Transaction date is one day too early from SWIFT MT940 import.
  • Bug 797861 – Yearly / Monthly average reporting displays zeros
  • Bug 797873 – New Account Hierarchy selects en_US

The following fixes and improvements were not associated with bug reports:

  • Accommodate Guile-3.0 in Scheme code.
  • [html-style-info] Display fractional amounts as decimal in price-render
  • Warn against using xaccTransGetSplit for iteration instead of encouraging it.
  • Quickfill cells: Remove the selection after a delete.
  • Accommodate AQBanking < 6 use of GWEN_TIME instead of GWEN_DATE.
  • ensure averaging-multipler returns exact numbers rather than floats
  • [gnucash-cli] improve “-R show” to describe report
  • Don’t leak the libofx contexts in gnc_file_ofx_import_process_file/
  • Make the edit dialog refresh the auto-interest flag display based on pref
  • Remove global preference for auto-interest-transfer
  • [Reports] Use SRFI-9 records for HTML styling.
  • [html-style-sheet] combine 2 similar functions
  • Let environment override AppleLanguages ​​on Macs.
  • [balsheet-eg] remove unused functions
  • [balsheet-eg] modernize accrec to use srfi-9 record
  • [account.cpp] prevent crash in gnc_account_get_currency_or_parent.
  • CMakeLists: mark deprecation of .scm files
  • [eguile-utilities] Ensure that fmtnumeric renders numbers as decimals instead of exact fractions.
  • [Python Bindings] Implement keyword parameters to selected functions.
  • [Python Bindings] Adapt to use of sessionOpenMode in qof_session_begin
  • introduce python submodule deprecation.
  • Link with on those platforms that require it.
  • [account-piecharts] round account->balance to report-currency SCU
  • [report-utilities] ensure commodity collector doesn’t round amounts
  • [advanced-portfolio] simplify basic functions
  • [advanced-portfolio] simplify basis-builder and use scheme division which is more accurate than gnc_numeric_div. tests need to change slightly.
  • [] html escape strings in the html output.

Updated Translations:

  • Croatian
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Romanian
  • Ukrainian

Version number 4.1
Release status Final
Operating systems Linux, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website GnuCash
File size 142.00MB
License type GPL
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