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Gnucash delete not working(Solved)

Post by GSimpson » Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:35 pm

Anyone else have this issue. The program works fine apart from this and I have used it for a number of years but now Backspace and delete do not work.
If I highlight error with mouse I can type over.
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Re: Gnucash delete not working

Post by catweazel » Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:06 am

GSimpson wrote:
Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:35 pm
Anyone else have this issue. The program works fine apart from this and I have used it for a number of years but now Backspace and delete do not work.
If I highlight error with mouse I can type over.
Too little information. For example, what are you trying to delete, where, and what is the error you refer to?
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Re: Gnucash delete not working

Post by GSimpson » Mon May 14, 2018 6:31 pm

Hi. I am trying to delete simple typing errors when entering information.
For example I type "bank feee" (an extra e) pressing backspace or moving the cursor between the eees and using delete key has no effect.
Another example I enter $130 and realise it should be $150 pressing backspace/delete has no effect whereas highlighting the 130 and typing 150 corrects it.

(Thanks for the reply catweasel. I have turned on notification of a reply now :oops: )
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Re: Gnucash delete not working

Post by GSimpson » Mon May 14, 2018 7:02 pm

I have found this bug report. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... ug/1306500

Seems to be ibus issue but the packages appear to be installed on my system.
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(Solved) Re: Gnucash delete not working

Post by GSimpson » Mon May 14, 2018 7:27 pm

I appear to have found the solution.

I went to the Synaptic Package manager and found ibus-gtk:i386 was installed but not ibus-gtk3

I installed ibus-gtk3
Logged out and in again and the keys all working :)
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Re: Gnucash delete not working(Solved)

Post by Joe2Shoe » Mon May 14, 2018 7:38 pm

GSimpson, Thanks for the info, very useful. I have been using GnuCash for at least 15 years.
Thanks again.
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