Currency Conversion History

It seems there's only 1 instance of conversion amount for each currency. This sometimes drastically affect the account balances reporting. Such that previous balances were somehow affected by current conversion amount. It would be nice if there's some kind of conversion history where the Account balances and net worth reports and charts somehow reflect the actual balances on the previous dates.
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  • mshiggins
    mshiggins SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 2018
    Interesting idea. Here is a prior discussion that touches on some of the challenges with implementing currency conversion history:



    https://getsatisfaction.com/quickenco...
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  • Unknown
    Unknown Member
    edited March 2020

    Interesting idea. Here is a prior discussion that touches on some of the challenges with implementing currency conversion history:



    https://getsatisfaction.com/quickenco...

    Thanks for this link. 
    As a software developer myself, I am constantly dealing with historical data and effectivity dates (especially in reports).  I am not sure how Quicken structure it's data but I believe it's relatively not that complicated. 

    The real issue here (I guess) is prioritization, especially  if this is not such a big deal to a lot of people. Also if this feature was available a long time ago, why remove it?
  • mshiggins
    mshiggins SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited March 2020

    Interesting idea. Here is a prior discussion that touches on some of the challenges with implementing currency conversion history:



    https://getsatisfaction.com/quickenco...

    I don't think the feature has ever been available.
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  • Unknown
    Unknown Member
    edited March 2020

    Interesting idea. Here is a prior discussion that touches on some of the challenges with implementing currency conversion history:



    https://getsatisfaction.com/quickenco...

    I see. Sorry, the other thread mentioned a "feature" that has been discontinued  several years ago. Must be a completely unrelated one.
  • mshiggins
    mshiggins SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited March 2020

    Interesting idea. Here is a prior discussion that touches on some of the challenges with implementing currency conversion history:



    https://getsatisfaction.com/quickenco...

    Based on the info in the referenced discussion:


    Quicken US has never had a historical exchange rate table, just a single exchange rate.

    Quicken Canada had and still has a historical exchange rate table, but only the latest rate is used in currency calculations.
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