Scheduled Payments

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So i have just starteding using goodbudget and so fare i am find it really good.
I have set up a number of sheduled payments that are ment to be paid on the 01/03/2016 but as of yet they havent. is thier a set time that this will happen or do i need to do it manualy????
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Harry Cutts

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Colin Grant

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The software work in a different timezone so there will be a delay before Goodbudget automatically posts your scheduled payments. You can do them manually - I just did. What timezone are you in?

Should mention Goodbudget works in Pacific Standard Time and I think it updates at 3am in that timezone.
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Harry Cutts

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I'm in England, so GTM
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Same as me. There is about an 8 hour difference I believe so auto post should happen at about 11am. As I said, I did mine manually today and they posted with the correct date, although that is dependent upon when you actually execute the transaction manually. Either way, you can always change the date if needed.

As I understand it the devs are looking to bring timezone support into the mix idc.
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Harry Cutts

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Yes they need to make it so it works better in different time zones :)
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Colin Grant

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True, but it is not too difficult to work around. You could post your scheduled transactions a day early. Personally I prefer manually posting on the day if I cannot wait for auto-post.
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Hi everyone, 

Colin's right that time zones play a factor in when your Scheduled Transactions post. Right now, all Scheduled Transactions will be queued to post at midnight Pacific Time (GMT -8:00). Our servers take chunks of about 500 Scheduled Transactions at a time, and post them in one to two minute intervals, so it take a few hours for the task to complete. 

We'd like to be able have Time Zone Support, so that your Scheduled Transactions post according to your time. However, we don't have a time frame for when we'll release this. 

For now, you can try what Colin suggested, which is using the Record Now feature, and then manually changing the date if needed. 

Hope this helps! 
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