GNUCash question - duplicates
magick.crow at gmail.com
Thu Dec 25 19:45:04 UTC 2008
On Thu, Dec 25, 2008 at 5:23 PM, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Steve Lamb wrote:
>> I just want to make sure I'm not missing something stunningly obvious so
>> here goes a simple question Google has, thus far, failed to answer.
>> I have 3 accounts (so far) that I want to track with GNUCash. I exported
>> all of them in a single QXF file. I imported them into GNUCash. I have a
>> series of transfers from my main checking account to my savings account. So I
>> go to the savings account, select one, and set it as coming from checking. I
>> go to checking and it is now out of balance because the transfer is there
>> twice. Once from the import and once from me associating the savings half of
>> the import to the checking account.
> Just a thought. I have GNUCash and it works fine. But about 2 years
> ago my Bank Wells Fargo started to improve their bank records I can get
> to. I have 4 accounts and they provide any time I want to a way to
> transfer any amount from one to another account. And it does it. If I
> had GNUCash running I have to keep it up to date. But now I just copy
> the data to my computer as a txt file that is easy to read.
>> Ok, I'd expect that if I were working with QIF files, but QXF files have
>> unique IDs for the transactions. The duplicate entries in the Checking
>> account have the exact same ID. So, the questions is this:
>> Is there a way to get GNUCash to recognize those IDs as duplicates and
>> make the association at the import /or/ a command to go through the ledgers
>> and recognize duplicate IDs/dates/amounts as duplicates even if the memo
>> differs and remove duplicates?
> Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
This being a nice list you might get the answer you need but I bet you
would have a much better chance on the GNUCash list.
Douglas E Knapp
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