GNUCash question - duplicates

Knapp magick.crow at
Fri Dec 26 09:05:19 UTC 2008

On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 9:05 AM, Steve Lamb <grey at> wrote:
> Knapp wrote:
>> 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.
>    That may be true but so far searches of the list archives have shown up
> nothing.  It's not so important an issue for me to sign up for another mailing
> list to get the answer.  I just wanted to double check my research by asking a
> fairly competent audience if they have heard of how to do it.  If they (this
> list) have not then I'm reasonably sure it is not worth my time to dig any
> further.
>    Last night I spent about an hour working on 3 months of imports across my
> 3 accounts.  Since I only transfer from one account (A) to either of the other
> two (B, C) and they never transfer between one another it was a simple matter
> of assigning the transfers in accounts B and C as coming from/going to A and
> then deleting the duplicate transactions in A.  That portion of the process
> took all of about 8-9 minutes.  So while it would be nice unless it turns up
> in a FAQ I missed, not worth the 10-20 minutes to go digging for it when, at
> most, it'll cost me 1m every month from here on out.
> --
>         Steve C. Lamb         | I am not a nice man... see link...

When I get stuck in a place like that, I very often find the right IRC
channel and ask there. Very often I get the answer back within an

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