Feature request: TSV export/import
warlord at MIT.EDU
Sun Aug 16 09:59:45 EDT 2009
Quoting Adolf Szabo <d01fy at yahoo.com>:
> First: gnucash is an excellent piece of program, it really rocks.
> However its main weakness is the lack of simple export/import
> functionality in tab separated format for loading from/to excel
> (gnumeric). I know I can export as a report to html and load to excel
> from that, but it is not the same. Also we usually do not want to
> export the whole file, but only selected transactions.
> It would be really simple to implement: An Export... menu in account
> view that would export all transactions as you see them on the
> screen. It could work for search results as well, hence you can also
> export only selected transactions.
> Similar for import: user should make sure TSV file is in proper
> format, then gnucash would simply import it. To ease development
> Transfer column could be left empty or set to Inbalance by default.
> Anyhow please consider it. It would be really simple to implement,
> and a really useful feature.
Great idea. I look forward to your patch that implements this.
> Thx, Dolfy
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Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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