Can't open account
dave.smith at tstt.net.tt
Sun Feb 27 10:11:22 EST 2005
OK - problem solved. I'm not sure what caused the problem in the first
place but I am now able to open up the correct file and everything is
nice and safe.
Thanks for your help.
On Sun, 2005-02-27 at 21:37 -0500, Derek Atkins wrote:
> Quoting Dave Smith <dave.smith at tstt.net.tt>:
> > > Are you sure it's in the same place? Are you sure you have the same
> > > UID?
> > Well, I didn't change anything so nothing should have moved.
> Are you sure the UID is the same?
> > > > So I then try and open them by going into the programme and opening
> > > > Account Summary. I get another error message saying: "This file/URL
> > > > appears to be from a newer version of GnuCash. You must upgrade ..."
> > >
> > > What file did you open? Are you sure you opened your gnucash data file
> > > and not something else?
> > I just opened the programme and it tried to look for the last account
> > that it used. That is what gave me the original error messages. After
> > that I tried to open this file: Account Summary.20050122173006.xac
> First, that's a backup file, not your data file.
> Second, if it's not loading that file, something is really wrong. What do you
> get from:
> head Account\ Summary.20050122173006.xac
> Did you actually name your data file "Account Summary"? That seems like a
> strange name, IMHO.
> > > > Now the problem is that is not so. I have the most recent version of
> > > > GnuCash (8.1.11) and, just as important, I have the same version (as far
> > > > as I know) that I had when I created the accounts int he first place.
> > > >
> > > > Does anyone know what is going on here and what to do about it?
> > >
> > > Generally that error means you pointed gnucash at an unknown file. I
> > > dont think anything changed in the file-open code path since 1.8.9
> > > that could cause this, so my first guess is that you're trying to open
> > > a non-gnucash file, and gnucash is complaining at you about it.
> > >
> > What extension should I be looking for? I'll do a search.
> generally... none. Gnucash does not impose any specific filename extension, so
> it'll use whatever you gave it for the primary data file.
> > Dave
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