warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Apr 1 10:56:59 EDT 2008
"Fred Bone" <Fred.Bone at dial.pipex.com> writes:
> On 31 March 2008 at 9:39, Derek Atkins said:
>> It's perfectly safe to move the data to the new location; it's just
>> that GnuCash will complain that it cannot find it. But you can click
>> through that error box and then move on the File -> Open. Also, by
>> moving it (instead of copying it) you reduce the change of errors
>> where you make some edits to one file and some to another.
> Is there a good reason *not* to do it the obvious way:
> - open GnuCash as usual, if it's not already running
> - use "Save As" to store the data in the new location (and cause GnuCash
> to regard this as the "current" file, and remember it)
> - er, that's it (apart from optionally deleting it from the original
Well, you lose your history this way.. You lose your backups
and log files.. and you still have the "double datafile" problem.
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