QIF importer in 1.4.7 fails to detect duplicate transactions

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
01 Nov 2000 16:37:05 -0500

Dave Peticolas <dave@krondo.com> writes:

> Derek Atkins writes:
> > I suppose I see the QIF importer (and a future OFX importer, but I'm
> > not as interested in doing that work right now) as more than just a
> > means to convert from using Quicken to using GnuCash.  I'd like to use
> > it to be able to continuously download information from my online
> > banking sources and merge them into my GnuCash account information.
> > 
> > I'm not sure whether I want to use QIF imports to just add new
> > transactions or perhaps to 'clear' existing transactions.  In the
> > shorter term, I think I only need the former, but the latter would
> > probably be an added bonus (perhaps related to the user-input for
> > matching existing transactions).
> Using QIFs from banks and not just Quicken exports has definitely been
> among our goals all along.  It's just a lot harder to do, and importing
> a big Quicken file is a typical "first thing" for many new users so the
> Quicken importing was done first.

Thats fine.  I'm not really complaining that the functionality doesn't
exist, just that I think it should happen.  Clearly others think it
should happen, too.  Personally, I want to work on the next step
(because it's what *I* want to do with GnuCash ;)

> dave


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