IIF, QIF, QuickBooks Import

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Apr 17 15:00:46 CDT 2003

Craig Lanning <CraigL at Knology.net> writes:

> The only data I can see manipulating directly in the DB is the
> "Customer" names, addresses, etc. (maybe the "Vendor" names, addresses,
> etc., too).  Hopefully, I can set something up to do that without hosing
> Gnucash.

Ok, *THAT* is perfectly reasonable..  I was thinking you were talking
about modifying invoice, transaction, or other accounting data
directly.  Modifying the contact list data is probably ok.

> Once the "new and improved" SQL mechanism is working, we can hash out
> what is supported and how to do it.
> > > Having a good mechanism for importing all the legacy financial info from
> > > QB would allow me to migrate the historical data for the church from QB
> > > to Gnucash.
> > 
> > Agreed.  It doesn't affect me, but I agree that a migration path would
> > be a Good Thing (TM).
> > 
> > > Sorry for the long winded dissertation of my motives.  I'll go back to
> > > my day job now.
> Oh, well, one of the dangers of working at home.  I keep checking my
> personal mail.

OK. :)

> Craig


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