Creating Gnucash invoices with CSV

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Apr 5 15:32:57 EDT 2004

"Stuart D. Gathman" <stuart at> writes:

> On Mon, 5 Apr 2004, Neil Williams wrote:
>> > but no code to DO anything with it.  If someone wanted to write a CSV
>> > importer it would:
>> Would that be a generic importer for all kinds of data or a specific importer 
>> for invoices? Once it's in memory, isn't just a case of calling set() 
>> routines?
>> Business objects: so that could include the customer details, job 
>> descriptions, what else? 
> Script to run through inventory account and generate a depreciation
> transaction.

Gnucash does not support inventory, so this is irrelevant to the discussion.

> Addon payroll system - generate paychecks, A/P transaction for 
> taxes owed, and quarterly payment checks.

Gnucash does not support payroll, so this is irrelevant to the discussion.

Stuart: we're talking about what's necessary for a CSV importer.  How
do these comments of yours AT ALL relate to this topic?

If you want inventory/payroll, that's nice, but that's a separate
topic and has nothing to do with a CSV importer.

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