exporting gnucash-data

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Wed Jun 2 09:59:33 EDT 2004

Anders Vinjar <andersvi at ulrik.uio.no> writes:

> I'm importing data from my personal gnucash-based accounting
> system into a general spreadsheet setup to calculate tax-related
> stuff.

"Tax related stuff" isn't very descriptive.  We already have a
"tax report" in gnucash, you know.

>>>> "VV" == Vasil Vasilev <vasil-gnucash at sychron.com> writes:
>     VV> I had exactly the same problem and found a
>     VV> work-around. It is not the best but works for me. I do a
>     VV> transaction report, then select the contents, and paste
>     VV> it into gnumeric. Works like a charm.
> The manual copy & paste from gnucash-reports works in a way,
> although its error-prone, and takes much time.
>     VV> You can also export the report into an HTML file, give it
>     VV> to someone else, who can then use their favourite browser
>     VV> and copy and paste into their favourite spreasheet.
> Forgive my dumbness here, but how do i export it as an HTML-file?
> Ive tried "Export Accounts" from file-menu, and it leaves some
> kind of **ML-type file (starting with an <xml>-tag), but mozilla
> does not make any sense of it, neither does gnumeric.

Run the report, then click the "Export" button in the toolbar.

> Where do i get a quick description on how to write reports?

Read the FAQ.


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