Help with OFX in Gnucash

Ngewi Fet ngewif at
Tue Jul 10 11:32:54 EDT 2012

Hi Derek,

On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 5:04 PM, Derek Atkins <warlord at> wrote:

> Hi,
> Ngewi Fet <ngewif at> writes:
> > Hello everyone,
> > I have a question about OFX which I am implementing for Gnucash Mobile
> for
> > Android and
> > I need help from anyone more experienced with OFX.
> Is there a particular reason you chose OFX v. QIF?  The QIF format is
> much easier to create.  The downside of QIF is that you cannot easily
> tell if an import is a duplicate as automatically as you can with OFX.
Yes, there is:
At the beginning of this project, consensus on this mailing list was that
OFX is a better idea
than QIF.

> Also, OFX doesn't allow you to specify a split transaction, but that
> might not apply to you.
It doesn't.

>  -derek
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