cmd line: import of transactions and invoice data

Derek Atkins derek at
Tue Dec 31 13:18:18 EST 2013


On Tue, December 31, 2013 11:36 am, Emmanuel Florent wrote:
>> Coming from another (back-)end: Do you know if someone has gone down the
>> implementation route to import data into the MySQL db?
> Is that right that Gnucash empty all the tables in db then rewrite them so
> the db bridge is not possible in your case  ?

As John already answered, no, GnuCash doesn't empty and rewrite your
tables for you (except in certain limited cases, like File -> Save As). 
However, GnuCash DOES NOT support you writing to the database behind it. 
To write the DB you *MUST* use the GnuCash API (in C, Scheme, or Python).

> EF


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