Error with export account hierarchy

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Jul 11 09:06:06 EDT 2013

Paul Conrady <audio1953 at> writes:

> Hi Cristian,
> My results were similar to Derek's output above.
> Upon further investigation, gedit complained the file has invalid utf-8
> characters. These invalid characters are located at Ln 1672 col 17, Ln 1680
> col 17 and Ln 1681 col 24 in the file you provided. These invalid characters
> are associated with the data "Euri" in tagname <code>.
> Try this: Edit the Pravo.gnucash file in gedit. When gedit complains about
> invalid characters, manually switch to a Central European ISO-8859-2 format,
> load the file into gedit, then 'save as' in UTF-8 format. I was able to
> successfully load the file into GnuCash after converting the invalid
> characters in this way.
> GnuCash 2.4.13 built from rbfb59d7+ on 2013-07-04
> Probst!

Yeah, if you have non-UTF8 characters in there it will definitely cause
a problem.  I'm not sure how GnuCash would generate that, however.
GnuCash shouldn't even allow non-UTF8 characters.


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