Default account structure for different locales

Derek Atkins derek at
Wed Jan 29 08:13:03 EST 2014


Why don't you just load the files from Gnucash's accounts/*/ directories?


On Wed, January 29, 2014 8:05 am, Ngewi Fet wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I am working on generating the default GnuCash account structure in the
> Android app without having to export from desktop and then import. For
> this
> to happen, I need the account structure file for different locales.
> I need your help to get localized default account structure files for
> GnuCash.
> To do this, go to *File -> New File*, select the currency for your locale
> and on the next page select
>  "General accounts" or "Commonly used accounts" (depending on your
> translation). A new GnuCash file will be created which you can save.
> Now, go to *File -> Export -> Accounts* to export the account structure.
> Save the account structure as default_accounts_<locale>.gnucash and send
> me
> the file please.
> So far I already have the account structure for the German locale
> "default_accounts_de.gnucash"
> I would appreciate it if everyone for the non-English locales could do
> this
> on their local version of GnuCash and send to me.
> Thank you in advance.
> Cheers,
> Ngewi Fet
> PS: Please reply to the list not me directly so that anyone else from your
> local who was thinking of doing the same can spare themselves some effort.
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