moving transactions from one "file" to another

David Overton doverton at
Wed Nov 12 23:55:26 CST 2003

On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 06:16:51AM -0500, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> I started a GnuCash file, entering a stack of reciepts for expense
> tracking purposes.  I have since decided I wanted to redesign my account
> structure to better reflect where the money was going to/coming from and
> started a new file.
> I really am dreading having to re-enter that stack of reciepts.  All of
> the expense accounts they were posted to are the same in my new file,
> but the offsetting account structure has been changed.

No need to start a new file.  Just rearrange the account hierarchy in
the old file.  All the transactions will adjust automatically to reflect
the new account structure.


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