Import of QIF file gets negative numbers?

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Apr 12 13:19:48 EDT 2005

Penedo <penedo at> writes:

> To answer my own question - it turned out that the account
> I imported to was of type "Income". Once I changed it to
> "Bank" account the sign turned correctly to positive.
> The account was assigned this type when I created the accounts
> hierarchy using GnuCash's wizard. I suspect this is a bug on
> GnuCash that such an account is marked as Income.
> Should I report this somewere?

The account creation in the New Hierarchy druid is correct.  If the
account got created as an Income account then most likely that is user
error and not the fault of Gnucash.

       Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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