qif files

David Reiser dbreiser at earthlink.net
Thu Aug 25 13:26:44 EDT 2005

If you open the reputed qif file in a text editor, what is the first  

Hard to believe that Quicken itself doesn't create a standard qif,  
but anyway, when I've had trouble with qif imports it was because the  
creating program left off the first line. I think gnucash is  
expecting something like:


as its first line. (Maybe CCard or other account type instead of Bank.)

On Aug 25, 2005, at 1:01 PM, Meg Lucas wrote:

> I get an error message when I try to import my quicken accounts  
> created with Quicken deluxe 2001.The message reads "qif file load  
> failed:File does not appear to be a qif file".  Any suggestions?
> Meg

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