Backing up gnucash

John Rakestraw lists at
Sun Jun 25 20:15:41 EDT 2006

> I named my file jcdata when I started using gnucash.  I now have a
> directory full of .xac and .log files and one jcdata file.  Do all of
> these need to be backed up or just the recent ones?  What about files
> in the hidden .gnucash directory?

The *.xac files are the backup files.  The *.log files record changes,
but each *.log file records only those changes made during one session. 

You might look at Help -> Gnucash Tutorial and Concepts Guide -> The
Basics -> Backing up and recovering data for more detail.

John Rakestraw

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