Merging Accounts

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Sat Mar 4 11:25:29 EST 2006

"Bobby Goins" <goins at> writes:

> All,
> Is it possible to merge accounts?
> For example, lets say I wish to move the entries in 
> account "EXPENSES:Personal:Hair Care" into account 
> "EXPENSES:Personal:Miscellaneous", or the entries in 
> account "INCOME:Other:CIP" into account "INCOME:Other:Bonus".  
> I know that I can edit individual entries, but since my database is over 
> 23MB in size, it would take too much time to do that.  I assume some 
> sort of account merge function exists in gnucash, or at least I am 
> hoping there is.
> If this can be done, how do I do it?

Unfortunately this isn't in 1.8.  I think it was added to 1.9
but I'm not 100% sure right now.

> Thanks,
> Bob

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