Importing a big OFX

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue May 23 10:26:56 EDT 2006

Andrea Carpani <ml at> writes:

> Hi everybody,
> sorry if this one is a FAQ or a well known behavior: I'm still new to
> gnucash and I'm still learning how to use it.
> I'd like to import quite a big OFX from my bank into Gnucash. During the
> import I'm asked to "balance" each transactions, but there are 300 of
> them...
> Most of these transactions are of the same kind (car fuel, food, and so
> on): is it possible to select a bunch of transactions (wit a search
> filter view  or something like that) and assign all of them at the same
> time?

Nope, you have to assign them one at a time.  HOWEVER, as you go through
and assign them, the system learns your matches and will auto-assign
as you move forward.

> Maybe theres an "Import OFX" tutorial somewhere?
> Thanks.


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