Bulk adding of data to GnuCash

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Oct 30 16:31:05 EST 2006

Quoting "David W. Rankin Jr." <drankin at bohemians.lexington.ky.us>:

> Part of a website I'm working on requires that I keep a database-backed
> web interface where the customers can interact with their account, put
> in orders, etc. Since a lot of this data will also be in GnuCash, I'm
> stuck with maintaining two data sources. It would be very nice if I could
> have the web interface maintain its database and generate batch code
> (e.g. XML, command lines, etc.) that I could then process into GnuCash.
> OFX might be enough, but I want to generate complete transactions (i.e.
> customer gives me $100, $5 of which is profit, $2 shipping, $1.80 sales
> tax, etc.) that can then just be shoved into GnuCash. From what little
> I've read, OFX doesn't appear to be the answer.
> Can anyone point me in the right direction here?

Try QIF.

> Thanks,
> David


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