Find/Replace "Imbalance-USD" under specified Descriptions?

Anthony Dardis adardis at
Mon Jan 3 13:14:27 EST 2011

If you delete an account GnuCash will ask you where you want its  
transactions. If you want to move *every* transaction in Imbalance-USD to  
a single other account, you could delete Imbalance-USD. (I think it gets  
created automatically as needed, but you could recreate it if you want.)

On Mon, 03 Jan 2011 01:06:51 -0500, monkeyboy <monkeyboy311 at>  

> I am trying to assign transactions to a specified expense.  For  
> example.  I
> can do a Search for "McDonalds" under Description but I need to change  
> all
> of the "Imbalance-USD" under the split to "Expenses:Dining"
> Is this possible?  Currently have to to manually do a copy/paste in each
> transaction.

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