QIF Import Memo Retention

Derek Atkins derek at ihtfp.com
Mon Jan 17 21:30:01 EST 2011


On Mon, January 17, 2011 8:19 pm, Tony wrote:
> I'm building up a GnuCash instance from a prior MS Money file, so I
> generally have a number of QIF files that I'm sequentially importing into
> GnuCash.
> However, the QIF Importer seems to remove any memo fields that I have
> included where there is not a split present.  Or said in reverse, only in
> cases where I have splits defined are the split memo fields retained.
> Is there a way to have the memo field retained on the non-split
> transactions?

The memo is most definitely retained.  You're just not looking for it in
the right place.  The memo for a basic transaction goes into the
Transaction Notes field.  You can see it via:

View -> Double Line Mode

> Thanks,
> Tony

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