importing to multiple checking accounts

Anthony Dardis adardis at
Tue Jan 18 19:36:01 EST 2011

If you export all of your Quicken data into one big qif, it should do this  
correctly. (I have multiple bank accounts, and it brought them in  
correctly (into different Asset accounts).)

On Tue, 18 Jan 2011 14:49:27 -0500, Larry Teeter <teeteld at>  

> I am a new user trying to set up a file where I have multiple checking
> accounts.  I want to be able to import transactions using qif files.  It
> was easy to set up the first account and import the transactions.  When
> I try to import to the others the program records the transactions in
> the first account.  I have tried this several different ways, making
> sure the qif files have unique names and 'closing' (what does that
> mean?) checking accounts I am not trying to import into.  It's baffling,
> but the transactions always wind up in the first account -- even if it
> is closed.  I have viewed examples of account trees in the archives that
> show this must be possible, but I can not figure it out.  Thanks for any
> tips.
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