Data Migration

Dave & Karyn dkwright at
Wed Jun 5 17:20:53 EDT 2013

Thank you, Jonas and Derek.

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Derek Atkins
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To: Jonas Lippuner
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Subject: Re: Data Migration

Jonas Lippuner <jonas at> writes:

> Hi Dave & Karyn,
> On your old computer, open GC, go to File > Save As... and save it as 
> an XML file to a folder of your choice. This will put everything into 
> one file. Then simply transfer that file to the new computer (e.g. by 
> memory stick) and open that file in GC there. That will transfer all 
> your data.

Note that after the Save As, GnuCash will *continue* to use the new location
in the future unless you File -> Open the older version.

> Best,
> Jonas


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