parsing error help

John Ralls jralls at
Wed May 20 23:40:31 EDT 2015

> On May 20, 2015, at 12:49 PM, Donald Eugene Mines <elgauchodonaldo at> wrote:
> In trying to access my 2015 ledger file I get the following error message.
> “there was an error parsing the file file:///Users/demadm/2015 <file:///Users/demadm/2015> Ledger.gnucash.”
> I’m a Mac user, with OX 10.10.3 (Yosemite.  I need help in recovering this data ( no backup available) and preventing this from happening again.   Your kind help is appreciated.

The way the file name is presented suggests to me that GnuCash is having trouble interpreting it. Are you using the File>Open dialog or is GnuCash attempting to open it automatically on startup?

Also, what version of GnuCash are you using?

John Ralls

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