[GNC] question - how do I move one or more transactions between accounts?

Chris Good goodchris96 at gmail.com
Sat May 29 17:46:14 EDT 2021

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> Date: Sat, 29 May 2021 10:32:25 -0500
> From: David Carlson <david.carlson.417 at gmail.com>
> To: DaveC49 <davidcousens49 at gmail.com>
> Cc: Gnucash Users <gnucash-user at gnucash.org>
> Subject: Re: [GNC] question - how do I move one or more transactions
>   between accounts?
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> The method described by DaveC49 is about the only practical way to do it.
> However,  if you want to change the account for a split line from the
> current account to a different account,  it is faster to first jump to one
> of the other accounts in that transaction before changing.   Changing the
> "home" is much slower, and waiting for the transaction to disappear is a
> pain in the neck.
>> On Sat, May 29, 2021, 5:13 AM DaveC49 <davidcousens49 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> To move one split of  a transaction from one account to another if you edit
>> the transaction in the register for the account of the split which is going
>> to be unchanged. A all you have to do is change the account in the Account
>> column. Delete the existing selected account and you should get a drop down
>> list which will allow you to select the new account for the split. There is
>> no bulk cut and paste type operation AFAIK.

Hi David Carlson,

There is no waiting for the “transaction to disappear” on my i7 computer with an ssd and 16 GB ram.

Regards, Chris Good

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