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Gnucash 2.4 Small Business Accounting by Ashok Ramachandran

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Time for action - migrating to GnuCash from other software

Let's say that your transaction data is in Quicken Home & Business. You want to migrate this to GnuCash. We will first walk through the steps of performing this migration. Then we will analyze the pros and cons of such a migration:

  1. Prerequisites: You have already exported the data from Quicken. You have a set of QIF files. While exporting, please remember that you can have only one category per file.
  2. Prerequisites: Create a new account hierarchy in GnuCash first. Save it with the name CAMS.
  3. Prerequisites: Make a backup of the CAMS file. If you want to fine tune your migration, you may have to restart from this backup file a couple of times.
  4. Prerequisites: Set the following preferences. In ...

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