6235RE: [NTO] Anyone use Quicken?
- Jan 31, 2005Excellent questions.
I've imported about 9 accounts from a different computer, all of which are
still operating just fine on the original computer.
There isn't a tree structure in Quicken per se. When one creates the
account, one tells it what type it is. For example, these were created as
Credit Cards, vs. Cash, Checking, Mutual Funds, etc. It's assigned
I've finally given up. I have a new computer I just received in delivery.
I'm going to try to import into a brand new install (vs. many times
upgraded) on that system and see what happens.
Thanks for the thoughts.
From: David Smart [mailto:smartware@...]
Sent: 29 January, 2005 17.39
Subject: Re: [NTO] Anyone use Quicken?
I'm wondering whether it's your chart of accounts that is "broken" and not
From memory, I think you said that you had imported the two accounts
involved from a different computer? Does this mean that they were (and are
still) working fine in the original computer but not in the one you imported
Did they really get imported into the correct place in your chart of
I don't have Quicken at home for personal use, and access it at one client's
premises only to find and fix specific problems, which I do by analysis, not
previous knowledge. So I'm speculating heavily here, but ...
... accounts have a predisposition on how they apply positive numbers (i.e.
income or expense). Is this behaviour inherited from where they sit in the
tree structure of the accounts, or is it assigned explicitly to each
account? Certainly, when I've created a new low-level account, I don't
recall needing to say what type of account it is, my recollection is that it
knows this by where it is in the tree structure. (Could be hopelessly wrong
on this recollection, so treat it with the suspicion it deserves.)
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