[Kmymoney-devel] OSX problem (was General plugin issues (minor))

allan aganderson at ukonline.co.uk
Wed Sep 15 14:39:33 CEST 2010

On 15/09/10 13:23, Jack wrote:
> On 2010.09.15 06:11, allan wrote:
>> (As an aside, Jack, I noticed recently that you were still having OFX
>> problems and had resorted to manual input.  Your sample csv file
>> imports successfully with the plugin.)
> Allan,
> Unfortunately, the problem is not actually with the import itself, and
> I'm quite sure importing as csv would give me exactly the same results. 
> The underlying problem is that Merrill Lynch has a single account but
> KMM separates investments from brokerage (cash) so I get different
> issues depending on which account I import into (either on-line or
> manually downloaded OFX file).  I can import the file, but there is
> still a huge amount of cleanup.  The other issue is that for a single
> dividend reinvestment, ML provides three transactions: a dividend, a
> purchase, and a reinvestment.
> I'm open to suggestions, but for now, I don't believe the format of the
> OFX is the problem.
> Jack

I think that was the case with the the sample you sent, which I was able
to import, although the three transactions are imported separately.
Also, the cash transactions were handled, apparently correctly.

I'm all for saving lots of manual input faffing.  Apart from being a
bore, it's error prone.

Anyway, I'll finish the instructions later today, and then it's up to you.


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