[Kmymoney-devel] Re: Matching Transfers

allan aganderson at ukonline.co.uk
Wed Sep 29 12:19:19 CEST 2010

On 29/09/10 00:51, allan wrote:
> On 28/09/10 23:22, allan wrote:
>> I remember there was a problem some time back with the 'big bang' QIF
>> import, where a transfer occurred between two banks - the transactions
>> became duplicated when the the second bank account is imported, showing
>> the other end of the transfer.
>> I still have a bit of an issue with this, and how best to resolve it.  A
>> category can't be assigned because neither an expense nor an income is
>> involved, and if the 'opposite' account is inserted, this causes the
>> duplication.
>> It would seem to me to be best to match the two transactions, but
>> presently this is not possible, because they are both imports.
>> Could someone explain to me, please, why two imports can't be matched? 
>> I've never understood the rationale behind this.
>> Allan
> I'll have another go at this tomorrow/today.  Things may not be as they
> seemed.
> Allan

After a night's sleep, and going slowly, there is no problem.  These
matching transactions can be matched, as, after adding the transfer
account name, the new transaction that appears in the other account is
not an import, and therefore can be matched.

Sorry for the noise.


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