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How do I change a split transaction to a single expense item (revese the split)?

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  • This is in Quicken Essentials. I can't seem to undo¬†¬†"split" transaction categories to modify to make a single expense.
  • I'm using Quicken Essentials 1.7.2 (2010-2012) (is that Quicken 2011?). I have a Mac G-5 with Version 10.7.5 of OSX.
When you start entering the transaction, click on Reject Quick Fill and it will zap the child lines. If you want to remove individual child lines, click on the minus sign to the left.

For more tips, see FAQ:Quick Start Guide


  • I was excited by this answer but Reject Quickfill is not highlighted in such a way as I can get the button to activate
  • It will be when you command+N to create a new transaction and start entering the payee. But, after a certain amount of editing, the reject Quick Fill is no longer an option. (This is a safety precaution so you don't inadvertently delete data you might have wanted.)

    This likely isn't a big deal-it is just one transaction that you manually have to remove each child line (minus signs) In the future you will know to hit Reject QuickFill early on to remove the split child lines.
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