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How can I copy transactions from one Q file to another

I have two quicken files one old and one current. I somehow managed to download March and April data to the old file and not the new one.  NOw I need to copy all of those March and April transactions from the old file to the new.  I can't stand to enter them manually.  I tried to export to QIF file but that is no longer available as an import fature for checking accounts. I tried to copy transactions and paste into the new file but that did not work.  Any suggestions before I spend too much time manually reentering the transactions?
    I don't see where you said you tried to download the data to the new fileset after doing so to the old fileset.&nbsp_&nbsp_I would expect you to be able to redownload the same data to multiple Quicken filesets based on what I&nbsp_have read in these forums.&nbsp_ If you tried that and it didn't work, please indicate your financial institution, what type of account is involved (checking, savings, credit card, investment, investment retirement, etc.) and what appraoch you use to download (direct connect through one-step update, web connect through your financial instituitions website, or express web-connect as a amalgamation of those two - from the website through OSU).&nbsp_
      Quote:" How can I copy transactions from one Q file to another: I don't see where you said you tried to..."

      You are correct, I did not try to download to the second file because I thought the financial instituion kept track of what transactions have been downloaded and then only downloads a transaction once. I never thought that it would check the quicken files to see what transactions had been downloaded and then download the ones that had not based on what the content of the Quicken file was. Very interesting.  I'll run some test.
        Quote:" How can I copy transactions from one Q file to another: You are correct, I did not try to download..."

        Your understanding of the concept is along the right line, but your understanding of the execution is backward.&nbsp_ Your FI (finacial institution) does not track what has been sent (as far as I know_ they may&nbsp_for other reasons).&nbsp_ Your Quicken data fileset keeps track of what transactions have been downloaded from each&nbsp_FI with the cooperation of the FI.&nbsp_ The FI numbers the transactions_ Quicken, in some fashion, reviews the list of available data and keeps the new ones with each download based on the FI's numbering.&nbsp_ But the key part for your consideration is that Quicken keeps track of this on a file-by-file basis - each file independently tracking the list&nbsp_in that fileset's .qel file.&nbsp_

        HTH
          I have the same problem only it's not about downloading. I saved a separate file of only 2008 transactions to work on my taxes. I made changes in one credit card account that I want to export/import to my main file, but the darned QIF doesn't work anymore. What do I do?
            Quote:" How can I copy transactions from one Q file to another: I have the same problem only it's not about..."

            Carl,



            Search these forums for QIF import.



            It is still possible to do.



            Not easy, but possible.



            HTH



            Peace,



            Steve
              Quote:" How can I copy transactions from one Q file to another: Carl, Search these forums for QIF import. It is..."

              I also have the problem with misapplied transactions.  Mine were 2008 transaction applied to the 2009 file. Cleaning my 2009 file is easy, by copying or backup.  However, I need the misapplied 2008 transactions in the 2008 file, and I don't want to input them again.  Can I use a separate 2008 file (from the 2009) and merge it with my original 2008 file?  or move the transactions in bulk?
                Quote:" How can I copy transactions from one Q file to another: I also have the problem with misapplied transactions. ..."

                Bruce,

                 

                If you saved your original QFX download file and if you have a separate 2008 file you should be able to open your Q2008 and re-import them.  This presupposes that your 2008 QDF original or backup file set has its own QEL file saved with it.  If so, this will allow Q to reprocess these downlaoded transactions.

                 

                HTH

                 

                Peace,

                 

                Steve