This command imports the accounts from a Double-entry or Income & Expenses file (*.ac2) or a text file (*.txt), and integrates them automatically in the existing Chart of accounts.
To import accounts from another file, proceed as follows:
- Via Action → Import to accounting → select Accounts in the Import box.
- Select the * .ac2 or text file type to import the accounts.
- With the Browse button, choose the file where you want to import the Accounts to imported from.
Accounts or categories can be included in current accounting by activating the following options:
Include Cost Centers
When there are cost centers, these will also be carried forward.
Add new accounts
When this option is activated, all new accounts are added to the accounting plan.
Replace text description
If already existing accounts are imported, but with different descriptions, the existing descriptions are replaced by the imported ones when this option is activated.
Replace opening balance
If already existing accounts are imported with different opening balances, the existing opening balances are replaced by the imported ones when this option is activated.